ERIC Number: ED409019
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Managing School Libraries in Elementary and Secondary Schools. Revised.
Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise.
The school library has long been recognized as an integral part of any school system. It plays a vital role in the total instructional program at all grade levels, and provides students and teachers with access to the world of knowledge. The school library is not only a source of materials necessary to support the basic curriculum of the school, but also provides resource materials for enrichment in every area of the students' interest. This manual contains background, guidelines, and recommendations for elementary and secondary school libraries and library media centers in Idaho public schools. The report is divided into 10 chapters: (1) The School Library Program; (2) The District Coordinator and the Processing Center; (3) The School Library Budget; (4) Teaching Information-Finding and Evaluating Skills; (5) Suggestions for School Library Facility Planner; (6) Materials Selection in School Libraries; (7) Weeding and Inventorying the School Library; (8) The School Library and the Copyright Law; (9) Beginning a School Library Media Program; and (10) Using Teacher-Aides in School Libraries. Appendices include: Idaho Accreditation Standards; Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges Standards of Accreditation; and sample job descriptions for school libraries. (SWC)
Descriptors: Copyrights, Elementary Secondary Education, Fair Use (Copyrights), Information Skills, Learning Resources Centers, Library Administration, Library Facilities, Library Funding, Library Material Selection, Library Materials, Library Personnel, Library Planning, Library Role, Library Services, Public Schools, School Libraries, State Government
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise.