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  • Applying the basics to improve the collection 

    Teel, Linda (East Carolina University, 2008)
    This article serves as a follow-up to an article published in Collection Building (Vol. 25 No. 4, pp. 129-133) entitled, "Inventory: catalyst for collection development" which discussed the direct outcomes of an inventory ...
  • Back to Basics: International Collection Development on a Shoestring 

    Newcomer, Nara L. (East Carolina University, 2009)
    This article explores collection development for small libraries facing an extremely restricted budget, with an additional focus on international school libraries. Drawing on the author’s experience as a professional ...
  • Inventory: catalyst for collection development 

    Teel, Linda; Shouse, Daniel (East Carolina University, 2006)
    Purpose : The intent of this article is to show the direct outcomes of an inventory project, which served as the catalyst for collection development improvements. Design/methodology/approach : An inventory project was ...
  • Rules of thumb for deselecting, relocating, and retaining bound journals 

    Thomas, William Joseph; Shouse, Daniel (2012)
    Purpose – Like many other academic libraries, Joyner Library at East Carolina University has experienced pressure in recent years to convert stacks space to other uses. The rise of electronic collections coupled with the ...
  • Trusting Digital Preservation for Print Collection Management, Or How Librarians Should Learn to Stop Worrying and Love the "E" 

    Thomas, William Joseph (2011-09)
    This article advocates planning for the management of print collections in light of digital preservation activities. Three activities include deduplicating print holdings from archival online journal packages, participating ...
  • Weeding One STEPP at a Time 

    Thomas, William Joseph; Cook, Eleanor I.; Shouse, Daniel (2011-11-04)
    Joyner Library recently had to make space for a new campus partner. To do so we focused our activity on print journals. We created a set of rules guiding our deselection, storage, and retention decisions.