The 21st Century Elementary Library Media Program

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ABC-CLIO, 2010 - Education - 155 pages
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How do you accomplish a technology transformation at a time with limited budgets? What's the proper place for Web-placed social networking in the school library? What are the best practices for working together with students, parents, and educators? "The 21st Century Elementary Library Media Program" is an invaluable resource for answers to these and many more questions, as it brings together in one volume the advice and insights you need to bring your library into the new century.

Compact yet remarkably comprehensive, "The 21st Century Elementary Library Media Program" covers all the major aspects of school library services, from administration to instruction. Award-winning library media specialist Carl Harvey provides tips and techniques, forms and templates, and advice on everything from staffing and budgeting to collaborating with teachers and other libraries to Web 2.0 and other new computer tools to building collections and devising special programs. Whether you are just getting started, or a library veteran looking for program renewal, this book belongs on your shelf.

 

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Contents

The Elementary Library Media ProgramPast Present and Future
1
People
7
Communication
25
Curriculum and Instruction
39
Programming
67
Information and Technology
77
Library Administration
95
Budget
119
Collections
125
Advocacy Public Relations and Marketing
131
Leadership
137
Vendors
143
Library MediaTechnology Personal Learning Network
147
Web 20 Examples
151
Index
153
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About the author (2010)

Carl A. Harvey II is an instructor of school librarianship at Longwood University in Farmville, VA.

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