Guides To Collection Development For Children And Young Adults / Edition 2

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Overview

Designed to assist librarians with collection development, this work identifies, describes, and evaluates more than 800 significant bibliographies of children's and young adult materials. Emphasis is on print and nonprint works published from 1986 through 1996, with some earlier but still useful publications. Special attention is given to such electronic media as CD-ROMs and the Internet. The book is arranged by broad subjects with essential and highly recommended titles noted. Annotations indicate scope of a work, purpose, contents, suitability, special features, and general usefulness. A separate section indicates sources that are particularly useful in building professional collections for parents and educators. Author, title, and subject indexes help users locate specific information. This work updates Guides to Library Collection Development by the same authors (Libraries Unlimited, 1994). Its deep and comprehensive coverage makes it invaluable to school and public libraries.

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Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
This easy-to-use handbook provides subject access to bibliographies, indexes, and professional reference materials. The 100- to 150-word annotations are clustered into sections covering periodicals, sources for children and young adults, and sources for professionals. Subtopics include "Authors and Illustrators," "Reading Guidance," "Science and Mathematics," and "Computer Technology." Coding indicates the appropriate audience and collection for each title and those that are "highly recommended" are marked with an asterisk. Annotations are headed by complete bibliographic information and conclude with subject labels, such as "History," "Ecology," and "Immigration." The author-title and subject indexes are detailed and valuable. The breadth of material is impressive; the inclusion of software and Internet resources provides particular value. An essential tool for anyone developing children's and young adult literature collections.-Sue Burgess, Framingham State College, MA Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.
Booknews
Some 600 entries describe bibliographies on works for children and young adults, encompassing recommended titles published from 1994 through the beginning of 1997. Most of the works cited are completely bibliographic in nature, with inclusion of some titles that aren't normally classified as bibliographies, such as curriculum guides, teaching manuals, encyclopedias, and biographical dictionaries. Entries include information on purchasing. For public and school librarians and educators. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563085321
  • Publisher: ABC-Clio, LLC
  • Publication date: 4/15/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 204
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Meet the Author

JOHN T. GILLESPIE is former Dean and Instructor of Library Science at Long Island University, New York. He has authored numerous books in areas of library management, school libraries, and children's and young adult literature.

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