Collection Management for Youth: Responding to the Needs of Learners (Paperback)
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Collection Management for Youth: Responding to the Needs of Learners (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 28/02/2005
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Effective collection management is no longer just about having the ""best"" collection. As education shifts to a learner-centered environment, collection development must address the dynamic interplay between all stakeholders in the wider school community. Drawing from the latest educational theory and research, Hughes-Hassell and Mancall recommend a plan to build and maintain a solid collection in the midst of radical flux, while meeting students' information needs in a holistic context. Connecting to the guidelines of Information Power, the premier learner-focused model for library media centers, Collection Management for Youth is grounded in educational theory to help relate the ""whys"" with the ""hows."" The authors pose a challenge to school library media specialists and supervisors, youth librarians in public libraries, and educators: Given these tools, are you willing to become learner-centered collection managers, to wear the hats of change agents, leaders, learners, and research guides? This ground-breaking guide will help youth librarians: Develop and manage collections that meet the changing needs of learners; Address a dynamic educational process and ever-changing resource base; Become an informed teacher and information guide; Tap into the school's broadest learning community to build partnerships; Addressing both real and virtual information sources, this must-have manual is filled with eleven field-tested tools to encourage collaboration and help put the concepts to work.

Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838908945
Weight: 295 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 7 mm

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