Haves, Halves, and Have-Nots: School Libraries and Student Achievement in California

TABLE OF CONTENTS
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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS .............................................................................................................iii
L IST O F T A B L E S ....................................................................................................................... viii
L IST O F F IG U R E S ...................................................................................................................... xii
Chapters
1. INTRODUCTION 1
Statement of the Problem........................................................................1...
R esearch Q uestions.................................................................................3...
Significance of the Problem.......................................................................4
Assumptions and Limitations....................................................................5
D efinition s...............................................................................................6...
Description of this Dissertation.................................................................7
2. LITERATURE REVIEW ...................................................................................9...
Evolution of School Library Programs...................................................9...
Information Access and Delivery ............................................................ 26
H ours O pen .................................................................................. 27
L ibrary V isits ............................................................................... 29
C ollection Size ............................................................................. 30
T echnology .................................................................................. 37
Staffing ..................................................................................................... 4 1
A ccess to Staff ............................................................................. 42
Staffing and Reading Achievement ............................................. 44
Staffing and Other Measures of Student Achievement................. 50
Library Media Specialist Instructional Roles and Student
Achievement.................................... 52
Collaboration between Library Media Specialists and Classroom
Teachers....................................... 54
Staffing and Its Impact on Learning and Teaching....................... 58
Program Administration: Staffing Levels, Administrative Support,
and Scheduling................................... 66

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Achterman, Douglas L. Haves, Halves, and Have-Nots: School Libraries and Student Achievement in California. Denton, Texas. UNT Digital Library. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc9800/. Accessed September 2, 2014.