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Title Building a special collection of children's literature in your library : identifying, maintaining, and sharing rare or collectible items / Dolores Blythe Jones [editor].
Imprint Chicago : American Library Association, 1998.

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Subject Libraries -- United States -- Special collections -- Children's literature.
Alt Name Jones, Dolores Blythe.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 170 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This resource explains the benefits of creating a special collection of children's literature for a library. It points out the publicity to be generated by unique titles in a collection, and highlights many aspects of maintaining a collection, from fundraising to establishing policies.
Note Print version record.
Contents Special collections of children's materials / DianeJude L. McDowell -- Collection development / John M. Kelly -- Appraising rare and collectible children's books / Justin G. Schiller -- Cataloging for special collections / Dolores Blythe Jones -- Special considerations of original materials / Dolores Blythe Jones and Anne Lundin -- Preservation and security / Mary Bogan -- Using children's literature special collections / Margaret Maloney -- Funding special collections / Karen Nelson Hoyle -- Public relations and programming / Linda Murphy and Mary Beth Dunhouse -- Friends groups / Serena F. Day.
Note English.
ISBN 0585318700 (electronic bk.)
9780585318707 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 45731468
Additional Format Print version: Building a special collection of children's literature in your library. Chicago : American Library Association, 1998 0838907261 (DLC) 97043144 (OCoLC)37843771
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Zena Sutherland 
1Special Collections of Children's Materials: An Overview / DianeJude L. McDowell1
2Collection Development / John M. Kelly12
3Appraising Rare and Collectible Children's Books / Justin G. Schiller36
4Cataloging for Special Collections / Dolores Blythe Jones58
5Special Considerations of Original Materials / Dolores Blythe Jones, Anne Lundin70
6Preservation and Security / Mary Bogan86
7Using Children's Literature Special Collections / Margaret Maloney115
8Funding Special Collections / Karen Nelson Hoyle125
9Public Relations and Programming / Linda Murphy, Mary Beth Dunhouse135
10Friends Groups / Serenna F. Day155

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