Trim: 6 x 8½
978-0-8108-3098-1 • Paperback • March 1996 • $63.00 • (£48.00)
Amy G. Job is Librarian, Instructor and Coordinator of the Educational Media Program, William Paterson College.
MaryKay W. Schnare is Library Media Specialist at Nathan Bishop Middle School, Providence, R.I. She was voted Teacher of the Year for Rhode Island in 1996 and the Milken Family Foundation National Educator for 1997-1998.
...the reader gets a true sense of what it means to work as a school librarian...the cases are realistic; the questions are thought-provoking...a very valuable resource for all those interested in the school library media center.
...an entertaining and provocative series of 48 brief case studies of issues involving user services in the school library...the topics are balanced and...address real issues...
Multiculturalism and technology are emphasized in this tool for library students
— School Library Media Quarterly
Each section concludes with a set of questions...these have the potential for promoting growth among the teaching staff as well as ensuring innumerable long and short term benefits for the students. A recommended addition to the library's professional reading collection.
— Catholic Library World
The case studies are short and contain enough detail to be helpful...an interesting book.
— The School Librarian