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Being Indispensable: A School Librarian's Guide to Becoming an Invaluable Leader
Contributor(s): Toor, Ruth (Author), Weisburg, Hilda K. (Author)

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ISBN: 0838910653     ISBN-13: 9780838910658
Publisher: ALA Editions
OUR PRICE: $44.10  

Binding Type: Paperback
Published: October 2010
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Language Arts & Disciplines | Library & Information Science - Administration & Management
- Education | Leadership
Dewey: 025.197
LCCN: 2010014055
Physical Information: 0.39" H x 7" W x 10" L (0.73 lbs) 192 pages
Features: Bibliography, Ikids, Illustrated, Index, Table of Contents
Review Citations: Voice of Youth Advocates 04/01/2011 - Recommended - Better Than Most
School Library Journal 09/01/2011 pg. 192
Reference and Research Bk News 02/01/2011 pg. 358
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Publisher Description:
In New on the Job, experts Toor and Weisburg helped newbies make the transition to real-world school librarianship. Being Indispensable is all about staying one: without a proactive approach, school librarians, facing a severe economic downturn and budget cuts, run the risk of becoming an endangered species. In clear, simple, and practical language, this book empowers school librarians by helping them - Understand what other stakeholders in a school need and want - Demonstrate their importance to administrators, teachers, and parents - Plan strategically in both their personal and professional lives - Master important tools like advocacy and marketing Making the case for the vital role school librarians play in learning, this book gives readers all the strategies they need to become the kind of leader their school can't do without.
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