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Management of Library Resources - Chapter Summary
This chapter is designed to quickly and easily enhance your knowledge of ways to manage library resources. Lessons delve into the principles, policies and procedures of managing a library media program's human, financial and physical resources. By the end of this chapter, you will be ready to do the following:
- Discuss the roles and characteristics of library media staff
- Describe strategies for supervising and evaluating library media staff
- Explain ways to fund and manage personnel in library programs
- List different sources of funding for school library media programs
Enjoy the ability to study the management of library resources from home or on-the-go. This chapter is available 24/7 and can be accessed using any computer, smartphone or tablet with an Internet connection. Review the lessons that can help you effectively strengthen or refresh your comprehension of this subject. At any time, check your knowledge of the lessons by taking mini quizzes and a practice chapter exam.
1. Library Media Staff: Roles & Characteristics
If you are getting ready to work in a school library, you might want to know who else is likely to work alongside you and why their roles matter. This lesson discusses roles and characteristics of library media staff.
2. Supervising & Evaluating Library Media Staff
The role of the school librarian has evolved along with specific strategies and standards for a successful library. Learn more about how to supervise, evaluate and address librarian issues in Ohio.
3. Library Program: Funding & Management of Personnel
This lesson discusses the best practices for operating a financially stable and cost-effective library media program, including planning, budgeting, and evaluating resources.
4. Funding Sources for School Library Media Programs
This lesson will discuss strategies for establishing close, working relationships between school library media programs and public libraries/agencies, and provide information regarding sources of funding for library media programs.
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Other chapters within the Ohio Assessments for Educators - School Library Media Specialist (041): Practice & Study Guide course
- Roles of the Library Media Program
- Roles & Responsibilities of the Library Media Specialist
- School Library Communication & Collaboration
- Planning & Evaluating Library Media Programs
- Developing & Managing the School Library Environment
- Strategies for Promoting Literacy to Students
- Methods & Materials for Information Literacy Skills
- Children's & Young Adult Literature
- Resources & Services for Diverse Student Groups
- Instructional Strategies for School Libraries
- Assessment & Data for School Librarians
- OAE School Library Media Specialist Flashcards