ERIC Number: ED426706
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
The Emerging School Library Media Center: Historical Issues and Perspectives.
Latrobe, Kathy Howard, Ed.
This book provides an understanding of the history and development of school library media programming. The readings present both personal and objective perspectives on this topic. Contributors address not only the mission of the school library media program, but also how its realization has shaped and been shaped by professional organizations; standards and guidelines; accreditation associations; the preparation of library media specialists; collection development, evaluation, instruction, and research; the application of technology; and the relationship of the program to educational paradigms and to local, national, and international partnerships. Sections include: (1) "The Education of School Librarians" (June Lester and Kathy Latrobe); (2) "School Libraries and the Progressive Movement: A Study of the Role of the Librarian in Implementing Progressive Education (1900-1957)" (Judy Drury and Anne Masters); (3) "The School Library Media Specialist and Intellectual Freedom During the Twentieth Century" (Dianne McAfee Hopkins); (4) "A History of School Library Media Center Collection Development" (Carolyn S. Brodie); (5) "The Way We Were and How It Was: 1945-1970" (Virginia H. Mathews); (6) "History of the Research on Issues Related to School Library Media programs and Services 1925-1995" (Daniel Callison); (7) "Determining Value: Library Media Programs and Evaluation" (Joy McGregor); (8) "School Library Media Standards and Guidelines: A Review of Their Significance and Impact" (Linda Gann); (9) "The History of School Library Media State Certification" (Patsy H. Perritt); (10) "The History of the American Association of School Librarians, Part I: Origins and Development, 1896-1951" (Patricia B. Pond); (11) "School Librarianship and Instructional Design: A History Intertwined" (Ruth Villency Small); (12) "The Impact of Technology: Change and Innovation, An Autobiographical Narrative" (Dian Walster); and (13) "Internationalization of the School Library Media Center" (Linda Veltze). (Contains a list of abbreviations and acronyms, a chronology of significant events in school librarianship, and an index.) (AEF)
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, International Programs, Learning Resources Centers, Librarians, Library Collection Development, Library Development, Library Education, Library Instruction, Library Research, Library Science, Media Specialists, Partnerships in Education, Professional Associations, Program Development, School Libraries
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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