The Internet And The School Library Media Specialist

The Internet And The School Library Media Specialist

by Randall MacDonald

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313300288
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/01/1997
Series: Libraries Unlimited Professional Guides in School Librarianship Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Randall M. MacDonald is Collection Development Librarian at Florida Southern College, having served on the faculty since 1986. He received his MSLS from Florida State University, his BA from University of Alabama, and is presently pursuing the PhD in Instructional Technology from University of South Florida in Tampa. An active Internet user for over five years, he has been involved with various library automation and networking projects on a campus and regional level, and speaks to groups about the Internet and library services. His articles have covered such diverse topics as school librarianship, college computer network utilization, records management, and the works of architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Mr. MacDonald has been a school media center volunteer since 1985, and was named a Member of the 1996 Florida Library Association Transformers Honor Roll.

Table of Contents

Introduction

What Is the Internet?

The Internet and Education

The Internet and the Media Specialist

Why Explore the Internet?

Connecting to the Internet

Establishing Internet Access

Internet Tools

The World Wide Web

Learning from Your Colleagues

Incorporating the Internet into the Media Center Program

Program Planning and Evaluation

Transforming Traditional Services

From Safety Net to Safe Net

Appendix A: Thinking Critically About World Wide Web Resources by Esther Grassian, UCLA College Library

Appendix B: District 861 Internet Acceptable Use Policy, Winona, Minnesota

Appendix C: World Wide Web Resources

A Selective List

Selected Bibliography

Index

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