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Collection analysis for the school library media center

Carol Ann Doll

Collection analysis for the school library media center

a practical approach

by Carol Ann Doll

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Published by American Library Association in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • School libraries -- Collection development.,
  • Media programs (Education)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 73).

    StatementCarol A. Doll and Pamela Petrick Barron.
    ContributionsBarron, Pamela Petrick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ675.S3 D598 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 73 p. :
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1879765M
    ISBN 100838933904
    LC Control Number90040208

    Resource Provisions of a High School Library Collection. Karla B. Collins, Doctoral Candidate, Old Dominion University. Dr. Carol A. Doll, Teaching and Learning Department, Darden College of Education, Old Dominion University. Abstract The mission of the school library “is to ensure students and staff are effective users of ideas and. The majority of public and K–12 librarians consider it "very important" to have a diverse book collection for kids and teens, according to SLJ 's nationwide survey. But there are hurdles, including a lack of quality titles in specific areas. Shelving Debate: To Separate or .

      Collection Development for a New Century in the School Library Media Center by W. Bernard Lukenbill, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1). A school library (or a school library media center) is a library within a school where students, staff, and often, parents of a public or private school have access to a variety of resources. The goal of the school library media center is to ensure that all members of the school community have equitable access "to books and reading, to information, and to information technology.".

      School libraries can also export collection records to TitleWise, a free collection analysis service provided by Follett Library Products and Services. • Kirsten L. Marie, “From theory to practice: a new teacher-librarian tackles 1ibrary assessment.”. A Review of the Research Related to School Library Media Collections: Part II SLMQ Vol Number 2, Winter Daniel Callison, Associate Professor and Associate Dean, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, Bloomington. Evaluation of Collections.


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Collection Analysis for the School Library Media Center: A Practical Approach [Doll, Carol Ann, Barron, Pamela Petrick] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Collection Analysis for the School Library Media Center: A Practical ApproachCited by: 2.

Building on respected models, the authors have produced a practical guide for managing and evaluating small library and school media center collections. Their definition of collection includes the traditional concept as well as holdings that extend beyond the modern library's walls.

Among the topics that are covered are management objectives and techniques for gathering and analyzing collection by: 5. Get this from a library. Collection analysis for the school library media center: a practical approach. [Carol Ann Doll; Pamela Petrick Barron] -- Practical guide for school library collection analysis with sections on management, data analysis, weeding, and automation.

Carol A. Doll is a professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Wayne State University in Detroit. She is co-author of Bibliotherapy with Young People and has contributed to numerous journals including School Library Media Quarterly and the Journal of Youth Services in Libraries.

As an active member of AASL, she is currently the AASL representative to the National. Your collection must satisfy all these needs and more. Your clients include students, teachers, administrators, parents, staff, members of community, and anyone else connected with the learning community.

The primary purpose of a school library media center collection is to provide access to nformation. This access is provided by serving your patrons.

Everhart provides practical guidelines and ready-to-use forms for evaluating a school library media center, as well as important results derived in other studies. She includes qualitative and quantitative techniques for the areas of curriculum, personnel, facilities, collections, usage, and s: 1.

Major reviewing sources School Library Journal Booklist Library Journal Kirkus Library Media Collection VOYA Hornbook Books in Print This list is not meant to be exhaustive and reflects collection building resources for the school library media center level. It aims to describe a collection meeting as nearly as possible the standards recommended by the Standards for School Media Programs published by the American Library Association.

A continuous analysis of curriculum trends is made to keep the selectors aware of new trends. The preface lists some of the continuing and new curriculum developments in elementary schools, a Gold Star List for of highly recommended media Author: Mary V.

Gaver, Phyllis Van Orden. Collection Analysis Tools Vendor's Web Analysis. There are a number of tools that will help to analyze the library collection. Some circulation programs like Si rsiDynix have reports that can be helpful.

This article explain how a school in Baltimore County uses collection analysis to aid in getting funding for the school library. Most media specialists who use this service send only their nonfiction (numbered books) and reference sections; it is more economical than analyzing the whole collection.

Here's how it works: If your nonfiction collection contains items, the cost for a Beacon analysis and reports preparation would be: Analysis items x per item = $; Reports, $50; Total, $ Building collections is the responsibility of librarians and other library staff.

This is done through purchasing books and materials or through natural acquisition via donations. Collections are built up through an analysis of a library's needs, which takes into account the needs of the community and library. Back to Table of Contents I. Administration DEFINITIONS A.

Media - The term media refers to all modes of communication including print and non-print forms and their accompanying technology.

School Library Media Center - The school library media center is that facility designed for the housing and utilization of all instructional media within the school center. Weeding your school library collection Setting priorities for assessment For non-fiction, an assessment may be initiated by a new inquiry topic or the introduction of new standards, for example the introduction of earth and space science in years 12 and Example - the teacher librarian keeps statistics about library media center use.

Inventory. Inventories are used to keep track of the items in a collection. Keep in mind that an inventory includes more than your print collection. Example - the library media specialist conducts an annual inventory of booksets available in the building.

Collection Evaluation and Weeding. Assessing Your Library Collection - by the National Library of New Zealand Services to Schools.; Weeding Your School Library - A helpful video from the National Library of New Zealand.; School Library Renaissance in Baltimore County - by Della Curtis in Multimedia Schools, Nov/Dec, Collection evaluation as a basis for funding in Baltimore's schools.

Collection analysis tools show you circulation trends in your library. Pinpointing areas of your collection with increasing usage allows your library become proactive rather than reactive.

That information may lead you to invest more of your collection budget in the materials that your community wants or to plan displays or programming reflecting your community’s interests. Assessment of the Library Media Collection Collection assessment is needed to determine the quality of the existing library media collection.

It is an organized method for collecting statistics on the age of the collection, the number of titles in the collection, and the ability of the collection to meet curricular needs. Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Media Programs is the newest addition to the line up.

It advances school library media programs to meet the needs of the changing school library environment and is guided by the Standards for the 21st-Century Learner in : Ala Library. During the –11 school year, public school library media centers spent an average of $9, for all information resources (table 4).

This includes an average of $6, for the purchase of books and $ for the purchase of audio/video materials. First, Curtis's office did a computerized collection analysis of the district's library holdings. The database of information about the books in the school libraries made evident the number of books that were outdated.

"The collection analysis showed the weaknesses and the strengths of our library collection," Curtis said. Library Media Collection Development Plan - 3 III. Selection and Acquisition of Materials The selection and acquisition of new library media materials will be based upon the needs of each school library media center as determined by the collection assessment process, the curriculum needs and the availability of funding.This book provides an analysis and rationale for community information in the School Library Media Center.

Arguing for the improved integration of community information into curriculum design, the book suggests that the topic can be used to promote the overall development of information : $  The school library plays an important role in preparing students to live and learn in a world of information.

Sincethe mission of school library media programs across the country has been to ensure that students and staff are effective users of .