LMR ~ Collection Development for SSCPL Libraries - Adult

Collection Development for SSC Libraries - Adult

Creating a Collection: A Resource Booklist for a Beginning Judaic Library by Merrily Hart is an annotated bibliography designed for synagogues, community centers, and federation libraries and for any individual wanting to establish a basic Judaic collection for adult study and reading.

Book Reviews from AJL on Amazon.com - These originally appeared in our publication AJL Reviews.

The AJL Bibliography Bank has a large collection of bibliographies on a wide variety of topics.

Banks, Cheryl. Developing an Adult Collection. Presented at the 2003 AJL Convention.
Berson, Susan. Acquisition Practices. Presented at the 2003 AJL Convention.
Gold, Etta. Acquisition Practices. Presented at the 2003 AJL Convention.
Cole, Ellen. A Librarian's Guide for the Perplexed: Developing an Adult Collection Presented at the 2005 AJL Convention.

How to write book reviews and how librarians can use the reviews to help with acquisitions - presented at the 2007 AJL Convention:
Cole, Ellen. Secrets of Success for Reviewers
White, Libby. Getting Started in Book Reviewing