Alternative Literature: A Practical Guide for Librarians
This book therefore serves a number of purposes. It defines alternative literature, explains how it can be used and appreciated, and examines the concerns and nature of such publications. It is often difficult to track down alternative literature, and guidelines are given for identifying and acquiring it from a variety of different types of sources. Networking of all kinds is necessary to keep abreast of the constant stream of new titles and the methods of collection management and access are discussed. To acquire, use and properly exploit alternative literature is an essential part of collection management, often requiring a very different approach to 'standard' book collections. This book will provide all the essential starting points along this road.
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Alternative press materials are by the author's definition "generally absent from mainstream library collections and bibliographic tools." These titles, however, have great value for developing ... Read full review
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The Nature and Value of Alternative Literature
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