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  • Protecting Intellectual Freedom and Privacy in Your School Libraryby Helen Adams

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 55.00

    In order to sort out fact from fiction and become effective, critically thinking adults in a global society, children need access to diverse points of view from authoritative sources in their school libraries. This book provides school librarians with easy-to-read guidance on specific aspects of intellectual freedom and privacy, explaining how the... more...

  • Conducting Action Research to Evaluate Your School Libraryby Judith Sykes

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 40.00

    Teacher librarians need to get directly involved with the research process in the learning commons in order to create actions and strategies that will enhance student learning?and benefit their own professional development as well as demonstrate accountability through their action research efforts. This book provides practical tips and work spaces... more...

  • Teen Games Rule! A Librarian's Guide to Platforms and Programsby Julie Scordato; Ellen Forsyth

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 45.00

    Games aren't just for fun; they can also play a critical role in learning. Libraries have an opportunity to integrate a variety of games into the services and collections they provide to the community. This book shows library staff how to do exactly that through a diverse variety of popular games, some that have been around for many years and others... more...

  • Handbook for Community College Librariansby Michael Crumpton; Nora Bird

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 50.00

    Handbook for Community College Librarians covers all aspects of librarianship that apply to community colleges in a one-stop reference book. It provides information that enables the librarian to become more successful in the community college environment and reflects on its unique qualities, identifying the specific skills required and the differences... more...

  • Read It Forwardby Linda Kay

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 35.00

    Finding the right book for each student is almost impossible if you serve several hundred students, as most school librarians do. Read It Forward offers an innovative way around that problem: a program that lets librarians saturate the school with a title that encourages middle school students to read for pleasure. As an added bonus, Read It Forward... more...

  • Cooperative Efforts of Librariesby Rita Pellen; William Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    Explore a wide variety of cooperative initiativesat regional, statewide, and international levels! This book examines a wide variety of cooperative efforts and consortia in libraries, both geographically and in terms of such activities as digitization and cooperative reference services. You'll learn how libraries are cooperating regionally, on the... more...

  • Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR)by Patrick Le Boeuf

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    Get the straight facts on FRBRand whether it is right for you! In 1998, Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) was a conceptual model promoted by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) as being the recommended new advancement in cataloging. As libraries strive to serve their users better in the... more...

  • Electronic Resourcesby Linda S Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.00

    In Philosophies of Reference Service, reference librarians share with you their reflective thinking about what they do as service providers. An important addition to the personal and occupational library of anyone in reference services, this book discusses the origins of reference service, its founding principles, the pleasures and pitfalls of the... more...

  • Helping the Difficult Library Patronby Linda S Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.95

    This insightful book shows you how to deal with an issue as old as the library profession: interacting with problem patrons. It looks at this fact of life that affects almost every facet of library work and provides practical solutions--some developed within the field and some borrowed from other professions--that will improve reference services for... more...

  • Acquisitions and Collection Development in the Humanitiesby Linda S Katz; Sally J Kenney; Helen Kinsella

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.00

    Acquisitions and Collection Development in the Humanities is a one-of-a-kind guide on the procedures, approaches, and principles needed to make sound decisions in acquiring materials in various areas of the humanities. It gives you an inside look at managerial concerns in documentary delivery, changing budgetary needs, and fluctuations in journal prices... more...