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  • Once Upon a Sign: Using American Sign Language to Engage, Entertain, and Teach All Childrenby Kim Taylor-DiLeva

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 45.00

    There are a multitude of reasons to introduce hearing children to American Sign Language, currently the third most-used language in the United States. Babies and young children who are taught basic signing typically have a stronger bond with their parents; young children who sign show increased self confidence and enthusiasm for learning, and studies... more...

  • Outreach Services in Academic and Special Librariesby Linda S Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    Discover innovative outreach services you can implement for your library! Outreach Services in Academic and Special Libraries examines the creation and delivery of outreach programs designed to promote awareness of the library by meeting the information needs of underserved or uninformed patrons. This book contains the experiences of academic and... more...

  • Papers from the 10th Northumbria Conferenceby J. Stephen Town

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    The Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services has a historic relationship with the Performance Measurement and Metrics journal, and it is pleasing to continue the association with this new ebook, which celebrates both the international and local dimensions of the conference. more...

  • Presentations for Librariansby Lee Hilyer

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 70.00

    Recent research on learning from multimedia presentations has indicated that the current way many people prepare their slide presentations may actually hinder learning. Considering the ubiquity of the PowerPoint presentation in business and in education, presenters should be concerned whether or not their audience members are effectively receiving... more...

  • Programming for Adultsby Raymond Ranier

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 59.99

    This book addresses all aspects of the programming process, from idea to execution, from crafts and entertainment to film, arts and science. Included are sources of funding, contracts and agreements, programming to meet the library's mission, and program evaluation. more...

  • Readers' Advisory Service in North American Public Libraries, 1870-2005by Juris Dilevko; Candice F. C. Magowan

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 49.95

    Beginning in the early 1980s, readers' advisory services were a widely discussed topic in North American public libraries. By 2005, almost every public library in the United States and Canada offered some form of readers' advisory service. The services offered have changed significantly, in ways perhaps disadvantageous to adult North American... more...

  • Readers' Advisory for Children and 'Tweensby Penny Peck

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 45.00

    Finding children and ?tweens great books to read is still a key library service, even in the age of computers. Readers' Advisory for Children and 'Tweens is an easy-to-use, practical guide that will help any library staff member become more comfortable offering this service?and more adept at producing satisfying results. Beginning with basic... more...

  • Reference Assessment and Evaluationby Tom Diamond; Mark Sanders

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.00

    Learn effective ways to assess and evaluate reference services in YOUR library Innovation and the constant evolution of technology continually spur academic librarians to find superior ways to deliver high quality reference service to students, faculty, and researchers. Reference Assessment and Evaluation offers librarians and administrators a plethora... more...

  • The Reference Interview Todayby Dave Harmeyer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 49.99

    More an art than a science, the reference interview requires not only knowing a specific set of skills, but also how to apply those skills in an ever-changing world. Built around timeless service principles including Ranganathan?s Five Laws, The Reference Interview Today: Negotiating and Answering Questions Face to Face, on the Phone, and Virtually... more...

  • Reference Reborn: Breathing New Life into Public Services Librarianshipby Diane Zabel

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 65.00

    The roles of reference and public librarians are constantly changing. Today, it's not unusual for librarians to also serve as trend trackers, data analysts, project managers, IT troubleshooters, marketers, and staffing specialists. Academic and public libraries across the country are experimenting with new service models to accommodate new technology,... more...