This article covers key competencies for success as acquisitions and collection development librarians, delineates between collection development's intellectual facets of curricular support and acquisitions' business functions and shows how the two interrelated. Also provided are best practices for training and mentoring and professional development information for new librarians entering acquisitions and collection development.
Digital Commons Citation
Mays, Antje. “Training New Acquisitions and Collection Development Librarians: Some Technical and Philosophical Guideposts”. Against the Grain, vol.17:no.3 (June 2005), pp.38-41. Special issue on training and mentoring new librarians.