Acquisitions and Collection Development
Find the Perfect Gift for Everyone!Posted by Rob Christopher on 12/13/2022
"Keep the literal and figurative lights on; cockroaches hate that": Michael Cart on YA lit, censorship, and his new bookPosted by Rob Christopher on 05/23/2022
For well over a decade now, Michael Cart and his book Young Adult Literature: From Romance to Realism have served as invaluable guides to both the history and unfolding landscape of YA lit. Longtime columnist and reviewer for Booklist, as well as a prolific author and editor, Cart decided that the new fourth edition called for a sweeping update.
School librarianship and collection development: an interview with Mona KerbyPosted by Admin Admin on 09/23/2019
A former kindergarten teacher and elementary librarian, Mona Kerby is now Professor of Education and Graduate and Professional Studies Endowed Chair at McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland. Her passion is collection development, which she puts to expert use in the second edition of An Introduction to Collection Development for School Librarians.
Free programs from ALA Editions/ALA Neal-Schuman at Annual Conference in Washington DCPosted by Admin Admin on 06/03/2019
ALA Editions/ALA Neal-Schuman is pleased to present a selection of free programs at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition exploring the profession’s issues and trends. The programs scheduled to take place at the ALA Store, located near the main entrance to the Exhibit Hall on the lower level of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, are:
Saturday, June 22
New books, products, special events from ALA Publishing at Annual Conference in Washington DCPosted by Admin Admin on 05/29/2019
Shop and browse the ALA Store at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition for products that meet the widest range of your promotional and continuing education/professional development needs—as well as fun gift items. Located near the main entrance to the Exhibit Hall on the lower level of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the ALA Store hours are:
Thoughts on Transparency and the Preservation of Social MediaPosted by Admin Admin on 04/23/2019
(Disclaimer: The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed in this post are those of the author[s] and should not be attributed in any manner to The World Bank, its Board of Executive Directors, or the governments they represent.)
The Growing Importance of Data in Academic LibrariesPosted by Admin Admin on 02/13/2019
To celebrate Love Data Week, we are pleased to share this guest post by Andrew Cox, co-author of the Facet Publishing, UK book Exploring Research Data Management, which was originally posted to the Facet Publishing blog.
Data is the new oilPosted by Admin Admin on 02/13/2019
To celebrate Love Data Week, we are pleased to share this guest post by Selena Killick, co-author of the Facet Publishing, UK book Putting Library Assessment Data to Work, originally posted at the Facet Publishing blog.
Vicki L. Gregory outlines collection development for a new generation of students and professionalsPosted by Admin Admin on 02/07/2019
Since Vicki L. Gregory first published Collection Development and Management for 21st Century Library Collections, it has become a go-to resource for both LIS students and professionals. The new edition cements its status as a classic text on the discipline. So we were thrilled to discuss with Gregory the updates and enhancements she's incorporated into the book. Our interview is below.