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School Library Journal, 1982
This annotated bibliography lists 45 children's books and 29 young adult books selected by School Library Journal's Book Review staff and Young Adult Review committee, respectively. Arrangement is alphabetical by author with the grade level indicated for children's books. (EJS)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Annotated Bibliographies, Children
Smith, Linda C. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2015
Cheney's paper was the first major article on the subject of teaching reference in American library schools. In the article, she addressed three questions: (1) Who is teaching reference?; (2) What is being taught?; and (3) How is it being taught? In this article, Linda Smith discusses how the teaching of reference has changed in the more than 50…
Descriptors: Library Education, Graduate Study, Reference Services, Library Services
Whelan, Debra Lau – School Library Journal, 2004
Media specialists and teachers spend an estimated $1.4 billion annually on nonfiction titles. And even though most librarians, like Shirley Morand of New Richmond High School in Ohio, expect budget cuts this academic year, they still plan to dish out a sizable chunk of money on books that support students' textbooks, according to School Library…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Purchasing, Nonfiction, Librarians
Miller, Marilyn L.; Shontz, Marilyn L. – School Library Journal, 1999
Presents findings from the "School Library Journal" survey of school library expenditures for FY 1997-98. Data include: budget allocation; salaries; library collection; technology; staff and certification; access to basic electronic resources; library policy; planning and communication between library media specialists and teachers; and…
Descriptors: Budgets, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Policy, Information Technology
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Jackett, Mark – English Journal, 2007
"Speak," by Laurie Halse Anderson, is one of the most powerful young adult novels to come along in the past decade. It has won numerous awards, including the "School Library Journal" award for "Best Book of the Year," and was a National Book Award Finalist. Despite this acclaim, many English teachers are uncomfortable teaching "Speak" in their…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Novels, Social Problems, Language Arts
Gray, B. Allison – Library Journal, 2009
On January 19, 2009, the day before his historic inauguration, President Obama and his wife, Michelle, commemorated Martin Luther King Day by volunteering for various community service projects around the Washington, DC, area. A record number of Americans also participated in the King Day of Service, joining in over 13,000 projects, more than…
Descriptors: Service Learning, School Libraries, Public Libraries, Professional Associations
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Bush, Gail – Knowledge Quest, 2007
Librarians are effective in sharing their best practices with each other. Learning from each other is crucial, but not sharing their stories with other members of the school learning community keeps them wondering exactly what it is that librarians do. In this article, the author offers steps that can guide librarians to write for publications…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Librarians, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Writing for Publication
Miller, Marilyn L.; Shontz, Marilyn – School Library Journal, 1993
The sixth in a series of "School Library Journal" reports on trends in school library expenditures for program development shows that commitment to the teaching and motivating of reading is in conflict with fascination with technology and that access to books is being seriously curtailed by the deteriorating state of school library collections.…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support, Information Technology, Learning Resources Centers
Library Computing, 1985
Special supplement to "Library Journal" and "School Library Journal" covers topics of interest to school, public, academic, and special libraries planning for automation: microcomputer use, readings in automation, online searching, databases of microcomputer software, public access to microcomputers, circulation, creating a…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Databases
Goodgion, Laurel; And Others – Library Journal, 1986
Eight articles in special supplement to "Library Journal" and "School Library Journal" cover a computer program called "Byte into Books"; microcomputers and the small library; creating databases with students; online searching with a microcomputer; quality automation software; Meckler Publishing Company's…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Conferences, Cost Effectiveness, Databases
Library Journal, 1985
This special supplement to "Library Journal" and "School Library Journal" includes articles on technological dependency, promise of computers for reluctant readers, copyright and database downloading, access to neighborhood of Mister Rogers, library acquisitions, circulating personal computers, "microcomputeritis,"…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Copyrights, Databases
Kingsbury, Mary E. – School Library Journal, 1979
Responds to article by Pauline Wilson (School Library Journal, v25 n6 Feb 1979) in terms of defining the role of children's librarians, clarifying the goals of children's services, making a case for such services, improving the impression made by children's librarians, determining appropriate preparation, and understanding and achieving quality…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Educational Philosophy, Educational Policy, Librarians
Gerhardt, Lillian N.; And Others – School Library Journal, 1977
School Library Journal book review editors have selected and annotated their choices for the best children's and young adults' books from those books that were submitted for review during 1977 by general book trade book publishers. Included in the annotations are: author, title, publisher, price, and recommended reading and interest levels. (JPF)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education
Mandell, Phyllis Levy – School Library Journal, 1985
Lists 44 audiovisual programs (most released between 1983 and 1984) grouped in seven categories: computers in society, introduction to computers, computer operations, languages and programing, computer graphics, robotics, computer careers. Excerpts from "School Library Journal" reviews, price, and intended grade level are included. Names…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Audiotape Cassettes, Computer Literacy, Computers
Gerhardt, Lillian – 1973
The 29 articles on aspects of current book selection collected here are from the "School Library Journal." The book includes five major sections: "Perspectives on Selection" includes articles that challenge current book evaluation practices, each article examining an aspect of traditional book selection for children and asking that readers measure…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Book Reviews, Books, Censorship
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