Information literacy and information skills instruction : by Nancy Pickering Thomas

By Nancy Pickering Thomas

"This publication presents a finished evaluation of the present learn with regards to the educating of library and data literacy talents as a part of powerful institution library media heart programming"--

Reference traditions : from "personal assistance" to tutorial intervention --
The college library inspiration : from dream to fact --
The info seek method : Kuhlthau's legacy --
Alternative frameworks for method guideline --
Evolving contexts for educating and studying --
Diagnosing informational and tutorial wishes --
Building info competence : designing guideline for cutting-edge newbies --
Creating powerful inquiry-based academic initiatives --
Evaluating library prone and courses --
Attending to the social and emotional wishes of ultra-modern freshmen.

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The Magic Lotus Lantern and Other Tales from the Han Chinese by Haiwang Yuan

By Haiwang Yuan

Focusing in particular at the tales of the Han chinese language (the greatest ethnic workforce in China, numbering over one thousand million people), this assortment offers greater than 50 stories, either renowned and obscure—from Monkeys Fishing the Moon and The Butterfly fanatics to Painted dermis and Dragon Princess. those are tales that might enchant listeners of every age, whereas delivering a glimpse into chinese language traditions and methods of concept. To additional improve cultural realizing, the stories are supplemented with old and cultural heritage, notes on storytelling, crafts and video games, recipes, proverbs, colour images, a map, a word list, and more.In the prior a long time, the doorways among China and the West were flung open. Explosive financial progress and big raises in shuttle and immigration have engendered interest and curiosity during this burgeoning state. but modernization has a dismal part too, threatening conventional chinese language tradition, together with tales and storytelling. This new accumulating of news from numerous assets, captures the fading storytelling traditions of an unlimited and various nation. Focusing particularly at the tales of the Han chinese language (the greatest ethnic workforce in China, numbering over a thousand million people), the gathering offers greater than 50 stories, either popular and obscure—from Monkeys Fishing the Moon and The Butterfly enthusiasts to Dragon Princess and Painted epidermis. those are tales that may enchant listeners of every age, whereas delivering a glimpse into chinese language traditions and methods of inspiration. stories are prepared into seven sections: Animal stories; stories of Magic, Love and Romance; Myths, Legends and Immortals; ethical tales; How issues got here to Be; and Proverbial stories. To extra increase cultural figuring out, the tales are supplemented with old and cultural history, notes on storytelling and different folks traditions, recipes, proverbs, colour photographs, a map, a thesaurus, and extra. All grade degrees.

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Issues for Libraries and Information Science in the Internet by Bruce A. Shuman

By Bruce A. Shuman

Are libraries destined for extinction as extra humans flip to the internet for his or her details wishes? Or will the position of libraries extend to bridge the distance among info haves and have-nots? How will censorship concerns, details overload, and archiving have an effect on libraries in future years? The significant alterations introduced by way of the net pose many questions and dilemmas for state-of-the-art librarians, not easy many basic ideals and practices. This well timed paintings addresses a couple of significant severe matters dealing with libraries and our society. subscribe to writer Bruce Shuman to discover the demanding situations and attainable options during this energetic and thought-provoking dialogue. a desirable learn for somebody operating within the details industry-from library managers and practitioners to college and scholars of library and data technological know-how. it's also of curiosity to researchers and net clients.

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Mayan Folktales Cuentos folkloricos mayas (World Folklore by Susan A Thompson, Keith S. Thompson, Lidia Lopez

By Susan A Thompson, Keith S. Thompson, Lidia Lopez

Become aware of the normal tales of the Mayan humans of Mexico and principal and South the United States, and know about Mayan tradition. during this assortment you can find such stories as Uncle Rabbit, Uncle Coyote, How the Serpent was once Born, The Moon, The Screamer of the evening, and greater than 25 different stories starting from trickster stories and stories of ghosts and witches to ethical stories and stories of the underworld, provided in Spanish and English. a short heritage, colour photos of the land, humans, and standard arts, and recipes accompany the stories, putting them inside a cultural context. Grades K-12.

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Mexico’s Ruins: Juan Garcia Ponce And the Writing of by Raul Rodriguez-Hernandez

By Raul Rodriguez-Hernandez

At face worth, the idea that of modernity turns out to reference a circulation of social and ancient site visitors headed down a utopian one-way road named “progress.” Mexico’s Ruins examines modernity in twentieth-century Mexican tradition as a way more ambiguous proposal, arguing that this kind of single-minded concept is insufficient to appreciate the complexity of recent Mexico’s nationwide initiatives and their reception via the nation’s citizenry. as an alternative, throughout the trope of modernity as wreck, writer Raúl Rodríguez-Hernández explores the issue awarded by way of the etymology of “ruins”: a simultaneous falling down and emerging up, a confluence of opposing forces at paintings at the skyline of the city considering that 1968. He makes a speciality of artists and writers of the generación de medio siglo, like Juan García Ponce, and envisions either the stories of modernity and their storytellers in a brand new mild. the humanities, literature, and structure of twentieth-century Mexico are all tested during this cross-cultural and interdisciplinary booklet.

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The RDA Workbook: Learning the Basics of Resource by Margaret Mering

By Margaret Mering

Whether a library catalogs its personal fabrics or no longer, librarians nonetheless have to have a few realizing of RDA. Designed for use through educational, public, and college librarians, this is often the appropriate introduction.

• specializes in the hot RDA principles and conventions and their implementation, really in smaller libraries the place there aren't any specialist catalogers

• offers FRBR and different points of RDA's theoretical framework in comprehensible terms

• contains a step by step consultant to making bibliographic documents for print and digital books, video clips, and different formats

• comprises speedy courses, workouts, a thesaurus of phrases, and a listing of extra assets

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Circulation Services in a Small Academic Library (The by Constance Battaile

By Constance Battaile

In a library, flow is the method of lending books to debtors and thoroughly reshelving them once they were lower back in order that they should be retrievable by means of the following consumer. This simple cycle has many gildings and sub-cycles hooked up to it, akin to these for overdues and holds, the record-keeping technique, and the reserve publication operation. those sub-cycles range from library to library, however the uncomplicated cycle continues to be a similar in each library that permits consumers to take away books. Connie Battaile presents a close quantity written for these new to the move division of small educational libraries. the writer offers now not the definitive strategy to run a stream division, yet particularly she offers a number of attainable equipment. as the move division is the most public touch aspect, many library "housekeeping" chores are assigned to it. back, those extra duties range from library to library, however the writer presents a number of systems. The actual surroundings of the dep. and the stacks, the employees, potent communications, and scheduling are lined in complete element.

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Reading and Writing the Electronic Book by Catherine C. Marshall

By Catherine C. Marshall

Advancements during the last two decades have fueled substantial hypothesis in regards to the way forward for the publication and of examining itself. This booklet starts with a quick old evaluation the background of digital books, together with the social and technical forces that experience formed their improvement. the focal point then shifts to analyzing and the way we have interaction with what we learn: easy matters corresponding to legibility, annotation, and navigation are tested as points of examining that eBooks inherit from their print legacy. simply because studying is essentially communicative, I additionally take a more in-depth examine the sociality of studying: how we learn in a bunch and the way we percentage what we learn. experiences of examining and book use are built-in in the course of the ebook, yet bankruptcy five "goes meta" to discover how a researcher may possibly pass approximately designing his or her personal reading-related reviews. No booklet approximately eBooks is whole with out an particular dialogue of content material guidance, i.e., how the digital e-book is written. therefore, bankruptcy 6 delves into the underlying illustration of eBooks and efforts to create and observe markup criteria to them. This bankruptcy additionally examines how print genres have made the adventure to electronic and the way a few rising electronic genres can be learned as eBooks. eventually, bankruptcy 7 discusses a few beyond-the-book performance: how can book structures be reworked into moveable own libraries? in any case, my wish is that by the point the reader reaches the tip of this ebook, she or he will consider built to accomplish the following set of reports, write the following set of articles, invent new publication performance, or just interact in a heated argument with the stranger in seat 17C concerning the way forward for studying. desk of Contents: Preface / determine credit / creation / examining / interplay / studying as a Social job / learning analyzing / past the ebook / References / writer Biography

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Literature Links to Phonics: A Balanced Approach by Karen Morrow Durica

By Karen Morrow Durica

This paintings goals to illustrate how wisdom of phonics and sight acceptance of high-frequency phrases can be utilized to aid and develop the cross-checking method of fluent readers who hire semantics, syntax and graphophonics.

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Stories on the Move: Integrating Literature and Movement by Arlene Cohen

By Arlene Cohen

Energize your tale courses by way of infusing them with the facility of flow! This consultant provides you with dozens of interactive, ready-to-use, age-appropriate and story-based actions that get youngsters actively serious about studying. Designed to extend the kid's self-awareness, variety of expression, and aesthetic sensibility at specific phases of improvement, from infancy to puberty, those literature-based courses are basic adequate for use via any educator, no matter if you've gotten very little dance event. incorporated for every software are studying goals/skill improvement, a literature-story connection, and special directions for circulation and vocal improvisation and artistic dramatics. an excellent source for after college courses, domestic faculties, and daycare facilities. a long time Infant-14

Stories at the Move develops a kid's emergent, cultural, and interpretative literacy talents. the 1st 3 chapters for infants, little toddlers, and preschoolers are in response to nationally well-known criteria and strategies for tapping emergent literacy abilities. The fourth bankruptcy takes young ones on StoryTrips to different nations and comprises language, tales, dances, and customs of these nations. The 5th and 6th chapters for older childrens exhibit them easy methods to interpret tale constitution and the weather of personality, surroundings, temper, plot, and theme.

Included for every application are studying goals/skill improvement, a literature-story connection, and targeted directions for circulate and vocal improvisation and inventive dramatics. an outstanding source for after institution courses, domestic faculties, and daycare facilities. a while Infant-14.

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