Making a Collection Count: A Holistic Approach to Library by Holly Hibner,Mary Kelly

By Holly Hibner,Mary Kelly

Library assortment administration is a crucial a part of any library’s operations. creating a assortment count number takes a holistic examine library assortment administration, connecting assortment administration actions and departments, and instructs on the right way to assemble and examine facts from each one element in a collection’s lifecycle. Relationships among collections and different library companies also are explored. the result's a high quality assortment that's fresh, present, and valuable. the second one variation comprises multiplied details on assortment metrics, electronic collections, and sensible suggestion for coping with collections effi ciently whilst time and assets are tight. It additionally includesmore real-life examples from training librarians in components resembling workflow research, assortment budgets, and assortment administration options. Chapters hide the lifestyles cycle of a suite, knowing workfl ow and gathering metrics. actual stock, assortment targets and bookmarks, in addition to assortment association, assortment budgets and advertising collections also are discussed.

  • Focusses on assortment quality
  • Offers useful purposes for assortment librarians and managers
  • Relevant for various library forms: public, educational, tuition, and special

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