Creating an award-winning school library program involves more than simply following the guidelines and standards available that describe what an exemplary program should accomplish. Effecting the changes necessary is often a process that presents multiple challenges along the way—especially when there is insufficient buy-in to the changes.
- Provides a framework in which the reader uses the national library program standards to meet local user needs
- Serves as an excellent resource for library management and administrative courses
- Presents a living model that helps readers understand the ways the national guidelines and principles for exemplary library programs need to be incorporated
- Identifies essential actions which will produce librarians who are active leaders