ERIC Number: ED213425
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
A Handbook for Student Librarians. Bulletin 1632.
Bienvenu, Martha, Comp.; And Others
Designed for use by students in library science and school media programs in the state of Louisiana, this handbook outlines the responsibilities and activities which will engage library school students when they become practicing school librarians or media specialists. Checklists of the competencies which student librarians must achieve to become school librarians or media specialists are included. The philosophy and objectives of library education programs are reviewed, terminology commonly used in school librarianship is defined, the administrative organization of schools is discussed, and the school and community resources available to school librarians are listed. Also included are a checklist of the personal and professional qualifications required of school librarians, an outline of desirable reading habits for library school students, a checklist of activities to be undertaken by student librarians during their practicum experiences, a list of professional organizations for school librarians, a discussion of cooperation between libraries, and a self-evaluation checklist for use by library school students in analyzing their practicum performance. The 11 appendices to the handbook include a code of ethics for student librarians, a School Library Bill of Rights, and a Bill of Rights for student teachers. A 42-item bibliography is attached. (JL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge.
Note: Prepared by the Projects Committee of the Louisiana Association of School Librarians