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Collection Development Manual 2005
Circulating Collection Formats

English as a Second Language (ESL) Materials

Collection Goal: maintain collection size and meet the needs of our conversational English group

Major Subclasses Collecting Guidelines Selection Sources Weeding Guidelines Action Items
Class as a whole Purchase materials to answer the needs of adult new readers and persons for whom English is not their first language. Purchase language programs in video, DVD and CD format

Purchase grammar spelling, and reading materials aimed at non-native speakers of English

Collect high interest/low vocabulary materials

Collect materials on adapting to American culture.

Publisher catalogs

Suggestions of attendees at our ESL classes

Suggestions of other libraries

Weed by condition only as collection is new and relatively small Improve signage and labeling


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