Approval Plan Selecting


TriCo Bibliographers Retreat
January 5, 2017

What factors do you consider when reviewing GOBI slips?  What criteria do you use?

How do you supplement the approval plan?

 

Selection criteria //
Information included in GOBI slips:

 1) Subject and Table of Contents

2) Author – other titles written, affiliation

3) Publisher

4) Price

5) Edition

6) Series

7) Readership level

8) Library activity

1) Curriculum

2) Faculty research

3) Student interests

4) Book represents a new aspect of a topic

5) Book offers a useful pedagogic approach

6) Usage of related books in the collection

7) Popularity of the subject
      (e.g. STLs, ILL requests, print circulation)

Selection criteria //
Information outside of GOBI

Break into subject area groups for discussion

 

◘ Briefly regroup to discuss key points

◘ Follow-up:

       Sharing the list of collection development
       resources that we use

Classics
& Art

 

Econ
& History

Languages, Lit, Performing Arts

Science, Env Studies, Psych

Anna

Camilla

Laura

Margaret

Roberto

Sara P.

Eric

Mike

Norm

Olivia

Sarah

Adam

Andy

Arleen

Chris

Donna

Nabil

Pam

Alex

Andrea

Brie

Carol

Terri

Discussion Groups

What factors do you consider when reviewing GOBI slips?  What criteria do you use?

How do you supplement the approval plan? 

TriCo Bibliographers Retreat

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TriCo Bibliographers Retreat

January 5, 2017

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