Title

Building a dental sciences collection in a general academic library

Document Type

Article

Abstract

This article discusses the web and print resources used in selecting material for a dental sciences collection in an academic library at a public university without a medical library. The process of creating a collection quickly and with limited resources is described, from the initial collection assessment to the decision-making processes involved in actual selection.

Disciplines

Collection Development and Management | Communication Technology and New Media | Dental Public Health and Education | Library and Information Science | Other Dentistry

Permissions

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Publisher Citation

Stowers, E., & Galbraith, G. (2004). Building a dental sciences collection in a general academic library. Acquisitions Librarian, 16(31/32), 77-88.