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Albanese, Andrew R.; Oder, Norman; Rogers, Michael; St. Lifer, Evan; Jay, M. Ellen; Milliot, Jim – Bowker Annual Library and Book Trade Almanac, 2001
Includes three articles that discuss the top stories from "Library Journal", including the demand for librarians, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, library education, database publishers, electronic research services, the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA), Internet filtering, and electronic reference; the school…
Descriptors: Databases, Electronic Libraries, Internet, Labor Market
Everhart, Nancy – School Library Journal, 2000
Discusses the impending shortage of school librarians. Topics include state hiring mandates that don't require certified media specialists; certified library personnel shortages; staffing ratios; support staff; access to library education programs, including distance education via the Internet; and future concerns. (LRW)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Distance Education, Employment Opportunities, Employment Projections
MacVean, Donald S. – 1983
The first step in the demise of the Western Illinois University undergraduate library science instructional program, which produced graduates with a minor in library science who were qualified to direct school libraries, was its merger with an audiovisual (AV) program in the education department. The library science minor was originally under the…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Conflict, Educational Administration, Educational Media
Sadowski, Michael – School Library Journal, 1994
Describes the National Library Program supported by the DeWitt Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund. The program's national goals and guidelines and results of eight projects are presented. Brief descriptions of five new projects and nine planning sites are given. Continuation plans and the possibility of funding beyond the three-year project period are…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Grants, Learning Resources Centers
Miller, Marilyn L. – Library Administration & Management, 1989
Examines the underlying reasons for and the possible impact of the decision by the American Library Association (ALA) to become a member of the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The ways in which media specialists prepared in NCATE programs will differ from those prepared in ALA programs are discussed. (four…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Competency Based Education, Educational Needs, Guidelines
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Lowrie, Jean E. – Education Libraries, 1986
Provides examples of education programs for school library/media specialists or teacher-librarians in the United States, Canada, Australia, the Caribbean region, and the United Kingdom. Teacher education, basic library science courses, specialized courses in school library media and services, and efforts of International Federation of Library…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Global Approach, Higher Education, Instructional Design