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Barron, Daniel D. – School Library Media Activities Monthly, 1995
Collaboration by several school and library associations has resulted in a decision to adopt new job titles, job descriptions, and facility names. Reasons for this change are discussed and some insight into the process is provided by commentary from interviews. (JKP)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Cooperation, Interviews, Job Development
Barron, Daniel D. – School Library Media Activities Monthly, 1993
Discusses problems confronting school library media centers, including a lack of telephones for computer network access, a lack of professional personnel, and a lack of flexible scheduling. It is suggested that leadership roles, as well as membership in local and national organizations, are necessary to address these issues. (LRW)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Computer Networks, Elementary Secondary Education, Flexible Scheduling
Baldwin, Margaret – School Library Media Annual (SLMA), 1995
Discusses the process of future search conferences and describes one held to consider the future of school library media centers and information services in the state of Washington. Highlights include participation by students, librarians, teachers, administrators, and others; strategic and participatory planning; and change processes. (LRW)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Change Strategies, Conferences, Educational Planning
Barron, Daniel D. – School Library Media Activities Monthly, 1999
Reviews the history of school libraries and librarians and changes that have occurred; discusses present conditions, including the need for collaboration, leadership, and greater visibility; and considers future possibilities, including strategies for successful change. (LRW)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Futures (of Society), Leadership, Learning Resources Centers
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Doiron, Ray – Emergency Librarian, 1993
Identifies key concepts of cooperative curriculum planning processes involving classroom teachers and teacher-librarians. The history of cooperation and the linear approach to planning are described. A rationale for an approach based on mutual respect for teachers' personal practical knowledge for exploring curriculum potential is proposed.…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Cooperative Planning, Course Integrated Library Instruction, Curriculum Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Jay, M. Ellen; Jay, Hilda L. – Reference Librarian, 1994
Discusses changes in the role of the elementary school library media specialist. Highlights include cooperation with classroom teachers and administrators; the role of the school principal; actions to initiate change; structuring research for students' success; and sample library instructional activities. (LRW)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Change Strategies, Elementary Education, Learning Activities