Collection Management and Development

This course presents an overview of Collection Management and Development. With emphasis on information life cycle, collection development policies, technologies in collection development and management, selection and acquisition, collection development and resourcesharing, budgeting and staffing, records and files management, collection assessment and evaluation including weeding, collection preservation, presentation and critiquing of CDPs from different type of libraries, collection standards for Philippine libraries as set by different accrediting institutions, journal subscription , strengthening local collections, and legal, ethical and challenging issues in collection management and development.


Here is the class outline:

1. Selection and Acquisition

2. Technologies in Collection Management and Development

3. Collection Development Policies

4. Information Life Cycle

5. Introduction to Collection Management and Development