School library media centers in the 21st century : changes and challenges / Kathleen W. Craver.

"School library media centers are at a critical juncture. Over the next decade schools will undergo fundamental technological, economic, societal, instructional, and administrative changes. Craver discusses the major forces for change confronting school library media centers, analyzes their imp...

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Main Author: Craver, Kathleen W.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994.
Series:Greenwood professional guides in school librarianship.
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Summary:"School library media centers are at a critical juncture. Over the next decade schools will undergo fundamental technological, economic, societal, instructional, and administrative changes. Craver discusses the major forces for change confronting school library media centers, analyzes their implications as a guide for future decision making, and recommends that school library media specialists assume a leadership role in meeting these challenges. The work provides current data and statistics on future trends in technology, employment, education, society, instruction, and school administration that can help the school library media specialist to formulate forceful arguments for the acquisition of new resource-based learning. School library media specialists who need to plan and make decisions about the future of their school libraries will find this book an invaluable resource."--Jacket.
Physical Description:xxxi, 179 pages ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-174) and index.
ISBN:0313291004
9780313291005
ISSN:1074-150X