Topic

School library checkout policies

Description

Many libraries institute policies barring students from checkout for weeks as a consequence for overdue books. This study proposes to investigate the checkout policies in suburban Title I elementary schools and track students who habitually have overdue books to identify how those policies impact their access to books.

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Intermediate

Start Date

4-26-2017 3:00 PM

End Date

4-26-2017 4:00 PM

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Effect of Elementary School Library Checkout Policies on Student Access to Books

Many libraries institute policies barring students from checkout for weeks as a consequence for overdue books. This study proposes to investigate the checkout policies in suburban Title I elementary schools and track students who habitually have overdue books to identify how those policies impact their access to books.