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  • Main Title Formalization of Collection Development in Selected Medium-sized Academic Libraries


  • Author: Harvill, Melba S.
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Chair: Magrill, Rose Mary
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Major Professor
  • Committee Member: Totten, Herman L.
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Committee Member: Cleveland, Donald B., 1935-
    Contributor Type: Personal


  • Name: North Texas State University
    Place of Publication: Denton, Texas


  • Creation: 1984-12


  • English


  • Content Description: The degree of formalization of collection development(the dependent variable) in selected medium-sized academic libraries and six independent variables believed to be related to the dependent variable were examined. The formalization of collection development was measured by an index of five dimensions. The six independent variables examined were age of the library, number of graduate degrees offered by the parent institution, estimated years of growth potential in terms of available shelf space, attitude of the library director toward cooperation, number of memberships held by the library in cooperative endeavors, and percentage of increase in the materials budget, from 1972 to 1982.
  • Physical Description: vii, 173 leaves


  • Keyword: collection development
  • Keyword: academic libraries
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Collection development (Libraries)
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Academic libraries -- Collection development.


  • Name: UNT Theses and Dissertations
    Code: UNTETD


  • Name: UNT Libraries
    Code: UNT


  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: copyright
  • Rights Statement: Copyright is held by the author, unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved.
  • Rights Holder: Harvill, Melba S.

Resource Type

  • Thesis or Dissertation


  • Text


  • Call Number: 379 N81d no.2276
  • Accession or Local Control No: mn_02276
  • UNT Catalog No.: b1870699
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc278902


  • Degree Level: Doctoral
  • Degree Grantor: North Texas State University
  • Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy
  • Academic Department: School of Library and lnformation Sciences
  • Degree Discipline: Library and lnformation Sciences