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Collection Management for Youth Responding to the Needs of Learners

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ISBN-10: 0838908942

ISBN-13: 9780838908945

Edition: 2005

Authors: Sandra Hughes-Hassell, Jacqueline C. Mancall

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Book details

Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: American Library Association
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 104
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

SANDRA HUGHES-HASSELL is Associate Professor, School of Library and Information Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In her 20-year career, she has also been an elementary school teacher, a school library media specialist, and director of the Philadelphia Library Power Project. In her current research and teaching, she focuses on resources and services to youth and the instructional role of the information specialist.

Introduction : the library as a place for learning
The theoretical foundation for learner-centered collection management
Changing expectations and models for practice
Collector behaviors
Strategies for learner-centered collection management
Policy as the foundation for the collection
Selecting resources for learning
Budgeting for maximum impact on learning
Collaboration from a planning perspective
Tools for learner-centered collection management
Stakeholder contact/SWOT analysis
Identifying resources in your community
Identifying learner characteristics
Preparing a strategic learner-centered vision and collection goals
Learner-centered policy critique
Decision-making model for selecting resources and access points that support learning
Matrix for gathering data about the curriculum
Collection development analysis worksheet
Identifying funding sources in your community
Budget-justification plan
Checklist for planning LCCD promotional efforts