A social history of madness or, who's buying this round - anticipating and avoiding gaps in collection development

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1990-01

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Both the internal organization of collection development and the nature of science and scholarship lead to inevitable gaps in collection development. The discussion identifies both nondisciplinary and interdisciplinary areas especially vulnerable to such oversight and suggests remedies to prevent the undue perpetuation of gaps.

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Metz, P., Foltin, B. (1990). A social history of madness or, who's buying this round - anticipating and avoiding gaps in collection development. College & Research Libraries, 51(1), 33-39. http://crl.acrl.org/content/51/1/33.full.pdf