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Direct Services of the LMC …What Are Some of the Things We Do
Personal Guidance <ul><li>Help a wide variety of children </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional and physical needs </li></ul><ul><li...
Help Students with Special Needs <ul><li>Adaptive technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Braille computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
Provide Reference Services <ul><li>Deliver print reference collection at point of need using technology </li></ul><ul><li>...
Apply Selection Criteria <ul><li>Systems should have… </li></ul><ul><li>Documents: system retrieves documents using a simp...
Apply Selection Criteria <ul><li>Systems should have… </li></ul><ul><li>Quality of Information: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accu...
Teach the Information Literacy Process <ul><li>Personal Reference assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Develop individual’s  (teac...
Provide Technology Skills Assistance <ul><li>Develop user’s skills at using technological devices </li></ul><ul><li>Video ...
Provide Technology Skills Assistance <ul><li>Assisting teachers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn how to use technology </li></u...
Provide Technology Skills Assistance <ul><li>Homework systems </li></ul><ul><li>Scanner to upload  worksheets </li></ul><u...
Reading, Viewing and Listening Advisory <ul><li>Helping patrons to  find a good book  to read </li></ul><ul><li>Book resou...
Gathering Materials <ul><li>Making  web sites for classes  or teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Finding out-of-print materials us...
Building Ambience <ul><li>Comfort of users </li></ul><ul><li>Decoration </li></ul><ul><li>Plants </li></ul><ul><li>Bean ba...
LMC Advisory Committee <ul><li>Administrators </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers  </li></ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><li>Par...
LMC Advisory Committee <ul><li>Help analyze information needs of patrons  </li></ul><ul><li>Plan for budgetary expenditure...
Planning:  LMC Advisory <ul><li>Mission statement: goal that is broad but not measurable </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MISSION:  T...
Planning:  Advisory Committee Media Center Policy Statement <ul><li>Research: written manual, district & school policies, ...
Planning:  for the Media Specialist <ul><li>Identifying problems to be solved & develop… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mission  </...
Planning:  for the Media Specialist <ul><li>Needs assessment: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use online survey tool like Zarca or  ...
Organizing: <ul><li>Resource-based learning and teaching </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Requires a lot of organization </li></ul></...
Directing: <ul><li>Setting up a schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Carrying out activities </li></ul><ul><li>Making sure that ever...
Controlling: <ul><li>Evaluation of the process </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing: monitor progress and determine if more skills ne...
Goal:  Networking Databases for School & Home Use <ul><li>Planning:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Write objectives,  </li></ul></...
Goal:  Networking Databases for School & Home Use <ul><li>Directing:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overseeing search process </li...
Schedules <ul><li>Electronic vs. paper </li></ul><ul><ul><li>libsche2004.doc   </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web based   </li></u...
Time Management <ul><li>Begin & end day with quiet time for planning… come in early or stay late </li></ul><ul><li>Start e...
Time Management <ul><li>Meet all deadlines </li></ul><ul><li>Delegate well, but delegate </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid trying to...
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  1. 1. Direct Services of the LMC …What Are Some of the Things We Do
  2. 2. Personal Guidance <ul><li>Help a wide variety of children </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional and physical needs </li></ul><ul><li>Work with psychologists and guidance counselors </li></ul><ul><li>Must be caring person </li></ul>
  3. 3. Help Students with Special Needs <ul><li>Adaptive technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Braille computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading machines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Closed captioning for films </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Build understanding in school with wide variety of fiction/non-fiction selections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Freak the Mighty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Provide Reference Services <ul><li>Deliver print reference collection at point of need using technology </li></ul><ul><li>Networked… World Book </li></ul><ul><li>Iconn databases </li></ul><ul><li>Build a core set of print resources for library </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Reference </li></ul>
  5. 5. Apply Selection Criteria <ul><li>Systems should have… </li></ul><ul><li>Documents: system retrieves documents using a simple search terminology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ebsco Middle Search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SIRS Discoverer for Elementary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SIRS Researcher for High School </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Search Terminology: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to use for age group </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Apply Selection Criteria <ul><li>Systems should have… </li></ul><ul><li>Quality of Information: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accuracy, authority and currency of the information should be sufficient to trust the search results. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Usefulness: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Matched with needs for projects </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Teach the Information Literacy Process <ul><li>Personal Reference assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Develop individual’s (teacher or student) inquiry skills </li></ul><ul><li>Teach </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How to use a database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to evaluate Internet and information resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Citing resources: NoodleBib </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nudge the user from becoming dependent to independent </li></ul>
  8. 8. Provide Technology Skills Assistance <ul><li>Develop user’s skills at using technological devices </li></ul><ul><li>Video camera </li></ul><ul><li>Video editing </li></ul><ul><li>Digital still camera </li></ul><ul><li>Web page design and editing </li></ul><ul><li>Using computers for day to day work </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations using video projector </li></ul>
  9. 9. Provide Technology Skills Assistance <ul><li>Assisting teachers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn how to use technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to search using databases </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Smart Boards </li></ul>
  10. 10. Provide Technology Skills Assistance <ul><li>Homework systems </li></ul><ul><li>Scanner to upload worksheets </li></ul><ul><li>Creating and maintaining web pages </li></ul><ul><li>Doing anything to help promote the use of technology in school </li></ul>
  11. 11. Reading, Viewing and Listening Advisory <ul><li>Helping patrons to find a good book to read </li></ul><ul><li>Book resources pw: Westport </li></ul><ul><li>Take suggestions from students and staff </li></ul><ul><li>Using Reader’s Advisory tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What to Read Next from ICONN </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Provide access to films </li></ul>
  12. 12. Gathering Materials <ul><li>Making web sites for classes or teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Finding out-of-print materials using Internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.alibris.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Using ReQuest to find extra materials for teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Using public library </li></ul><ul><li>Ordering for future projects </li></ul>
  13. 13. Building Ambience <ul><li>Comfort of users </li></ul><ul><li>Decoration </li></ul><ul><li>Plants </li></ul><ul><li>Bean bag chairs </li></ul><ul><li>Reading loft </li></ul><ul><li>Displays of student work </li></ul>
  14. 14. LMC Advisory Committee <ul><li>Administrators </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><li>Parents </li></ul>
  15. 15. LMC Advisory Committee <ul><li>Help analyze information needs of patrons </li></ul><ul><li>Plan for budgetary expenditures </li></ul><ul><li>Help with funding programs </li></ul><ul><li>Developing policies </li></ul><ul><li>Act as an advocacy group </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation </li></ul>
  16. 16. Planning: LMC Advisory <ul><li>Mission statement: goal that is broad but not measurable </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MISSION: To ensure that students and staff are effective users and producers of ideas and information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Policy statements </li></ul><ul><li>Goals & objectives </li></ul><ul><li>All tasks for the advisory committee </li></ul>
  17. 17. Planning: Advisory Committee Media Center Policy Statement <ul><li>Research: written manual, district & school policies, school climate </li></ul><ul><li>First Draft: Philosophy Berlin HS </li></ul><ul><li>Advisory Committee consideration </li></ul><ul><li>Final draft: Rewriting to include #3 </li></ul><ul><li>Advisory committee review </li></ul><ul><li>Administrative approval </li></ul><ul><li>Distribution to faculty & parents </li></ul><ul><li>Dissemination to students. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Planning: for the Media Specialist <ul><li>Identifying problems to be solved & develop… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Procedures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Methods </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Planning: for the Media Specialist <ul><li>Needs assessment: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use online survey tool like Zarca or Survey Monkey </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Courses of action adopted </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation of the program </li></ul><ul><li>Example: you learn that there is a new history unit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What materials exist and will be needed? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What needs to be taught? </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Organizing: <ul><li>Resource-based learning and teaching </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Requires a lot of organization </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consultant role of librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Selection and purchase of materials & supplies </li></ul><ul><li>Selecting web materials </li></ul><ul><li>Divide teaching.. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reference sources needed </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Directing: <ul><li>Setting up a schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Carrying out activities </li></ul><ul><li>Making sure that everyone knows what to do </li></ul><ul><li>How support staff can be involved </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching support staff how to support students </li></ul>
  22. 22. Controlling: <ul><li>Evaluation of the process </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing: monitor progress and determine if more skills need to be taught/more materials needed </li></ul><ul><li>Meet with teachers to discuss </li></ul><ul><li>Did the unit work as planned </li></ul><ul><li>Were sufficient resources available? </li></ul><ul><li>Did the project meet program goals? </li></ul>
  23. 23. Goal: Networking Databases for School & Home Use <ul><li>Planning: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Write objectives, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify databases and hardware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Investigate the associated costs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Organizing: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Selection of databases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify how to access: web, LAN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who will manage </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Goal: Networking Databases for School & Home Use <ul><li>Directing: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overseeing search process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check statistics of database use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make sure students can use databases </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Controlling: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluate how the databases were used </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are different ones needed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Were they cost effective </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cost/benefit analysis </li></ul></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Schedules <ul><li>Electronic vs. paper </li></ul><ul><ul><li>libsche2004.doc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web based </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dynamic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy for teachers to use and plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t miss opportunities to plan with teachers </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Time Management <ul><li>Begin & end day with quiet time for planning… come in early or stay late </li></ul><ul><li>Start each day with one easy task that can be completed </li></ul><ul><li>Keep calendar up to date </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on one project at a time </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Difficult with one-person staff </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Time Management <ul><li>Meet all deadlines </li></ul><ul><li>Delegate well, but delegate </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid trying to be perfect </li></ul><ul><li>Assign priorities to tasks </li></ul>
  28. 28. That’s All, Folks
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