Selecting Books For Purchase In The Lshs Library

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 37

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Library Quizzes & Trivia

How librarians make decisions regarding what to buy for their libraries


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is this book very expensive? (more than $40)
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    Do you think the content of this book is already available online for free somewhere?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 3. 
    Is this book part of a series that we already own at LSHS?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    Does this book seem like one a teacher will definately want to use in class, recommend for reading, or assign for research?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    Do the professional reveiws (in the "Full-Text Reviews" section--not the summary) make this book sound like a well-written, interesting book to read?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      There are no full text professional reviews for this book.

  • 6. 
    Do the professional reviews (in the "Full-Text Reviews" section) for this title state that it would be of interest to students in grades 9, 10, 11, or 12?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      There are no full text professional reviews for this book.

  • 7. 
    Is the book recently published (in the last 2 years?) *hint* Check the copyright date.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    Is there a starred or highlighted professional review for this book?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      There are no professional reviews for this book.

  • 9. 
    Is this book on an awards list? (check the "reviews and awards" section as well as the "related lists" section).
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    Do you think this book would be popular (lots of checkouts) at Lone Star High School? Is it something a teen would want to read?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 11. 
    Studies show that book covers actually do matter. Do you think this book's cover makes it look interesting? Does it make you want to open the book?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

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