Guides To Collection Development For Children And Young Adults

Author: John Thomas Gillespie
Editor: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563085321
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Offers 600 entries for bibliographies

Guides To Library Collection Development

Author: John Thomas Gillespie
Editor: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
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Designed to enhance collection development in school, public, and college libraries, this work annotates 1,671 significant bibliographies that were published between 1985 and late 1993, with some earlier but still useful publications included as well. Entries are divided into three major categories

Library Collection Development For Professional Programs Trends And Best Practices

Author: Holder, Sara
Editor: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466618981
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Collection development, the process used by librarians to choose items for a particular library or section of a library, can be time-consuming and difficult due to the many factors that must be taken into consideration. Library Collection Development for Professional Programs: Trends and Best Practices addresses the challenging task of collection development in modern academic libraries, which is largely learned on the job. This publication contains practical advice and innovative strategies essential for current collection development librarians and future librarians seeking guidance in this complex position.

The Children S And Young Adult Literature Handbook

Author: John Thomas Gillespie
Editor: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9781563089497
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Presents a comprehensive research and reference guide on over one thousand publications, and contains a wide variety of information on children's and young adult literature, authors, and illustrators.

Many Peoples One Land

Author: Alethea Helbig
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313309671
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Reviews and summarizes fiction, stories from oral tradition, and poetry from the four major ethnic groups in the U.S.--African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans.

Journal Of Youth Services In Libraries

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Joys

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Selecting Materials For Library Collections

Author: Linda S Katz
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136398880
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Strategies and tools to help you plan, build, and maintain your library collection! Selecting Materials for Library Collections takes you step-by-step through the process of planning, building, and maintaining a quality library collection. This up-to-date guide addresses the interests and concerns of academic and public libraries with expert advice on budgets, policies, and planning. The book examines print, non-print, and Internet selection resources, including the OCLC WorldCat Database and ACQNET-L. You’ll find valuable information you can apply right away to help you keep any collection relevant and up-to-date! Selecting Materials for Library Collections provides the tools you need to keep your library collection current. Seasoned experts share their thoughts on how to analyze your users’ expectations and then provide them with the materials they need. The contributors also examine the selection aids that they use in their own acquisitions work and then look at how to achieve a balanced collection that efficiently serves their clients’ needs. Supplementary reading lists and extensive bibliographies provide you with additional resources. Selecting Materials for Library Collections presents the latest information on: using print, non-print, and Internet selection resources such as OCLC WorldCat database and ACQNET-L initial collection assessment and decision making collection tool evaluations acquiring international core titles the New Thought movement approval plans—set-up, maintenance, and evaluation the newest technology for media selection specialized library collections in music, art, business, economics, health, sports, leisure, and more

Developing Library Collections For Today S Young Adults

Author: Amy S. Pattee
Editor: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810887355
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Developing Library Collections for Today’s Young Adults is a definitive guide to selecting and building 21st century library collections from print books to electronic material—including ebooks, databases, websites and games—and audio-visual material—including audiobooks and DVDs.

Guide For Training Collection Development Librarians

Author: American Library Association. Subcommittee on Guide for Training Collection Development Librarians
Editor: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838934630
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Skillfully acquisitions and collection development plays a key role in creating exceptional libraries. These authoritative resources provide the guidance you need to build and maintain the comprehensive, high-quality collection your customers demand. Get expert advice on: a- selecting material from serial to CD-ROMs; b- participating effectively in the budget process; and c- evaluating your existing collections and vendors. Developed by ALA's Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, this blueprint for a collection-development training program can be easily adapted to meet the collection management goals and organizational structures found in libraries of all types and sizes. Outlines for training are given in these areas, among many others: collection and development policies; selection and review processes; weeding and deselection; and navigating electronic networks. The guide divides training into three skill levels, supplies a curriculum framework matched to collection duties, and identifies competencies achievable after training.