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Developing library collections for today's young adults / Amy S. Pattee. Lanham : The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2014. This book features policies that deal expressly with materials that respect the intellectual freedom of young library patrons. It emphasizes the importance of everything from needs assessment to collection development, encouraging librarians to consider informational, recreational, and curricular needs and interests as the library staff select material on behalf of young adults.

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The collection program in schools : concepts and practices, 5th ed. / Kay Bishop. / Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, 2012. This practical text provides all the information and direction beginning school librarians need to develop and manage multi-format collections.

Transforming young adult services / edited by Anthony Bernier. / Chicago : Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013. -- Exploring the question of what an LIS-specific vision of young adults should be, this book offers a wide array of provocative positions with implications for libraries in literacy initiatives, YA space, intergenerational interactions, and civic life.

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Adult learners : professional development and the school librarian / Carl A. Harvey II. Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2012. This practical guide clarifies why school librarians need to be part of the professional development process in their schools -- and shows just how to achieve that goal. This book details how to become part of the professional development team in ways that are both relevant and meaningful to the teachers and staff involved.

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