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                                   SCHOOL LIBRARIANSHIP

                                                        COMING SOON
                                                       The School Library Manager

                                                       Leading through Change

                                                       7TH EDITION | BLANCHE WOOLLS, JOYCE KASMAN VALENZA,
                                                       AND APRIL M. DAWKINS

                                                       Learn how to manage a school library—even
                                                       when facing challenges like budget cuts,
                                                       reduced staffing, and distance learning.

                                                       In an era of budget cuts, reduced staffing, and a global pandemic, it’s more
                                                       important than ever for new LIS professionals and established school
                                                       librarians and administrators to demonstrate the value of school libraries
            May 2023, 382pp, 7x10                      to decision makers.
            Hardcover: 978-1-4408-7999-9
            $95.00, £71.00, €82,00                     This revised and updated edition of a classic text adds two well-known
            eBook: 978-1-4408-7930-2                   authors to help lead readers through the many essential management tasks
            Paperback: 978-1-4408-7929-6               and skills required to administer the successful school library program. It
            $65.00, £49.00, €57,00
                                                       emphasizes the importance of the school librarian in providing digital access
                                                       to information for teachers and students, describes how facilities are being
            SAMPLE T OPICS                             modified to accommodate new resources and programming, and offers new
            •  Advocacy        •  Management           ways to use AASL standards to evaluate programs.
            •  Assessment      •  Online Education     All chapters are updated, and the text addresses such timely subjects as
            •  Collection      •  Outreach             providing information resources when students, teachers, and librarians are
              Development      •  Personnel            interacting online. A new chapter highlights the importance of the school
            •  Curriculum      •  Professional         librarian’s leadership in schools, districts, and communities. This invaluable
            •  Leadership       Development            textbook teaches practical skills for school library management and offers
                                                       inspiration and guidance for growing LIS careers.
            BLANCHE WOOLLS  is a former school librarian,
            school district supervisor, professor, and LIS   •  Provides information that progresses logically from preparing for the
            director who has served as president of AASL.  profession and seeking a job to working and managing as a school librarian
            JOYCE KASMAN VALENZA  is associate teaching   •  Teaches school librarians to be effective leaders and advocates
            professor of library and information science at   •  Includes several appendixes of practical information
            Rutgers University.
                                                       •  Provides newly updated chapters that include timely information
            APRIL M. DAWKINS  teaches in the areas of    on digital access and working in an online environment
            school libraries, intellectual freedom, information
            literacy, and children’s and young adult literature   •  Includes an expanded author team with well-known library educators
            at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  •  Emphasizes the value of school librarians in education and
                                                         student achievement

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