Part I - The Setting: The Media Programme and its Environment; The Collection; The Collection Programme; Issues and Responsibilities; The Collection's External Environment; Policies and Procedures; Selection and Requests for Reconsideration. Part II - Selection of Materials: Selection Procedures; General Selection Criteria; Criteria by Format; Educational Perspectives; Individuals and Groups. Part III - Administrative Concerns: Acquiring Materials; Fiscal and Access Issues; Maintaining the Collection.
?Replete with bibliographies, charts, lists of organizations, and a comprehensive resource list, this is an indispensable source of information for most school libraries.?-Booklist