ERIC Number: ED291396
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Urbana School Libraries: Curriculum, Operations, Services. Second Edition.
Urbana School District 116, IL.
This two-part manual presents both a library curriculum for elementary and secondary school students and a handbook of policies and procedures for library operations and services. Part 1 (238 pages) is a two-part library skills curriculum guide for grades K-12 includes brief discussions of general student goals, main ideas, and the thinking processes as well as an introduction to the curriculum. Organized by grade level(s), the curriculum on research and reference skills covers library orientation, arrangement of books, the card catalog, parts of the book, encyclopedias, periodicals and their indexes, geographical reference tools, biographical tools, other specialized reference tools, and report writing. The curriculum on literature and reader guidance covers literature study; book talks by librarians; independent reading programs; literature contests; a read-to program; exhibits, displays, and bookmarks; awards for children's books; book fairs; recycling books; peer recommendations; individual guidance; and special services to various groups of students. Part 2 (106 pages) on library operations and services details policies and procedures concerning library personnel; library material selection; budgeting; acquisition of both print and nonprint materials and equipment; district cataloging; circulation; inventory; audiovisual and computer services; faculty support services; supplementary resources; and public relations. Also provided are forms, records, charts, and a bibliography listing 55 print resources, 17 sound filmstrips, 1 film, 4 games, a chart, 5 kits, a recording, and two bookmarks. (CGD)
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, Directed Reading Activity, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Resources Centers, Librarians, Library Administration, Library Instruction, Library Services, Library Skills, Media Specialists, Reading Programs, Research Skills, School Libraries, Study Skills
Thomas Paine School Librarian, 1801 James Cherry Drive, Urbana, IL 61801 ($19.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Urbana School District 116, IL.