ERIC Number: ED365319
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-May
Reference Count: N/A
A Sample School Library Media Center: Operating Policy, Physical Arrangement and Map, and Guide to the Use of Reference Materials.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.
Sample documents are provided to assist a school library media center in Oklahoma in preparing a policy handbook applicable to the library's particular situation. The operating policy defines the purpose of the library and the library media specialist, as well as the users, schedule, orientation and instruction practices, and circulation procedures. The description of physical arrangement considers the locations of reference, fiction, non-fiction, biography, and professional collections, as well as periodicals and non-print media. The guide to the use of reference materials contains descriptions of reference materials commonly found in the school library, such as encyclopedias or dictionaries. An appendix contains suggestions for scheduling and a sample library media center pass. (Contains 10 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Resources Centers, Library Administration, Library Facilities, Library Materials, Library Policy, Library Services, Policy Formation, Reference Materials, Resource Materials, School Libraries, Time Management, User Needs (Information)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.
Identifiers: Examples; Oklahoma; Operating Procedures; Sample Reports