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. Libraries Collection, Book Worth, Development Libraries, Libraries Science, Development Development, Today Young, Development Resources, Young Adults, Collection Development
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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.
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.
Intellectual freedom for teens : a practical guide for young adult and school librarians / edited by Kristin Fletcher-Spear and Kelly Tyler. Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2014. Using examples of censorship battles in both school and public libraries to illustrate possible scenarios, this guidebook gives YA librarians the foreknowledge and support to ensure intellectual freedom for teens. Among the issues addressed : How to prepare yourself and your staff for potential challenges by developing a thoughtful selection policy and response plan; resources for help when a challenge occurs; crafting a defense for a challenged book, and pointers for effectively disseminating your response through the press and social media; and the latest on intellectual freedom in the digital realm, including an examination of library technology.
Teaching information fluency : how to teach students to be efficient, ethical, and critical information consumers / Carl Heine, Dennis O'Connor. Lanham, Maryland : Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2014. Teaching Information Fluency describes the skills and dispositions of information fluency adept searchers. Readers will receive in-depth information on what it takes to locate, evaluate, and ethically use digital information.
Enhancing teaching and learning : a leadership guide for school librarians / Jean Donham. / ibrary Association, 2013. -- This new edition of a classic shows how to take a proactive role in shaping instruction by learning how to develop and implement a library media program and integrate it into the total educational experience.
What you need to know about privacy law : a guide for librarians and educators / Gretchen McCord. / Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, An Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013. -- U.S. privacy laws are confusing and hard to interpret. This book, authored by an experienced attorney who specializes in copyright and privacy law, provides clear, substantive guidance to educators who work with minors in these rapidly changing, technological times