NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
ERIC Number: ED001318
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962
Pages: 84
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
THE SCHOOL LIBRARY AS A MATERIALS CENTER. PROCEEDINGS OF A CONFERENCE UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE OFFICE OF EDUCATION, WASHINGTON, MAY 16, 17, 18, 1962.
MAHAR, MARY H.
BECAUSE OF GREATLY ACCELERATED RATE OF INCREASE OF KNOWLEDGE, GROWTH OF INTEREST IN KNOWLEDGE AND DRAMATIC DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MEDIA OF COMMUNICATION, THE ROLE OF THE LIBRARIAN IS BECOMING A MORE IMPORTANT ONE. FIRST, THERE ARE SEVERAL COMPETENCIES NEEDED BY THE LIBRARIAN, SUCH AS BEING A GOOD LEADER, KNOWING THE CURRICULUM, KNOWING OTHER MEDIA OF COMMUNICATION, HAVING A GOOD VOCABULARY, UNDERSTANDING ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION, HELPING WITH INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS CENTERS, KNOWING SPECIALISTS IN ALL FIELDS. SECOND, THE LIBRARIAN SHOULD GUIDE THE SCHOOL PERSONNEL IN SELECTING AND EVALUATING MATERIALS. THIRD, THERE SHOULD BE EDUCATION FOR ADMINISTRATORS, AS WELL AS TEACHERS AND LIBRARIANS, IN THE USE OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS CENTERS. FOURTH, THERE SHOULD BE INSERVICE EDUCATION TO HELP TEACHERS AND LIBRARIANS UNDERSTAND THE VALUE OF A BROAD BASE OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, TO KNOW THE MATERIALS, AND TO KNOW HOW TO USE THEM EFFECTIVELY. FIFTH, FORMAL EDUCATION SHOULD BE ESTABLISHED TO ADEQUATELY TRAIN LIBRARIANS.
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA; Government Printing Office