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Tailoring periodical collections to meet institutional needs.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6375775     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A system for tailoring journal collections to meet institutional needs is described. The approach is based on the view that reference work and collection development are variant and complementary forms of the same library function; both tasks have as their objective a literature response to information problems. Utilizing the tools and procedures of the reference search in response to a specific collection development problem topic, the author created a model ranked list of relevant journals. Finally, by linking the model to certain operational and environmental factors in three different health care organizations, he tailored the collection to meet the institutions' respective information needs.
B S Delman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bulletin of the Medical Library Association     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0025-7338     ISO Abbreviation:  Bull Med Libr Assoc     Publication Date:  1984 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-07-30     Completed Date:  1984-07-30     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421037     Medline TA:  Bull Med Libr Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  162-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Libraries, Hospital
Libraries, Medical*
Periodicals as Topic*
United States

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