ERIC Number: ED350005
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-May
Reference Count: N/A
School Libraries in a Diverse World: Providing the Personal Touch. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Association of School Librarianship (20th, Everett, Washington, July 22-27, 1991).
International Association of School Librarianship, Kalamazoo, MI.
This report of proceedings contains 28 papers that were presented at an international conference on school librarianship. The papers are: (1) "Multi-Ethnic Materials for Children and Young Adults in a Changing World" (Spencer G. Shaw); (2) "Eating Computers" (Dean Marney); (3) "Literature, Reading and the School Library Resource Centre in a Multicultural Society" (Ronald A. Jobe); (4) "The World of Nigerian Children's Literature" (Virginia W. Dike); (5) "Report from Tokyo Association of High School Teacher-Librarians" (Ikuko Sagae); (6) "Cooperative Learning in the Library Media Center" (Catherine C. O'Hara); (7) "The Evolution of the School Library" (Donald Hamilton); (8) "Partnership Stories" (Jean Eisele, Tammy Guenther, and Wendy Freundlich); (9) "Solving Information Problems at the Junior High Level" (Glen Johnson); (10) "A Study of Reading Habits of High School Students in America, Singapore and Japan" (Yasumiti Sakaguti); (11) "Distance Education for School Librarians" (Diljit Singh); (12) "Foresight, Insight, Hindsight" (S. J. Farmer); (13) "IASL: A Role in Research?" (Laurel A. Clyde); (14) "School Library Research" (Sigrin Klara Hannesdottir); (15) "A Review of Research Efforts 1970-1990" (Jean E. Lowrie); (16) "School Library Research in the South Pacific" (Melvyn Rainey); (17) "The Investigation of Present Situation and the Study of Development of School Libraries of China" (Miao Yuan); (18) "The School Library with a Personal Touch" (Marvene Dearman); (19) "Listening and the Teacher-Librarian" (Kenneth C. Paulin and Mary Ann Paulin); (20)"Developing Independent Learners" (Patricia Finlay); (21) "Implementing Library Resource Center Programs" (Liz Austrom, Roberta Kennard, Jo-Anne Naslund, and Patricia Shields); (22) "A Reading Guidance Program for Reading Impression Writing by High School Students" (Tomoko Kimizuka); (23) "Don't Just Try King and Andrews" (Cosette Kies); (24) "The Teacher-Librarian and Whole Language Programs" (Mary Ann Paulin); (25) "It's About Time" (Susan Falk Fowells); (26) "Learning To Be a Teacher-Librarian" (Dianne Oberg); (27) "The Plight of School Libraries in Africa" (Felix K. Tawete); and (28) "Information Literacy in a Diverse World" (Margaret Chisholm). Also included are minutes of the 1991 International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) general meeting; reports of the IASL president, vice president, executive secretary, and treasurer; and a roster of conference participants. (MES)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Childrens Literature, Conferences, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, International Organizations, Learning Resources Centers, Library Associations, Library Education, Library Research, Library Role, Library Services, Media Specialists, Reading Research, School Libraries, Whole Language Approach
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Association of School Librarianship, Kalamazoo, MI.