Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 249 g
Dimensions: 212 x 143 x 12 mm
...a recommended purchase for media specialists who use a case studies approach to management skills... * Book Report *
Finally, a book that can be used as a 'textbook' for school library management courses....The scenarios are those which teacher-librarians face on a regular basis. The questions at the end of each case study stimulate discussions that encourage practical and creative solutions. An instructor in a course would find such studies useful as a learning resource for classes of both new and experienced school library resource center personnel. * Teacher Librarian *
...thought-provoking scenarios of situations that could occur in school libraries, along with discussion questions...an excellent basis for examining school library issues...the appendix section...contains the American Association of School Librarian's position statements on various subjects...the bibliography is a useful tool for purchasing books on managing a media center...a solid choice for academic libraries and professional collections serving library school students. * School Library Journal *
Appropriate for library-school students as well as practitioners... * American Libraries *
Library school faculty teaching management courses will find this book a welcome addition to their study of issues in the field. * Lisca *
...clearly written...would be valuable as a resource in classes and to generate discussion among experienced library media specialists. * Library Lane *
...the ease with which the concepts of management theory are translated into day-to-day practice for library media specialist facing different kinds of pressures, whether economic, social or educational. * Australian Library Journal *
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