Building a Special Collection of Children's Literature in Your Library: Identifying, Maintaining, and Sharing Rare Or Collectible Items

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American Library Association, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 170 pages
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This resource explains the benefits of creating a special collection of children's literature for a library. It points out the publicity to be generated by unique titles in a collection, and highlights many aspects of maintaining a collection, from fundraising to establishing policies.
 

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Contents

Special Collections of Childrens Materials An Overview
1
Collection Development
12
Appraising Rare and Collectible Childrens Books
36
Cataloging for Special Collections
58
Special Considerations of Original Materials
70
Preservation and Security
86
Using Childrens Literature Special Collections
115
Funding Special Collections
125
Public Relations and Programming
135
Friends Groups
155
CONTRIBUTORS
163
INDEX
165
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Association for Library Service to Children

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