Bergen Catholic Talisman

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The Role of the Librarian/Media Specialist at BC

The library used to be a prime focus and selling point of a good school.  What to do with this space now?  Who will guide us in the digital age in which books seem to be unread,  but the flow of information is infinite?


The Changing Role of the School Library’s Physical Space  by Tom Corbett


Are School Librarians Expendable?  Read the NY Times debate by six experts

Media Specialists as Instructional Consultants


The Education and Competencies of School Library Media Specialists: A Review of the Literature  by Donna Shannon, Assistant Professor and Coordinator, School Media Program, College of Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia


Media Specialist Role in Creating Literacy In High School , last edited by Donna Martin-Leutgens

 The Role of the Library in the Future of Reading  by Peter Murray


Older Students Struggling with Reading  by Sebastian Wren

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