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

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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.

Evaluating the School Library: Analysis, Techniques, and Research Practices, 2nd Edition

Evaluating the School Library: Analysis, Techniques, and Research Practices, 2nd Edition

Author: Nancy Everhart Ph.D.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440855870

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 178

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This guide for the evaluation of school libraries both in practice and in research covers analysis, techniques, and research practices for conducting evaluations of curriculum, collections, facilities, and library personnel performance. This new edition of an important tool for school librarians and administrators describes how and why to conduct evaluations of school libraries and explains the evaluation of curriculum, collections, facilities, student programs and services, and library personnel. The results can be used for strategic planning, curriculum development, and conducting action research. New topics to this edition include explorations of community, faculty, students, and school library research, discussing how to bring all stakeholders to the table when evaluating the school library program, personnel and services, and the collection and facilities. Other new topics include information on high-stakes testing, multiculturalism, special needs students, advocacy, school librarians' self-evaluation, dispositions for learning, and evidence-based practice. This title will be of value to new school librarians in assessing how their program compares to others, as well as to school library professors, who will find this book useful in management and administration courses. Discusses evaluation of all school services Presents the only comprehensive evaluation guide for school libraries Contains helpful tools, forms, and checklists that add value Provides a one-stop and one-of-a-kind resource for all types of evaluation

Operating and Evaluating School Library Media Programs

Operating and Evaluating School Library Media Programs

Author: Bernice L. Yesner

Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub

ISBN: UOM:39015042818487

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 456

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"Yesner and Jay attempt to clarify for school administrators everything a school librarian should be doing in an exemplary school library media program. The cover staffing, programming, collection development, instructional strategies, and technology use ... For each topic, they provide a brief philosophy of current practices followed by checklists of positive, negative, and missing elements and possible solutions." Booklist.