Library Collection Development

Library Collection Development

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 45

Seminars: 30

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 8

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Pisanski Jan, doc. dr. Švab Katarina

Content

• Definition and parameters of library collection building.
• Planning, development and fulfilling collection building policy.
• Core collection.
• Collection building regarding different fields and users.
• Purchasing material, building collection and lending.

• Responsibility for collection building.
• Technology influence.
• Ownership/access.
• Quality/demand.

• International and national standards and guidelines.
• Evaluation of collections.
• Preservation and maintenance of the collections.