TITLE

The Truth about School Libraries in Canada: A Précis

AUTHOR(S)
Paul, Karin; Doiron, Ray
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
Feliciter;2002, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents excerpts from the article `Cold Facts and Hot Buttons: The Truth about School Libraries in Canada,' which appeared in a scholarly periodical published by the Canadian School Library Association. State of desperation; Lack of standards for staff, services and programs in school libraries; Loss of teacher-librarian positions; Use of nonqualified personnel to run the school library.
ACCESSION #
6610476

 

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