Changing Patterns of Faculty Participation in Collection Development

  title={Changing Patterns of Faculty Participation in Collection Development},
  author={Margaret R. Dittemore},
Participation in collection development by social science faculty at Tulane University decreased following the shift in primary responsibility for selection from the faculty to the library in 1987. A review of both the before and after, as well as the transition itself, identifies factors affecting this change and faculty participation in general. Among these factors are disciplinary information needs, the library's collection and collecting priorities, faculty members' attitudes towards the… CONTINUE READING