Allocation of Funds in Support of Collection Development in Public Libraries
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A discussion of allocation of funds in support of colleciton development in public libraries based primarily on interviews held with administrative officers of the Brooklyn Pulic Library and Tompkins County (New York) Public Library is presented. The author concludes that no materials budget, however strong, can be used effectively without quality service at the level where the individual librarian brings material and patron together.
American Library Association. Resources and Technical Services Division
Libraries; Collection Development
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library Resources and Technical Services. Vol.23, No.1 Winter 1979 pp. 45-51