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Designing a School Library Media Center for the Future

Author : Rolf Erikson
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Explains how to implement new school library standards and demystify changes resulting from technology, discusses budgeting and special needs of children, and includes ten conceptual plans for actual school libraries.

Activity Book Activity book for school libraries

Author : Lucile Foster Fargo
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Managing School Libraries in Elementary and Secondary Schools

Author : Rudy H. Leverett
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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.

Global Perspectives on School Libraries

Author : Luisa Marquardt
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This book is for school librarians and information specialists, school teachers, library and information science teachers, school leaders, principals and administrators. It focuses on changes and challenges of the transitional societies and reviews the literacies required for an active citizenship. It treats the school library's role in education and information literacy. It contains contributions from different regions in the world and it provides an overview of best practices. survey of best practices for school libraries worldwide up-to-date contributions about the changed role of librarians in school libraries

Tips and Other Bright Ideas for Elementary School Libraries

Author : Kate Vande Brake
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This valuable collection of handy, nifty, thrifty ideas from library media specialists across the country can make a positive impact on any elementary school library media program. * Eight sections divide the information logically and make it easy to find in order to overcome specific library challenges

Tips and Other Bright Ideas for Secondary School Libraries

Author : Kate Vande Brake
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Containing more than 200 tips from various library media specialists, this handbook will help you save time and money while streamlining procedures and highlighting your library program. * Tips cover administration, technology, teaching, and promotion of library materials specifically in a secondary school environment

Essential Documents for School Libraries 2nd Edition

Author : Colleen MacDonell
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This techno-savvy, print-ready, book and CD contains essential documents for school libraries at the preschool, elementary, middle school, and high school levels, including the latest Web 2.0 tools and technology resources. • Provides dozens of ready-made forms in one place to help improve efficiency • Includes a handy CD-ROM containing essential forms • Offers a printable, web-enabled map of all documents that serves as a general guide to the contents of this book • Supplies planning documents for achieving major goals, publicity documents to promote the library, teaching documents related to information literacy, and programming documents to facilitate collaborative teaching

School Libraries

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The Emerging School Library Media Center

Author : Kathy Howard Latrobe
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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.

School Libraries Matter Views From the Research

Author : Mirah J. Dow
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As school districts across the United States increasingly question the need for trained librarians, this collection of research-based evidence helps make the case for a state-licensed librarian in every school. • Utilizes evidence-based findings to explain why school libraries—and trained librarians—matter • Illustrates the progression of ideas around current education debates • Shares numerous examples of quantitative and qualitative research design and application • Summarizes the importance of each study and its practical application for working school librarians

Charactertics of schools districts teachers principals and school libraries in the United States 2003 04 schools and staffing survey

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Indispensable Librarian The Surviving and Thriving in School Libraries in the Information Age

Author : Doug Johnson
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This readable and practical book examines the changes in school libraries brought by the digital revolution—and describes how new and experienced librarians can take advantage of them.

Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery in School Libraries Creating a Safe Haven

Author : Christie Kaaland Ed.D.
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When disaster strikes, school librarians can play a key role in keeping kids safe. This is the only book written specifically to provide school librarians with emergency preparedness and recovery tools as well as curricular tie-ins. • Covers the impact of recent natural disasters on schools and addresses the changing landscape with regard to school violence • Provides a guide to school emergency planning and ways in which school librarians can take the lead in making it a reality • Features checklists, reproducible role-playing scenarios, and other aids for creating an emergency preparedness plan • Lists equipment and resources the school library can provide during disasters • Suggests curricular tie-ins and books you can use to work with students before and after a disaster or violent incident

Cataloguing for School Libraries

Author : Margaret B. Scott
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Cataloguing for School Libraries: A Guide to Simplified Form presents the rules, based on the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, for the cataloging of library materials. The book covers standard procedures and some proposed modifications in the cataloging of both print and non-print library materials. Subtle variations to standard procedures are made to ease the burden of catalogers and simplify the use of card catalogs. Details on cataloging from the preparation of the author entry; description of the work; adding of notes; tracing of catalog cards; and filing are thoroughly discussed. Practicing librarians and students of library science will find this text very useful.

Business School Libraries in the 21st Century

Author : Mr Tim Wales
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In this unique book a respected group of business library directors from prestigious institutions around the world come together to reflect on the key challenges facing their libraries today, from change management to technology and communications to space. They document the state of the sector during a time of fundamental change, draw on their own local contexts to explore topics and concepts and share their insights into what the future might bring. This book will be essential reading not only for librarians working in business, management or social sciences disciplines but for all professionals managing library and information services.

Catalog of Books for Public School Libraries

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School Libraries Head for the Edge Rants Recommendations and Reflections

Author : Doug A. Johnson
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This compilation of media and technology guru Doug Johnson's Library Media Connection columns offers his unique perspective on the role of the library media specialist in today's world. • Provides a collection of Doug Johnson's "Head for the Edge" columns for Library Media Connection, all in one place • Presents nine edgy illustrations from Doug Johnson's son, Brady—one for each chapter • Offers bibliographic listings of print and online resources where appropriate • Includes an afterword by the author

List of Books for High School Libraries of the State of Wisconsin

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Tablet Computers in School Libraries and Classrooms

Author : Heather Moorefield-Lang
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According to Pew Research, nearly a quarter of teens already own a tablet computer, with younger children not far behind. With the use of these handheld devices continuing to grow by leaps and bounds each year, tablets are coming to your school district soon if they haven't already. This succinct e-book speaks directly to librarians and educators working with young people, pointing the way towards intelligent, constructive use of tablets to attain educational goals. Offering specific guidance for the K-12 setting, the authors Present case studies from a range of libraries, showing you how to create attention-grabbing programs for early learners, integrate tablets into classroom instruction, and serve special needs students Include eight adaptable, active-learning lessons that will help you get started quickly, ranging from using tablets to interact with the Caldecott awards to a QR codes scavenger hunt Detail the evaluation criteria used by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Best Apps for Teaching and Learning Committee, along with the list of selected apps If you’re a school librarian, a classroom teacher, or someone interested in how hand-held technologies can be used in education, this resource will both inspire and inform your use of tablet computers.

Reference and Instructional Services for Information Literacy Skills in School Libraries 3rd Edition

Author : Scott Lanning
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Students need to be able to distinguish good information from bad. This book gives you the tools to transmit those essential skills to your students. • Covers theories of information behavior, models of information literacy, and provision of reference services in various mediums • Emphasizes reference and instructional services and examines the impact of the Common Core State Standards on reference services in schools • Explains how to conduct the reference interview