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Collection Development for a New Century in the School Library Media Center
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Introduction Collection Development as Science and Art Vision, Mission, and a Changing Society Theories and Concepts in Collection Development Collection Development Policy: A Management Approach Protecting the Collection from Censorship Technology, Education, and Information Tools and Aids for Selection Creating Information: Cultural Transmission and Critical Thinking Literature, Information, and the Creative Process Selected Bibliography Index

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W. BERNARD LUKENBILL is Professor, School of Information, University of Texas at Austin.

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"[A] handsome new volume aimed at guiding school library media specialists in the strategic are of developing collections. Greenwood has added it to prestigious school library series.... Collection Development for a New Century is a welcome addition to the colection development literature and is highly recommended both to school library media specialists now practicing in the field and students of collection development still taking formal coursework in preperation for careers in elementary or secondary schools."-Technicalities "[w]ould help both new and experienced librarians provide students and teachers with valuable resources."-School Library Journal "The author offers excellent guidance to ensure that formats are conducive to the development of information literacy and critical thinking skills....This title is certain to refresh and redefine a complex but rewarding task."-Teacher Librarian "This text is one of the more reflective, theoretical, and historical on school library collection development, making it a useful followup to practical titles, such as Collection Program in Schools by Phyllis J. Van Orden and Kay Bishop (Libraries Unimited, 2001)"-VOYA "Theories and concepts of collection development, comprehensive lists of selection tools, the role of technology in the process, and censorship issues are all discussed....both thought-provoking and practical--an excellent combination for any reader of professional literature."-School Library Journal " w ould help both new and experienced librarians provide students and teachers with valuable resources."-School Library Journal " A handsome new volume aimed at guiding school library media specialists in the strategic are of developing collections. Greenwood has added it to prestigious school library series.... Collection Development for a New Century is a welcome addition to the colection development literature and is highly recommended both to school library media specialists now practicing in the field and students of collection development still taking formal coursework in preperation for careers in elementary or secondary schools."-Technicalities ?[w]ould help both new and experienced librarians provide students and teachers with valuable resources.?-School Library Journal ?The author offers excellent guidance to ensure that formats are conducive to the development of information literacy and critical thinking skills....This title is certain to refresh and redefine a complex but rewarding task.?-Teacher Librarian ?This text is one of the more reflective, theoretical, and historical on school library collection development, making it a useful followup to practical titles, such as Collection Program in Schools by Phyllis J. Van Orden and Kay Bishop (Libraries Unimited, 2001)?-VOYA ?Theories and concepts of collection development, comprehensive lists of selection tools, the role of technology in the process, and censorship issues are all discussed....both thought-provoking and practical--an excellent combination for any reader of professional literature.?-School Library Journal ?[A] handsome new volume aimed at guiding school library media specialists in the strategic are of developing collections. Greenwood has added it to prestigious school library series.... Collection Development for a New Century is a welcome addition to the colection development literature and is highly recommended both to school library media specialists now practicing in the field and students of collection development still taking formal coursework in preperation for careers in elementary or secondary schools.?-Technicalities

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