Evaluasi Koleksi Bahan Pustaka di Perpustakaan

Machsun Rifauddin, Halida A Nurma


Evaluation of library collections is a mandatory activity that must be done librarian to keep the quality
of collection and existence of the library. The purpose of this study is to explain the efforts made librarians in
fulfilling the needs of userinformation through collection evaluation in library with ALA standar. This research uses
descriptive qualitative approach using literature study. The results showed that evaluation of library collection
can be done with two methods. First, centralized method on a collection; by checking lists, bibliographies, and
catalogs, expert opinions (subject specialist), and comparisons of statistical data. Second, the comparison method
with various collection standards; by analyzing circulation studies, user opinions, analysis of library borrowing
between libraries, citation studies, on-site usage studies (reading room), and availability of shelf collections.
Librarians must evaluate collections periodically to keep the collection quality as user needs.


Library; evaluation; library collection; collection management

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22373/adabiya.v20i2.7471


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