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Collection Development - Alva

Institute in Public Librarianship

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

Collection Development - Alva

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6 hour BASIC class

A. Acquisitions and processing materials

1. Brief overview of publishing and distribution system

2. Standard selection tools

3. Different formats

4. Ordering and processing materials

B. Cataloging

1. MARC records

2. Standards

3. Authority control

C. Handling challenges to materials

D. Collection maintenance

1. Evaluation of collection

2. Weeding

3. Book repair

Upon completing this class, students will have knowledge of: 

  • the publication, production and distribution of library materials in order to select, acquire, make available and use these materials  
  • the factors affecting the selection of materials and will be able to design appropriate selection criteria for their communities  
  • selection tools for both print and non print materials and how they are used
  • the advantages and limitations of various formats and materials
  • effective management procedures for ordering, receiving orders and dealing with problems
  • reasons for and procedures to implement current, logically organized catalogs, compatible with national and regional cataloging and classification standards
  • basic cataloging methodology, including main entry, added entries, corporate entries, tracings, authority control, see and see also references and subject headings 
  • the procedure to evaluate materials already in the collection for retention, replacement, rebinding, weeding and duplication 
  • basic guidelines for weeding the collection 
  • options for repairing and/or replacing worn or damaged materials



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Alva Public Library
504 7th ST
Alva, OK 73717

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

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Oklahoma Department of Libraries

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