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California State Library, 2009
The California State Library is charged with performing the following activities as defined by law. The State Library, under the direction and control of the State Librarian, an appointee of the Governor, has responsibility: (1) To collect, preserve, generate and disseminate a wide array of information; (2) To serve as the central reference and…
Descriptors: Government Libraries, State Government, Library Services, Information Seeking
Smith, Allison, Ed. – 2002
Designed for use by teachers, library media teachers, public librarians, and parents, this bibliographic resource contains references to selected books and videos available in many school and public libraries. Many of the bibliography's materials offer stories of real people who struggled to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles and who…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Elementary Secondary Education, Primary Sources, Resource Materials
Francisco, Grace; Hannah, Kathryn Covier; Keller, Shelly G.; Waters, Joan; Wong, Patricia M. Y. – 2001
This document provides case studies that represent a sampling of successful public library joint ventures in California and other U.S. cities and counties. Chapter 1 defines what a partnership is and how a joint venture differs from a partnership. It also describes the benefits of partnering, the knowledge, attitude, and skills required, and how…
Descriptors: Business, Case Studies, Cooperative Programs, Library Cooperation
Digitale, Robert – 2001
School district communications planning rarely includes ways to work with the media during an emergency. This short guide is aimed at providing both school officials and media professionals with specific perspectives and recommendations for cooperating to deliver crucial information to parents and the community during a crisis on campus. The…
Descriptors: Communications, Cooperative Planning, Crisis Management, Elementary Secondary Education
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1990
Intended as a guide for local-level policymakers, curriculum planners, teachers, and librarians, this book lists over 1200 titles of books as examples of good literature for high school students. It is intended to encourage educators to review their literature programs and the accompanying instructional materials and to encourage students to read…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, English Curriculum, English Instruction, High Schools
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1991
The use of literature in the history-social science curriculum has been found to be an effective means of generating students' interest, enhancing their understanding, and enriching the curriculum. This annotated guide contains listings of books to be used in teaching students in grades K-8 that have been selected as particularly helpful in the…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Educational Resources, Elementary Education