April’s #auslibchat focussed on Acquisitions and Collection Development. From policies to weeding, digital deposit and shelf-ready resources; April’s #auslibchat explored today’s GLAMR collections.
Image credit: Scenes of the State Library of Victoria, from 1954 Age newspaper. Via State Library of Victoria Digital Image Pool.
Here were the questions!
Q1 What is your #1 weeding or #1 acquisition success?
Q2 How do you/ your workplace communicate collection development policy to your community?
Q3 How much influence do vendor relationships have on your organisation’s acquisitions?
Q4 Has digital collecting/deposit caught up with traditional formats in your organisation?
Q5 How do you/ your workplace ensure acquisitions meet the needs of your whole community?
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