ERIC Number: ED288529
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Check This Out: Library Program Models.
Seager, Andrew J.; And Others
This volume contains descriptions of 62 library programs that have been identified as being exemplary in one of the following program topic areas: (1) services to populations without library or media centers; (2) services to populations with inadequate library/media centers; (3) services to special populations, including the disadvantaged, handicapped, institutionalized, and elderly; (4) models for planning and provision of services to a community; (5) community information and referral services; (6) innovative and effective uses of technology to expand or increase services; (7) regional library resource centers; (8) instruction in literacy; (9) library education, training, and the re-training of librarians; (10) new techniques for disseminating information about library resources to the research community; (11) formal institutional agreements linking library or media centers of all types, including those in the public sector; (12) programs that teach students how to gather, evaluate, and use information available through libraries; (13) models for joint library/teacher involvement in student learning; and (14) public library facilities that are functionally efficient and conducive to learning. School, school system, public, and academic libraries are represented. A program review checklist of evaluation criteria is included, and the appendix provides definitions and criteria for specific topic areas. (MES)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Higher Education, Library Instruction, Library Role, Library Services, Models, Outreach Programs, Public Libraries, School Libraries
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. National Diffusion Network.
Authoring Institution: RMC Research Corp., Hampton, NH.