Module Identifier DS30510  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Mr Raymond E Lonsdale  
Semester Available all semesters  
Other staff Ms Mary E Ellis, Ms Susan J Mends  
Pre-Requisite IL31810 , IL32510  
Course delivery Lecture   15 Hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   10 Hours  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment 1,500 word essay50%
Semester Assessment 1,500 word report: an evaluation of the methods used by their library/information service for promoting the collection50%

Learning outcomes

At the end of this module students should be able to:

Brief description

Transferable skills

This modules encompasses the following skills:

Reading Lists

** Essential Reading
Ainley, P. and Totterdell, B (1982) Alternative arrangement: new approaches to public library stock London : Association of Assistant Librarians
Anderson, J.,S. (1996) Guide for written collection policy statements / Subcommittee to Revise the Guide for Written Collection Policy Statements Administration of Collection Development Committee, Collection Managment and Development Section, Association for Library Collections and Technical Services. 2nd (rev). Chicago, Illinois: Ammeircan Library Association
Baker, S. L (1993) The responsive public library collection : how to develop and market it. Littetion Colorado: Libraries Unlimited
Bryant, B. Editor (1989) Guidelines for written collection policy statements Chicago: Americal Library Association
Chapman, Liz. (2001) Managing Aquisitions in Library and Information Services 2nd. London: Library Assocaion Publishing
Clayton, P. and Gorman, G. E. (2000) Managing information resouces in libraries London: Library Association
Evans, G.E. (1995) Developing library and information centre collections 3rd. Littleton, Colorado: Libraries Unlimited
Feather, J. (1996) Preservation and the management of library collections 2nd. London: Library Association
Futas, E. (1995) Collection development policies and procedures 3rd. Phoenix, Arizona: Oryx Press
Gorman, G E. Editor (2000) International Yearbook of Library and Information Management 2000: collection managment. London: Library Associaiton Publishing
Gorman, G.E. (2001) Evaluating Library Collections London: Aslib
Gorman, G. E. and Miller, R. H. editors (1997) Collection management for the 21st century: a handbook for librarians West Port, Conn: Greenwood Press
Jenkins, C. and Morley, M. editors (1999) Collection Management in academic libraries 2nd. Aldershot: Gower

Lonsdale, R. and Wheatley, A. (1991) The provision of audiovisual and computer services to young people by British public libraries: collection management and promotion of services. International review of children's literature and librarianship 6(1) 1991. 31 - 55

McCellan, A. W. (1978) The logistics of public library bookstock Association of Assistant Librarieans
Pearce, M. Editor (1992) Non-standard collection management Aldershot:Ashgate
(1998) Public Library Stock Management Leeds: NAG
Spiller, D. (2000) Providing materials for library users 6th. Library Association
Stephens, A.E. (editor) (1998) Public library collection development in the information age New York: The Haworth Press, Inc
Woodward, H. and Morley,M. (editors) (1995) Endangered species? evolving strategies for library collection management. Witney: UKSG


This module is at CQFW Level 6