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The Role of the School Librarian: Home

This libguide is a resource guide for students in Intro to Education, an 11th and 12th grade elective course, to help them understand the basic responsiblities of the school librarian.

Today's Learning Targets

By the end of the lesson:

1. I will know  the difference between an elementary school librarian and secondary school librarian.
2. I will be able to make a purchasing recommendation to Mrs. Eilers to improve our Easy book collection.

Step by Step Collection Development

Select a book.
1. Go to
2. Browse the kids' books.
3. Locate Editorial Reviews for books.
4. Pick one book to recommend. Remember: Appropriate for age? User appeal? Quality writing and illustration?
5. Verify that we don't already own the book by looking in the Central Online Catalog.
Now... recommend that book on a Padlet wall:
1. Open a new tab.
3. Type these four things on a note:
a. Title and Author of your recommended book,
b. The URL of the professional review backing up your recommendation,
c. The age of the intended reader, and
d. A one sentence synopsis of the book.

Mrs. Eilers' Powerpoint

Subject Guide

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Beth Wilson
Central High School Library

124 N. 20th Street

Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, citizenship status, or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to address inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (531-299-9822).

Las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha no discriminan basados en la raza, color, origen nacional, religión, sexo, estado civil, orientación sexual, discapacidad , edad, información genética, estado de ciudadanía, o estado económico, en sus programas, actividades y empleo, y provee acceso equitativo a los “Boy Scouts” y a otros grupos juveniles designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender estas inquietudes referentes a las pólizas de no discriminación: El Superintendente de las Escuelas, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (531-299-9822).