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School Libraries in the Digital Age Report

The Changing Role of Media Specialists in the Era of Technology and the Common Core

School Libraries in the Digital Age profiles the current role of K-12 school librarians/media specialists and examines the many changes generated by new technologies and the implementation of the Common Core State Standards. The report highlights findings from 1,200 school librarians from across the U.S. who responded to a survey conducted in December 2013. Some of the topics discussed include:

  • Library budgets
  • The role a librarian has in purchasing specific technologies
  • How librarians support implementation of CCSS
  • The involvement of librarians in the professional development of teachers

In addition to this actionable data, the author shares insight gathered through interviews with librarians regarding challenges and areas for improvement. Take advantage of this valuable opportunity to have a look inside the walls of school libraries that have become true centers of technology and collaborative student learning.

This 35-page report is published by the EdNET Insight service of Market Data Retrieval (MDR). EdNET Insight is the K-12 education industry’s premier information and consulting service, combining the proven power of research and analysis with recognized industry experts to deliver an insightful, comprehensive view of the trends and influences that are shaping the education market.

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School Libraries in the Digital Age
Printed page length: 35 pages
Number of tables and figures: 16

PDF format only.
Price: $149. Multiuser license only for distribution within the purchasing organization.

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