Advances in Librarianship, Volume 29 (Advances in by Danuta A. Nitecki, Eileen G. Abels

By Danuta A. Nitecki, Eileen G. Abels

Significantly acclaimed in view that its inception, "Advances in Librarianship" remains to be the basic reference resource for advancements within the box of libraries and library technology. Articles released within the serial have gained nationwide prizes, resembling the Blackwell North the United States Scholarship Award for the exceptional 1994 monograph, article, or unique paper within the box of acquisitions, assortment, improvement, and comparable components of source improvement. All components of public, university, college, fundamental and secondary colleges, and distinct libraries are given updated, severe research via specialists engaged within the perform of librarianship, in instructing, and in learn.

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Creating the Full-Service Homework Center in Your Library by Cindy Mediavilla

By Cindy Mediavilla

Public libraries that take a proactive method of homework support - through constructing equipped, public library homework centres - have the aptitude to turn into catalysts for greater functionality in class, superior self worth, and engaged, co-operative studying. during this quantity, Cindy Mediavilla describes what constitutes a good homework centre - a separate house within the library, with set hours, essentially outlined companies, and an assigned employees member. pcs are valuable, yet no longer crucial, in response to Mediavilla. what's secret's individual is current and accountable to supervise the programme. With real-life examples from real homework centres, this handbook bargains the instruments to establish a profitable homework centre, together with: pattern surveys, objectives and goals, exposure and recruitment flyers, homework helper software kinds and contracts, employees and volunteer task descriptions, provide purposes, and concentration team questions; examples of making investment by way of programmes round the kingdom; and useful recommendation on how one can collaborate with colleges and educators to co-ordinate pursuits.

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Transforming Research Libraries for the Global Knowledge by Barbara Dewey

By Barbara Dewey

Reworking study Libraries for the worldwide wisdom Society explores severe features of study library transformation wanted for profitable transition into the twenty first century multicultural atmosphere. The publication is written by means of leaders within the box who've genuine international adventure with transformational switch and thought-provoking principles for the way forward for examine libraries, educational librarianship, study collections, and the altering nature of worldwide scholarship inside of the next schooling context.

  • Authors are leaders within the examine libraries box from a number of countries
  • Thought scary chapters can assist consultant study library transformation globally
  • Contains a range of pondering on examine librarianship within the twenty first century

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Information Tomorrow; Reflections on Technology and the by Rachel Singer Gordon

By Rachel Singer Gordon

In details day after today, Rachel Singer Gordon brings jointly 20 of contemporary most sensible thinkers at the intersections among libraries and expertise. They tackle numerous ways that new applied sciences are impacting library providers and percentage their rules for utilizing know-how to fulfill buyers the place they're. as well as a preface by means of the editor, the book's foreword by way of Stephen Abram and sixteen chapters function insights and evaluations from those library leaders, bloggers, and futurists: * Lori Bell * Steven J. Bell * John Blyberg * Robert Bocher * Daniel Chudnov * Jill Emery * Meredith G. Farkas * Megan okay. Fox * Beth Gallaway * Joseph Janes * David Lee King * Jenny Levine * Tom Peters * Dorothea Salo * John D. Shank * Michael Stephens * Rhonda B. Trueman * Jessamyn West * Alane Wilson info the next day to come bargains an enticing, provocative, and wide-ranging dialogue for structures librarians, library IT staff, library managers and directors, and an individual operating with or attracted to expertise in libraries.

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Measuring Academic Research. How to Undertake a Bibliometric by Ana Andres

By Ana Andres

Measuring educational study outlines how you can adopt a bibliometric research, a subject of significant value in educational examine this day. Scientometrics experiences investigate clinical productiveness and will be utilized to all disciplines. Many analyses were utilized in terms of bibliometric experiences, yet few have proven tips on how to really perform the research. This ebook presents a advisor on tips to improve a bibliometric learn, from step one during which the subject research needs to be set, to the research and interpretation.

  • A functional and simple to learn consultant on easy methods to perform a bibliometric study
  • Gives a large and updated view in regards to the commonest scientometric indexes
  • Analyses are illustrated with a number of and functional examples approximately their application

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Sex, Brains, and Video Games by Jennifer Burek Pierce

By Jennifer Burek Pierce

Library prone to teenagers may still aspire to 2 primary ambitions: to interact teens via significant and beautiful responses to their leisure and informational wishes, whereas aiding reliable developmental results. How are these folks who paintings in libraries, who might even see kids basically sporadically and for brief sessions, purported to paintings successfully with them? --From the IntroductionHow can we most sensible succeed in our teenager buyers? younger grownup librarians and others who serve them consistently attempt to raised comprehend this often-unpredictable audience.In this insightful consultant, Jennifer Burek Pierce presents a desirable examine this present day s teenager in the course of the lens of neurological, mental and academic examine. placing this examine within the context of library providers, she demanding situations librarians to question their assumptions approximately teenager consumers and supply new solutions according to examine discovering. very like early literacy examine educated library prone to youngest consumers, this provocative publication outlines what others who paintings with youngsters have realized from their expert actions and the way that wisdom can motivate new priorities and partnerships in formative years services.Use this examine to:?· aid deal with the evidence from fiction approximately adolescent mind improvement and sexuality?· Equip employees to appreciate and sensitively have interaction with teens?· Foster realizing approximately children, know-how, and multitasking?· include teenager pleasant companies and actions into the library

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Introduction to Controlled Vocabularies Terminology for by Patricia Harpring

By Patricia Harpring

This can be a sensible software and entire creation to using managed vocabularies. This authoritative and unique quantity offers readers with a how-to consultant to construction managed vocabulary instruments, cataloguing and indexing cultural fabrics with phrases and names from managed vocabularies, and the way to take advantage of vocabularies in se's and databases to reinforce discovery and retrieval on-line. «Introduction to managed Vocabularies» additionally positive aspects in-depth discussions on a few issues, together with: What are managed vocabularies and why are they worthy? Which vocabularies exist for cataloguing paintings and cultural gadgets? and the way may still they be used for indexing and retrieving? This ebook offers businesses and people with a pragmatic device for developing and enforcing vocabularies as reference instruments, resources of documentation, and strong improvements for on-line looking out.

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Teaching Historical Fiction with Ready-Made Literature by Carianne Bernadowski

By Carianne Bernadowski

This ebook presents a how-to advisor for a beginner or veteran instructor or library media professional who's drawn to enforcing literature circles with excessive curiosity texts. After an advent that covers the examine findings on literature circles and provides a framework for implementation of literature circles within the lecture room and library, Teaching historic Fiction with Ready-Made Literature Circles for Secondary Readers offers 14 chosen ancient fiction titles for grades 7 via 12 that lend themselves completely to interdisciplinary instructing. each one choice is observed by means of bibliographic info, an annotation, vocabulary phrases, dialogue questions, and guided examining questions, in addition to classes for sooner than, in the course of, and after analyzing.

The titles incorporated disguise many historic time classes and subject matters that could simply aligned with kingdom and nationwide criteria. simply as importantly, those are texts historical past instructor or literature teacher might locate worthwhile to take advantage of with students.

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The best gift: A record of the Carnegie libraries in Ontario by Margaret Beckman

By Margaret Beckman

This booklet is a vibrant reminder of the early days of library improvement in Ontario. the attractive structures which nonetheless grace Ontario cities and villages, as illustrated, are part of our provincial history.

by means of the flip of the century, a public library used to be perceived as a tremendous point within the civic cloth of virtually each Ontario neighborhood. notwithstanding, the creation of the Carnegie offers for library constructions gave impetus to the Ontario executive programme for library improvement, and supplied a spotlight for elevated help of library providers. contention between neighbouring groups to safe a Carngie library heightened this know-how, as did the exposure – in a few situations even controversy – which surrounded each one step of the provide looking, website choice and plan approval method.

in addition, the hitherto unexplored tale of Carnegie supply approach in every one neighborhood has been tested, and the position of 1 guy, James Bertram, secretary to Andrew Carnegie, is printed in soaking up element. Library plans and layout parts also are mentioned, and the impact of some architects at the development designs is published; the interesting involvement of Frank Lloyd Wright within the Pembroke Carnegie library construction is one such example.

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