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ERIC Number: ED536911
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 146
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-4359-2304-8
Setting up and Running a School Library. Information Collection and Exchange Publication No. ED204
Baird, Nicola
Peace Corps
This book explains how teachers can set up and run a successful school library. In it you will find advice and information on how to: (1) set up a small library and build bookshelves; (2) select books for your library; (3) make a written record of your school's books, pamphlets and other library stock such as newspapers, magazines, audio tapes and videos; (4) divide the library stock into subject areas; (5) choose the best method of letting students borrow library books; and (6) repair damaged books. In addition, you will find useful "teaching tips" throughout the book and, in chapter 16, the addresses of international organisations which may supply free books to your school. Appended are: (1) Junior Colour Code classification schedule; and (2) The VSO ECOE Programme. (Contains 40 figures.)
Peace Corps. Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Headquarters, 1111 20th Street NW, Washington, DC 20526. Tel: 800-424-8580; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps