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Converting the Future of Public Academic Law Libraries


Jennifer Mart-Rice


Salmon P. Chase College of Law Library, Northern Kentucky University

March 28, 2014

39 Collection Management, July 2014, Forthcomig

Abstract:     
This article focuses on the current predicament American public academic law libraries find themselves given the budgetary and space constraints that have been passed down to them over time. By examining the current standards, and future possibilities, that govern these particular libraries, this article seeks to assist acquisitions librarians within these libraries a way to examine, maintain, and purchase a collection that will take their library forward, prove their value and worth, and stay within their constantly dwindling budgets remaining while true to the library’s core mission and obligation of providing services and support to the law school’s faculty and student body.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 29

Keywords: law libraries, law library acquisitions, academic library(ies), budget, collection development

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Date posted: May 1, 2014 ; Last revised: May 16, 2014

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Mart-Rice, Jennifer, Converting the Future of Public Academic Law Libraries (March 28, 2014). 39 Collection Management, July 2014, Forthcomig. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2430872

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Jennifer Mart-Rice (Contact Author)
Salmon P. Chase College of Law Library, Northern Kentucky University ( email )
Nunn Hall
Highland Heights, KY 41099
United States
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