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New Methods of Teaching and Learning in Libraries

by Ann Whitney Gleason

<p><em>New Methods of Teaching and Learning in Libraries</em> is a one-stop introduction to the role of technology in teaching and learning in libraries.</p> <p>Emerging models of library instruction and library support of instruction will be ...

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News Literacy: The Keys to Combating Fake News

by Michelle Luhtala & Jacquelyn Whiting

<p>This guide to teaching news literacy explores a wealth of resources and classroom-tested lessons that educators in grades 7–12 can use in their own libraries and classrooms. To introduce the concept of news literacy, the authors explain the ...

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Notable Books, Notable Lessons: Putting Social Studies Back in the K-8 Curriculum

by Andrea S. Libresco, Jeannette Balantic & Mary Battenfeld

<p>With the amount of time and resources allocated to teaching social studies being significantly reduced, social studies lessons need to be incorporated into other subjects. <em>Notable Books, Notable Lessons: Putting Social Studies Back in the

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Online Searching: A Guide to Finding Quality Information Efficiently and Effectively

by Markey, Karen

<span><span style="font-style:italic;">Online Searching</span><span> is a complete guide for the aspiring expert searcher, explaining important online searching concepts and practices, demonstrating them visually in figures and videos, and ...

ISBN: 9781442238862

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Online Trolling and Its Perpetrators

Under the Cyberbridge

by Pnina Fichman & Madelyn R. Sanfilippo

<p>Online trolling and other deviant behaviors have always affected online communities. As online trolling becomes widely spread, myriad questions are raised, including:</p> <ul> <li>Who is a troll and why do trolls troll?</li> <li>What are ...

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Open Access and the Future of Scholarly Communication

Policy and Infrastructure

by Kevin L. Smith & Katherine A. Dickson

<p>It is impossible to imagine the future of academic libraries without an extensive consideration of open access—the removal of price and permission barriers from scholarly research online. As textbook and journal subscription prices continue ...

ISBN: 9781442273030

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Optimizing Discovery Systems to Improve User Experience: The Innovative Librarian's Guide

by Bonnie Imler & Michelle Eichelberger

<p>Discovery systems are the new one-stop search model for libraries, but simply implementing the software doesn't ensure that it will meet your users' search needs. This book looks at how discovery systems are actually used by examining the ...

ISBN: 9781440843839

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Oral History in Your Library: Create Shelf Space for Community Voice

by Cyns Nelson & Adam Speirs

<p>Discover the true value and exciting possibilities of oral history in the library: learn new and compelling ways to engage your patrons by sharing personal and community history with them.</p> <p>• Shows librarians how to realize the ...

ISBN: 9781440857256

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Organising Knowledge in a Global Society: Principles and Practice in Libraries and Information Centres

by Hider, Philip

Organising Knowledge in a Global Society updates the successful first edition, which has been widely used as an introduction to the field of information organisation, both in Australia and overseas. The work reflects current practice and trends,

ISBN: 9781780634111

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Organizing Archival Records

by David W. Carmicheal

<p>Much of our nation’s documentary heritage resides in small historical societies, libraries, cultural organizations, houses of worship, and museums. The preservation of this heritage often depends on the dedicated efforts of people who, in ...

ISBN: 9781538110034

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Organizing Information in School LIbraries: Basic Principles and New Rules

Basic Principles and New Rules

by Cynthia Houston

<p>A valuable resource for instructors in LIS programs who teach courses in cataloguing with an emphasis on school libraries, this textbook explains the nuts and bolts of classification and cataloging as well as the functionality of integrated ...

ISBN: 9781440836879

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Organizing Knowledge

An Introduction to Managing Access to Information

by Jennifer Rowley & Richard Hartley

<p>The fourth edition of this standard student text, Organizing Knowledge, incorporates extensive revisions reflecting the increasing shift towards a networked and digital information environment, and its impact on documents, information, ...

ISBN: 9781351913270

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Organizing Library Collections

Theory and Practice

by Gretchen L. Hoffman

<p>Libraries organize their collections to help library users find what they need. Organizing library collections may seem like a straightforward and streamlined process, but it can be quite complex, and there is a large body of theory and ...

ISBN: 9781538108529

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Osterville Village Library

by Anthony M. Sammarco for the Osterville Village Library

<p>Since its beginnings in 1882, the Osterville Village Library has long fulfilled its founding promise to be "a free library and reading room at Osterville in the Town of Barnstable in this Commonwealth" and to support "the promotion of study ...

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Out of This World Library Programs: Using Speculative Fiction to Promote Reading and Launch Learning

by Joel A. Nichols

<p>Science fiction and fantasy stories captivate the imaginations of youth and adults—even today, when real-life technological developments often border on unbelievable. We see evidence of the universal appeal of sci-fi and fantasy-themed tales ...

ISBN: 9781440852879

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Pachamama Tales: Folklore from Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay

by Paula Martin & Margaret Read MacDonald

<p>A bilingual collection of enchanting folk tales from the peoples of Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Uruguay, and Paraguay, accompanied by historical and geographical background as well as color photographs.</p> <p>• Provides ready-to-tell ...

ISBN: 9781610698535

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Partnering with Parents: Boosting Literacy for All Ages

by Mary Schreiber

<p>Caregiver involvement is key to a child's reading success story, and libraries are in the perfect position to provide the guidance needed for parents and caregivers to embrace their role as their children's first and most enduring ...

ISBN: 9781440863936

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Partnerships and New Roles in the 21st-Century Academic Library

Collaborating, Embedding, and Cross-Training for the Future

by Bradford Lee Eden

<p>The fifth volume in this series focuses on creating partnerships and developing new roles for libraries in the 21st century. It includes such topics such as consulting, coaching, assessment and engagement partnerships, university ...

ISBN: 9781442255418

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Peer-Assisted Learning in Academic Libraries

by Erin Rinto, John Watts & Rosan Mitola

<p>Written specifically for academic librarians and library administrators, this book identifies the myriad benefits of peer-assisted learning, exploring how the implementation of peer-assisted learning benefits information literacy instruction,

ISBN: 9781440846892

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Performing Digital

Multiple Perspectives on a Living Archive

by David Carlin & Laurene Vaughan

<p>Digital technologies have transformed archives in every area of their form and function, and as technologies mature so does their capacity to change our understanding and experience of material and performative cultural production. There has ...

ISBN: 9781317082446

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