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Building a Library Collection to Support New Engineering Programs
Science & Technology Libraries (2001)
  • Beth L. Brin, Boise State University
Abstract

This article describes strategies for developing a collection to support engineering programs that are new to the campus. The focus is on small to medium-sized institutions and the primary materials covered are reference sources; current and retrospective monographs; serials including periodicals, conference proceedings and annuals; and other specialized materials. Discussions of the environment, funding, assessment, and the possible impact on other library services are also included.

Keywords
  • Engineering,
  • collection development,
  • new academic programs,
  • college or university libraries
Publication Date
2001
Citation Information
Beth L. Brin. "Building a Library Collection to Support New Engineering Programs" Science & Technology Libraries Vol. 19 Iss. 3-4 (2001)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/beth_brin/18/