ERIC Number: ED300035
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Check This Out: Highlights of Model Library Programs.
Fowler, Tony; Perkinson, Kathryn
This pamphlet highlights 13 public, academic, school, and special programs that are representative of 62 libraries and media centers recognized by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) for their innovative programs. Programs are grouped in the following categories: (1) community service programs (the Answer Place, Milwaukee Public Library, Wisconsin, and the Consumer Health Information Resource Service, University of Nebraska Library of Medicine); (2) programs to teach students to use library resources (Oak Grove Elementary School Resource Center, Bloomington, Minnesota, and the library skills program at Abramson High School, New Orleans, Louisiana); (3) services for special populations such as those in institutions, the disadvantaged, and the handicapped (California Youth Authority's Libraries Are Survival/Employment Resource Centers, the Reading Incentive Program, Lakeland, Florida, and the Library Service for the Hearing Impaired, operating out of the Nashville Public Library, Tennessee; (4) arts education programs for children developed with area schools (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Shawnee Mission, Kansas, libraries); (5) programs in which libraries share information and consolidate services (Unified Media Center, Richmond, Virginia, and "Sharing Our Resources" program in rural Vermont); and (6) programs which use technology to inaugurate new library services (White Hall High School, Montana, and the Model Media Center Utilizing Microcomputers at the Mining and Mechanical Institute Preparatory School, Freeland, Pennsylvania). (MES)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Community Information Services, Delinquency, Demonstration Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Fine Arts, Hearing Impairments, Higher Education, Library Instruction, Library Services, Microcomputers, Reading Instruction, Shared Library Resources, Special Programs
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock Number 065-000-00303-1, $15.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.