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

Independent School Libraries: Perspectives on Excellence (Paperback)

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

"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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