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The Lincoln School Library


by Anne T. Eaton 1923

The broader view of education which has led to changes in methods of teaching has also brought about the development of school libraries that take a very active and comprehensive part in the intellectual life of the school. Instruction is no longer carried on merely by means of text-books, but through the comparison of authorities, the consultation of sources, and the use of maps, pictures, lantern slides, and other illustrative materials. Here is one task of the library, difficult enough in itself; but there must be added to this the additional task of cultivating a taste for good literature and forming the reading habit. To fulfill its purpose, then the school library must be a many-sided organization.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 24 Number 1, 1923, p. 7-25
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 6047, Date Accessed: 8/17/2017 1:53:16 AM

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