Problems of document acquisition in science and technology libraries

Sridhar, M. S. Problems of document acquisition in science and technology libraries., 1986 . In Proceedings of the Workshop on Collection Development of Libraries and Use of Engineering Literature in Science and Technology Institutions, 15-18 January 1986, Karnataka Regional Engineering College, Surathkal., Surathkal, Karnataka, 15-18 January 1986. [Conference paper]


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The paper stresses the importance of acquisition librarian in collection development, points out the general lack of formal training in librarianship about mercantile and purchase activities, book trade practices and relevant laws of the land, enumerates the prevailing circumstances in which document acquisition decisions are made and finally attempts to highlight and discuss selected significant problems of selecting and purchasing of books, reports and journals in science and technology libraries.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: S&T Libraries, document acquisition, collection development, special libraries
Subjects: J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum. > JA. Acquisitions.
Depositing user: Dr. M S Sridhar
Date deposited: 04 Feb 2008
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:10


Sridhar, M. S. User participation in Collection Building in a Special Library : A case study. IASLIC Bulletin, 28(3)Sep1983. pp117—122.

Sridhar, M. S. Book Procurement Delay; A Demotivator to User participation in Collection Development. In: P.B.Mangala Ed. Building Library Collections and National Policy tor Library, and Information Services: Seminar Papers of 13th All India Library Conference, Rajastan University, Jaipur, 28-31 January 1985, (Delhi,1985) pp 329—334.

Sridhar, M.S. Problems and Choices, in Procurement of Technical Reports. Library Science With Slant to Documentation, 20(2), June, 1983. pp107—124.


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