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Sunday, May 11, 2008

Walking a Tightrope: Selection vs Censorship

Walking a Tightrope: Selection vs Censorship with Sya VanGeest and Beth McEwen - "Part of the formal education program to qualify as librarians and teacher-librarians includes the study of the principles and methods of building library collections, the writing of a good selection policies, criteria for evaluating materials in a variety of formats and for a range of purposes, and the relationship of the selection process to user requirements. Training also includes the issue of censorship, the art of the book review, and acquiring familiarity with basic selection tools, current reviewing media, and acquisitions procedures" - Audio conference from the Education Institute - May 13, 2008

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