ERIC Number: EJ611727
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Children's Librarians: What Are They?
Orana: Journal of School and Children's Librarianship, v36 n1 p9-13 Mar 2000
Presents results of a survey of 22 Australian libraries aimed at highlighting the common nature, responsibilities, philosophies, and structural factors identified with the term "Children's Librarian." Provides a Children's Librarian profile, and discusses parameters of the specialist position; range of operations; range of skills; vision and mission; education support; required knowledge; and community and professional links. (AEF)
Descriptors: Childrens Libraries, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Librarians, Library Personnel, Library Role, Library Services, Library Surveys, Media Specialists, Professional Personnel, Public Libraries, School Libraries
Australian Library and Information Association, P.O. Box E441, Kingston ACT 2604, Australia (School Libraries and Children's and Youth Services Sections members: $37 within Australia; $42 overseas surface mail; $47 overseas airmail; ALIA members: $42 within Australia; $47 overseas surface mail; $53 overseas airmail; non-members: $48 within Australia; $53 overseas surface mail; $58 overseas airmail). Tel: 61-2-6285-1877; Fax: 61-2-6282-2249.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Australia