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The Collection Program in Schools: Concepts, Practices, and Information Sources Third Edition (Library and Information Science Text Series)

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Publisher Comments:

Updated to cover the latest opportunities and complexities posed by new technologies, this guide gives readers a comprehensive overview of the processes and procedures of developing, maintaining, and evaluating a collection at the building level. In this edition, Van Orden and Bishop cover copyright (fair use) issues and Internet (acceptable use) policies in greater detail. They also address developing technologies in terms of their impact on information access, resource sharing, and acquisitions.

Book News Annotation:

Focusing on the setting, materials, and administration, this handbook for media specialists describes the principles, techniques, and practices of collection development. It considers the environment in which the collection exists, identifies sources of assistance, identifies difficulties, and recommends ways of addressing the problems that arise. Chapters discuss policies and procedures, requests for reconsideration, selection criteria, educational perspectives, fiscal and access issues, maintaining the collection, evaluation, and major changes.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

KAY BISHOP is Associate Director, School of Library and Information Science, University of South Florida, Tampa.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Setting

Chapter 1: The Media Program and Its Environment

Chapter 2: The Collection

Chapter 3: The Collection Program

Chapter 4: Issues and Responsibilities

Chapter 5: The Collection's External Environment

Chapter 6: Policies and Procedures

Chapter 7: Selection and Requests for Reconsideration

Part II: Selection of Materials

Chapter 8: Selection Procedures

Chapter 9: General Selection Criteria

Chapter 10: Criteria by Format

Chapter 11: Educational Perspectives

Chapter 12: Individuals and Groups

Part III: Administrative Concerns

Chapter 13: Acquiring Materials

Chapter 14: Fiscal and Access Issues

Chapter 15: Maintaining the Collection

Chapter 16: Evaluating the Collection

Chapter 17: Creating, Shifting, and Closing Collections

Product Details

ISBN:
9781563088049
Subtitle:
Concepts, Practices, and Information Sources Third Edition
With:
Pawelak-Kort, Patricia
Author:
Van Orden, Phyllis J.
Author:
Orden, Phyllis J.
Author:
Van
Author:
Van Orden, Phyllis
Author:
Pawelak-Kort, Patricia
Author:
Bishop, Kay
Publisher:
Libraries Unlimited
Location:
Englewood, Colo.
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Library & Information Science
Subject:
School libraries
Subject:
Administration - General
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Third
Series:
Library and information science text series
Series Volume:
01-6
Publication Date:
20011215
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
10.04x6.98x.93 in. 1.85 lbs.

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