Global Perspectives On School Libraries

Author: Luisa Marquardt
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110232200
Size: 31.36 MB
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Global Perspectives On School Libraries from the Author: Luisa Marquardt. This book is for school librarians and information specialists, school teachers, library and information science teachers, school leaders, principals and administrators. It focuses on changes and challenges of the transitional societies and reviews the literacies required for an active citizenship. It treats the school library's role in education and information literacy. It contains contributions from different regions in the world and it provides an overview of best practices. survey of best practices for school libraries worldwide up-to-date contributions about the changed role of librarians in school libraries

Electronic Resource Management In Libraries Research And Practice

Author: Yu, Holly
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781599048925
Size: 41.34 MB
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Electronic Resource Management In Libraries Research And Practice from the Author: Yu, Holly. A pronounced move from print subscriptions to electronic resources in all types of libraries has fundamentally impacted the library and its users. With the influx of resources such as e-journals; e-books; index, abstract, and/or full-text databases; aggregated databases; and others, the shift to electronic resources is rapidly changing library operational and organizational procedures. Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice provides comprehensive coverage of the issues, methods, theories, and challenges connected with the provision of electronic resources in libraries, with emphasis on strategic planning, operational guidelines, and practices. This book primarily focuses on management practices of the life-cycle of commercially acquired electronic resources from selection and ordering to cataloging, Web presentation, user support, usage evaluation, and more.

International Encyclopedia Of Information And Library Science

Author: John Feather
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134513208
Size: 14.10 MB
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International Encyclopedia Of Information And Library Science from the Author: John Feather. The International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science was published to widespread acclaim in 1996, and has become the major reference work in the field. This eagerly awaited new edition has been fully revised and updated to take full account of the many and radical changes which have taken place since the Encyclopedia was originally conceived. With nearly 600 entries, written by a global team of over 150 contributors, the subject matter ranges from mobile library services provided by camel and donkey transport to search engines, portals and the World Wide Web. The new edition retains the successful structure of the first with an alphabetical organization providing the basic framework of a coherent collection of connected entries. Conceptual entries explore and explicate all the major issues, theories and activities in information and library science, such as the economics of information and information management. A wholly new entry on information systems, and enhanced entries on the information professions and the information society, are key features of this new edition. Topical entries deal with more specific subjects, such as collections management and information services for ethnic minorities. New or completely revised entries include a group of entries on information law, and a collection of entries on the Internet and the World Wide Web.

The Big6 Workshop Handbook

Author: Michael B. Eisenberg
Publisher: Linworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781586834227
Size: 44.45 MB
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The Big6 Workshop Handbook from the Author: Michael B. Eisenberg. This latest spiral-bound edition of The Big6 Workshop Handbook contains information that is current and essential to understanding and implementing this premier information literacy model.

Library Collections For Teens

Author: Kristen Fletcher-Spear
Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub
ISBN: 9781555707453
Size: 54.16 MB
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Library Collections For Teens from the Author: Kristen Fletcher-Spear. Offers information on how a library can build a manga and graphic novel collection, including a short history of the genres, creative programs based on the format, and lists of titles that should be in a young adult collection.

Business School Libraries In The 21st Century

Author: Mr Tim Wales
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409465675
Size: 11.34 MB
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Business School Libraries In The 21st Century from the Author: Mr Tim Wales. In a period of change, consolidation and cut-backs as well as rapid technological developments, the business school library is often at the forefront of new initiatives and innovative approaches to delivering and managing information in the most responsive yet cost-effective manner possible. In this unique book a respected group of business library directors from prestigious institutions around the world come together to reflect on the key challenges facing their libraries today, from change management to technology and communications to space. They document the state of the sector during a time of fundamental change, draw on their own local contexts to explore topics and concepts and share their insights into what the future might bring. This book will be essential reading not only for librarians working in business, management or social sciences disciplines but for all professionals managing library and information services.

Teaching Information Literacy Reframed

Author: Joanna M. Burkhardt
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838913970
Size: 56.64 MB
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Teaching Information Literacy Reframed from the Author: Joanna M. Burkhardt. The six threshold concepts outlined in the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education are not simply a revision of ACRL's previous Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education. They are instead an altogether new way of looking at information literacy. In this important new book, bestselling author and expert instructional librarian Burkhardt decodes the Framework, putting its conceptual approach into straightforward language while offering more than 50 classroom-ready Framework-based exercises. Guiding instructors towards helping students cross each threshold, this book discusses the history of the development of the Framework document and briefly deconstructs the six threshold concepts;thoroughly addresses each threshold concept, scaffolding from the beginner level to the intermediate level;includes exercises that can be used in the one-shot timeframe as well as others designed for longer class sessions and semester-long courses;offers best practices in creating learning outcomes, assessments, rubrics, and teaching tricks and tips; andlooks at how learning, memory, and transfer of learning applies to the teaching of information literacy.Offering a solid starting point for understanding and teaching the six threshold concepts in the Framework, Burkhardt’s guidance will help instructors create their own local information literacy programs.