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Library materials selection policy

Inglewood Public Library.

Library materials selection policy

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Published by Inglewood Public Library in Inglewood, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inglewood Public Library.,
  • Acquisitions (Libraries) -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[produced by John W. Perkins, Library Director, assisted by Edward Boverie ... et al.].
    ContributionsPerkins, John W., 1917-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ733 .I45 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 leaves ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5207906M
    ISBN 100913578096
    LC Control Number75034446
    OCLC/WorldCa1859756

    Books about the local area or by local authors would also be included in this category. Serious works which present an honest aspect of life are not necessarily excluded for frankness of expression. If the request is returned within the specified time limitation, the St. The Library's President and Director delegates the development and maintenance of the Library's collection to knowledgeable librarians in the Materials Management Division and other designated divisions. Donated materials that are not selected for our Collection will be considered a donation to the library's book sale.

    Reference Materials: Factors considered in the selection of reference materials are authority, reliability, scope, treatment, arrangement, format, cost, and existing holdings. Quality of information. Within the framework of this policy, the Library Services Manager is responsible for the selection of the system's collection. In a free society individuals are free to determine for themselves what they wish to read, and each group is free to determine what it will recommend to its freely associated members.

    Works are not excluded or included in the collection based solely on subject matter or on political, religious, or ideological grounds. Although an item may meet the criteria above, if it is expensive, the library will Library materials selection policy book to consider how this purchase will affect the availability of other important resources. The Library collection serves, to the degree possible, the interests of a diverse community without exclusion. The principal shall notify the complainant of the decision and the written report shall be discussed with the complainant if requested. The ideal of labeling presupposes the existence of individuals or groups with wisdom to determine by authority what is good or bad for others. The City Librarian has the prerogative to delegate to professional library staff the responsibility of selection and maintenance of library materials.


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Library materials selection policy by Inglewood Public Library. Download PDF Ebook

Is the book available through major distributors, e. No conditions may be imposed relating to any gift after its acceptance by the library. The following criteria are used to evaluate the appropriateness of materials added to the library collection: Accuracy of information Merit, awards, or critical acclaim Timeliness or permanent value Extent to which the subject matter is already represented in the library collection Readability or Library materials selection policy book style Reputation of the author or publisher Cost Physical durability, attractiveness and other format characteristics Inclusion in standard bibliographies or indexes Existence of authoritative, published reviews When selecting materials for inclusion in the collection, the Library also considers the availability of materials and resources in other libraries.

Parents and guardians are responsible for overseeing their child's exposure to and use of materials, including online resources and the Internet. The Library collection serves, to the degree possible, the interests of a diverse community without exclusion.

Finding out whether the library already owns or has ordered the material. The defense of the freedom to read requires of all publishers and librarians the utmost of their faculties, and deserves of all Americans the fullest of their support.

Materials not added to library collections may be used for programs, or given to other organizations such as schools or the Friends of the Free Library.

It presupposes that individuals must be directed in making up their minds about the ideas they examine.

Selection Criteria

In addition Library materials selection policy book meeting its customers' current interests and informational needs, the Free Library endeavors to anticipate future informational needs and formats as more Philadelphians integrate technology into their daily lives.

For example, libraries in rural areas typically develop collections having to do with farm life. Maintaining the Collection The same criteria will be used in weeding or discarding materials from the collection as are used in building the collection.

The ideal of labeling presupposes the existence of individuals or groups with wisdom to determine by authority what is good or bad for others. We are unable to: Acquire self-published books in electronic form; Accept more than one copy of any title; Accept review copies; Meet with individual authors; Notify authors if a book is not selected; if a book is selected, we will strive to add it to the catalog within two months.

Please understand that maintaining a current and popular collection is a very high priority for us. In building collections, library staff is guided by the principle of selection, rather than censorship. From the Library Bill of Rights "libraries should provide materials and information presenting all points of view on current and historical issues.

Tammany Parish School Board.

Materials Selection Policy

But no group has the right to take the law into its own hands, and to impose its own concept of politics or morality upon other members of a democratic society.

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Material Selection Policy

The public library does not provide basic texts or materials needed in quantity for school work.Materials Selection Policy Statement; Procedure for Handling Objections; If you are still concerned after you review this material, please complete the Request for Reconsideration of Material form and return it to the school principal.

Library materials selection policy book may be assured of prompt attention to your request. Books and other library resources should be. materials for your library collection.

Please note that the wording refers more closely Library materials selection policy book books acquired, but these procedures should apply for all new library materials.

Identify what is needed? – Sample Considerations for Selection Become familiar with criteria in the school/district’s selection policy. Yavapai College Library Materials Selection Policy Effective May 9, POLICY Purpose The purpose of this policy is twofold: First, as an internal document it will serve as a planning guide for developing the Library’s collection, and to clarify the selection criteria used to .Materials Selection Policy (PDF) Pdf For Selection.

The Board of County Commissioners of Seminole county, Florida, determines the materials selection policy of the Seminole county Public Library System with the advice and counsel of the Seminole county Library Advisory Board.Library Materials Selection Policy The responsibility for selection of library materials is designed to build a strong, usable, and well-balanced collection rests with the director/head librarian operating within the framework of policies and objectives determined by the library board.Selection Development Policy.

Purpose of Policy. To ebook the library staff in the selection of ebook. To inform the public about the principles upon which selections are made.

Definition of Book Selection “Selection” refers to the decision that must be made either to add materials or to retain materials already in the collection.