Collection building in university libraries with special reference to Moi University, Kenya

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1. Post Modern Library (PML), Kenyatta University Universities libraries ranking from the best 2. USIU University Library 3. Margaret Thatcher Library, Moi University 4.

Catholic University Of East Africa Library 5. JKUAT University Library 6. University Libraries in which would meet the above mentioned threshold.

The standards have served well to guide in the establishment and development of quality university libraries in File Size: KB. The Kenya National Library Service (KNLS) is a corporate body of the Kenyan government with a mandate to "promote, establish, equip, manage, maintain and develop libraries in Kenya".

It was established in by an Act of Parliament of the Laws of Kenya to provide library and information services to the Kenyan public. In its service provision, KNLS plays a dual role of public library and Established: The Reference collection is a key component of the library's collection, as and such, development of that collection should follow the general guidelines set out in the Library's Collection Development Policy Statement.

The Reference Collection Policy is aimed at further definition of the collection and key procedures in building and. Library Quality Review – Terms of Reference Review of Monash University Library – call for submissions Library Quality Review – External Review panel.

The President’s Confidential and Subject Special Files, (Archives Unbound, Gale): This publication consists of documents of an administratively-sensitive nature, arranged according to subject from President Nixon’s Special Files collection, comprising the Confidential and Subject Files.

The purpose of the chapter is to present the status of information ethics teaching at the School of Information Sciences, Moi University, Kenya with particular reference to the Bachelor of Science (BSc.) Information Sciences Degree programme.

The chapter is based on review of literature and content analysis of the present : Henry N. Kemoni. The collection is maintained by the Africana Library. The Africana collections at the University of Illinois are among the finest in the world.

The University Library has made a serious commitment to acquire Africa related materials since The collection covers all African countries and includes materials in more than African languages. The University Library strives to provide a broad and balanced collection of resources in support of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum.

Our collection includes overprint books,e-books, academic journals, magazines, and newspapers. We have o media items including physical and electronic audio and visual materials and maps. Preference is given to electronic format although printed reference books continue to have a place in the collection and duplication may be justified in some instances.

Top of page. Special collections. Special collections include materials in any format which need special care and handling and are intended for permanent preservation.

The ‘book hunger’ joined the litany of Africa’s other famines of. and Moi University (MU) (K enya) surround university libraries in Kenya are examined and a decision be made on what.

Yale University Library Collection Development Philosophy The Yale University Library collects, organizes, preserves and provides access to a rich and unique record of human thought and creativity in a variety of formats, in support of the teaching, research and public missions of the university.

As one of the world’s leading research libraries, and in keeping with Yale’s. The main aim of the study was to investigate the state of customer care in Public University libraries in Kenya: case study of Moi University Library. Specifically the study was set to determine the composition of customers served and extent to which their information needs were being met.

Mission. The mission of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries is to select, preserve, arrange, describe, provide reference assistance for, and promote the use of rare and unique research materials.

• Book purchasing trends in academic libraries, with a special emphasis on ebooks. • How libraries are coping with stretched budgets in a climate of ever increasing volumes of published materials. • Emerging trends in collection development and monographs. Section 2: Survey DemographicsFile Size: KB.

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Moi University Campus is located 35Km South East of Eldoret Town in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. The UN depository collection is housed in the special collection department; on the second floor of the four-storied Library building. Mahapatra, P.

() in his book “Collection Management in Libraries” stated that collection management is not just book selection, acquisition, building the collection and even collection development. During last few decades the library situations File Size: 1MB.

Collection Development. At BU Libraries, we want to help connect you to the resources you need. Collection Development Librarians. Get listings of our librarians by name or by subject. They can help you navigate our collections and answer any questions you have.

Please check our branch libraries for availability of additional services. The history of academic libraries in Kenya dates back to the time when the first academic institution was established in Kenya. The inception of the University of Nairobi is traced back towith the establishment of the Royal Technical College that was later transformed into the second University College in East Africa on J(University of Nairobi).

Frequently Asked Questions about Special Collections and University Archives Where are you. Knight Library, 2nd floor North, 15th & Kincaid Street. We are in the portion of the building, up the marble stairs. Please be aware that parking can be difficult.

Mailing address: UO Libraries-SCUA University of Oregon Eugene, OR Phone: Fax Attn SCUAHelp. The Libraries’ subject librarians select and retain materials for the collection based on the following principles: Make available those information resources, with the exception of textbooks, that are likely to be needed by students in preparation for class assignments.

The University of Chicago Map Collection has particularly strong holdings of topographic maps, urban maps, and thematic maps. View some of our featured collections. Topographic Maps.

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More than half the sheets in the Collection are topographic maps: detailed accurate maps of small areas, usually produced by government agencies.

The African American collection was started in the late 's, with the majority of the collection acquired in the 's and 's under the leadership of Alverta Morris.

With o titles by and about African-Americans, the collection consists of books, pictures, newspapers, periodicals, digital documents, catalogs, theses.

DEVELOPING LIBRARY COLLECTIONS IN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN NIGERIA The purpose of this study was to examine building library collections in university lib-raries in Nigeria. It investigated the number of selection policy, acquisition procedure and the relationship between book dealers and the university libraries in : G.

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Onadiran. for system librarians of the six university libraries. While there is proliferation of e-books in the libraries, absence of local titles, budgeting, consortium and awareness of DRM issues remain obvious challenges.

Keywords: E-book management, Nigeria, University libraries, Collection Development, DRM. IntroductionAuthor: Sirajudeen Femi Bakrin, Mujidat Adeola Bello. The vision for digital libraries includes fluid, easy access to a wide variety of materials. This is often in conflict with the duties of libraries and archives entrusted with care and management of materials that may be subject to privacy rights or other needs for security.

Library collection development is the process of building the library materials to meet the information needs of the users (a service population) in a timely and economical manner using information resources locally held, as well as from other organizations.

According to the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), acquisition and collection development.

Evaluation and Use of Special Library Collection: The Perspectives of Two Libraries in Malaysia Yahya Ibrahim Harande1 collection of two special libraries in Malaysia and explores on the perception of users 1 Department of Library and Information Sciences, Faculty of.

Thus, the composition of the collection also reflects particular characteristics, in order to respond to these demands. Collection: subject characteristics, type and treatment of documents. Taking as a starting point this regard, it is possible to identify a number of differences between special libraries and other libraries.

The Collection Development Committee (CDC) is the primary group for deliberations on Library collection policies and advises the AUL for Collections.

All issues pertaining to the collection, including the materials budget and funding, purchasing and withdrawal procedures, preservation, and matters pertaining to the acquisition of and access to.

4. STRUCTURE OF LIBRARY POLICY Library Membership 5 Circulation / Loan of Information Resources 10 Interlibrary Loan Services 12 Access to Other Libraries 15 Collection Development 17 Acquisition of Information Resources A&M Libraries global community.

The University Libraries will be the indispensable hub of discovery, learning and creativity at Texas A&M by providing a distinguished collection of information resources unbounded by place and preserved for future generations. File Size: KB.Rutgers University Libraries primary collection development goal is to make available to all Rutgers students, faculty, and staff wherever they are located, in an equitable, convenient and cost-effective fashion, the digital, print and other scholarly resources that they need.

The level of collecting needs to be commensurate with university aspirations to be one of the most.