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  2. 2. Introduction to Reference<br />LTA 1102<br />Final Group Project<br />By<br />Kimberly Osko<br />Keri Eberly<br />Norma Duke<br />
  3. 3. Youth Services Collection Proposal<br />Our goal is to present a well rounded cost effective set of resources.<br />Our school will benefit in many ways with the following collection.<br />Student body benefits<br />-<br />State-of-the-art online sources<br />Newest title publications<br />Excellent research materials<br />Core essentials<br />Targeted age appropriate reference<br />Quality products for our teachers and students<br />
  4. 4. Proposal by Norma<br />
  5. 5. World Book Student Discovery Science Encyclopedia<br />Created specifically for young learners.<br />Contains multitude of color diagrams, activities and experiments to emphasize concepts.<br />13-volume set, with extensive indexing and cross-referencing<br />From publisher, $399. <br />
  6. 6. National Geographic World Atlas for Young Explorers<br />Award-winning atlas.<br />Created at an introductory level.<br />Thematic maps show climate, vegetation, population density, endangered species and world economies.<br />Includes on-line access<br />From publisher, $25.<br />
  7. 7. Brainpop Interactive Learning<br />Award-winning site covers Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts and Music, Health, and Technology.<br />K-12 coverage assures students at all levels encounter challenge and stimulation.<br />Available in both English and Spanish.<br />Media center license fee: $835/year. <br />
  8. 8. b<br />Proposal from Kim<br />Proposal by Kimberly<br />
  9. 9. ONLINE SOURCEWORLD BOOK KIDS<br />Grades K through 4<br />This award winning web site is based on content in the World Book Encyclopedia.<br />Subscribers from schools and libraries state the diagrams, maps, colorful illustrations and dozens of activities are easy to navigate and relate to curriculum standards. <br />With a subscription cost of only .52 cents per student this resource would be an invaluable addition.<br />Electronic Encyclopedia from World Book<br />
  10. 10. THE ULTIMATE AUTHORITY ON RECORD BREAKING ACHIEVEMENTS!<br />Students in all grades will love to research the latest record breakers in many categories:<br />Human Feats<br />The Natural World<br />Science & Technology<br />Sports and Games<br />Famous Personalities<br />Kids can even apply to make their own World Record!<br />Priced at $29.99 Hardcover<br />
  11. 11. LANGUAGE ARTSGRADES 2-5<br />This 912 page dictionary passes the gold standard of tests and completes any Youth Reference section.<br />Up-to-date , easy to read entries come to life with colorful illustrations.<br />An alphabet locator is found on the outer edge of each page and pronunciation guides and symbols accompany the entries.<br />Includes world maps, an easy how-to guide, and a reference section depicting flags from countries and a chronological listing of all U.S. presidents.<br />Priced at $14.95 Hardcover<br />
  12. 12. Proposal by Keri<br />
  13. 13. Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures<br /><ul><li>Provides concise, readable information on the traditions, living conditions and personalities of over 295 culture groups outside of the U.S.
  14. 14. Countries arranged alphabetically and subdivided by culture group
  15. 15. Articles contain bold headings and cover topics such as language, folklore, religion, major holidays, family life, clothing, food, recreation, and social problems</li></ul>Complete Set $493.96<br />
  16. 16. Information cont.<br /><ul><li>Where cultures cross political boundaries, cross-references are provided
  17. 17. Each entry concludes with a bibliography containing print sources and useful Web sites for the country’s embassy, government, and travel and tourism sites.
  18. 18. Sidebars feature maps, vocabulary lists </li></ul> of foreign terms and phrases, and recipes <br /> or activity instructions<br />
  19. 19. Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia Information<br /> Occasional back-and-white<br /> photographs and maps contribute <br /> to an understanding and appreciation<br /> of cultural diversity<br />Articles are informative and engaging and targeted to appeal to a younger audience <br />
  20. 20. National Geographic-Our Fifty States<br /> Special Features:<br />Introduction begins with a letter from Jimmy Carter, a map of the United States featuring major population centers, one full page on Washington, D.C.<br />Priced at $49.56<br />
  21. 21. Product Information<br />Organized by regions, with a map <br /> of each region and a short history<br />Four pages are devoted to each state <br /> and include basic facts as well as state history, economic strengths, and other<br /> noteworthy facts<br />
  22. 22. Product Information cont.<br />Maps are clearly labeled with cities and rivers, and are accompanied by brief timelines illustrated with photos and drawings <br />Sidebars with “Did you know?”<br /> trivia information are included<br /> for each state<br />
  23. 23. Grolier Lands and People Online Database<br />Features:<br />Extensive articles, almanacs, Web links, and graphics and charts help students explore the differences that make the world’s lands and peoples unique and the similarities that tie them together<br /><ul><li> Easynavigation by continent, country,or state/province makes information easy to locate and ensures research success</li></li></ul><li>Lands and People Information cont.<br />Electronic atlas offers an amazing collection of over 1,000 maps that detail climate, culture, population, topography, and more. Each map is linked to encyclopedia articles to reinforce content.<br />Priced at .52 cents per student<br /><ul><li>FOCUS: NORTH AMRICA provides an in-depth look at the North American continent, and includes articles on Mexico and Mexican states in both English and Spanish.</li></li></ul><li> By Norma, Kim and Keri<br />
  24. 24. READER’S ADVISORY GUIDE SOURCE<br />Authored by Catherine Barr and John T. Gillespie<br />Contain 30,000 entries in two volumes, combined.<br />Search by general or specific topic, author, or student reading level.<br />Volumes include references to book reviews, and reference any awards won. <br /> Eighth edition + Supplement<br /> Priced at $124<br />
  25. 25. NoveList K-8 Plus<br />Over 251,000 + titles that reflect the collections in a typical library<br />Search among thousands of popular fiction and nonfiction titles to retrieve author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more.<br />Links to your library’s card catalog and gives you the ability to display your library’s local collection.<br />New subscription cost $57.00<br />
  26. 26. READER’S ADVISORY GUIDE SOURCE<br /> Volume #4 <br /> Priced at $153.00 new or $47.00 used<br />Authored by Janis Ansell and Pam Spencer Holley<br />Contains 2,200 entries on titles recently published.<br />Search by author, title, character and even plot summary<br />Volumes include comprehensive indexes referencing awards and age levels<br />
  27. 27. Price summary <br />Youth Reference Collection Proposal<br />Science & Technology $1,458.00<br />Humanities $200.94<br />Social Studies $699.52<br />Reader’s Advisory $334.00<br />Total investment $ 2,692.46<br />
  28. 28. Thank you<br /> for your <br />consideration<br /> on our <br />collection <br />suggestions.<br />Sincerely,<br />Keri Eberly<br />Kim Osko<br />Norma Duke<br />
  29. 29. Citations<br />Science and Technology<br />World Book, Incorporated,. World Book Student Discovery Science Encyclopedia . Chicago: World Book, Incorporated,, 2005. <br />National Geographic. National Geographic World Atlas for Young Explorers. Washington D.C.: National Geographic, 2007.<br />BrainPop School Access. FWD Media Inc. Public School Library. 20 July 2009.<br />Humanities<br />World Book Kids Database. EBSCO. Gail Borden Public Library, Elgin, IL. 17 July 2009. <br />Glenday, Craig. Guinness World Records, 2009. London: Bantam, 2009.<br />DK Publishing. Merriam-Webster Children&apos;s Dictionary. New York: Dorling Kindersley, 2008. <br />Social Studies<br />Gall, Timothy L.. Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures . Farmington Hills: UXL, 1998.<br />Bockenhauer, Mark H.. Our Fifty States. Washington D.C.: National Geographic, 2004.<br />Lands and Peoples Online Database. EBSCO. Gail Borden Public Library, Elgin, IL. 17 July 2009<br />Reader’s Advisory<br />Ansell, Janis and Holley, Spencer Pam. What Do Children and Young Adults Read Next?. Farmington Hills: Gale Group, 2004.<br />Barr, Catherine and Gillespie, John T. . Best Books for Children. Santa Barbara: Libraries Unlimited, 2007.<br />NoveList K-8. EBSCO. Gail Borden Public Library, Elgin, IL. 17 July 2009. <br />