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Roles of the Library Media Program - Chapter Summary
In this informative chapter, you'll review some of the roles the library media program plays in education. These professionally-designed lessons include a discussion of what makes school library media programs effective and successful. Once you complete this chapter, you should be ready to:
- Understand the role of library media programs across a variety of subjects
- Connect to other information resources beyond the library
- Provide open and equitable access to library services
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1. What Makes School Library Media Programs Effective?
Creating an effective library media program is an intricate process. It involves the investment of both financial and human capital, while at the same time promoting literacy in many forms.
2. The Role of Library Media Programs Across Subjects
Library media specialists are an integral part of a school building and serve as more than just the keeper of materials. A specialist collaborates with other teachers in the building to extend the library media program into all curricular areas.
3. Connecting to Information Resources Beyond the School Library
Knowledge is power. Providing information to your students empowers them. In this lesson, you will learn how to creatively connect your students to quality information resources, both inside and outside of your school library media center.
4. Equitable & Open Access for Library Services
Libraries today are tasked with providing visitors equitable and open access to library materials. This lesson will discuss equitable and open access and provide suggestions for promoting both as part of a library program.
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Other chapters within the Ohio Assessments for Educators - School Library Media Specialist (041): Practice & Study Guide course
- 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
- Management of Library Resources
- OAE School Library Media Specialist Flashcards