The Indispensable Librarian

The Indispensable Librarian : Surviving and Thriving in School Libraries in the Information Age

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Description

This readable and practical book examines the changes in school libraries brought by the digital revolution-and describes how new and experienced librarians can take advantage of them. * Provides both practical and visionary insights from an experienced, currently practicing librarian/library supervisor * Supplies accessible and often humorous coverage of the subject without being simplistic * Includes provocative ideas to stimulate thought and discussion * Highlights the impact of technology on the library program and serves as a straightforward guide to changes needed in the field * Offers an essential foundation of all aspects of managing a school library programshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 207 pages
  • 215.9 x 276.86 x 15.24mm | 589.67g
  • ABC-CLIO
  • Linworth Publishing, Incorporated
  • Worthington, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 161069239X
  • 9781610692397
  • 723,585

Review quote

"This revised edition is 90 percent new, making it a valuable asset even to those who have dog-eared copies of the first edition." - Booklist Online "This is a book that belongs in school library collections for frequent reference-and even more in the hands of administrators whose vision of the possibilities inherent in a school library might just be approaching the twenty-first century." - Library Media Connectionshow more

About Doug A. Johnson

Doug Johnson is director of media and technology for Mankato Area Public Schools in Mankato, MN.show more