This handbook is the perfect introduction to school library management for both novice and seasoned professionals. The authors--both experienced school librarians--provide basic guidelines for overseeing an effective library program, practical examples that can be used to implement quality lessons, comprehensive coverage of key topics including daily tasks and human resource management, and ideas for the future of school library management. The provided strategies make setting up and running a program easy for professionals at any level.
The second edition includes updated information on the latest trends, terminology, and technologies current in the field. The book is organized into three sections: focusing on daily operations; your role as a teacher collaborator and visionary; and methods for managing a collection. Included resource lists, sidebars, charts, and pictures offer tips and ideas for successfully implementing your plans.
"This is a helpful overview of the many practical considerations involved in running a school library and building a school library program for those new to the field. . . . This work could serve as a text for a school library management course or could be a helpful primer for new school librarians. . . . [I]t would certainly be an informative resource for those new to library work." - VOYA