ERIC Number: ED226716
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jul-6
Reference Count: 0
Media Center: Operations Handbook.
Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC.
This guide to basic technical procedures recommended in the operation of within-school media centers is intended for all Department of Defense Dependent Schools (DoDDS) media specialists, clerks, aides, and technicians. The first four sections refer to the general media program functions identified in the related manual, "A is for Apple: Educational Media Program Functions and Student Objectives": (1) acquisitions, including the DoDDS media center selection policy, collection assessment, challenged material policy, collection goals, material selection, gifts, audiovisual equipment life-expectancy, and ordering procedures; (2) organization, covering the Dewey Decimal System, card catalogs, cataloging and processing, the shelf list, circulation, filing, shelving, weeding, the vertical files, materials and equipment maintenance, inventory, the DoDDs media center annual report, and the regional directory of media center personnel; (3) instruction, including orientation, media skills development, scheduling, and inservice guidelines; and (4) coordination and administration providing information on media center objectives, staff functions and staffing, budget goals, planning, public relations, and facilities. Remaining sections include a glossary, a 4-page bibliography of selection and cataloging aids, and addresses of sources listed in the bibliography. (LMM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC.