The ARTstor Digital Library: a case study in collection building
Purpose ‐ The purpose of this paper is to outline the approach to collection development that has characterized the building of the ARTstor Digital Library. Design/methodology/approach ‐ The approach adopted is a brief history, overview, and analysis of the
development of the ARTstor collections. Findings ‐ The paper finds that ARTstor has sought to pursue a strategic approach to collection development, taking as its point of departure the needs of potential users. Originality/value ‐ The paper offers an inside view
of the development of a new non-profit digital library.