Think-Pair-Share (15 mins.)
  • Review our professional standards and performance indicators below. Think about how our evaluation instrument guides us in managing our collections.
  • Pair up and discuss what insight our evaluation instrument gives about collection management.
  • Share out.

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Collection Development Considerations (60 mins.)

Local Resources

State Resources

Curriculum Resources

Reflect on the Scholarship (75 mins.)
Read, Write, Think, Share

Do School Libraries Need to Have Books?

Read one of the articles below.
Use Penzu to reflect on the following while reading.
  • What do you think about this article's content?
  • Did you have any "Ah ha" moments while reading the article? If so, what were they?
  • What are the collection management implications for SLMCs? Takeaways?
Pair up with a colleague who did not read your article.
Each person share out with the other.

Making Digital Libraries Work
Print to Digital: Opportunities for Choice (requires NCWiseowl Login)
6 Concerning Trends in Digital Collection Development

The Statistical and Philosophical Art Behind Elegant Collection Management (requires NCWiseowl Login)
Keeping Your Library Collection Smelling FRESH!
My Favorite Four Letter Word (requires NCWiseowl Login)

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