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  • What are some online resources for the school librarian?

    Knowledge Quest

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  • Do you have a sample job description for library staff?

    Library Clerk - - circulates materials and prepares overdue notices; - maintains circulation records and other library statistics; - shelves materials that have been returned; - processes new materials to be added to the collection; - maintains the library (straightening up, etc); - assists students and staff with general reference requests. Librarian (Library Technician/Library Media Teacher) 4-part role (from national school library guidelines): - Information specialist - Teacher - Instructional consultant - manager - assists in ordering materials for the library; - catalogs and processes materials; - oversees library automation systems and computers; - provides instruction in the use of the library and its materials; - trains and supervises volunteers or student aides.

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  • What is a Library Mission Statement?

    The mission statement identifies the values and purpose of the library. The mission statement is a statement of what the library aspires to be. It is a concise synthesis of the service goals and philosophy of service.

    Detailed Description of the Library Mission Statement

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