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The non‐formula funding of special collections in the humanities initiative

The non‐formula funding of special collections in the humanities initiative Reviews the initiative arising from the Follett Committee providing non‐formula funding to support specialised research collections in the humanities. The method of application for and distribution of the funds within a first phase are reviewed and the criteria adopted, although never stated, are considered. The effects on retrospective cataloguing are described and the work of the Archives Sub Committee is considered. The nature of funding of projects for the second phase is discussed and an initial assessment is provided of the overall benefits from the programme. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Library Review Emerald Publishing

The non‐formula funding of special collections in the humanities initiative

Library Review , Volume 47 (5/6): 5 – Aug 1, 1998

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1998 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0024-2535
DOI
10.1108/00242539810218933
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Abstract

Reviews the initiative arising from the Follett Committee providing non‐formula funding to support specialised research collections in the humanities. The method of application for and distribution of the funds within a first phase are reviewed and the criteria adopted, although never stated, are considered. The effects on retrospective cataloguing are described and the work of the Archives Sub Committee is considered. The nature of funding of projects for the second phase is discussed and an initial assessment is provided of the overall benefits from the programme.

Journal

Library ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 1, 1998

Keywords: Catalogues; Collection management; Competitive tendering; Funding; Special libraries

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