The Collection Program in Schools: Concepts, Practices, and Information Sources, 4th Edition (Library and Information Science Text Series)

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This 4th edition of a best-selling development resource provides an updated overview of processes and procedures associated with developing, maintaining, and evaluating a collection at the building level. It offers principles, techniques, and common practices of collection development and management while weaving in new considerations. New topics include licensing online resources such as subscription databases, creating a collection development policy that meets curriculum standards, circulating and promoting the collection, using online selection and evaluation tools, providing remote access to school library collections, using virtual libraries to increase the collection, and writing policy and procedures manuals.

This new edition provides an updated overview of the processes and procedures associated with developing, maintaining, and evaluating a collection at the building level. New topics include licensing online resources such as subscription databases, creating a collection development policy that meets curriculum standards, circulating and promoting the collection, using online selection and evaluation tools, providing remote access to school library collections, using virtual libraries to increase the collection, and writing policy and procedures manuals.

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A new, revised and updated edition of a classic for novice and veteran school librarians who must choose from the vast array of resources available in today's marketplace.

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Kay Bishop is an Associate Professor and Director of the School Media Program in the Department of Library and Information Studies at the University at Buffalo. She holds a BA degree from Florida State University, an MA from the University of South Florida, a Med from Washington State University, and a PhD from Florida State University.

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