Resources for School Librarians - Index Library Media Center Management
Procedures Manuals - Guidelines for writing a school library procedures manual from the Alaska School Library Handbook.
A manual for developing policies and procedures in Australian School Library Resource Centres - or in the school libraries of other countries. This by the Australian School Library Association. This is a pdf download.
Virtual School Library Media Center Management Manual - by Marjorie L. Pappas on the use of an online policy manual. This an article from School Library Media Activities Monthly, Jan. 2005.
Alabama's School Library Media Handbook for the 21st Century Learner- This is an extensive handbook. This is in pdf format.
Alaska School Library Handbook - This is an excellent resource for library management.
Online Media Handbook - This is an
extensive handbook by the Hillsborough, FL which covers just about every aspect of managing a school library media
You Are the Key -
A handbook for Georgia library media specialists by the Georgia Department of Education and the Georgia Library Media
Idaho School Librarian's Information Manual -in pdf format. This is an excellent guide for the school librarian.
Mississippi Department of
Education Library Media Web Page - The School Library Media Guide is available for downloading from this site.
Library Manual - Bellingham Public Schools, Bellingham, WA.
The Campus Librarian's Handbook - for librarians on a campus with several schools. By the New York City Department of Education.
Primary School Library Guidelines - A manual for British primary school libraries.
National Library of New Zealand Services to Schools - Information about establishing and managing a school library. There is also information on 21st century literacy and on creating readers. The gallery section has good photographs of school library interiors which may help you in your library design.
School Library Handbook: Management and Procedures - by The National Library of New Zealand.
How to Set Up and Run a Small Library in Africa - Very useful information. This is by the African Library Project, 2012.
Libraries for All: How to Start and Run a Small Library - This manual by UNESCO is designed to help those who wish to set up a library in a developing country. No prior library experience or training is required to set up the library.
The School Library Media Specialist - This excellent site accompanies a course at the University of Indiana School of Information Science. It covers all aspects of school librarianship and has many links to very helpful
Elementary Library Routines - a wiki for elementary librarians to share ideas.
Rewards Work for All Ages: Here Are 24 Sites to Find Certificates, Awards and Coupons From a Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet.
The Teacher Librarian's Toolkit for Evidence Based Practice - A very practical guide to gathering the evidence of the hard work that you put in and the student success which results. By the Ontario Library Association.
Collecting the Data: Templates and
Data for the School Library Media Specialist - Downloadable forms for monitoring the use of the library and its
resources. By Nancy McGriff, Leslie Preddy, and Carl L. Harvey.
Charts and Forms - Downloadable forms in Word, Excel, and pdf from the Washington State Library.
Life Organizers.Com -Maybe you need help managing your time and the clutter in your life. This
site has some good ideas.
100+ More Ways for Organizing Your Life - Listing of web sites which will help you get your act together. This list is by Cameron Chapman.
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Policies for Students and Teachers - Helena Elementary School, AL
Letter to the Parents of First Grade Students - This is a letter which will inform parents about the library policies. This is from the Janey Elementary School library, Washington, DC.
Policies Manual - Plainville School, Rainsville, AL. This is in pdf format.
Policies and Expectations - Grand View Elementary School library, Manhattan Beach, CA.
Library Policies - Hickory Elementary School,
Library and Overdue Policies - Schuylerville Elementary School, Schuylerville, NY.
Check-out and Overdue Policies - Kootenai Elementary Library, ID. This is in pdf format.
Library Policies - Booker T. Washington Middle School, Mobile, AL.
Student Handbook - Louisville Middle School, Louisville, OH.
Manual Arts High School Library Policies and Procedures - Los Angeles, CA.
Library Rules - Amador Valley High School, Pleasonton, CA.
Library Policies and Information for Teachers - Fremont High School, Sunnyvale, CA.
Circulation Policies/Procedures - University High School Library, Urbana, IL.
Internet Policy - Jr/Sr High School Library, Salamanca, NY
Overdue Notices from Famous Libraries - A humorous look at overdue notices. From the
Biblia's Warrior Librarian web site.
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