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 Collections, Acquisition and Technical Services
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems
  • Library and Information Sciences


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