School Library Media Centers in the 21st Century

Author: Kathleen W. Craver
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9780313291005
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"This is a `must-read' for practicing and potential school library media specialists. It is not simply trends for library media centers that Craver documents, but trends that will affect every facet of our professional lives." School Library Journal

Library and Information Science

Author: Michael F. Bemis
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838911854
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Developing a Vision Strategic Planning for the School Librarian in the 21st Century 2nd Edition

Author: John D. Crowley
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1591588928
Format: PDF
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This text shows teacher librarians how to become leaders in their schools and apply their unique skills and insight to develop a timely and meaningful vision for the school's library. • Presents two different approaches to strategic planning • Numerous figures are provided to clearly illustrate the strategic planning process

Creating Cyber Libraries

Author: Kathleen W. Craver
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9780313320804
Format: PDF, Docs
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The only book that tells you how to create a cyber library from start to finish.

Rethinking Information Work A Career Guide for Librarians and Other Information Professionals 2nd Edition

Author: G. Kim Dority
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610699602
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A state-of-the-art guide to the world of library and information science that gives readers valuable insights into the field and practical tools to succeed in it. Identifies a broad range of Library and Information Science (LIS) career options Identifies professional skills and strengths needed in the LIS field Helps LIS students and practitioners perform a self-assessment to determine their "best fit" job preferences Examines the pros and cons of traditional, nontraditional, and independent LIS career paths Provides tips on using networking and professional reputation-building for career growth Enables readers to develop skills, attitudes, and aptitudes necessary to build a rewarding and resilient career in LIS

The Principal s Guide to a Powerful Library Media Program A School Library for the 21st Century 2nd Edition

Author: Marla W. McGhee
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1586835270
Format: PDF, ePub
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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

The Information powered School

Author: Sandra Hughes-Hassell
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838935149
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Provides articles and tools for school librarians to teach children information literacy, discussing such topics as curriculum mapping, collection mapping, information-powered professional development, community engagement, and resource development.

Activism and the School Librarian

Author: Deborah D. Levitov
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610691873
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book provides practical strategies and step-by-step plans for developing advocacy initiatives for school libraries. * Practical advice from expert advocates * Step-by-step guidance for developing an advocacy program * A comprehensive glossary of terms * An examination of the proactive role of school librarians in successful advocacy initiatives