This very readable text is updated to encompass the new role of school librarians in managing the digital world in libraries. * Presents up-to-date information and thorough revisions of a well-established and popular textbook * Highlights the teaching role of today's school librarian * Emphasizes the newest AASL standards, the Common Core standards, and the management of 21st-century digital and virtual libraries and collections * Supplies comprehensive coverage of current issues in school library media center administration
Blanche Woolls is director and professor emerita, School of Library and Information Science, San Jose State University; and past president of the AASL and IASL. Ann C. Weeks, PhD, is associate dean for academic programs at the University of Maryland's College of Information Studies (CLIS). She also holds an affiliate appointment in the University of Maryland's Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, and a professorship in the University of Maryland's CLIS. Previously, Weeks was director of libraries and information services for Chicago Public Schools, and executive director of multiple divisions of the American Library Association. Sharon Coatney is senior acquisitions editor for Libraries Unlimited and was a past president of the American Association of School Librarians, a former councilor-at-large of the American Library Association, and was a teacher and school librarian in Kansas for 30 years.