Public Library Core Collection

Public Library Core Collection

Wilson's Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction (13th Edition, 2008) recommends reference and nonfiction books for the general adult audience. It is a guide to over 9,000 books (over 6,500 titles are new to this edition), plus review sources and other professional aids for librarians and media specialists. Acquisitions librarians, reference librarians and cataloguers can all use this reliable guide to building and maintaining a well-rounded collection of the most highly recommended reference and nonfiction books for adults. All titles are selected by librarians, editors, advisors, and nominators-all of them experts in public library services. The collection is a valuable tool for collection development and maintenance, reader's advisory, weeding your collection, and curriculum support. Richly enhanced records provide a wealth of useful information. All entries include complete bibliographic data as well as price, subject headings, annotations, grade level, Dewey classification, cover art, and quotations from reviews. Many entries also list awards, best-book lists, and starred reviews. Save Time: Efficiently organised and includes ""Starred"" titles Save Money: Allocate your resources to the best materials available Stay Relevant: Discover the best in important, contemporary categories Complete Coverage: Includes recommendations on periodicals and electronic resources, too Four-Year Subscription This Core Collection was originally sold as a four-year subscription. The core edition, published in 2008, delivers a library-bound volume with an extensive, selective list of recommended books. From 2009 to 2011 Wilson published extensive paperback supplements to the 2008 edition. A new cycle of materials will begin in 2012. However, the 2008 to 2011 materials are currently available. Buyers of them will receive all these materials immediately. All four years are only $420. Uniquely Valuable There is nothing quite like Wilson Core Collections. The accumulated expertise of our selectors, and the unquestioned reputation of these collections, is invaluable. Wilson Core Collections are universally recognised as impartial and expert aids to collection development that assist and reinforce the judgement of librarians everywhere. Selection to a Wilson Core Collection is strong support to any challenged purchase. Contemporary Relevance This Core Collection includes broad updates in the areas of crafts; terrorism, and international security; environment and global warming; diseases and medicine; and religion, plus other contemporary topics that keep the library's collection as current as today's headlines. Other Key Features Classified Catalogue - A list arranged by Dewey Decimal Classification, with complete cataloguing information for each book. Author, Title, Subject and Analytical Index - An in-depth key to the information in Classified Catalogue-including author and title analytics for works contained in anthologies and collections. Richly enhanced records provide complete bibliographic data, price, subject headings, descriptive annotations, grade level, Dewey classification, evaluative quotations from a review, when available. Listing works published in the United States, or published in Canada or the United Kingdom and distributed in the United States, Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction features extensive revisions in the areas of health, science and technology, personal finance, sports, cooking and gardening, and handicrafts. Biography, poetry and literary criticism continue to receive comprehensive treatment. Reference works in all subject fields are included.

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Public Library Core Collection
Language: en
Pages: 1880
Authors: John Greenfieldt
Categories: Classified catalogs (Dewey decimal)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: H. W. Wilson

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Wilson's Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction (13th Edition, 2008) recommends reference and nonfiction books for the general adult audience. It is a guide
Books In Print Supplement 2008-2009
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Bowker
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-02-01 - Publisher: Grey House Publishing

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This essential mid-year edition brings you the latest book publishing changes for the past six months and is crucial to ensuring top performance and service in
Write A Children's Book - And Get It Published: Teach Yourself
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Lesley Pollinger
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-28 - Publisher: Hachette UK

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Designed for writers of any children's literature, be it fiction, non-fiction or faction, this popular and successful title has been fully updated and expanded
Rethinking Collection Development and Management
Language: en
Pages: 394
Authors: Becky Albitz
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-25 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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This collection of thought-provoking essays by visionary and innovative library practitioners covers theory, research, and best practices in collection developm
Textbook of Family Medicine E-Book
Language: en
Pages: 1486
Authors: David Rakel
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-24 - Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

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Edited by Robert E. Rakel, MD and David P. Rakel, MD, Textbook of Family Medicine remains your #1 choice for complete guidance on the principles of family medic
Career Guide to Industries, 2008-09
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Bernan
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-02 - Publisher: Government Printing Office

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Labor Statistics Bureau Bulletin 2601. Provides information on the nature of the industry, employment, working conditions, occupations in the industry, training
The Collection Program in Schools: Concepts and Practices, 5th Edition
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Kay Bishop
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-10 - Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

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This practical text provides all the information and direction beginning school librarians need to develop and manage multiformat collections. • Additional re
Alternate History
Language: en
Pages: 319
Authors: Kathleen Singles
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-14 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

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While, strictly speaking, Alternate Histories are not Future Narratives, their analysis can shed a clear light on why Future Narratives are so different from pa
The Demise of the Library School
Language: en
Pages: 359
Authors: Richard J. Cox
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Library Juice Press, LLC

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In The Demise of the Library School, Richard J. Cox places the present and future of professional education for librarianship in the debate on the modern corpor
Divine Art, Infernal Machine
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Elizabeth L. Eisenstein
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

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Annotation 'Divine Art, Infernal Machine' presents a history of the printing press & of the ambivalent attitudes of the public toward printers & printing since