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  • Instructional Strategies and Techniques for Information Professionalsby Nicole Cooke; Jeffrey Teichmann

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 80.00

    Increasingly, library personnel are called upon to teach classes, deliver presentations and represent their organizations in an official capacity. This book is designed to assist those professionals with little to no experience designing and delivering training, instructional sessions, and presentations. Suitable for all librarians, library staff and... more...

  • Delivering the Best Startby Carolynn Rankin; Avril Brock

    Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 95.92

    Drawing on the authors' research, this book covers: the background and context of early years literacy; the role of the early years professional, interdisciplinary team work, and how to involve parents and carers; buildings and space; managing resources and collection development; planning projects and running literacy sessions; and case studies. more...

  • The Storytime Handbookby Nina Schatzkamer Miller

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    Fresh, fun ideas for children's storytime fill this book. The author, a long-time storytime facilitator, has put together 52 weekly themes plus additional plans for holidays, all with detailed instructions for talking about the theme and choosing the books, crafts, songs, poems, games and snacks. Each storytime idea is illustrated with photographs... more...

  • Training Library Patrons the Addie Wayby Debby Wegener

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 70.00

    This book takes an informal and in-depth look at the five steps of the ADDIE model - Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation ? as used in library training programmes. With hints and tips and practical advice from other trainers, the aims of the book are to (1) make the training of library patrons a simple task and (2) to show library... more...

  • Keeping the User in Mindby Valeda Dent Goodman

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 85.00

    Keeping the User in Mind provides a practical down-to-earth look at instructional design and its uses in the academic library. Focus is given to teaching and measuring information literacy skills, and chapters also review the history of the field, providing an overview of some relevant technological innovations that might be a part of any library?s... more...

  • A Comprehensive Library Staff Training Programme in the Information Ageby Aileen Wood

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 70.00

    This book discusses the issues surrounding the implementation and ?selling? of a comprehensive library staff training programme. Importantly, it contains many tried and tested techniques used by the author; it also includes standard documentation that readers can use in their own organisation for training purposes. Covers the different types of... more...

  • Young Adult Resources Todayby Don Latham; Melissa Gross

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 59.99

    Young Adult Resources Today: Connecting Teens with Books, Music, Games, Movies, and More is the first comprehensive young adult library services textbook specifically written for today?s multidimensional information landscape. The authors integrate a research-focused information behavior approach with a literature-focused resources approach, and... more...

  • Enhancing the Doctoral Experienceby Dr Dave Filipovic-Carter; Dr Helen Rachel Lawrence; Dr Steve Hutchinson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 44.95

    One of the major intangible benefits associated with the postgraduate research experience is precisely that: the experience. For many doctoral students that experience is shaped by their relationship with and support from their supervisor. Against a challenging background of growing numbers of students but also increasing pressures on time and costs,... more...

  • Library Services from Birth to Fiveby Carolynn Rankin; Brock

    Facet Publishing 2015; US$ 79.92

    Practical guidance on setting up and running pre-school library services and understanding about early language and literacy development. more...

  • Children's Reading Choicesby Martin Coles; Christine Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    Children's Reading Choices discusses the reading habits of children aged between 10 and 14. The book reports the findings of the Children's Reading Choices project - conducted by the authors from the University of Nottingham and the largest national survey of children's reading choices since the 1970s. The book includes reports and discussion on:... more...