This is a series of case studies that describe problems and pose questions that can be used by educational media students or professional development workshops. The case situations fall outside the subject matter of traditional library media curriculums and include topics on the smaller issues (emergencies etc.) and on bigger issues such as planning, policies, and personnel. Incorporated within the cases ar the concepts on information literacy found in the "Information Power: Building Partnerships for Learning" guide issued by the American Association of School Librarians in 1998.
Amy G. Job is Librarian and Adjunct Professor at William Patterson College. MaryKay W. Schnare) is a media specialist at Nathan Bishop Middle School. She was the Teacher of the Year for Rhode Island in 1996 and the Milken Family Foundation National Educator for 1997-1998.