When I talk to students studying to become School Librarians, first year School Librarians, and new hires taking over a Library, I tell them mostly the same thing. Being a School Librarian is an overwhelming job. I have never had a School Librarian come back and tell me that the job was easier than teaching. [...]
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School Librarians should know how to trouble-shoot technology. Why? Because, and rightfully so, School Libraries are heavily dependent on technology. Information access for books on the shelf, for magazines, for newspapers, for reference books, and for so much more can best be done through the use of computing devises connected usually to a network that [...]
Every semester I ask my students: How can School and Public Librarians work together? Try to visit a School Librarian and a Public Librarian. Ask them what they have done or would like to do to collaborate with the other type of Librarian. Report your findings and make comments on how you think School and [...]