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DataBank: Assessment for Collection Building

STEP 3 : Create Lists of Potential Purchases

  • From the ILL reports, in all formats
  • From an analysis of titles Not received from approval plans
  • From a comparison of monograph holdings with a benchmark library: Which monographs published in the last xxx years and held by library xxx does NUL not have?
  • From a comparison of holdings at local libraries
  • From lists posted on ALA/ACRL section websites
  • From prize-winner lists posted on Amazon
  • From a comparison against the Guide to Reference Books (online)