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The Facet Collection Management Collection: Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management: Volume 3 Paperback – 28 March 2014

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  • Paperback : 400 pages
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1856049375
  • Product dimensions : 15.7 x 3 x 22.8 cm
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing (28 March 2014)
  • Language: : English
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Whether as a textbook or as a useful source for consultation by the practitioner, Penny Johnson's work provides an excellent summary of vital areas of collections development and management, which can also act as a guide to those navigating this challenging area of the profession in such times of rapid change. -- CILIP Rare Books Newsletter "... provides a comprehensive coverage of the topic...written in an accessible manner...I would recommend that anyone interested in the subject should read the book."

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Peggy Johnson began her library career as a music cataloguer and has been a children's librarian in a public library, and serials cataloguer, technical services head, and a senior collection development officer in academic libraries. In 2002, she served as interim university librarian at the University of Minnesota. Johnson has consulted on library development in Uganda, Rwanda, Morocco, and China. She is a frequent speaker and consultant on collection development and management and on change in libraries, two areas of particular interest. She edits the journal Technicalities: Information Forum for the Library Services Practitioner, has published numerous papers, and written and edited several books.

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