This book, first published in 1983, is devoted to a consideration of the contributions monographs make to all types of sci-tech libraries as well as their probable role in the future. Several related topics are also included, such as sources for obtaining monographs, tools used for selecting them and the attitude of publishers towards their creation.
Table of Contents
1. Monographic Works in Sci-Tech Libraries Stuart J. Glogoff 2. Collection Development in Science and Technology: A Focus on Books Marianne Cooper 3. The Acquisition of Monographs in Large Academic Scientific Research Libraries: Current Issues and Problems Maxine H. Reneker and Suzanne Fedunok 4. Sources of Information Used by Selectors in Four Medical School Libraries for Collection Development Beatrice Kovacs 5. A Brief Study of Unaffiliated Research Level Monograph Authors Robert G. Krupp 6. The Monograph Is Not Endangered--But Its Package Is Changing Gary Craig