Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in Visual Arts (Libraries Unlimited Professional...

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in Visual Arts (Libraries Unlimited Professional...

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Knowledge Management
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 235

Knowledge Management

Wallace links current and historical works to the development of knowledge management concepts across domains and disciplines, demystifying this area of increasing intellectual import.

The Principal's Guide to a Powerful Library Media Program
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 149

The Principal's Guide to a Powerful Library Media Program

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2010
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  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This book of best practices documents how school administrators and librarians can work together to optimize their library media services. * Includes a collection of practical tools, such as a library walkabout description and form, a list of administrative enablers and inhibitors, GEAR process documentation and worksheets, administrator self-assessments in each chapter, planning paperwork for budgeting, scheduling, staffing, and feedback forms for the administrator and the library media specialist * Each chapter concludes with a comprehensive list of additional resources * Contains 13 helpful appendices sections

American Reference Books Annual
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 802

American Reference Books Annual

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  • Published: 2002
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  • Publisher: Unknown

1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.

Creating Makers: How to Start a Learning Revolution at Your Library
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 107

Creating Makers: How to Start a Learning Revolution at Your Library

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2016-07-18
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  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This book shows you how, even with a tight budget and limited space, you can foster "maker mentality" in your library and help patrons reap the learning benefits of making—with or without a makerspace. • Offers librarians creative ways to become involved in the exciting maker movement and encourage maker mentality among patrons • Presents an approach through which any library, no matter their size or budget, can participate • Speaks to all ages, experience levels, and educational levels • Fills a gap in the literature by providing libraries with limited resources the means to offer maker opportunities

The Slow Book Revolution: Creating a New Culture of Reading on College Campuses and Beyond
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 160

The Slow Book Revolution: Creating a New Culture of Reading on College Campuses and Beyond

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  • Published: 2014-09-24
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  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This inspiring guide shows how to implement the principles of the Slow Book movement in college campus libraries as well as public and high school libraries, with the ultimate goals of encouraging pensive reading habits and creating a lifelong enjoyment of books. • Explains how you can address your users' growing needs for sustained reflection and authentic connection • Shows how leading and promoting the Slow Book movement adds new value to your library • Presents examples and advice that you can use and adapt to lead the Slow Book movement at your library • Shows ways in which academic, public, and school librarians can form partnerships for literacy outreach programs

Information Services to Diverse Populations: Developing Culturally Competent Library Professionals
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 166

Information Services to Diverse Populations: Developing Culturally Competent Library Professionals

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  • Published: 2016-12-12
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  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Filling a gap in the existing library and information science literature, this book consolidates recent research and best practices to address the need for diversity and social justice in the training and education of LIS professionals. • Addresses perennially important and emerging hot topics in librarianship, such as diversity, cultural competence, and social responsibility • Updates the ongoing discussion on cultural competence and diversity with new concepts, such as critical race theory • Authored by an expert who actively teaches and conducts research in the subject areas of library instruction and information literacy as well as diversity and social justice in librarianship

The American Public Library Handbook
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 533

The American Public Library Handbook

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  • Published: 2011-11-30
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  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This reference work documents every aspect of the American public library experience through topical entries, statistics, biographies, and profiles.

Women's Studies
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 828

Women's Studies

A team of subject specialists has taken on the immense task of documenting publications in the area of women's studies in the last decades of the 20th century. The result is this truly monumental work, which maps the field, covering thousands of titles and Web sites in 19 subject areas published between 1985 and 1999. Intended as a reference and collection development tool, this bibliography provides a guide to women's studies information for each title along with a detailed, often evaluative review. The annotations summarize each work's content, its importance or contribution to women's studies, and its relationship to other titles on the subject. Most reviews cite and describe similar and contrasting titles, substantially extending the coverage. Core titles and titles that are out of print are noted, and reviews indicate which titles are appropriate as texts or supplemental texts.

Storyteller's Sampler: Tales from Tellers Around the World
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 185

Storyteller's Sampler: Tales from Tellers Around the World

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2015-06-30
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  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Looking for fresh ideas to liven up your storytimes? Here you'll find a wonderfully diverse collection of easy-to-tell tales from around the world, along with tips and profiles of the storytellers featured in the book. • Represents more than 25 cultures from around the world • Edited by a world-renowned storyteller, folklorist, former children's librarian, and author of more than 65 books who has worked with storytellers from around the world • Includes practical storytelling tips to add polish to your presentation • Presents lively stories that encourage audience involvement

Library and Information Science
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 304

Library and Information Science

This unique annotated bibliography is a complete, up-to-date guide to sources of information on library science, covering recent books, monographs, periodicals and websites, and selected works of historical importance. In addition to compiling an invaluable list of sources, Bemis digs deeper, examining the strengths and weaknesses of key works. A boon to researchers and practitioners alike, this bibliography Includes coverage of subjects as diverse and vital as the history of librarianship, its development as a profession, the ethics of information science, cataloging, reference work, and library architecture Encompasses encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, photographic surveys, statistical publications, and numerous electronic sources, all categorized by subject Offers appendixes detailing leading professional organizations and publishers of library and information science literature This comprehensive bibliography of English-language resources on librarianship, the only one of its kind, will prove invaluable to scholars, students, and anyone working in the field.