Toolkits and Other Useful Resources

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“Training Resources for American Indian Library Services,” or TRAILS, includes resources for starting, running, and advocating for Tribal Libraries.
“Training Resources for American Indian Library Services,” or TRAILS, includes resources for starting, running, and advocating for Tribal Libraries.
Every library — academic, public, and school (public, private, charter, independent, and international) — should have a comprehensive written policy that guides the selection, deselection or weeding, and reconsideration of library resources. The most valuable selection policy is current; it is reviewed and revised on a regular basis; and it is familiar to all members of a library’s staff. The policy should be approved by the library’s governing board or other policy-making body and disseminated widely for understanding by all stakeholders.
Every library — academic, public, and school (public, private, charter, independent, and international) — should have a comprehensive written policy that guides the selection, deselection or weeding, and reconsideration of library resources. The most valuable selection policy is current; it is reviewed and revised on a regular basis; and it is familiar to all members of a library’s staff. The policy should be approved by the library’s governing board or other policy-making body and disseminated widely for understanding by all stakeholders.
This kit provides libraries with 1) resources to help library workers gain confidence in using tech resources with teens and 2) with specific tech tools that can easily be incorporated into library services for teens. It is critical for libraries to stay relevant in teens’ lives, especially in technology.