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Creating Makers: How to Start a Learning Revolution at Your Library-Paperback-Libraries Unlimited-The Library Marketplace

Creating Makers: How to Start a Learning Revolution at Your Library

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Megan Egbert ISBN-13: 9781440843860 125 pages • 6 x 9¼  2016 This book shows you how, even with a tight budget and limited space, you can foster "maker mentality" in your library and help patrons reap the learning benefits of making—with or without a makerspace. Just because your library is small or limited on funds doesn't mean you can't be pa...


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The Whole School Library Learning Commons: An Educator's Guide

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Judith Anne Sykes; foreword by David V. Loertscher ISBN-13: 9781440844201 151 pages • 7 x 10 Year Published: 2016 Introduce your teachers, librarians, and administrators to the roles and responsibilities of educators in advocating a whole school library learning commons using this step-by-step guide for creating shared learning space in your sc...


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Unlocking the Mysteries of Cataloging: A Workbook of Examples, 2/e-Paperback-Libraries Unlimited-The Library Marketplace

Unlocking the Mysteries of Cataloging: A Workbook of Examples, 2/e

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Elizabeth Haynes, Joanna F. Fountain, and Michele Zwierski ISBN-13: 9781610695695 204 pages • 8½ x 11 Year Published: 2015 Ideal for students and both beginning and practicing catalogers in public, school, and academic libraries, this updated workbook offers targeted, hands-on exercises that enhance understanding of description, classification,...


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RDA Made Simple: A Practical Guide to the New Cataloging Rules

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Amy Hart ISBN-13: 9781610694858 176 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼ Year Published: 2014 This book is the perfect resource for librarians who catalog a wide variety of materials as well as for those charged with planning or managing the implementation of RDA cataloging. Looking for a comprehensive, all-one guide to RDA that keeps it simple and provides exactl...


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Raising the Tech Bar at Your Library: Improving Services to Meet User Needs

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Nick D. Taylor ISBN-13: 9781440844966 117 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼Year Published: 2017 This book explains how librarians can capitalize on the growing interest and need of patrons for help with technology by expanding their library's tech services to build community engagement and support.Keeping up with technology is more critical and difficult than ev...


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Lynn Pawloski and Cindy Wall ISBN-13: 9781440843808 150 pages • 7 x 10  2016 This book takes the creativity and inventiveness of the maker movement and applies that energy in a new way to help children learn across all subject areas as well as broaden their world view. Traditional library literacy programs have helped many children foster a lo...


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Beginning Cataloging, 2/e

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Marta Deyrup ISBN-13: 9781440840586 200 pages • 7 x 10  2016 This book provides practical information and insights to library administrators and building plan team members at academic and public libraries who are considering or starting a library expansion or reconfiguration of existing space. Building a new library or expanding or renovating an...


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Virginia L. Wallace and Whitney N. Husid ISBN-13: 9781440852848 134 pages • 8½ x 11 Year Published: 2016 Want to learn how to easily put inquiry theory into practice in your school library? This newly revised and expanded practical resource links pedagogical theory, research, and practical application of Inquiry-Based Learning (IBL). An importan...


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Adding Value to Libraries, Archives, and Museums: Harnessing the Force That Drives Your Organization's Future

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Joseph R. Matthews ISBN-13: 9781440842887 175 pages • 8½ x 11  2016 This book explains the concept of adding value and shows staff at libraries and other organizations why they need to take steps now to ensure they are adding new value to their communities—whether it be a local town or neighborhood, a faculty and student body, or a school. Value...


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Graphic Novels II: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More <em>(Genreflecting Advisory Series)</em>

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Michael Pawuk and David Serchay ISBN-13: 9781598847000 719 pages • 7 x 10  2017 Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and...


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Mary L. Glendening ISBN-13: 9781440843785 115 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼  2016 This guide shows youth librarians how to use the appeal of Minecraft—a game that many young learners are intensely passionate about—to create engaging library programs that encourage creativity and build STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) learning ...


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Create Your School Library Writing Center: Grades 7–12

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Timothy Horan ISBN-13: 9781440835780 185 pages • 7 x 10 Year Published: 2016 Colleges typically have writing centers to which students can bring their writing assignments to a peer tutor for assistance, but most high schools and middle schools do not. This book advocates for the creation of writing centers in 7–12 schools and explains why the s...


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G. Edward Evans, Margaret Zarnosky Saponaro, Holland Christie, and Carol Sinwell ISBN-13: 9781610696371 496 pages • 7 x 10  2015 Covering every essential topic ranging from circulation and literacy instruction to reference and security, this benchmark text provides an up-to-date, broadly based view of library public service and its functions. Su...


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Leslie K. Maniotes, LaDawna Harrington, and Patrice Lambusta ISBN-13: 9781440837647 140 pages • 8½ x 11  2015 Supplying classroom-tested lessons and unit plans that can serve as templates, this book demonstrates exactly how to integrate and implement Guided Inquiry Design (GID) theory into practice. Guided Inquiry is an approach that many educat...


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Francisca Goldsmith ISBN-13: 9781440836886 109 pages • 8½ x 11 Year Published: 2015 Weeding is a perennial challenge for librarians. This book will help you rise to the task by offering you basic instructions, including information on new formats and digital collections. Weeding is often difficult—who can easily decide to discard books and oth...


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Randell K. Schmidt ISBN-13: 9781610692878 179 pages • 8½ x 11  2013 This book helps educators foster academic success and college readiness: it demonstrates how to instruct high school students to find, process, and think about new information, and then synthesize that knowledge. When students are able to manage topics of high interest by choosi...


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