Acquisition and Collection Development Section

Division: Library Collections

The Section on Acquisition and Collection Development focuses on methodological and topical themes pertaining to acquisition of print and other analogue library materials (by purchase, exchange, gift, legal deposit), and the licensing and purchase of electronic information resources. 

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This Section is sponsoring the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning Users Special Interest Group.

Acquisition and Collection Development, Sections

Last update: 17 August 2014

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Finnish Research Library Association Collections Group Meeting

The Collections Group of the Finnish Research Library Association organized a one day seminar on November 19th, 2013 in Helsinki. The seminar concentrated on an important topic which libraries face today-- library spaces and collections. In the morning we heard three lectures about the subject, and then in the afternoon six libraries presented their recent solutions for the topic.

6 January 2014

IFLA approves creation of LGBTQ Users SIG

In December, 2013, the IFLA Professional Committee approved the creation of an LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) Users SIG supported by the Acquisition and Collection Development Section.

24 December 2013