My evaluation of the reference collection of Stephenson Middle School Library wasdone simultaneously with my evaluation with my collection developmentassignment for FRIT7134. My conclusion is the collection is adequate, but can beimproved in terms of currency of materials. According to Title Wave the averageage of the collection was 1998. The media specialist said she was working ongetting it to the 2000s. The chart below shows a breakdown of the age of resourcesin the media center. The following purchase order represents a list of reference materials that wouldimprove the media center. The order does not include many printed materialsbecause the media specialists explained that the rate of change in social issues andgovernments, printed materials become obsolete after a few years. The main vendor for the purchases was Title Wave.