Resources for rightsizing collections, assessing learners using the AASL Standards, and more in the new Spring/Summer 2021 catalog from ALA Editions | ALA Neal-Schuman

CHICAGO — Quickly pivoting to innovative ways of connecting their users to the information and services they need and enjoy, library workers are embracing new ways of serving their communities amidst challenging times. In the Spring/Summer 2021 New and Noteworthy Titles Catalog from ALA Editions | ALA Neal-Schuman, you’ll find the tools, guidance, and expertise that will keep you moving forward. Among the hundreds of titles featured:

  • “Metadata, Third Edition,” by Marcia Lei Zeng and Jian Qin;
  • “Library Services and Incarceration: Recognizing Barriers, Strengthening Access,” by Jeanie Austin;
  • “Rightsizing the Academic Library Collection, Second Edition,” by Mary E. Miller and Suzanne M. Ward;
  • “Assessing Learners: Using the AASL Standards to Measure Competency and Growth,” by Elizabeth A. Burns;
  • “The Readers’ Advisory Guide to Horror, Third Edition,” by Becky Siegel Spratford; and
  • “Data Science in the Library: Tools and Strategies for Supporting Data-Driven Research and Instruction,” by Joel Herndon.

Many book retailers and distributors are experiencing service disruptions or delays, including Amazon. For speediest service, order direct from the ALA Store. ALA Store purchases fund advocacy, awareness and accreditation programs for library and information professionals worldwide. ALA Editions | ALA Neal-Schuman publishes resources used by library and information professionals, scholars, students, and educators to improve programs and services, build on best practices, enhance pedagogy, share research, develop leadership, and promote advocacy. ALA authors and developers are leaders in their fields, and their content is published in a variety of print and electronic formats. Contact ALA Editions | ALA Neal-Schuman at [email protected].

Originally published at https://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2021/03/resources-rightsizing-collections-assessing-learners-using-aasl-standards-and

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