Archive for the ‘Collection Development’ Category

Point to Ponder: Is Your Library Collection “the Great Equalizer?”

An editorial in this Sunday’s Dallas Morning News,¬†http://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/sunday-commentary/20140321-are-we-neglecting-the-education-of-gifted-children.ece, Gifted Child, Left Behind, really made me think about the emphasis we place on making sure our libraries have books for struggling readers and readers of other languages but I am not sure what we do to support gifted students in terms of library collection development. Author […]

Top Nonfiction Picture Books 2012

http://www.ala.org/yalsa/nonfiction-award   Terry RoperTerry Roper, Library Consultant for Region 10 ESC. has been an educator/librarian in the North Texas area for 22 years. She has worked on elementary and high school campuses as well as central administration. Ms. Roper has experience dealing with English language learners of all levels and works closely with the Region […]