Collection Development

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Collection Development Training for Arizona Public Libraries: A practical overview of collection development considerations, issues, and procedures for small public libraries.

EarlyWord: The Publisher | Librarian Connection: News from the publishing world for Collection Development and Readers' Advisory Librarians.

The CREW Method: Expanded Guidelines for Collection Evaluation and Weeding for Small and Medium-Sized Public Libraries

Children’s Literature Web Guide

Northeast Document Conservation Center: Provides information on conservation, preservation and disaster assistance related to paper documents and books

Publishers, Jobbers, Distributors

Review Sites

Overbooked: Lists new titles that receive starred reviews from major review journals. Check “Hot List” and “Stars Lists”

Booklist Online

Library Journal Online

School Library Journal Online

Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) Online

New York Times Sunday Book Review

Video Librarian Online

Metacritic: videos, games

The Librarian's Guide to Gaming: An Online Toolkit for Building Gaming @ Your Library

Common Sense Media: Reviews and Ratings for Movies, Games, Websites, TV, Books, Music

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