Submission policy

If you want to participate, please follow the instructions below. 

Acceptance criteria


They must meet the following criteria: 

 

Any document related to the management and the collection development of the different types of information centers, published or unpublished, will be accepted. It can be an internal working document, as an article, a congress, a conference, a poster, etc.
Documents sent, in all cases, must respect copyright.

The search and reviewing of the directory documents will be free, all the users interested will have access to the content.  

 

Introduction of the documents


You can chose to enter directly the documents in the directory, this can be done from the "Suggest documents" option.

The process will require to fill the fields listed below. All those followed by an asterisk (*) are required.

 

Author*

Person or institutions which have created the document. You must follow the following schemes:

- Person – [Surname1 Surname2, Name]. For example: “Federic Pons, Pere”; “Armengol Riba, Carla”

- Institution – [Mother Institution. Information center]. For example: Universitat de Barcelona. Centre de Recursos per a l’Aprenentatge i la Investigació (CRAI)

The authors name should be fully broken.

Title*

Name by which the document is designated. 

Topic

Subject matter of the document.

Subfields:

A. General documents

B. Guidelines and recommendations

C. Collection development plans, networks and working methodology

D. Recruitment and selection procedures

E. Conservation and weeding procedures

F. Cooperation in the selection, acquisition, recruitment and conservation

G. Collections, procedures and methods assessments

 

Type of information center

Information center to which the document refers.

Subfields:

A. Public libraries

B. Provincial, regional... libraries

C. National libraries

D. University libraries

E. Special libraries, research and documentation centers

F. Scholar libraries

G. Archives

 

Collections

Type or types of collections related to the document.

Subfields:

A. General

B. Monographs

C. Periodicals

D. Sound and audiovisual documents

E. Electronic resources

F. Self-learning Resources

G. Other collections (reference resources, comic...)

 

Content

Thematic specialization of the information center.

Subfields:

A. General

B. Arts (Art, Music, Painting...)

C. Humanities (Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy...)

D. Social Sciences (Economics, Law, Psychology...)

E. Science and Technology (Architecture, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics...)

F. Health Sciences (Medicine, Pharmacy...)

G. Children and young people

H. Heritage fund

 

Type of document

Type of document of the study.

Subfields:

Articles

Conferences

Institutional documentation

Monographs

Other materials (blogs and professional portals)

 

Geographic origin

Territory where the collection development plan was created.

Subfields:

Not applicable

Argentina

Bolivia

Chile

Colombia

Costa Rica

Cuba

Ecuador

El Salvador

Spain

Andalusia

Aragon

Principality of Asturias

Balearic Islands

Canarias

Cantabria

Castile–La Mancha

Castile and Leon

Catalonia

Ceuta

Extremadura

Galicia

Community of Madrid

Melilla

Region of Murcia

Navarre

Basque Country

La Rioja

Valencian Community

 

Guatemala

Honduras

Mexico

Nicaragua

Panama

Paraguay

Peru

Puerto Rico

Dominican Republic

Uruguay

Venezuela

Other

Germany

United States of America

 

Language of the document

Language or languages in which the document is written.

Subfields:

Catalan

Spanish

French

English

 

Year

Year in which the document was published.

 

URL

Unique address (URI), if it’s possible, of the page where the document is located.

 

File

Whenever it is possible you should upload the original document into PDF, html or txt format to have it located at all times.