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Collection Development Manual 2005
Circulating Collection Formats

Foreign Language Specialization  Chinese and Russian Materials

Collection Goal: maintain collection size
 

Major Subclasses Collecting Guidelines Selection Sources Weeding Guidelines Action Items
Class as a whole Funds to develop this collection primarily came from a $22,000 LSCA grant (1996) supplemented by local library funding and funding from the Andover Chinese Cultural Exchange

The collection is maintained by local funding

Publishers Catalogs

Book Stores

Chinese and Russian newspapers and magazines

Vendor lists

Weed by condition

 

 
Chinese

Books
Videos
DVDs/VCDs
Magazines
Newspapers
Music
Art Prints

Collect mostly books, both fiction and nonfiction

Collect popular films and TV series and widely read Chinese newspapers and magazines available in this country

Collect mostly recorded music classics and folk songs in both CD and audiocassette format (begin to phase out cassettes)

Collect modern Chinese prints

Booklist special sections

Patron suggestions

Katz Magazines for Libraries

Other libraries' holdings

   
Russian

Books
Videos/DVDs
Magazines
Newspapers Music
Art Prints

Collect mostly books, both fiction and nonfiction

Collect popular films and widely read Russian newspapers and magazines available in this country

Collect mostly recorded music classics and folk songs in both CD and audiocassette format(begin to phase out cassettes

Collect modern Russian prints

     

 

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