ERIC Number: ED414944
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Insider's Guide to School Libraries: Tips and Resources. Professional Growth Series.
The school library media specialist is encountering unprecedented change from educational reform, social change, and technology advances. This book offers practical ways to meet the everyday challenges of managing a library efficiently. It provides discussion of management skills, media center atmosphere, curriculum support, and professional and personal needs. Highlights include an alphabetical list of daily tips for running a media center and a calendar of monthly observances with resources. Within each chapter, resources are arranged alphabetically and provide address, telephone number, fax number, Internet site, e-mail address, electronic bulletin board, a description of the resource, and other information supplied by the source. Internet resources are listed by category: sites for the classroom, health information, Internet Mall, job hunting, listservs of interest to school media specialists, online technology tutorials, professional sites, and associations. The book is divided into seven chapters: Managing a School Media Center; Creating Atmosphere in Media Centers; Supporting the School Curriculum; Using Vertical Files; Internet Resources for the School Media Specialist; Help in the Daily Running of School Libraries; and Ways of Meeting Your School and Home Needs. A subject and source index is also included. (SWC)
Descriptors: Change, Cooperative Planning, Course Integrated Library Instruction, Curriculum Enrichment, Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education, Internet, Learning Resources Centers, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Library Administration, Library Services, Media Specialists, Resources, School Libraries
Linworth Publishing, Inc., 480 East Wilson Bridge Rd., Suite L, Worthington, OH 43085-2372 ($32.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners; Teachers
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