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Purcell, Melissa – Library Media Connection, 2010
Media centers have been transformed from warehouses for books and equipment into the hub of the learning community. Media specialists keep the hub functioning properly. If school library media specialists are doing their job well, they are making a difference in the ways teachers teach and in the ways students learn. On any given day, a media…
Descriptors: Media Specialists, School Libraries, Information Scientists, Library Role
Carmichael, Patricia – School Library Media Activities Monthly, 2009
This article is the second part of a two-part article on a learning project developed through the Independent Learning Centre (ILC) program at Concordia Lutheran College. The first part of this article can be found in the January 2009 issue of this journal and discusses how the applications of the "AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner"…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Interests, School Libraries, Higher Education
Dopke-Wilson, MariRae – Educators' Spotlight Digest, 2008
In this article, the author features ideas and strategies for outreach that librarians can do to promote one's library media program and the good work it does. She stresses that by working together and reaching out, librarians can help foster visibility and support for school library media programs and professionals alike nationwide. Here, she…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Librarians, Outreach Programs, Learning Resources Centers
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Wisely, Steve – Knowledge Quest, 2002
Describes the development of library media centers, programs, and staff at the Medford School District (Oregon). Information from the standards and research used to define roles and responsibilities is summarized, and relevant Oregon state educational organizations are listed. Some of the results of the district's well-defined library programs and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Information Literacy, Learning Resources Centers, Librarians
Anderson, Pauline H. – 1990
This manual examines the planning process for building or renovating new library media facilities. It is concerned with building programs, local building and fire codes, design, working with architects, reading blueprints, engineering and mechanical plans, budgets, bids, and change orders. It offers help with such sensitive issues as the politics…
Descriptors: Architects, Building Design, Elementary Secondary Education, Facility Case Studies
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Div. of Library Development and Services. – 1980
The seven papers in this collection, which were presented at a workshop for library media supervisors, focus on competency-based education and the role of media centers in implementing Maryland's Project Basic. Papers included are: "Project Basic Instructional Guides: A Resource for Teachers," by Margaret Trader; "Scope and Sequence Charts for the…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Competency Based Education, Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education
Melom, Connie – 1979
The "library-college" philosophy conceives of a library as a total educational resource, that (1) fully uses media and instructional aids; (2) stresses independent study; (3) encourages teachers and librarians to share instructional and bibliographic duties; and (4) aids students in achieving competency in reading, speaking, and critical thinking.…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, College Libraries, Community Colleges, Educational Media
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
Hamilton, Betty – Book Report, 1993
Discussion of site-based management and school reform addresses the current focus on administrative change in educational reform, obstacles to change in schools, how site-based management works, and the school librarian's role. Several components that are needed to implement active site-based management programs are presented in a sidebar. (four…
Descriptors: Decentralization, Decision Making, Educational Change, Educational Trends
Stripling, Barbara K. – School Library Media Annual (SLMA), 1993
Discusses authentic assessment and its possible uses in school libraries. Highlights include restructuring and authentic schools; authentic assessment techniques; motivation; increasing thinking skills; creative research products; roles of the library media specialist in authentic assessment; and an appendix with seven annotated curriculum…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Change Agents, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Resources Centers
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Bailey, Liz; And Others – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1990
Underscores the need for international education in community colleges, considering the links between American international business competitiveness and community college education. Looks at the role of learning resources centers (LRCs) in program development and support. Considers activities that may be undertaken by LRC staff in international…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Libraries, Community Colleges, Curriculum Enrichment
Hartzell, Gary N.; And Others – Book Report, 1993
This theme section includes four articles that discuss building a stronger image for junior and senior high school libraries through public relations. Highlights include building the influence of high school librarians; making the library more welcoming for students; information for transfer students; and publicizing student achievements through a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Junior High Schools, Learning Resources Centers, Librarians
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
Rux, Paul – Book Report, 1994
Examines issues relating to information technology that will affect the future of school librarians. Topics discussed include teaching versus learning; the need for new sets of skills; becoming systems analysts; matching technology with users' information needs; management information systems; and shifting models regarding the role of school…
Descriptors: Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Information Needs
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