Essential Documents for School Libraries

Essential Documents for School Libraries : 'I've Got It' Answers to 'I Need to Know' Questions

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Patrons, from students, teachers, and principals, to parents and community require timely and thorough responses to their questions every working day. Projects, lesson plans, statistics, and advice are just of the few of the frequently needed bits of information that a library media specialist should have on hand. This book will convince all library media specialists of the efficiency of preparing ready-made documents to quickly provide needed answers. These practical written solutions to common queries in school libraries will use a variety of print and online formats: brochure, handouts, guides, checklists, FAQ's, form letters, invitations, and more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 210.8 x 274.3 x 12.7mm | 204.12g
  • Linworth Publishing, Incorporated
  • Worthington, United States
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • Illustrated edition
  • 1586831747
  • 9781586831745
  • 2,477,530

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"A major component to managing a school library media center is the administrative tasks that keep the program running smoothly and successfully. Library media specialists search for procedures and processes that will give them more time for instruction and working with students and less time on the management tasks. Procedures, forms, and documents can all help save time, but often times knowing what is needed or where to start is daunting. Collections of sample documents exist in other books, but what makes this volume different is that not only does it provide examples, but it also creates a rationale and guidance for creating original documents. Each chapter begins with why the documents are needed, followed by practical advice for writing the documents, and examples of how the documents can make an effective change in the library media program. Samples in the back of each chapter are not all-inclusive examples, but rather are meant to help guide a library media specialist in crshow more