Guerrilla collection development: Time-saving tactics for busy librarians

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In smaller libraries without a Collection Development Librarian, there is often little time for collection management. At such institutions, librarians might consider guerrilla collection development: A series of time-saving tactics to get the job done. Although not an ideal approach, it might be a functional solution in the real world.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-119
Number of pages13
JournalCollege and Undergraduate Libraries
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 21 1995


  • Access approach
  • Acquisitions
  • Automated assessment
  • Collection development
  • Delegation
  • Deselection
  • Staffing
  • Time management


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