Bibliography on Assessment of Collections
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Baird, Brian J. 2004. Library Collection Assessment Through Statistical Sampling. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press.
Biblarz, Dora, Stephen Bosch, and Chris Sugnet, eds. 2001. Guide to Library User Needs Assessment for Integrated Information Resource Management and Collection Development. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press.
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