Worthington, OH, September 13, 2006 – Linworth Publishing, Inc., publisher of professional development resources for K-12 educators, is pleased to announce our new title, Your Library Goes Virtual, by Audrey Church. This must-have resource will serve as a guide to developing virtual school libraries that become enriching and useful presences within schools and their communities.
This step-by-step guide is essential for both those exploring the concept of virtual school libraries and for those who want to enhance and expand theirs. It summarizes the latest research about student and teacher use of electronic resources and addresses the concept of virtual school libraries in the context of program administration, information access and delivery, and learning and teaching; and it provides guidance for making the library Web page meaningful, instructive, attractive, and helpful, while developing a commanding virtual presence for the school library.
Audrey Church was a building level library media specialist in Virginia public schools for twenty years. Currently she coordinates and teaches in the graduate program in school library media at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia. A frequent presenter at regional, state, and national conferences, she is past president of her state professional organization, the Virginia Educational Media Association, and past secretary of the Educators of Library Media Specialists Section of the American Association of School Librarians.
ISBN: 1-58683-219-0 / 200 Pages / $39.95 / December 2006
About Linworth Publishing
Linworth Publishing, Inc. offers a powerful combination of practical information and professional development focused on building strong connections among school library media and technology professionals, classroom teachers, and curriculum leaders. Linworth Publishing’s portfolio includes LIBRARY MEDIA CONNECTION magazine, Linworth Books, and Linworth Learning. The company can be reached at 480 E. Wilson Bridge Road, Suite L, Worthington, Ohio 43085; telephone 614-436-7107; on the Web at www.linworth.com.