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Getting started with evaluation / Peter Hernon, Robert E. Dugan, and Joseph R. Matthews. / Chicago : American Library Association, 2014. -- This book presents an overview of evaluation and the types of metrics, linking them to strategic planning and infrastructure.

Diversity in youth literature : opening doors through reading / edited by Jamie Campbell Naidoo and Sarah Park Dahlen. Chicago : American Library Association, 2012.

The librarian's nitty-gritty guide to social media / Laura Solomon. / Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013. The vast array of social media options present a challenge: it’s tough to keep current, let alone formulate a plan for using these tools effectively. Solomon, a librarian with extensive experience in web development, design, and technology, cuts to the chase with this invaluable guide to using social media in any kind of library.

Library services for youth with autism spectrum disorders / Dr. Lesley S.J. Farmer. Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013.

Makerspaces : Top Trailblazing Projects / Caitlin A. Bagley. Chicago, IL. : ALA TechSource ; American Library Association, 2014. Bagley examines nine makerspaces in public, academic, and school libraries, describing their design and technical decisions in depth and showing how each is doing something unique and different, under a wide range of budgets and project offerings.

Checklist of library building design considerations / William W. Sannwald. 6th edition. Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2016.

Grassroots library advocacy / Lauren Comito, Aliqae Geraci, Christian Zabriskie. Chicago : American Library Association, [2012], ©2012.

RDA : Resource Description & Access, 2015 revision / developed in a collaborative process led by the Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA (JSC). Chicago, IL : American Library Association ; Ottawa, ON : Canadian Library Association ; London : CILIP: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, 2015. Designed for the digital world and an expanding universe of metadata users, RDA: Resource Description and Access is the new, unified cataloging standard.

Rethinking collection development and management / Becky Albitz, Christine Avery, and Diane Zabel, editors. Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, [2014] This book provides an up-to-date professional guide that complements traditional collection management texts; identifies current trends and paradigm shifts in collection development and management, and illustrates best practices for emerging trends in collection development.

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34 Strategic Ways You Can Use Pinterest to Market Your Book and Your Author Brand

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E-metrics for Library and Information Professionals How to Use Data for Managing and Evaluating Electronic Resource Collections, 978-1555705145, Andrew C. White, Neal-Schuman Publishers; 1 edition

Great idea! Readbox This would be such a great idea for a classroom library (or even school library) bulletin board/ display case! I like the idea of integrating pop culture references to catch kids attention. Wish the link was good...

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Over 50 Chapter Books for Preschoolers and 3 Year Olds

List of preschool chapter books suitable to read to 3 and 4 year old kids.

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27 Books for Kids About the Arab World (ages 4-18)

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