The Emerging School Library Media Center

The Emerging School Library Media Center

Author: Kathy Howard Latrobe

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1563083892

Category: Education

Page: 308

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Discusses the history and development of school libraries, with essays on such topics as the role of professional organizations, standards and guidelines, the training of library media specialists, and the uses of technology.

Managing Infotech in School Library Media Centers

Managing Infotech in School Library Media Centers

Author: Laurel Clyde

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1563087243

Category: Education

Page: 312

View: 499

Learn how to develop an information technology plan for your SLMC and effectively manage technology to achieve goals of the school. Emphasizing applications in the areas of management, services, and curriculum, Clyde discusses issues in planning, selection of hardware and applications, budget, staffing and facilities, user education, publicity/promotion, and possible developments in the future. This book offers a broad overview of the subject and addresses the full spectrum of technologies-hardware, software, and systems ranging from automated library systems, CD-ROMs, online information services, the Internet, curriculum software, local area networks/intranets, to generic software applications such as word processing, desktop publishing, database management, and project management.

Administering the School Library Media Center

Administering the School Library Media Center

Author: Betty J. Morris

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

ISBN: UOM:39015066828966

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 708

View: 365

Much has happened since 1992,the publication date of this text's third edition, to change schools and school libraries. The publication by AASL of Information Power: Building Partnerships for Learning with its emphasis on the collaborative teaching role of school media specialists, the new emphasis on information literacy, the proliferation of new technologies and the introduction of the Internet have all had huge effects on the administration of a school library media center. This book encompasses all of these additions while still covering the basics of administration, facilities management, selection of materials, staffing, budgeting, organization etc. There is much that is all new, all chapters have been reviewed and updated and has been carefully reviewed to bring it inline with the school libraries of the twenty-first century. The author, Dr. Betty J. Morris, is a professor of school library media in Georgia.

Managing Media Services

Managing Media Services

Author: William D. Schmidt

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1563085305

Category: Education

Page: 450

View: 683

This book's pragmatic approach deals with such tasks as acquisitions, circulation, collection development and maintenance, facility design, managing legal issues, and dealing with technological change. Substantially revised to reflect the phenomenal technological changes in the field over the past 10 years.

Power Up Your Library

Power Up Your Library

Author: Sheila Salmon

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563083570

Category: Education

Page: 292

View: 812

Discusses such topics as library administration, collection development, programming, technology, budgeting, teaching, and scheduling for the elementary school library

Managing School Libraries in Elementary and Secondary Schools

Managing School Libraries in Elementary and Secondary Schools

Author: Rudy H. Leverett

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 0788149016

Category: School libraries

Page: 129

View: 626

Playing a vital role in the total instructional program at all grade levels, the school library has long been recognized as an integral part of any school system. This manual addresses the management of school libraries beginning with an overview of the school library program. Includes chapters on: the district coordinator and the processing center, the library budget, teaching information-finding and evaluating skills, suggestions for facility planners, materials selection, weeding and inventorying, copyright law, media programs, and using teacher aides. Appendices include: accreditation standards, and job descriptions.

LIS Career Sourcebook: Managing and Maximizing Every Step of Your Career

LIS Career Sourcebook: Managing and Maximizing Every Step of Your Career

Author: G. Kim Dority

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781598849325

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 246

View: 773

A must-have guide of professional development resources for library staff at every phase of their career—from those just entering the field, to paraprofessionals building a career trajectory, to seasoned librarians looking to explore additional career options. • A career lifecycle approach to building a career in the library and information sciences field • Practical guidance and resources for every stage of a career • Resource annotations detail the importance of a particular source • A comprehensive list of resources for further reading