Open Access Graduate Research Paper
School librarians have traditionally selected only those books for purchase that were "needed. 11 The curriculum supposedly a1ctated what books were purchased. In recent years, the changing roles of libraries have suggested a wider range of materials is necessary. Also a new awareness of the importance of materials selection in "defining what and how children are expected to learn" exists.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Division of School Library Studies
Clyde Greve, Department Head
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©1971 James Justin Acton
Acton, James Justin, "A survey of book selection practices and conditions in some Iowa high schools" (1971). Graduate Research Papers. 1676.