ERIC Number: ED086160
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969
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A Guide For School Librarians.
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Public Instruction, Harrisburg. Bureau of General and Academic Education.; North Hills School District, Pittsburgh, PA.; Upper Darby School District, PA.
Many library administration methods for dealing with routine matters are suggested in this manual. It is addressed to administrators, teachers, librarianship students and especially school librarians and library technicians at all grade levels. School library philosophies, rationales and objectives are presented. A model philosophy and policy statement is given covering media selection and shared library resources. The components of a district library program are examined. Included in a chapter on basic routines and procedures ismaterial on budgeting, media selection for slow learners and the adolescent retarded reader, evaluation checklists for books, instructional media and textbooks, ordering, inventory, weeding and processing, color coding, scheduling and circulation. The large appendix section contains topics of interest to librarians such as learning in school libraries, how to set up an elementary school library and other articles. The standards, regulations, and procedures peculiar to Pennsylvania are contained in Appendix D. Appendix C deals with evaluation of the library. Selection aids and sources and supply sources are listed. Final sections discuss filing in a small dictionary catalog and cataloging and inventorying. (JG)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Public Instruction, Harrisburg. Bureau of General and Academic Education.; North Hills School District, Pittsburgh, PA.; Upper Darby School District, PA.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title V