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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-Paperback-Libraries Unlimited-The Library Marketplace

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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Beginning Cataloging, 2/e

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Jean Weihs and Sheila S. Intner ISBN-13: 9781440838446 148 pages • 7 x 10  2016 Now thoroughly updated to include recent changes with RDA, this easy-to-use primer provides an introduction to standardized cataloging that will benefit library technicians as well as students in library technician and teacher librarian programs. This easy-to-use ...


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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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From Video Games to Real Life: Tapping into Minecraft to Inspire Creativity and Learning in the Library

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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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Cultivating Engaged Staff: Better Management for Better Libraries

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by Margaret Zelman Law 9781440852220 128 pages 6 1/8" x 9 1/4" A library can only be as effective and successful as its staff allows it to be. Create engaged and empowered employees by applying the ideas and practical techniques in this book. Specifically written about the library work environment, this book offers strategies for creating and...


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Create Your School Library Writing Center: Grades 7–12-Paperback-Libraries Unlimited-The Library Marketplace

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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Boost Your STEAM Program with Great Literature and Activities

Boost Your STEAM Program with Great Literature and Activities

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by Liz Knowles, EdD, and Martha Smith Published: June 2018 Pages: 175 Size: 7x10 Books and activities for teaching literacy in your Pre-K through Grade 8 STEAM program. You've created a STEAM program in your library, but how do you work literacy into the curriculum? With this collection of resource recommendations, direction for program deve...


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In short, you will find everything you need to know about this important and growing technology and how you can use it in your library.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3 id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresH3\" class=\"prod-features-h3\"\u003eFeatures\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eDemystifies a powerful and popular new technology and how it works\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eExplains how to put voice computing and digital assistants to use in your library\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAddresses privacy and ethical concerns that may be raised when implementing this technology\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"dnn_ctr936_ProductView_featuresUL\" class=\"prod-features-li\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e"}
Siri, Alexa, and Other Digital Assistants: The Librarian's Quick Guide

Siri, Alexa, and Other Digital Assistants: The Librarian's Quick Guide

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by Nicole Hennig Published: September 2018 Pages: 76 Size: 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 Discover the possibilities of voice computing programs in the library—as personal assistants and professional tools. Apple has "Siri," Amazon "Alexa," Google "Google Assistant," and Microsoft "Cortana." Learn how you can use a popular technology to impro...


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Storytime and Beyond: Having Fun with Early Literacy

Storytime and Beyond: Having Fun with Early Literacy

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by Kathy Barco and Melanie Borski-Howard Published: October 2018 Pages: 130 Size: 8 1/2 x 11 Techniques for encouraging literacy through fun, imaginative, and musical storytimes. Join the world of balloons, pancakes, and musical instruments—just a few items that can help to improve early literacy in the library, in the classroo...


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The Girl-Positive Library: Inspiring Confidence, Creativity, and Curiosity in Young Women

The Girl-Positive Library: Inspiring Confidence, Creativity, and Curiosity in Young Women

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by Mary Ann Harlan Published: December 2018 Pages: 172 Size: 7x10 A study of girlhood as it is represented in young adult literature. Providing a model of critique useful in readers advisory, collection development, and book clubs, this title encourages the inclusion of young adult titles advancing a positive representation of girls in progra...


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The Evaluation and Measurement of Library Services, 2nd Edition

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Rethinking Collection Development and Management

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Nicole A. Cooke ISBN-13: 9781440834608 224 pages • 7 x 10  2016 Filling a gap in the existing library and information science literature, this book consolidates recent research and best practices to address the need for diversity and social justice in the training and education of LIS professionals. The development of cultural competency skill...


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edited by Jeffrey T. Huber and Feili Tu-Keefner ISBN-13: 9781610693219 295 pages • 7 x 10  2014   This book provides an overview of the current trends and issues in health librarianship through the eyes of leading scholars and practitioners. Intended for students interested in careers as health sciences librarians, this insightful book present...


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