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A Study of the Position and Role of the School District Library Media Director in the USA

  • Journal of Korean Library and Information Science Society
  • Abbr : JKLISS
  • 2006, 37(3), pp.151-172
  • Publisher : Korean Library And Information Science Society
  • Research Area : Interdisciplinary Studies > Library and Information Science

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1텍사스 알링턴 라마고등학교

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ABSTRACT

This study is about the position and role of the school district library media director in the USA in order to introduce and promote this position in Korea. It will help support the “Master Plan for Promoting School Library: Making Good School Library" launched by the Korean Ministry of Education & Human Resources Development. For the research, the position and role of the school district library media director was researched by literature review, observation, questionnaire, and interview methods. Establishing the position of the school library media director in districts is necessary to promote school libraries in Korea. Finally, it suggests that the major of the school district library media director is library and information sciences. The school library media director should have technology knowledge, educational skills, leadership as an administrator, strong communication skills with their school librarians, advocator skill as well as have a wide knowledge in library and information sciences.

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