LI855 Collection Development Emporia State University April 20, 2012

Beth Caldwell

Metropolitan Learning Center Library K-6 Collection Evaluation

MLC:

Portland Public Schools K-12 460 students

About the MLC library

Budget: $0

Staff: 1

part-time media specialist

Collection Development

Organization

Evaluation criteria

Newbery and Caldecott Medal
Winners and Honor Books

Association for Library Service to Children

School Library Journal
Best Books 2010

100 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 Caldecott Newbery ALSC SLJ 2010

10
0 At least 1 copy Multiple copies

Results

Newbery:

MLC has at least one copy of 90% of the medal and honor books published since 1992.

Caldecott:

MLC has at least one copy of 74% of the medal and honor books published since 1992.

ALSC:

MLC has at least one copy of 19% of the books recommended by the ALSC School Age Programs and Services Committee, 2009-2011.

SLJ:

MLC has at least one copy of 11% of the books recommended in School Library Journal’s “Best Books of 2010.”

Evaluation

Questions?

References
ALA ALSC Recommended Booklists http://www.ala.org/alsc/compubs/booklists Metropolitan Learning Center website http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools/mlc/ Portland Public Schools Library Handbook http://www.pps.k12.or.us/departments/ library-services/4408.htm School Library Journal, “Best Books of 2010” http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/slj/ printissuecurrentissue/888269427/best_books_2010.html.csp

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