With a focus on the successful management of the school library media center as a system, the new edition of this authoritative work addresses and integrates the many trends and developments of the past decade. Contents are divided into three parts. Part 1 describes the impact of global forces and the school district on the development and operation of the media center. It also has a new section that deals with the technical and human side of management and a discussion of how the library functions as an information superhighway. Part 2 examines the library's programmatic activities within the context of its goals. Supportive services offered by the SLMC to students and teachers include guidance and consultant services, instruction and in-service, media production, and curriculum development and improvement. In Part 3 the authors address the nature, quality, and quantity of resources available to support programmatic endeavors-personnel, media, technology, facilities, and funds. The ability to acces
About the Author
EMANUEL T. PROSTANO, retired, is former Dean and Professor of Library Science and Instructional Technology, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven.
JOYCE S. PROSTANO, retired, is former Director, Division of Library/Media Services, South Central Community College, New Haven, Connecticut.