Collection Development in an Era of Networking: The Bibliographer's Workstation
The Bibliographer’s Workstation brings together in a hypertext environment, information from a number of disparate sources with which collection development decisions can be made. The workstation is constructed from the basic steps in the collection development process: the identification of materials, their evaluation, selection, and ultimately, their acquisition. Each of these steps utilizes to some degree data from four identifiable categories: bibliographic, critical or contextual, financial, and commercial data. In addition to the data contained within the workstation, pathways are provided to such external databases as BIP+, reviews, the local online database, and online financial data for the library.
Meador, John M., Lynn S. Cline. 1991 "Collection Development in an Era of Networking: The Bibliographer's Workstation." In Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Conference on Computers in Libraries, London, England, 1991, 53-57. Meckler, Ltd.