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  • Crash Course In Genealogyby David Dowell

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 45.00

    There has been an explosion of interest in genealogy recently, with popular series running on PBS ( Faces of America ), NBC ( Who Do You Think You Are? ) and BYU-TV ( The Generations Project ). Even Lisa Simpson did a genealogy project for school. Part of the popular Crash Course series, Crash Course in Genealogy will help librarians feel more... more...

  • The Reference Interview Todayby Susan Knoer

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 50.00

    In today's technology-driven world, reference librarians must serve users who come into the building as well as remote users who ask via various digital means. With virtual reference and social networking tools now commonplace, reference questions have become more complex and interdisciplinary. The Reference Interview Today will help reference librarians... more...

  • Advances in Library Administration and Organization, 30by Delmus E. Williams; Janine Golden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 141.99

    This volume describes efforts at cooperation and collaboration within the library profession. Topics explored include library services in juvenile detention centers; school library media specialists; electronic institutional repositories; and successful fund raising in libraries through the library development officer. more...

  • Information Marketsby Frank Linde; Wolfgang G. Stock

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 86.73

    Information Markets is a compendium of the i-commerce, the commerce with digital information, content as well as software. Information Markets is a comprehensive overview of the state of the art of economic and information science endeavors on the markets of digital information. It provides a strategic guideline for information providers... more...

  • Public Libraries in the 21st Centuryby Ann Prentice

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 70.00

    Public Libraries in the 21st Century provides an up-to-date picture of what the public library is today, what the public librarian needs to know, and how to apply that knowledge. The book offers a thought-provoking exploration of the social, political, economic, cultural, and technological influences that determine the role of the public library... more...

  • Independent School Libraries: Perspectives On Excellenceby Dorcas Hand

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00

    Independent School Libraries: Perspectives on Excellence offers readers insights into best practices in library services for school communities, using examples drawn from independent schools of various sizes, descriptions, and locations across the United States. Two overview essays introduce a statistical analysis of independent schools. Each of... more...

  • Mac, Information Detective, in The Curious Kids?Digging for Answers: A Storybook Approach to Introducing Research Skills [2 volumes]by Marilyn Arnone; Sharon Coatney

    ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 35.00

    The Curious Kids Digging for Answers: A Storybook Approach to Developing Research Skills and its accompanying Educator's Guide , is the second in a set of three dealing with teaching the inquiry process to young learners ( K-3). Mac, Information Detective , introduces the during stage of the research process in which students locate, collect,... more...

  • Preserving Digital Materialsby Ross Harvey

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 92.16

    This book provides a single-volume introduction to the principles, strategies and practices currently applied by librarians and recordkeeping professionals to the critical issue of preservation of digital information. It incorporates practice from both the recordkeeping and the library communities, taking stock of current knowledge about... more...

  • The Hidden Web: A Sourcebookby William Scheeren

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 45.00

    Most students and researchers possess only rudimentary Internet searching skills. The majority of school and public librarians are not aware of the breadth and depth of information available on the Hidden Web. This is unfortunate, as the ability to navigate the Hidden Web in schools and public libraries is essential to locating the most current and... more...

  • Teaching Historical Fiction with Ready-Made Literature Circles for Secondary Readersby Carianne Bernadowski; Kelly Morgano

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 45.00

    This book provides a how-to guide for a novice or veteran teacher or library media specialist who is interested in implementing literature circles with high interest texts. After an introduction that covers the research findings on literature circles and supplies a framework for implementation of literature circles in the classroom and library, Teaching... more...