EFFECTIVE SELECTION AND ORGANIZATION OF INFORMATION RESOURCES IN SCHOOL LIBRARY

Abstract

The paper provides an overview of some elements that are necessary for ensuring effective selection and organization of information resources in school library. It explained the meaning, importance and need for best practice in the selection and organization of information resources in school libraries and tied the effectiveness of the process to conformity with Ranganthan’s five laws of library science. The paper also highlighted some selection criteria and tools as well as some expected qualities of a selector. Recommendations on the way forward in achieving effective selection and organization of acquired information resources in school library were also itemized.

Keywords: Information resources, Organization, Ranganathan’s law, School library., Selection


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