Directory of Test Collections in Academic, Professional, and Research Libraries

$33.60
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$ 30.24
Item Number: 
978-0-8389-8167-2
Published: 
2001
Publisher: 
ACRL
Pages: 
145
Width: 
8 12"
Height: 
11"
Format: 
Softcover
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Information includes the size, availability, contents, and focus of the collections. A number of indexes are also provided that allow the user to access the information according to restrictions on use, size, collections with historical materials, by collections strengths, and those searchable via online catalog/database. Bibliography.

Introduction iv

Development of the Directory iv
How to Use the Directory v
Conclusion vi
Contributors vii
Further Sources of Information viii
Bibliography xv

Directory Entries 1–80

Appendix A 81–84
Cover Letter 81
Survey 82

Appendix B: Charts and Graphs 85–91
Type of Institution 86
Average Number of Tests Added Annually 87
Annual Budget for Test Purchases 88
Professional/Support/Student Staffing in Hours per Month 89
Use of the Collection By Type of User and Ranked Level of Use 90
Use of the Collection By Access Restrictions and Ranked Level of Use 91

Indexes 92–130
Alphabetical List of Institutions 93
Institutions with Searchable Catalogs/Indexes for their Test
Collections 95
Institutions That Own Some or All of the ETS Tests in Microfiche Collection 97
Institutions Reporting Historical Tests in Their Collections 98
Size of Collections 99
Access to Tests – User Categories 102
Access to Tests – Local Restrictions 110
Strengths of Test Collections 114

Paul G. Fehrmann

Nancy Patricia O'Brien