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Title: Det är vi som ska läsa: En studie av skolelevers syn på delaktighet i ett skolbiblioteks beståndsarbete.
Other Titles: We are the ones who are supposed to read: A study of how students view their participation in the collection management of a school library.
Authors: Forne, Gustav
Department: Högskolan i Borås/Institutionen Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap (BHS)
Issue Date: 29-Jan-2015
Series/Report no.: Masteruppsats
Programme: Masterprogram: Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap, Digitala bibliotek och informationstjänster
Publisher: University of Borås/Swedish School of Library and Information Science (SSLIS)
Media type: text
Keywords: skolbibliotek
beståndsarbete delaktighet
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate how students in a Swedish junior high school (grade 7-9) view their possibility to participate in the collection management of their school library, and how the school library works to involve the students when purchasing media. The study has resulted in a model for easy and effective involvement of students in the collection development. To achieve this aim both quantitative and qualitative methods are used. A survey in three classes in the school, observations at the school library and a qualitative interview with the library assistant have been performed. The collection management at the school library is described using the School Library Taxonomies developed by David Loertscher and two models for participation developed by Roger A Hart and Harry Shier. In the survey, the students are asked about their library and reading habits, their perception of their own participation in the collection management of the library and their opinions of the importance of student participation in the library. The results show that all students view the possibility of participation as something important, but not all of the students are willing to be active themselves. The proposed model for effective involvement of students in the library focuses on simplicity, voluntariness, distinct information and visible results.
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