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NYC School Librarian Guidebook: Collection Development

A blueprint to the policies, standards, and procedures that enable library personnel to develop, organize, and manage exemplary school library programs.

Introduction to Collection Development

The heart of the traditional library program, the library collection (the resources, print and non-print, available through the library) is now viewed through the dual lens of instructional resources and reading motivation. How do these materials help students learn AND develop a love of reading forreading's sake? 

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