Application of the Cantor Set Theory in making Decisions about the Collections Development

Pérez-López, Ana and Moneda-Corrochano, Mercedes and Moros-Rodríguez, Ángel Application of the Cantor Set Theory in making Decisions about the Collections Development., 2002 . In Challenges in knowledge representation and organization for the 21st century. Integration of knowledge across boundaries, Granada (Spain), 10-13 July 2002. [Conference paper]


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The procedures by which library collections can be evaluated are quite diverse, and some are rather complex. The Cantor Set Theory is applied with a structuralist approach as a methodological aid to decision-making about the collections development. The methodology suggested here makes use of local holdings information based on an evaluative study of the Spanish university library collections.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Knowledge representation; Collections Development; Sets Theory;
Subjects: D. Libraries as physical collections. > DD. Academic libraries.
J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum. > JA. Acquisitions.
D. Libraries as physical collections. > DI. Science libraries.
D. Libraries as physical collections. > DA. World libraries.
Depositing user: Ana Pérez López
Date deposited: 01 Jun 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:03


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