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

The Children S And Young Adult Literature Handbook

Author: John Thomas Gillespie
Editor: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9781563089497
Size: 18,94 MB
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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.

Developing Library Collections For Today S Young Adults

Author: Amy S. Pattee
Editor: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810887355
Size: 18,53 MB
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Developing Library Collections for Today’s Young Adults features policies that deal expressly with materials that respect the intellectual freedom of young library patrons. It emphasizes the importance of everything from needs assessment to collection development, encouraging librarians to consider informational, recreational, and curricular needs and interests as the library staff select material on behalf of young adults. With detailed guidelines for developing and evaluating collections of print and electronic material, Amy S. Pattee devotes chapters to materials selection, acquisition, and assessment, describing fiction and nonfiction genres, graphic forms, and multimedia and electronic materials, including networked resources, e-books, and computer games. Developing Library Collections for Today’s Young Adults may be consulted by librarians charged with the development and maintenance of public library collections for young adults and may be employed in library science courses related to young adult literature and library services and collection development.

Core Collection For Children And Young Adults

Author: Rachel E. Schwedt
Editor: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810866492
Size: 19,48 MB
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With thousands of new volumes lining the shelves of bookstores, abundant advertisements, and innumerable online reviews, it is becoming increasingly difficulty for the concerned adult to recommend literature that is of quality, yet speaks to young audiences. Core Collection for Children and Young Adults presents the best in contemporary and classic literature for children and young adults. Every book listed in this reference has a concisely worded annotation, which is followed by headings designating awards the book has won, related subjects, and character themes. With more than 350 titles reviewed, this resource will prove invaluable for teachers, librarians, parents, collectors of children's books, and college students with an interest in juvenile literature, education, or child growth and development.

Young Adult Literature In Action

Author: Rosemary Chance
Editor: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781610692441
Size: 14,76 MB
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This comprehensive overview helps students and librarians better understand young adult literature, build and manage collections, and use it to support curricula and programming.

Connecting Children With Classics A Reader Centered Approach To Selecting And Promoting Great Literature

Author: Meagan Lacy
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440844402
Size: 11,82 MB
Format: PDF
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This readers' advisory and collection development guide identifies hundreds of books that can help children connect with books and develop into engaged readers. It enables children's librarians, collection development specialists in public libraries, as well as K–8 school librarians and teachers to choose from the best in traditional and modern children's titles. • Enables collection development specialists who are building a new collection or strengthening/augmenting an existing one to create balanced and enduring collections • Serves librarians seeking to increase their knowledge about children's classics and help young readers get more out of them • Helps teachers who are looking for ways to use literature in the classroom, as well as parents seeking books that are suited to their child's interests, needs, and problems

School Library Collection Development

Author: Claire Gatrell Stephens
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598849433
Size: 10,82 MB
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This practical manual demystifies the process of creating and maintaining a quality school library collection—an invaluable resource for anyone working in a library media center.

Guides To Library Collection Development

Author: John Thomas Gillespie
Editor: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN:
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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
Size: 13,45 MB
Format: PDF
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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.

Children S Literature In Action A Librarian S Guide 2nd Edition

Author: Sylvia M. Vardell
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610695615
Size: 20,90 MB
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Looking for a practitioner-oriented intro to literature for children ages 5–12? This book covers the latest trends, titles, and tools for choosing the best books and materials as well as for planning fun and effective programs and activities. • Includes recommendations and evaluations of digital eBooks, apps, and audiobooks as well as print titles, providing full coverage of the range of materials for children today • Features short essays by top authors and practitioners in the field to give readers expert opinions and guidance • Provides author comments, collaborative activities, featured books, special topics and programs, selected awards and celebrations, historical connections, recommended resources, issues for discussion, relevant professional standards, and assignment suggestions within each chapter • Addresses the most recent professional and curricular standards for elementary school students—a key element of today's education assessment standards