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ERIC Number: ED349983
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Facts about Maryland's School Library Media Programs 1990-91.
Bailey, Gail C., Comp.; Hardy, Rose Mary, Comp.
This collection of statistical data on school library media programs in the state of Maryland is designed to assist local educational agencies in examining their library media collections and staff according to state standards for school library media programs. Information on library media centers in nonpublic schools and institutions is also provided. Holdings secured with federal funds and on loan to the nonpublic schools appear on the nonpublic school pages. Collection and equipment statistics are provided by individual public and nonpublic schools. Equipment for which data are presented includes microcomputers, printers, modems, CD-ROMs, photographic/video equipment, microforms, projectors, and audio equipment. Summary statements list, by county and by public and nonpublic schools, the number of books, periodicals, and nonprint materials purchased with nonfederal funds and those purchased with ECIA Chapter II funds. The per pupil number, total number, and percentage of items in the print and nonprint collection for meeting state criteria are given for public schools. The number of professional and support personnel is listed for system level public school library media centers in 1988-89. Information about institutional libraries is presented in the areas of media collections; number and percentage of items by institution for meeting state criteria for collections; and the number of institutional schools meeting state criteria for staffing of school library media centers. (KRN)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Books, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Federal Aid, Institutional Schools, Learning Resources Centers, Library Collections, Library Personnel, Library Standards, Media Specialists, Microcomputers, Modems, Periodicals, Private Schools, Program Evaluation, Public Schools, School Libraries, Video Equipment
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Div. of Library Development and Services.
Note: For the 1986-87 report, see ED 297 738.