School Library Journal's Best

A Reader for Children's, Young Adult & School Librarians


Author: Lillian N. Gerhardt,Marilyn Lea Miller,Thomas W. Downen

Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 474

View: 6522

A selection of articles published in "School Library Journal," magazine between 1954 and 1995, discussing a variety of issues of importance to children's, young adult, and school librarians.

Scales on Censorship

Real Life Lessons from School Library Journal


Author: Pat R. Scales

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 144225064X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 154

View: 3711

Scales on Censorship: Real Life Lessons from School Library Journal contains Pat R. Scales collected columns, all written in response to active book challenges or questions of intellectual freedom and library ethics. These columns have a ripped from the headlines immediacy even as they reflect the core values and policies of librarianship. They are organized by topic and each is framed with a brief new introductory essay. Scales’ powerful reputation and practical ethically-based solutions has made her a key spokesperson and support for librarians working under a censorship siege.

Technology and the School Library

A Comprehensive Guide for Media Specialists and Other Educators


Author: Odin L. Jurkowski

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810874497

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 206

View: 9975

In this revised edition, Jurkowski provides an overview of the types of technologies used in school libraries, from traditional low-tech options to the latest developments, describing how the school librarian interacts with and works with the technology. Major topics covered in this volume include information resources in the school library, the different varieties of educational software available, resources available via the web, and the importance of creating a school library web site. This book also addresses tools that can be used in classrooms and technology administration: everything from automation and filters to security on student computers and security systems in general.

Toward a 21st-Century School Library Media Program


Author: Esther Rosenfeld,David V. Loertscher

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 0810860317

Category: Education

Page: 434

View: 5584

Offers a collection of articles previously published in "Teacher Librarian" and "VOYA" discussing the role of the school library in a technologically oriented twenty-first century.

School Library Makerspaces In Action


Author: Heather Moorefield-Lang

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440856974

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 147

View: 4768

Maker learning spaces in schools and public libraries are made real through the narratives of professional librarians around the world, comprising the collaborative activities, experiences, and perspectives of librarians as they have implemented makerspaces for students of all ages. • Provides inspirational examples of successful makerspaces in school and public libraries • Furnishes practical, immediately usable projects, assignments, and curricula • Offers needed examples of how to train maker librarians • Showcases working partnerships between school and public librarians in makerspace endeavors

School Libraries 3.0

Principles and Practices for the Digital Age


Author: Rebecca P. Butler

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0810885816

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

View: 1106

This textbook, for school library administration courses, is written by a professor who has taught this course at least once a year for the past twenty years.

The Whole School Library Handbook 2


Author: Blanche Woolls,David V. Loertscher

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838911277

Category: Education

Page: 176

View: 329

This new edition of an ALA bestseller remains an indispensable all-in-one resource for everything related to the school library media center. Articles from dozens of respected authors and experts, culled from popular journals such as Knowledge Quest and School Library Journal, cover everything of interest to the contemporary school librarian, including Professional development and career guidance Information on collection development and school library resources such as books, periodicals, e-mail discussion groups, databases, websites, and more Programming, partnering, promoting, and collaborating for student success Innovative ways to use technology like social networking and e-books in service of education Tips for analyzing and strengthening ongoing programs Building and maintaining healthy relationships with stakeholders Covering a wide range of important information in one handy volume, this stimulating handbook is a must-have for every school librarian.

The Emerging School Library Media Center

Historical Issues and Perspectives


Author: Kathy Howard Latrobe

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563083891

Category: Education

Page: 288

View: 9502

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.