This 8th edition of School Library Management offers a fully updated collection of articles designed to guide both new and practicing school librarians. It gathers information about the issues and trends in the field, programming ideas, and advice from school library leaders. Contemporary articles from the past five years of School Library Connection bring this edition up to the present.
Carefully curated chapters address today’s best practices to improve school library programs, integrating technology considerations throughout each of the sections. Authors cover timely topics such as equity, diversity, and inclusion; budgets; copyright; librarian professional development; evaluation; and advocacy. Each chapter begins with an introduction to put issues into context and ends with activities that will help librarians further explore.
All readers will appreciate this volume as “one-stop shopping” for readings that address best practices in light of major new guiding documents and standards in the school library field.
- Presents a fully updated collection of School Library Connection articles
- Reflects the knowledge of authors who teach required school library management courses
- Includes questions and activities to aid in instruction