Guides to Library Collection Development

Author: John Thomas Gillespie,Ralph J. Folcarelli

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 441

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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

The short guide to working with children and young people

Author: Liesl Conradie,Tyrrell Golding

Publisher: Policy Press

ISBN: 1447309596

Category: Social Science

Page: 280

View: 6014


Childhood and youth have become increasingly important key concepts across a range of disciplines, professions and studies. The short guide to working with children and young people is an accessible introduction into the main concepts, developments and policy related to this exciting area of work. Divided into two parts, the opening chapters prepare readers to think about work with children and young people by providing an overview of key theoretical perspectives related to the field. The second part focuses on work with children and young people by exploring the roles of some of the key practitioners at each stage and developing an understanding of what they do. This unique book provides a clear, concise and accessible overview of the subject and allows readers to make more informed choices in their career pathway. It provides a key starting point for relevant undergraduate degree courses as well as for people considering working in this field, and a valuable reference point for existing practitioners and volunteers.

Selecting Materials for Library Collections

Author: Linda S Katz

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136398880

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 288

View: 2767


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

Many Peoples, One Land

A Guide to New Multicultural Literature for Children and Young Adults

Author: Alethea Helbig,Agnes Perkins

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313309671

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 431

View: 1973


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.

Guide for Training Collection Development Librarians

Author: American Library Association. Subcommittee on Guide for Training Collection Development Librarians,AMER LIBRARY ASSN,American Library Association,Susan L. Fales,American Library Association Staff,American Library Association Subcommittee on Guidefor Training Collec,Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Administration of Collection Development Committee

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9780838934630

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 61

View: 9491


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.

Young Adult Poetry

A Survey and Theme Guide

Author: Rachel E. Schwedt,Janice DeLong

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313313363

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 5626


Advises teachers, librarians, and parents on poetry selection for use in the classroom or counseling setting through annotations and a thematic guide.

Lesbian and Gay Voices

An Annotated Bibliography and Guide to Literature for Children and Young Adults

Author: Frances Ann Day

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313311628

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 268

View: 7849


Organizes a list of books by and about gays and lesbians into such categories as picture books, fiction, short stories, nonfiction, biography, and books useful for librarians, educators, and parents.