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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
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Fetherolf, Shirley – Ohio Media Spectrum, 1994
To raise money for a high school learning resource center, a librarian produced a cookbook from recipes gathered at local community events. The process included typing the recipes in WordPerfect, photocopying, obtaining a cover design, cutting and collating, and binding. Two thousand cookbooks were made and 875 were sold. At $10 a copy, a $750…
Descriptors: Community Resources, Design, Fund Raising, High Schools
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Glogoff, Stuart – RSR: Reference Services Review, 1995
Discusses two Electronic Library Education Centers (ELECs) created at the University of Arizona to improve library instruction in the use of online resources. Examines costs of developing ELECs; technical changes experienced; and benefits to users and librarians. A sidebar by Abbie J. Basile identifies Internet resources for planning and/or…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Computer Networks, Costs, Electronic Classrooms
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Barron, Ann E. – Reference Librarian, 1994
Discusses advantages of multimedia research reports, including critical thinking skills, student motivation, and cooperation and collaboration; describes possible components, including videodisc, compact disc, digital audio, graphics, and animation; explains the use of video report makers and hypermedia programs; and examines the role of the…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Software, Cooperative Learning
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
Harbison, Elaine S. – Media and Methods, 1989
Discusses the use of instructional television and video materials in the classroom and suggests what the role of the library/media specialist should be in increasing the use of these materials. Topics discussed include matching video materials with current curriculum needs; computer database programs; needs assessment forms; promotional…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Databases, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education
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Williams, Johnette J.; Miller, Larry A. – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1986
Describes Glendale Community College's Instructional Materials Center, an integrated center housing both print and nonprint media and serving the college community more than 75.5 hours per week. Highlights interaction between librarians and instructional faculty, the librarians' role, ??and the library's bibliographic instruction program. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Educational Media, Instructional Materials
Richardson, Eloise; And Others – Book Report, 1985
Nine articles address topic of involvement of the secondary school librarian/media specialist in curriculum development. Discussion covers partnership between librarian and teacher, 68 ways to catch a teacher, the library and science curriculum, infinite bibliographies, research for lifelong learning, research supply and demand, fiction about…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Bibliographies, Curriculum Development, Fiction
Lester, Marilyn A. – 1995
This document provides a history of the National College of Education libraries from 1920 through 1978. The research process consisted of five major activities: (1) locating and collecting information from written sources; (2) conducting oral history interviews; (3) extracting information from audio tapes; (4) organizing the information from all…
Descriptors: Change, Educational Television, Enrollment, Higher Education
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Ray, Judith Thomas – Reference Librarian, 1994
Explains resource-based teaching and the necessary teamwork involving teachers and media specialists. Topics discussed include the librarian's role in curriculum planning; the role of school principals; implementation problems facing librarians; competencies needed by media specialists for curriculum planning; and how to gather support for…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Cooperative Planning, Course Integrated Library Instruction, Curriculum Development
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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
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Hickey, Kate D., Ed. – TechTrends, 1992
Discusses technostress--i.e., stress brought on by changes in technology--in libraries and media centers. Case studies are presented that show stress in community college libraries caused by the rapid implementation of new technologies; coping strategies for librarians and media specialists are discussed; and strategies for managers are suggested.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Administrators, Case Studies, Community Colleges
Wolcott, Linda Lachance – School Library Media Quarterly, 1994
Discusses the collaborative role of school library media specialists as instructional consultants to help teachers plan curriculum and develop instructional activities. Topics addressed include the nature of instructional planning; how teachers plan; and strategies for planning in partnership with teachers, including planning styles, planning…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership
Boardman, Edna M.; And Others – Book Report, 1986
Nine articles address the topic of professionalism among school librarians. Highlights include personal initiative and suggestions for growing professionally, a professional involvement profile, career and job options, best-ever workshops, professional growth through travel, from librarian to computer coordinator, illustrated booktalks, the school…
Descriptors: Archives, Foreign Countries, Learning Resources Centers, Librarians
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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
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