ERIC Number: ED211105
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
The Setting Up of a Resources Centre. 2: Planning & Staffing.
Tucker, Richard N.
Produced for use by educators and administrators in Scotland involved in planning and developing learning resources centers in elementary and secondary schools, this guide contains: (1) examples and discussion of the allocation of space for resources centers in schools with different architectural layouts, (2) three case studies of schools which already have resources centers, and (3) a consideration of the major questions which have to be addressed in setting up and managing a resources center. A set of eight floor layout diagrams illustrates various ways in which resources centers have been incorporated into new or existing educational facilities. Information contained in the three case studies includes descriptions of the schools, their resources centers and resources center staffs; accounts of the development of the resources centers, their operations, and future prospects; and lists of the equipment held by the resources centers. Appendices comprise an interview with two media resources officers on the role of the media specialist in the school, a recommendation for the establishment of a media resources center prepared by the Renfrewshire Education Department, an essay on the role of the librarian in the resources center, and set of questions relating to resources centers. (JL)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Building Plans, Case Studies, Educational Equipment, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Facilities Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Facility Requirements, Foreign Countries, Learning Resources Centers, Librarians, Media Specialists, Personnel Needs, Space Utilization
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Scottish Educational Film Association, Glasgow.
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Scotland)