A warm welcome to our online community for course participants and others interested in trends and issues in 21st century collection development.
a place to find useful and relevant content from our course
a place to share and discuss collection development related issues
a place to find links to relevant information on trends and issues.
Please feel free to access these resources, raise issues and make contributions whenever you wish.
Posted by: Sue Esterman 15 Jun 12
Our workshop came up with the following reasons - I have tried to group them sensibly, but hey, it's Friday!
Cost factors - may be cheaper to maintain than ebooks and readers
Books are good to hold, physical aspect