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HOMELESSNESS Interdisciplinary Collection Development Challenge

HOMELESSNESS Interdisciplinary Collection Development Challenge Every few years a new social issue comes to the forefront of attention in American society, and homelessness is the most recently profiled issue. Because homeless people are encountered on a daily basis and the topic is frequently publicized in all news media, public awareness is heightened. One result is that library patron requests increase and this may indicate the need to supplement library holdings, collect relevant research, and make various viewpoints available to a widebased constituency. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Collection Building Emerald Publishing

HOMELESSNESS Interdisciplinary Collection Development Challenge

Collection Building , Volume 11 (1): 5 – Jan 1, 1991

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0160-4953
DOI
10.1108/eb023292
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Abstract

Every few years a new social issue comes to the forefront of attention in American society, and homelessness is the most recently profiled issue. Because homeless people are encountered on a daily basis and the topic is frequently publicized in all news media, public awareness is heightened. One result is that library patron requests increase and this may indicate the need to supplement library holdings, collect relevant research, and make various viewpoints available to a widebased constituency.

Journal

Collection BuildingEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1991

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