The concept of a core collection may be unfamiliar to readers. It is based on the idea that certain books, video and magazines make up the "core" of information about a certain topic. The following listings provide an overview of the various components needed for a core collection of HIV/AIDS information. Material included is intended for the largest possible audience. Some material for specific audiences is included. It is important to remember this is not intended to provide a comprehensive overview. AIDS information published before 1990 should be considered retrospective in nature and for that reason is not included in this listing. Additional information on these and other HIV specific topics is available from:
AIDS Information Network
1211 Chestnut Street, 7th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Telephone: (215) 575-1110 x. 2 (voice);
(215) 575-1125 (TTD);
(215) 575-1123 (fax)
firstname.lastname@example.org (electronic mail).
Bibliographies (listings of books, videos, pamphlets, etc.) about specific HIV topics, or for specific populations affected by HIV are available from many AIDS services organizations and healthcare agencies. The National AIDS Clearinghouse produce timely and relevant bibliographies on specific AIDS related topics.