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The Complete Collections Assessment Manual: A Holistic Approach

The Complete Collections Assessment Manual: A Holistic Approach

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Madeline M. Kelly 208 Pages 8.5 x 11 Assessment is increasingly integral to building, managing, and justifying library collections. Unfortunately, assessment can also be a daunting undertaking. And though every institution is unique, as this manual demonstrates, there’s no need to reinvent the wheel. Spanning both concept and practice, Kelly o...


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