This research examines the mission statements and submission guidelines of local author collections in public libraries to determine in what ways these collections emphasize the communities they represent, the extent to which all members of the community are represented by the collection, and how these collections are accessed by the community.
"The Value of Local Authors: A Survey of the Mission Statements and Submission Guidelines of Local Author Collections,"
SLIS Connecting: Vol. 9:
2, Article 7.
Available at: https://aquila.usm.edu/slisconnecting/vol9/iss2/7