By Jan Buchanan

How one can circulation from a inflexible scheduling software to a versatile one. This guide covers the explanation for a versatile entry library software, cooperative making plans, imposing a versatile entry library media application, profitable mom and dad to this system, comparing this system, and making plans district-wide courses. Case experiences illustrate profitable courses around the nation.

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The once-orderly books were scattered on shelves and tables, surely the work of vandals. After scrutinizing each area of the media center, I finally had to admit to the principal that nothing was amiss in the library media center. The disarray was not the deed of vandals but of his nine hundred students, who had all checked out their first books of the new school year. Not all the schedules we designed had such disastrous results; all in fact had some positive aspects. Based on his willingness to try various scheduling, it was obvious that my principal was as eager as I to discover a "schedule" that would meet the needs of both students and staff.

You wonder. The same scenes are often evident in what have been called open concept or flexibly scheduled library media programs. The Open Concept or Flexible Scheduling In past years the term open concept or open library has meant a program where students could "drop in" the media center at any time to select books or use the facilities. Too often, this concept has implied the lack of structure or a planned program. The word open also may imply that the library media center has previously been closed and not available to teachers and students.

A media center is accessible to individuals, small groups, and classes so that students and staff may browse, explore, use, and circulate print and nonprint materials at the time of need or interest. 2. Cooperative planning by the instructional staff and the library media specialist for the use of materials and facilities in instruction. 3. Relevant information skills emanating from classroom activities, taught at the time of need or interest, and following a scope and sequence based on the curriculum needs of the school.

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