Designed for courses that prepare LIS students for school librarianship, this title teaches basic reference processes, sources, services, and skills and provides authentic school library reference scenarios and exercises. * Includes updated content in every chapter * Expands on online reference skills and resources * Explains how to combine online reference skills with student questioning skills * Offers librarians the chance to practice their skills with scenarios and exercises
This book is a user-friendly guide for K–12 librarians, teachers, and school library media specialists that covers all major areas in reference, from the reference interview to encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Covering every essential topic ranging from circulation and literacy instruction to reference and security, this benchmark text provides an up-to-date, broadly based view of library public service and its functions. • Covers all essential services of the library through completely reorganized and updated content that reflects the role of changing technologies in today's libraries • Presents many new chapters that address the topics of print collections, media collections, e-resources, computer access, social media, legal issues, ethical issues, funding and other fiscal issues, and the library as place
Lesson plans and examples will help you incorporate the national language arts standards covered by standardized tests and implement the Information Power II standards into your next storytime. Specific content areas and lesson plans are included and cover literary elements, Caldecott books, folk tales, genres and nonfiction. Strategies like pair share, Big Books, reader's theater, puppet shows and choral responses encourage all students to participate and respond in storytime reading lessons, while brainstorming, composing and publishing strategies encourage participation in storytime writing lessons. Students will always love storytime so why not make it more than just reading aloud?
Presents over two hundred short educational activities for fourth, fifth, and sixth grade teachers to use during otherwise wasted classroom intervals. Covers language arts, social studies, science, math, music, art, and problem solving.
Contains essays in which various library scholars examine ethics as they relate to issues of school librarianship, including collection development, library access, confidentiality, use of technology, intellectual freedom and property, administration, and professional relationships.
Here's a step-by-step guide to generating a solid budget plan that looks at the long term and produces a reliable stream of funds every year. Get a firm grasp of how to do everything from reviewing historical data and trends, to identifying and communicating with the power players and people of influence in the district, to developing workable timelines for your budget. - Examines ways to provide consistent, stable budget support for school library media programs - Guidelines on how to implement successful budgeting strategies
Author: Santa Clara County (Calif.). Office of Education
Publisher: Linworth Publishing, Incorporated
Provides an overview and reference on library related topics for school library staff members, covering the mission of the school library, staffing, policies, organization, safety considerations, the library environment, marketing and public relations, collection development, and programming.