Acquiring and Organizing Curriculum Materials: A Guide and Directory of Resources

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This update of the 1997 edition continues to provide useful information on how to find curriculum materials and how to organize them for efficient access. It is a useful resource for curriculum materials librarians in academic libraries, school library media specialists, public librarians responsible for education collections, and for library and information science courses in collection development and organization.
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Overview

This update of the 1997 edition continues to provide useful information on how to find curriculum materials and how to organize them for efficient access. It is a useful resource for curriculum materials librarians in academic libraries, school library media specialists, public librarians responsible for education collections, and for library and information science courses in collection development and organization.
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LISCA
As a concise, well-organized guide to the acquisition, organization, and collection development of curriculum materials, this is a standout...this is an exceptionally useful handbook for any librarian responsible for educational collections..
Booknews
A useful resource for academic, school, and public librarians, this resource addresses two areas of need in a curriculum materials center: where to find curriculum materials for acquisition, including those not readily located, and how to organize these materials for efficient and effective access. Includes a list of Web sites and links that provides ancillary resources. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780810833470
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/28/1997
  • Edition number: 208
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.43 (w) x 8.51 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
I Acquiring and Organizing the Collection
1 Curriculum Guides: Acquiring the Collection 3
2 Curriculum Guides: Organizing the Collection 11
3 K-12 Textbooks: Acquiring the Collection 19
4 K-12 Textbooks: Organizing the Collection 27
5 Teaching Activities: Acquiring and Organizing the Collection 47
6 K-12 Audiovisual Media/Instructional Materials: Acquiring and Organizing the Collection 53
7 Access to Curriculum Materials and Sources on the Internet 61
8 Professional Education Resources to Support the Curriculum Materials Collection 63
II Resources
9 Curriculum Publications Sources 75
10 Textbook Publishers by Curriculum Area 81
11 Ancillary Textbook Materials Publishers by Curriculum Area 87
12 Textbook Publishers 93
13 Teaching Activities Sources by Curriculum Area 99
14 Teaching Activities Publishers and Sources 103
15 Media/Instructional Materials Sources by Type 113
16 Media/Instructional Materials Sources by Curriculum Area 119
17 Media/Instructional Materials Producer and Distributor Sources 147
18 Curriculum Guides, Frameworks, and Standards on the Web 169
19 Textbook Publisher Sites on the Web 177
20 Internet Teaching Activities Sources 179
21 Teaching Activities on the Internet by Curriculum Area 187
22 Curriculum Content Resource Sites on the Internet 197
23 Professional Associations Providing Curricular Materials 203
Appendix Guidelines for Curriculum Materials Centers 205
Index 215
About the Author 219
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