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Learning Collection Development pt. 2

Postmaster General James A. Farley During National Air Mail Week, 1938

My first position in an academic library was as an adjunct replacement for a semester and I was just maintaining the collection development for several departments. This meant that a preset list of books to be ordered was given in case the departments didn’t fill their quota. I did run into a few problems with this method as soon as I began having the student employees process these lists for ordering.
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