Developing Collections to Empower Learners--eEditions e-book

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$18.00
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$ 16.20
Item Number: 
9400-7285
Published: 
2014
Publisher: 
AASL
Pages: 
126
Format: 
eBook
  • Description
  • Table of Contents
  • About the Authors
INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1. Knowing Your Customers
Chapter 2. Assessing and Approaching Power Brokers 
Chapter 3. Building Strong Partnerships 
Chapter 4. Consensus through Managing Complexity 
Chapter 5. Confidence 
Chapter 6. Coaching 
Chapter 7. Humor 
Chapter 8. Authenticity 
Chapter 9. Preparedness 
CONCLUSION and ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Works Cited 
Appendix A. Further Reading 
Appendix B. Checklist for a Written Collection Development Plan
Appendix C. Recommended Selection Aids 
Appendix D: Publications from AASL
Appendix E: AASL Position Statement on Quantitative Standards
Appendix F: Extended Mission Statement from Empowering Learners
Appendix G: Learning4Life
Appendix H: Index
Appendix I: Tables and Figures
INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1. Knowing Your Customers
Chapter 2. Assessing and Approaching Power Brokers 
Chapter 3. Building Strong Partnerships 
Chapter 4. Consensus through Managing Complexity 
Chapter 5. Confidence 
Chapter 6. Coaching 
Chapter 7. Humor 
Chapter 8. Authenticity 
Chapter 9. Preparedness 
CONCLUSION and ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Works Cited 
Appendix A. Further Reading 
Appendix B. Checklist for a Written Collection Development Plan
Appendix C. Recommended Selection Aids 
Appendix D: Publications from AASL
Appendix E: AASL Position Statement on Quantitative Standards
Appendix F: Extended Mission Statement from Empowering Learners
Appendix G: Learning4Life
Appendix H: Index
Appendix I: Tables and Figures

Sue C. Kimmel

Sue C. Kimmel says that in many ways writing Developing Collections to Empower Learners has brought her career full circle. Sue is an assistant professor at Darden College of Education at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. Her previous experience includes working as a book reviewer, a bibliographer, and almost 20 years as a building-level school librarian. Recently, Sue chaired the AASL Task Force on Quantitative Standards which was charged with examining whether AASL should consider new national quantitative standards for school library collections. Sue pulls from all of these experiences as she examines the big questions about collections and practices today.

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

The American Association of School Librarians (AASL), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), promotes the improvement and extension of library program services in elementary and secondary schools as a means of strengthening the total education program. Its mission is to empower leaders to transform teaching and learning.