A revised hands-on guide to address library media specialists' most pressing issues, with customizable forms, letters, brochures, handouts, and presentations to communicate the value of what you do to different audiences.
Joyce Kasman Valenza is library information specialist at Spring field Township High School Library in Erdenheim, Pennsylvania. An award-winning teacher-librarian and bestselling author, she is a popular speaker and workshop presenter on library and education issues, as well as information literacy skills. Her weekly column, techlife@school, appears in the Philadelphia Inquirer. She is the author of Power Research Tools (ALA Editions). Her articles have appeared in Classroom Connect School Library Journal, and Voice of Youth Advocates. Video projects include the YALSA Top Ten Award-winner, Internet Searching Skills, She won the IASL School Library Web Page of the Year Award in 2001, was named Miken Educator in 1997-98, and served as a Library of Congress American Memory Fellow and in a Fulbright Japan program for teachers.