The Whole School Library Handbook 2--print/PDF e-book Bundle

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This new edition of an ALA bestseller remains an indispensable all-in-one resource for everything related to the school library media center. Articles from dozens of respected authors and experts, culled from popular journals such as Knowledge Quest and School Library Journal, cover everything of interest to the contemporary school librarian, including

  • Professional development and career guidance
  • Information on collection development and school library resources such as books, periodicals, e-mail discussion groups, databases, websites, and more
  • Programming, partnering, promoting, and collaborating for student success
  • Innovative ways to use technology like social networking and e-books in service of education
  • Tips for analyzing and strengthening ongoing programs
  • Building and maintaining healthy relationships with stakeholders

Covering a wide range of important information in one handy volume, this stimulating handbook is a must-have for every school librarian.

1: The Profession
Flip This Library
David V. Loertscher
A Tribute to a Giant: Cora Paul Bowman
Blanche Woolls
Conference 101
Jeri Kladder
From Bossy Girls to Bug Eaters
Sharon Korbeck Verbeten
The Inner Teacher-Leader: The Staff Developer
Pat Franklin and Claire Gatrell Stephens
Have MLS, Will Travel
Helen R. Adams
Opening the Door to Leadership–The Key
Sharon Coatney
Fifty Ways to Succeed @ Your Library
Blanche Woolls
Professional Development through Learning Circles
Peggy Mourer
Working Together Internationally
Terry Freedman
2: Collection Development
Children's Magazines and Collection Development
Susan Patron
Collaborating with Teachers to Empower Students @ Your Library
Eleanor B. Howe
The International Children's Digital Library: Increasing Children's Access to Books Through Technology
Anna Carlson Weeks
Getting Started with Graphic Novels in School Libraries
Elizabeth Haynes
Got Graphic Novels?
Zahra M. Baird and Tracey Jackson
What Is Manga?
Giles Poitras
3: Evaluation
Getting It Together
Brian Kenney
Impact of School Libraries on Academic Achievement
Keith Curry Lance
A New California Study
Douglas Achterman
Staying the Course
Debra Kay Logan
Survey Your World
Kathy Fredrick
Pamela Kramer and Linda Dickman
High Stakes for School Librarians
Chris Lehmann
What Does It Really Look Like When Students Are learning in the Library
Allison Zmuda
Evidence-based Manifesto
Ross Todd
4: Technology
First Steps in Online Learning: Creating an Environment for Instructional Support and Assessment
Priscilla Dando
Testing the Web 2.0 Waters
Mark E. Funk
Using Social Bookmarking to Organize the Web
Kristin Fontichiaro
The Web Is Alive with the Sound of . . . Podcasts
Kathy Fredrick
To Kindle or Just Burst into Flame?
C. D. McLean
Facebook and Virtual Literature Circle Partnership in Building a Community of Readers
Priscilla Stewart
The Accidental Technology Steward: Or, How You Can Gamble Very Little to Gain a Lot
Nancy White
Access PA Database Project: 22 Years of Innovation
Mardy McGaw
5: Operations
From Library to Learning Commons: A Metamorphosis
Valerie Diggs
Twelve Steps to a Winning First Year
Karen Hodges
Children Teens and the Construction of Information Spaces
David V. Loertscher
Proposal Writing
Blanche Woolls
6: Programming
Don't Hesitate, Just Collaborate!
Lynne F. Burk
Boy Story: Do You Really Want Boys in Your Library?
Helen Cox
Going for Games: What Libraries and Kids Can Learn about Gaming
ALSC Children and Technology Committee
Partnerships for Teen Tech Week
Stephanie Iser
The Games People Play
Jenny Levine
LAN Party, Anyone?
Jim Peterson
Teen Tech Week on a Budget
Jami Schwarzwalder
Fifty Ways to Promote Teen Reading in Your Library
C. D. McLean
Let's Give 'em Something to Talk about Contemporary Fiction and Nineteenth-century Poetry
Michael Nailor
Building a Community of High School Readers
Julia Roberts
Reaching Reluctant Readers with Nonfiction
Jamie Watson and Jennifer Stencel
7: Advocacy
Call to Action for Library Media Specialists
Janice Gilmore-See
School Library Advocacy from an Unexpected Source
Carol Heinsdorf
Legislator in the Library Day
Christie Kaaland
Educating School Administrators
Deborah Levitov
Putting Students First
Debra Kay Logan
The School Library Is the Link to Connecting with Parents
Michelle McGarry
8: Underserved
Access for Students with Disabilities
Helen R. Adams
LD Accommodations in the School Library
Sandy Guild
A Parent's View
Paula Holmes
Librarians Role in the "Response to Intervention" Model
Deb Hoover
9: Contemporary Issues
Advocating for Intellectual Freedom with Principals and Teachers
Helen R. Adams
The Challenge of Challenges: Understanding and Being Prepared
Gail Dickinson
Cyberbullying: From Playground to Computer
Tara Anderson and Brian Sturm
Mean Girls (and Boys): Cyberbullying and What Can Be Done about It
Kathy Fredrick
What Is the "First Sale" Doctrine?
Rebecca P. Butler
Reframing the Library Media Specialist as a Learning Specialist
Allison Zmuda and Violet H. Harada

Blanche Woolls

Blanche Woolls is the Director and Professor Emerita of the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University. She has been an elementary school librarian and a district level coordinator of school libraries before managing the school library credential program at the University of Pittsburgh. Her articles have appeared in publications such as School Library Journal, Knowledge Quest, and School Library Monthly. Her books include The School Library Media Manager, currently in its third edition.

David V. Loertscher

David V. Loertscher is a Professor at San Jose State University's School of Library and Information Science, where he manages the school library media teacher credential program. He also has taught at Purdue University, Oklahoma University, and the University of Arkansas, where he was the program director. He has spoken at library and education conferences around the world including the International Association of School Librarianship, IFLA, and ALISE.

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