School Library Journal s Best

Author: Lillian N. Gerhardt
Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub
ISBN: UOM:39015041064281
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A selection of articles published in "School Library Journal," magazine between 1954 and 1995, discussing a variety of issues of importance to children's, young adult, and school librarians.

Technology and the School Library

Author: Odin L. Jurkowski
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810874490
Release Date: 2010-05-11
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

In this revised edition, Jurkowski provides an overview of the types of technologies used in school libraries, from traditional low-tech options to the latest developments, describing how the school librarian interacts with and works with the technology. Major topics covered in this volume include information resources in the school library, the different varieties of educational software available, resources available via the web, and the importance of creating a school library web site. This book also addresses tools that can be used in classrooms and technology administration: everything from automation and filters to security on student computers and security systems in general.

Toward a 21st Century School Library Media Program

Author: Esther Rosenfeld
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810860315
Release Date: 2007-10-15
Genre: Education

Offers a collection of articles previously published in "Teacher Librarian" and "VOYA" discussing the role of the school library in a technologically oriented twenty-first century.

Scales on Censorship

Author: Pat R. Scales
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781442250642
Release Date: 2015-04-14
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Scales on Censorship: Real Life Lessons from School Library Journal contains Pat R. Scales collected columns, all written in response to active book challenges or questions of intellectual freedom and library ethics. These columns have a ripped from the headlines immediacy even as they reflect the core values and policies of librarianship. They are organized by topic and each is framed with a brief new introductory essay. Scales’ powerful reputation and practical ethically-based solutions has made her a key spokesperson and support for librarians working under a censorship siege.

School Library Makerspaces In Action

Author: Heather Moorefield-Lang
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440856976
Release Date: 2018-03-05
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Maker learning spaces in schools and public libraries are made real through the narratives of professional librarians around the world, comprising the collaborative activities, experiences, and perspectives of librarians as they have implemented makerspaces for students of all ages. • Provides inspirational examples of successful makerspaces in school and public libraries • Furnishes practical, immediately usable projects, assignments, and curricula • Offers needed examples of how to train maker librarians • Showcases working partnerships between school and public librarians in makerspace endeavors

School Libraries 3 0

Author: Rebecca P. Butler
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780810885813
Release Date: 2015-06-18
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This textbook, for school library administration courses, is written by a professor who has taught this course at least once a year for the past twenty years.

The Whole School Library Handbook 2

Author: Blanche Woolls
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838911273
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Education

This new edition of an ALA bestseller remains an indispensable all-in-one resource for everything related to the school library media center. Articles from dozens of respected authors and experts, culled from popular journals such as Knowledge Quest and School Library Journal, cover everything of interest to the contemporary school librarian, including Professional development and career guidance Information on collection development and school library resources such as books, periodicals, e-mail discussion groups, databases, websites, and more Programming, partnering, promoting, and collaborating for student success Innovative ways to use technology like social networking and e-books in service of education Tips for analyzing and strengthening ongoing programs Building and maintaining healthy relationships with stakeholders Covering a wide range of important information in one handy volume, this stimulating handbook is a must-have for every school librarian.

The Emerging School Library Media Center

Author: Kathy Howard Latrobe
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 1563083892
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Education

Discusses the history and development of school libraries, with essays on such topics as the role of professional organizations, standards and guidelines, the training of library media specialists, and the uses of technology.

Protecting Intellectual Freedom in Your School Library

Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838997536
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Electronic books

Pat Scales uses her experience and expertise to offer an intellectual freedom title tailored to the school library environment. This title presents a number of scenarios in which intellectual freedom is at risk.

Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery in School Libraries Creating a Safe Haven

Author: Christie Kaaland Ed.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781610697309
Release Date: 2014-12-16
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

When disaster strikes, school librarians can play a key role in keeping kids safe. This is the only book written specifically to provide school librarians with emergency preparedness and recovery tools as well as curricular tie-ins. • Covers the impact of recent natural disasters on schools and addresses the changing landscape with regard to school violence • Provides a guide to school emergency planning and ways in which school librarians can take the lead in making it a reality • Features checklists, reproducible role-playing scenarios, and other aids for creating an emergency preparedness plan • Lists equipment and resources the school library can provide during disasters • Suggests curricular tie-ins and books you can use to work with students before and after a disaster or violent incident

Research for School Library Media Specialists

Author: Kent L. Gustafson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 1567500870
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Computers

This book is directed toward graduate students who are preparing to become, or already serving as, school library media specialists. It reflects the rapidly changing questions being asked in school library media research, as well as the methods of addressing those questions. These changes are due to both the changing role of the school library media specialist, and the explosion of research methods available. The authors hope that this book will encourage its readers to pursue an active research agenda in their school library media center.

Adult Learners Professional Development and the School Librarian

Author: Carl A. Harvey II
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781610690409
Release Date: 2012-10-02
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This practical guide clarifies why school librarians need to be part of the professional development process in their schools—and shows just how to achieve that goal. • A model for implementation that school librarians can put to immediate use • Examples of 21st-century tools • Suggestions for using Web 2.0 tools with teachers and staff