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White, Maureen – School Library Media Activities Monthly, 1994
Discusses benefits of travel for school library media specialists. Topics addressed include individual awareness of flexibility and adaptability; adapting to and accepting cultural differences; developing better perspectives on our own countries and programs; and sources of information on courses or study tours for university credit that are…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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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
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Nourse, Jimmie Anne; Widman, Rudy – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1991
Urges community college librarians to become leaders in library instruction by developing aggressive teaching programs using high-technology information resources, such as compact disc read-only-memory (CD-ROM), telecommunications, and on-line databases. Discusses training, hardware, software, and funding issues. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Computer Oriented Programs, Financial Support
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
Buchanan, George – School Library Journal, 1990
Discusses the need for cooperation between architects and clients during the design process, and describes the working relationship between an architect and librarian during the design of a school library facility. Specific solutions for design requirements relating to book processing, reference services, and microform use are described. (CLB)
Descriptors: Architects, Building Design, Cooperative Planning, Elementary Secondary Education
Young, Diana, Comp. – 1982
This report presents papers, transcripts of speeches and group discussions, and other documents from a June 1982 conference on school and library services to children in the southeastern United States. The major presentations include: (1) a keynote address by Sara W. Hodgkins entitled "Our Children, Our Future"; (2) the transcript of an…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Censorship, Childhood Needs, Demonstration Programs
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
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
Tucker, Richard N. – 1976
Produced for use by educators and administrators in Scotland involved in planning and developing learning resources centers in elementary and secondary schools, this guide contains: (1) examples and discussion of the allocation of space for resources centers in schools with different architectural layouts, (2) three case studies of schools which…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Building Plans, Case Studies, Educational Equipment
Platte, James P., Ed. – 1979
A survey of 29 Michigan community and junior college learning resource centers was conducted in the spring of 1979 to examine the status of resources and services, their scope and use, and the staffing and budgets necessary to support these resources and services during the 1977-78 academic year. The survey report compares the data from this…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Budgets, College Libraries, Community Colleges
Daniel, Evelyn H. – 1975
In order to investigate current campus utilization of media, a learning resources survey questionnaire was sent to all California State University and College (CSUC) library directors. Library media was identified as audio, projected material, video tapes, and multimedia such as kits, games, and simulations. The survey was divided into six parts;…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, College Libraries, Educational Media, Financial Support
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
Bua, John; Jackson, Nancy – MultiMedia Schools, 1998
Library media staff at Western High School (Fort Lauderdale, Florida) established a library media center without walls and an information hub without limits. This article describes the planning, funding, wiring, equipping, programming, managing, and benefits of the $624,500 network. (PEN)
Descriptors: Administration, Educational Innovation, Educational Technology, Financial Support
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