Ch 14: Advocating for Libraries & Media Centers

About This Chapter

Gain insight into the promotion and advocacy of school library media programs using this short but effective chapter. The lessons found here address topics you should know if you are currently a library media specialist or preparing for certification exams in this field.

Advocating for Libraries & Media Centers - Chapter Summary

This chapter allows you to develop a stronger understanding of the way in which library programs and services are promoted to school administrators and students as well as the community. You will learn more about the role library media specialists play in the promotion and advocacy processes.

In addition, you will find out more about the ways in which the needs of library users can be evaluated and met. After you finish your study of this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Explain library services and events to those in and outside the school
  • Discuss the collaborative and advocacy roles of library media specialists
  • Use strategies to ensure that the needs of library patrons are identified and met

The video and text lessons in this chapter offer a convenient way to learn more about these topics, as they are accessible 24/7 from any device and offer the ability to print transcripts if desired. This material is presented by expert instructors who can be reached with any questions by using a contact form. Self-assessment quizzes help you recognize whether you're ready for the next lesson as you progress through the chapter.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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