Technology Handbook for School Librarians

Author: William O. Scheeren
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440833974
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Stay current, meet educational standards, and keep your students coming back again and again by incorporating the latest technologies into your school library. • Includes a web companion that posts updates and keeps readers abreast of new products and changes in the field • Offers a series of case studies to test and challenge students • Addresses technology in the curriculum, including STEM and Common Core standards

The Whole School Library Handbook 2

Author: Blanche Woolls
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838911277
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This new edition of an ALA bestseller remains an indispensable all-in-one resource for everything related to the school library media center. Articles from dozens of respected authors and experts, culled from popular journals such as Knowledge Quest and School Library Journal, cover everything of interest to the contemporary school librarian, including Professional development and career guidance Information on collection development and school library resources such as books, periodicals, e-mail discussion groups, databases, websites, and more Programming, partnering, promoting, and collaborating for student success Innovative ways to use technology like social networking and e-books in service of education Tips for analyzing and strengthening ongoing programs Building and maintaining healthy relationships with stakeholders Covering a wide range of important information in one handy volume, this stimulating handbook is a must-have for every school librarian.

Library 101 A Handbook for the School Librarian 2nd Edition

Author: Claire Gatrell Stephens
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 161069452X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This professional primer provides the blueprint to help you create a school library program, covering all aspects of library management such as budgeting, eBook use, purchasing, and teacher collaboration. Advice and strategies from experts in the field will help you master collection development, library administration, recruitment, and staffing. • Covers all aspects of library administration, including operations, technology, and resource management • Helps new or experienced school librarians find ways to launch or elevate their programs • Provides valuable resources for implementing a quality library program • Features lesson plans using Common Core State Standards • Includes short sidebar articles from noted experts in the school library field and tips from experienced librarians

Using Mobile Technology to Deliver Library Services

Author: Andrew Walsh
Publisher: Facet Publishing
ISBN: 1856048098
Format: PDF
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This is an essential practical guide for all information professionals who want to get to grips with or improve their use of mobile services. Packed with easy to implement ideas, practical examples and international case studies, this provides you with the ultimate toolkit, exploring ideas as simple as renewals and reminders to the more complex such as access to e-books and virtual worlds. Jargon-free coverage of the background and context to mobile delivery will enable you to fully understand the challenges and embrace the opportunities, getting to grips with critical issues such as what sort of services users really want. Key topics covered include: • context including market penetration, range and functionality of devices • texting • apps vs. mobile websites • mobile information literacy vs. other information literacies • mobiles in teaching • linking the physical and virtual worlds via mobile devices • E-books for mobiles • the future of mobile delivery. Readership: This is an essential practical guide for all information professionals who want to get to grips with or improve their use of mobile services. It would also be invaluable for museum staff facing the same challenges. Library and information students and academics will find it a useful introduction to the topic.

The Digital Librarian s Legal Handbook

Author: John Ng'ang'a Gathegi
Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub
ISBN: 9781555706494
Format: PDF
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Keep your library - and yourself - out of court with the 'must know' answers to critical questions about intellectual property rights for digital collections. Here are authoritative answers to the critical legal questions that make digital collection development and management so challenging and complex for librarians, educators, technology leaders, information science educators and anyone involved with digitized content. This new work examines the intersection of digital library technology, and digital content, and the law. John N. Gathegi, Director of the School of Library and Information Science at the University of South Florida is uniquely qualified to address these questions from his decades of work as an attorney, author, speaker, and as a faculty member. From an opening discussion of general intellectual property issues to the application of copyright law to digital collections, the handbook covers all the key topics in the field of intellectual property including several new issues, such as the problems of non-permanence, the complexity of multimedia content, issues surrounding open and closed access, evaluating data providers, proprietary search engines, derivative works, annotations and metadata, privacy, and more. Practitioners will also appreciate the book's practical checklists, sample contracts, compliance tools, and sample policies. Anyone looking for a definitive guide to intellectual property applied to the world of digital content will keep and use this book as an ongoing source of insight and critical information.

Library 101 A Handbook for the School Librarian 2nd Edition

Author: Claire Gatrell Stephens
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 161069452X
Format: PDF
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This professional primer provides the blueprint to help you create a school library program, covering all aspects of library management such as budgeting, eBook use, purchasing, and teacher collaboration. Advice and strategies from experts in the field will help you master collection development, library administration, recruitment, and staffing. • Covers all aspects of library administration, including operations, technology, and resource management • Helps new or experienced school librarians find ways to launch or elevate their programs • Provides valuable resources for implementing a quality library program • Features lesson plans using Common Core State Standards • Includes short sidebar articles from noted experts in the school library field and tips from experienced librarians

The Whole Library Handbook 5

Author: George M. Eberhart
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838910904
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Whole Library Handbook, now in its fifth edition, is an encyclopedia filled with facts, tips, lists, and resources essential for library professionals and information workers of all kinds, all carefully handpicked to reflect the most informative, practical, up-to-date, and entertaining examples of library literature. Organized in easy-to-find categories, this unique compendium covers all areas of librarianship from academic libraries to teen services, from cataloging to copyright, and from gaming to social media. Selections include Facts and figures on library workers Bookmobile guidelines 100 great libraries of the world Job search and recruitment techniques, and advice on how to deal with tough economic times Tips on writing articles and book reviews Fun with cataloging rules Famous librarians’ favorite books Covering a huge spectrum of librariana, this one-of-a-kind volume is both educational and entertaining.

New on the Job

Author: Ruth Toor
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838909249
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A guide for first year library media specialists covers such issues as developing a personal philosophy, time management, dealing with technology, and meeting standards.