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SPECIAL COLLECTION MANAGEMENT THE PLACE OF PRINTED EPHEMERA

SPECIAL COLLECTION MANAGEMENT THE PLACE OF PRINTED EPHEMERA Special collections, because of their very nature, need specialconsideration by library management. Discusses one part of specialcollection management which needs particular consideration, namelyprinted ephemera. This will perhaps be the greatest problem for localstudies departments of public libraries special libraries, because oftheir identification with their parent body, and its aims andobjectives, do not have quite the same problems. However, all librariesconcerned with acquiring printed ephemera need to consider certainaspects of the management of this material. Outlines some of theseproblems and issues, and briefly suggests possible courses of actionwhich can be taken, based on current research into developing acollection policy for printed Welsh ephemera, carried out at theDepartment of Information and Library Studies at the University Collegeof Wales, Aberystwyth in conjunction with the National Library of Wales. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Library Management Emerald Publishing

SPECIAL COLLECTION MANAGEMENT THE PLACE OF PRINTED EPHEMERA

Library Management , Volume 13 (6): 7 – Jun 1, 1992

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0143-5124
DOI
10.1108/01435129210021801
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Abstract

Special collections, because of their very nature, need specialconsideration by library management. Discusses one part of specialcollection management which needs particular consideration, namelyprinted ephemera. This will perhaps be the greatest problem for localstudies departments of public libraries special libraries, because oftheir identification with their parent body, and its aims andobjectives, do not have quite the same problems. However, all librariesconcerned with acquiring printed ephemera need to consider certainaspects of the management of this material. Outlines some of theseproblems and issues, and briefly suggests possible courses of actionwhich can be taken, based on current research into developing acollection policy for printed Welsh ephemera, carried out at theDepartment of Information and Library Studies at the University Collegeof Wales, Aberystwyth in conjunction with the National Library of Wales.

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Library ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 1992

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