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  • Personalising Library Services in Higher Educationby Mr Andy Priestner; Mrs Elizabeth Tilley

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    In an economic climate where cuts are becoming the norm, a boutique library service may seem a contradiction. In some academic libraries the trend is still towards centralisation programmes or offering generic services. However, the student as the customer now has an even greater vested interest in the learning process as their financial commitment... more...

  • Plagiarismby Barry Gilmore

    Heinemann 2008; US$ 23.75

    Barry Gilmore?s Plagiarism: Why It Happens, How to Prevent It helps you and your writers reduce academic dishonesty with antiplagiarism lessons for the cut-and-paste generation. Gilmore gets at plagiarism?s root causes and help everyone in the class work together to prevent it by? improving your understanding of plagiarism? helping detect, respond... more...

  • Plagiarism: A How-Not-to Guideby Barry Gilmore

    Heinemann 2009; US$ 11.25

    Barry Gilmore?s Plagiarism: A How-Not-To Guide for Students helps students take an active role in reducing the incidence of plagiarism by:? improving writers? understanding of plagiarism and its consequences? facilitating students reflecting on and writing about plagiarism? giving specifics on documenting search engines, summarizing and paraphrasing,?... more...

  • Read to Succeedby Joy Court

    Facet Publishing 2011; US$ 82.41

    Covers various aspects of promoting reading to and with children and young people from birth right through to teenage years. This title is suitable for practitioners and students of librarianship in both the public and school sectors, and for teachers, consultants and educators concerned with literacy and reading. more...

  • Reference Librarianshipby Peter Sprenkle; Charles R Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    A daily diary of actual interactions between a reference desk librarian and his patrons Reference Librarianship documents a year in the life of a young librarian working in the ?trenches? at a library in the Midwestern United States. This one-of-a-kind book provides a daily diary of every librarian/patron transaction?no matter how mundane or absurd?to... more...

  • The Response Revolution for tablet devicesby Robert Powell

    Original Writing (UK) Limited 2012; US$ 24.00

    Note: This file is optimised for tablet devices: Research reveals that innovation in education has the biggest impact upon achievement when all students are motivated, when clear differentiation and challenge are present, when 100% of students participate and when feedback to both teachers and students is live and immediate. ActivExpression response... more...

  • School Library Management: Just the Basicsby Patricia Messner; Brenda Copeland

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 40.00

    Setting up and managing a library media center is a complex task best handled by a certified and experienced librarian, but the fact of the matter is that many school districts have had to cut librarian positions and are attempting to fill the gaps with aides. School Library Management: Just the Basics describes the step-by-step process of setting... more...

  • Serving At-Risk Teens: Proven Strategies and Programs for Bridging the Gapby Angela Craig; Chantell L. McDowell

    American Library Association 2013; US$ 48.00

    Packed with accessible and affordable programming ideas, ready-to-use templates, and techniques, this addition to the Teens at the Library series demonstrates why serving at-risk teens is important, and offers advice for gaining institutional support for outreach services. more...

  • Simply Indispensable: An Action Guide for School Librariansby Janice Gilmore-See

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 45.00

    Keeping a library program vital requires regular reflection about current practices and a willingness to implement changes that will position the library and library staff should they be threatened with elimination. Simply Indispensable: An Action Guide for School Librarians helps librarians do just that. The book begins with an explanation of the... more...

  • Stop the Copying with Wild and Wacky Research Projectsby Nancy Polette

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 40.00

    Did you know A famous French chef created her greatest recipe BEFORE she learned to cook! The first airmail letters went by train. McDonald's opened its first restaurant as a barbecue stand. The best way to prevent a toothache is to wear a dead mole around your neck. These and many other wacky but true facts serve as springboards to research... more...