The Role of Charity in Collection Building: Four Models for Cooperative Collection Development. Presented by Sharolynn J. Pyeatt Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University [email protected] June 28, 2008.
Rather than focus on market niche,libraries should consider their needs and opportunities based upon their position along the maturity continuum.
-- Policies and practices still under construction
-- “Anything is better than nothing.”
-- Sense of tradition
-- Well established and documented policies and procedures
-- “We only value monetary gifts”
-- What terms are negotiable, which are not?
-- How are responsibilities and costs shared/divided between parties?
-- What is the process? What does one need to know to maximize a successful outcome for all parties involved? Who does one need to know?
In comparing the various models presented in my paper, I am looking for answers to the following questions:
In review, the following questions were asked, if necessary.