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Forwarding a very exciting New Year's can access the
entire CSLA Standards book online - Just go to and click on the
Standards link for a free download of CSLA's most popular publication.  It
includes those much-in-demand quantitative standards for collection size,
technology...broken out on a continuum from Exemplary to At Risk.  

What a gift to our profession - thank you CSLA!

Debbie Abilock

"It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin barefoot
irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known,
but to question it." 
                                                 -- J. Brownowski

Table of Contents

5 foreword


7 1 Three Levels of Standards: An Overview

9 2 Standards for Information Literacy Grades K12

16 3 Standards and Guidelines for School Library Media Staffing

Standards for Library Media Teachers | 17

Standards for District School Library Media Supervisors | 23

Standards for County Office School Library Media Supervisors | 27

Guidelines for School Library Paraprofessionals | 31

33 4 Standards for School Library Media Center Facilities

41 5 Standards for School Library Media Center Resources

44 6 Standards for School Library Media Center Technology

54 7 The Research on Library Media Program Implementation and Student


A Recommended Information Literacy Skills Continuum Grades K12 | 60

B Model Library Media Teacher Job Description | 70

C Model Library Technician Job Description | 72

D Model Library Clerk Job Description | 74

E National Board for Professional Teaching Standards | 75

F Five Core Propositions: What Teachers Should Know and Be Able to Do | 76

G State Mandates for Teacher-Librarians | 78

H No Child Left Behind Act: Paraprofessional Requirements in California | 80

From: Sandra Yoon [] 
Sent: Monday, December 31, 2007 2:30 PM
Subject: CSLA Standards Available Online
To: Debbie Abilock
From: Sandra Yoon, CSLA President
Happy New Year!

CSLA is celebrating the new year by posting Standards and Guidelines for
Strong School Libraries online! Although the book is out-of-print, the
content is easily accessible for all. Just go to and click on
the Standards link for a free download of CSLA's most popular publication.

The CSLA Executive Board will decide soon on the development of an updated
edition of this essential reference tool. Until then, make use of the PDF
version of Standards and Guidelines for Strong School Libraries!

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