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Collection development and management

Selected materials available for loan from Georgia Public Library Service (PINES policy name STATELIB-L; OCLC WorldShare ILL symbol GSL)

General

Alabaster, Carol. 2010. Developing an outstanding core collection: a guide for libraries. 2nd ed. Chicago: American Library Association.

American reference books annual. 2013. Littleton, Colo: Libraries Unlimited.

Bandy, H. Anthony. 2013. eBooked!: integrating free online book sites into your library collection. Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited.

Brumley, Rebecca. 2009. Electronic collection management forms, policies, procedures, and guidelines manual with CD-ROM. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers.

Disher, Wayne. 2007. Crash course in collection development. Westport, Conn: Libraries Unlimited.

Evans, G. Edward, and Margaret Zarnosky Saponaro. 2012. Collection management basics. 6th ed.  Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC.

Fiction core collection. 16th ed.  2010. New York: H. W. Wilson Co.

Gregory, Vicki L. 2011. Collection development and management for 21st century library collections: an introduction. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers.

Gregory, Vicki L., and Ardis Hanson. 2006. Selecting and managing electronic resources: a how-to-do-it manual for librarians. Rev. ed. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers.

Greiner, Tony, and Bob Cooper. 2007. Analyzing library collection use with Excel. Chicago, IL: American Library Association.

Hibner, Holly, and Mary Kelly. 2010. Making a collection count: a holistic approach to library collection management. Oxford: Chandos Publishing.

Hoffmann, Frank W., and Richard J. Wood. 2005. Library collection development policies: academic, public, and special libraries. Lanham, Md: Scarecrow Press.

Johnson, Peggy. 2013. Developing and managing electronic collections: the essentials. Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association.

Johnson, Peggy. 2009. Fundamentals of collection development and management.  2nd ed. Chicago: American Library Association.

Kovacs, Diane K. 2009. The Kovacs guide to electronic library collection development: essential core subject collections, selection criteria, and guidelines. 2nd ed. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers.

Mulac, Carolyn. 2012. Fundamentals of reference. Chicago : American Library Association.

Public library core collection: a selection guide to reference books and adult nonfiction.  14th ed.  2013. Ipswich, Mass. : H.W. Wilson, a division of EBSCO Pub., Inc.

Recommended reference books for small and medium-sized libraries and media centers. 2013. Littleton, Colo: Libraries Unlimited.

Singer, Carol A. 2012. Fundamentals of managing reference collections. Chicago : American Library Association.

Skokie Public Library. 2008. Collection development and resources access plan for the Skokie Public Library. 3rd ed.  Skokie, Ill: Skokie Public Library.

White, Andrew C., and Eric Djiva Kamal. 2006. E-metrics for library and information professionals: how to use data for managing and evaluating electronic resource collections. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers.

Children

Barr, Catherine, and John Thomas Gillespie. 2010. Best books for children: preschool through grade 6.  9th ed. Santa Barbara, Calif: Libraries Unlimited/ABC-CLIO.

Barstow, Barbara, Judith Riggle, and Leslie Molnar. 2008. Beyond picture books: subject access to best books for beginning readers. 3rd ed. Westport, Conn: Libraries Unlimited.

Bird, Elizabeth. 2009. Children's literature gems: choosing and using them in your library career. Chicago: American Library Association.

Children's core collection. 20th ed. 2010. New York: H.W. Wilson Co.

Schwedt, Rachel E., and Janice DeLong. 2008. Core collection for children and young adults. Lanham, Md: Scarecrow Press.

Thomas, Rebecca L., and Catherine Barr. 2009. Popular series fiction for K-6 readers: a reading and selection guide. 2nd ed. Westport, Conn: Libraries Unlimited.

Van Orden, Phyllis, and Sunny Strong. 2007. Children's books: a practical guide to selection. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers.

Zvirin, Stephanie. 2012. Read with me: best books for preschoolers. Chicago: Huron Street Press, an imprint of the American Library Association.

Young adults

Anderson, Sheila B. 2005. Extreme teens: library services to nontraditional young adults. Westport, Conn: Libraries Unlimited.

Barr, Catherine. 2013. Best books for high school readers: grades 9-12. 3rd ed. Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC.

Barr, Catherine. 2013. Best books for middle school and junior high readers: grades 6-9. 3rd ed. Santa Barbara, CA : Libraries Unlimited, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC.

Barr, Catherine. 2008. Best new media, K-12: a guide to movies, subscription web sites, and educational software and games. Westport, Conn: Libraries Unlimited.

Best books for young adults. 3rd ed.  2007. Chicago: American Library Association.

Braun, Linda W., Hillias J. Martin, and Connie Urquhart. 2010. Risky business: taking and managing risks in library services for teens. Chicago: American Library Association.

Harper, Meghan. 2011. Reference sources and services for youth. New York, NY: Neal-Schuman Publishers.

Pattee, Amy. 2014. Developing library collections for today's young adults. Lanham : The Scarecrow Press, Inc.

Schwedt, Rachel E., and Janice DeLong. 2008. Core collection for children and young adults. Lanham, Md: Scarecrow Press.

Serving young teens and 'tweens. 2007. Westport, Conn: Libraries Unlimited.

Thomas, Rebecca L., and Catherine Barr. 2009. Popular series fiction for middle school and teen readers: a reading and selection guide. 2nd ed. Westport, Conn: Libraries Unlimited.

Welch, Rollie James. 2011. A core collection for young adults. 2nd ed. New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers.

Selected Web resources

 “Alternative Basic Library Education (ABLE): Collection Development Sequence,” Idaho Commission for Libraries, accessed March 5, 2014, http://libraries.idaho.gov/page/able.

”Collection Development,” American Library Association Professional Tips Wiki, accessed March 5, 2014, http://wikis.ala.org/professionaltips/index.php?title=Collection_Development.

“Collection Development Training for Arizona Public Libraries,” Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, accessed March 5, 2014, http://www.azlibrary.gov/cdt/.

“Collection Management Resources,” American Library Association, Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, accessed March 5, 2014,  http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources/collect/collmgt.

March 2014