Collection development of Hispanic American materials

Patrick J. Dawson (Coordinator of Social Sciences Humanities Reference Services and Head Coleccion Thoque Nahusque (Chican Studies Collection), Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA)

Collection Building

ISSN: 0160-4953

Publication date: 1 December 1996


Highlights the lack of comprehensive collections of Hispanic materials in the USA. Discusses how and why this situation should be remedied. Suggests suitable bibliographies as a starting point for collection building. Describes the assessment of a Hispanic American collection at the University of California, Irvine.



Dawson, P. (1996), "Collection development of Hispanic American materials", Collection Building, Vol. 15 No. 4, pp. 34-38.

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