Recent Advances in School Librarianship - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080260846, 9781483157689

Recent Advances in School Librarianship

1st Edition

Recent Advances in Library and Information Services

Authors: Frances Laverne Carroll
Editors: G. Chandler
eBook ISBN: 9781483157689
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1981
Page Count: 264
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Description

Recent Advances in School Librarianship presents several discussions that aim to improve the quality of school library services. The book is comprised of six chapters that cover different issues concerning school librarianship. Chapter I discusses the growth and development of school librarianship, and Chapter II talks about co-operation and planning in school librarianship. Chapters III and IV review the attainment of the educational role of the school librarians, as well as their education. Chapter V examines the development of school library in different countries. Chapter VI provides conclusive discussion regarding the development of school librarianship. The book will be of great interest to individuals who are concerned with the advances of school library services.

Table of Contents


School Library Media Service Manifesto

Chapter I The Growth and Development of School Libraries

Related Publications

Terminology

History and Conditions

Change-Makers Within School Librarian-ship

Publications

Primary School Libraries

Demonstration Libraries

District Unit of Service

Media as Catalyst

Changes in Education

Aims of Education

Curriculum and Method

Impact on Other Countries

Other International Influences

Sources of Information

National Plans for Libraries

Legislation and Funding

Significant International Developments

International Organizations

Evaluation of School Librarian-ship

Summary

References

Chapter II Co-operation and Planning in School Libraries

Examples of Co-operation

Limited Co-operation in School Libraries

Interlibrary Loan

Networking

Computers in School Libraries

National Networking for School Libraries

Network Typology

Organization of Information

Co-operation Between School and Public Libraries

Combination Libraries

Combination Libraries in Other Countries

Guidelines for Combination Libraries

Community Based Education

Remote Area Library Service

Summary

References

Chapter III Attainment of the Educational Role of the School Librarian

Terminology

Need for Instruction in Information Handling

Various Perceptions of the Educational Role

Other Teaching Roles

User Education

Problems Associated with User Education

Goals of Teaching

Teaching as a Role for the School Librarian

Users and Potential Users

In-Service Instruction

Summary

References

Chapter IV Education of School Librarians

Education for Librarian-ship

Accreditation and Certification

Major Events in Education for Librarian-ship

School Library Manpower Project

Library Technicians

Education of School Librarians

Changes in Courses and Units

Education for Leadership

Standards of Accreditation

Continuing Education

International Developments

Summary

References

Chapter V School Library Development in Other Countries

Nigeria

Iran

Tasmania

New Zealand

Scotland

Hungary

Federal Republic of Germany

Norway

ASEAN

Hong Kong

References

Chapter VI Conclusions

Appendices

A. Nonpublic School Libraries/Media Centers, Fall 1979

B. CSLA Report, The Qualifications for School Librarians

C. Basic Proposal for a Network of School Libraries in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Index

Details

No. of pages:
264
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1981
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483157689

About the Author

Frances Laverne Carroll

About the Editor

G. Chandler

Affiliations and Expertise

Canberra, Australia