This course examines the principles and practices involved in the development and management of library collections in all types of libraries with emphasis on processes for identifying user needs and methods of selecting, acquiring, and evaluating materials in all formats. This course is designed to provide students with an overview and understanding of the key functions of collection development and how these functions are integrated into the library workplace.

Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Grad LG/SNC Basis
Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3