Cooperative acquisition of Africana. Past performance and future directions

Maidel Cason*, David L. Easterbrook, Yvette Scheven

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This article gives a review of previous cooperative acquisition efforts by African Studies librarians followed by a detailed report of a survey of major U.S. African collections. This survey reports on the scope of collections; methods of collecting; amount and sources of funds and current cooperative involvements or plans. Finally, suggestions are made for specific projects that can be relatively quickly implemented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)221-232
Number of pages12
JournalLibrary Acquisitions: Practice and Theory
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1982

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  • General Social Sciences


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