ERIC Number: ED416851
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Information Technology in Schools: Implications for Teacher Librarians. Third Edition.
Butterworth, Margaret, Ed.
This book reviews the latest Australian literature on the role of the teacher librarian. It discusses the impact of the Internet on the supply of and demand for information, and demonstrates the need for planned implementation of information technology in schools, with teacher librarians playing a vital and influential role. Fifteen chapters are as follows: (1) "The Role of the Teacher-Librarian in the Information Age: a Delicate Balancing Act" (Pam Buselich); (2) "The Internet" (Anne Clyde); (3) "Online Information Services" (Sandra Naude); (4) "Other Electronic Sources: CD-ROM, Interactive Multimedia and Beyond" (Margaret Phillips); (5) "Integrating Electronic Resources into the Curriculum" (Cathy Scott and Pru Mitchell); (6) "Case Study" (Philippa Ryan); (7) "School Library Resource Provision in an Electronic Era" (Shelda Debowski); (8) "Telematics" (Sally Smith); (9) "Library Automation: Migrating to Second Generation Systems" (Claire Johnson, Pru Mitchell, and Robin Wake); (10) "Publishing on the Web" (Val Baird); (11) "Training for the Internet" (Pauline Tremlett); (12) "Developing an I.T. Plan for a School" (Sandra Naude); (13) "Primary School Case Study" (Sue Goddard); (14) "Secondary School Case Study" (Jan Kaye); and (15) "Important Issues" (Margaret Chapple). A biography of the authors is included. Each chapter contains references. (Contains 164 references.) (JAK)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Distance Education, Educational Resources, Electronic Classrooms, Electronic Libraries, Electronic Publishing, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Hypermedia, Information Technology, Interactive Video, Internet, Library Automation, Library Role, Multimedia Instruction, Online Searching, Online Vendors, Optical Data Disks, School Libraries, Teacher Role, Telecommunications, World Wide Web
Australian Library and Information Association, WA Branch, P.O. Box 258, Cannington, Western Australia 6107, Australia ($25 non-members, $20 members).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Australian Library and Information Association, Perth. School Libraries Section.
Identifiers - Location: Australia