Stop the technology, i want to get off: Tips and tricks for media selection and acquisition

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Abstract

Media selection and acquisition is highly dependent on a umber of variables, perhaps the most important of which is changing echnologies. New technology is a wonderful and frightening thing, with a high level of impact on media collection development. New technologies can improve sound and visual quality, but can also play havoc with established collections and budgets. Availability of various media formats and titles is a very fluid phenomenon, which poses a unique set of challenges to media librarians and selectors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSelecting Materials for Library Collections
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages217-225
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9780203048795
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

Keywords

  • Media acquisitions
  • Selection aids
  • Video collection development

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)

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