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Independent School Libraries: Perspectives on Excellence (Paperback)
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Independent School Libraries: Perspectives on Excellence (Paperback)

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Paperback 369 Pages / Published: 11/06/2010
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The first book published about independent school libraries since 1985, this work offers both the independent school library community and the broader school library community a wealth of insights into excellence in library practice.


* 21 essays from major experts in the field, representing single-sex and coed schools, K-12 and K-8 schools, religious and secular schools, large and small schools

* Statistical analysis of data collected about independent schools

* A bibliography with each essay

* Foreword by Pauline Anderson, librarian emeritus, Choate-Rosemary Hall School, Wallingford, CT

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781591588030
Number of pages: 369
Weight: 794 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"The private independent school library, though similar in some ways to that of the public sector, differs significantly in numerous aspects. This excellent collection of 21 essays covers the field. . . . Including the "NAIS Guidelines of Professional Practice for Librarians" and a sample librarian's performance evaluation, this is a sound acquisition for any private school library-an entire professional-development course in book form." - Booklist Online
"This compilation of twenty-one thought provoking and informative essays is a must have for any independent school library professional. . . . for the intended reader, this volume will become an essential part of their professional library. Highly recommended." - Library Media Connection
"librarians from all schools will find a wealth of information here." - VOYA

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