Library 101 A Handbook for the School Library Media Specialist

ISBN-10: 1591583241

ISBN-13: 9781591583240

Edition: 2007

Authors: Claire Gatrell Stephens, Patricia Franklin

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This well organized handbook is a must have for new and inexperienced school librarians as they open new schools or take on that first job. It will also serve as a source of information for library professionals in guiding their clerical staff and, student and parent volunteers. This handbook covers everything from library management systems to budgeting, television production and how to collaborate with teachers. Current issues in the field (LMS role as a reading teacher and LMS role in assessment of student learning) are discussed. All issues and recommendations are viewed in the ideal setting and in the real world setting enabling LMS to view their situation as it is and as it may become. At the basis of the work is the authors experience in mentoring many new librarians in Florida and their own journey to national board certification The authors have solicited short "side bar" articles from noted experts in the field as well as practicing school librarians at all levels. These short essays add validity and expand the text. Grades K-12.
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 9/30/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Day-to-Day Basics
Your Role as a School Library Media Specialist
Understanding Library Organization
Circulation Policies and Mechanics
Using Media Management Systems
Scheduling: Philosophy and Practicality
Staffing Your Library Media Center
Arranging Your Media Center
The Media Specialist as Teacher/Collaborator
Indentifying Standards--State and National
Developing and Promoting Your Media Program
Research and You
Television Production and You
Long-Term Vision
Collection Development
Resources for the Journey
Budgeting and Purchasing
Cataloging and Processing
Eguipping Your Library Media Center
Equipped to Run!
National Level Professional Organizations
State Level Professional Organizations
Helpful Resources
Awards for Children and Young Adult Literature Library
A Glossary of Terms
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