This book, first published in 1989, covers all aspects of sci-tech collection management. It analyses the planning, careful use of budgets and wise selections required to build a suitable collection.
Table of Contents
1. Collection Management in Sci-Tech Libraries: An Introduction Ellis Mount 2. The Impact of Weeding on Collection Development: Sci-Tech Collections vs. General Collections Beatrice Kovacs 3. The Precarious State of Academic Science Library Collections Patricia B. Yocum 4. Collection Assessment of Biotechnology Literature Kathleen Kehoe and Elida B. Stein 5. Dynamical Systems, Fractals and Chaos: A Guide for the Selector Mary Kay 6. Humanities and Social Sciences Librarians in the Science-Engineered Library: Utilization and Implications for Effective Collection Development and Reference Services Donald G. Frank and Christine Kollen 7. Information Sources in Surface and Colloid Chemistry Tina Chrzastowski