School Library Day-to-Day Operations: Just the Basics
107 pages • 8½ x 11
With today's tough budget cuts, it is imperative for individuals who purchase materials for the library to understand selection policies and know how to get the most out of their purchases. Print, audio/video, and equipment collections must be current and appealing to all patrons.
This book provides a straightforward, easy-to-follow procedural manual that will enable school library aides and new school librarians to develop excellent school library collections.
School Library Day-to-Day Operations: Just the Basics provides essential knowledge for anyone running a school library, explaining how to build and maintain a collection that students and teachers alike will be able to use to easily find materials for research and pleasure reading.
This hands-on manual will be invaluable to library clerks in developing sound procedures for preparing books and a wide range of other items—such as magazines, DVDs and audio books, and instructional materials—ready for circulation. The book also offers practical advice for establishing an efficient ordering process, checking in an order, and staying in compliance with school and district financial policies. And, because even the best library clerk can't always do it all on their own, the author identifies effective strategies for getting support.