On the road to a better travel collection: a guide through the maze of travel literature

Carl Pracht (Head of Reference at Kent Library, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Giradeau, Missouri, USA)

Collection Building

ISSN: 0160-4953

Publication date: 1 December 1996

Abstract

Outlines briefly why travel books are so popular and states that libraries need to stock books from a number of series to meet the needs of their clientele. Provides brief descriptions of ten series, concentrating on those books aimed at travelers on low and moderate budgets. Lists also a number of books for travelers from groups with special needs or interests.

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Citation

Pracht, C. (1996), "On the road to a better travel collection: a guide through the maze of travel literature", Collection Building, Vol. 15 No. 4, pp. 5-8. https://doi.org/10.1108/01604959610150067

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1996, MCB UP Limited

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