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The Collection Program in Schools Concepts and Practices 6th Edition

Author : Marcia A. Mardis
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This thorough treatment of collection development will serve school library educators and students as well as practicing school librarians, providing quick access to information that is both immediately useful and helpful as unforeseen situations arise. • Provides a complete guide to collection management for students as well as practitioners • Addresses current educational initiatives and new standards • Introduces key principles of curation such as acquisition, description, organization, promotion, evaluation, and maintenance • Supplies an overview of school funding models and their effects on school library resourcing as well as a discussion on grant writing and federal sources of assistance • Outlines creative strategies for working in a climate of change and uncertainty

Guide to the Library of Congress Classification 6th Edition

Author : Lois Mai Chan
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Like earlier editions, this thoroughly updated sixth edition of the classic textbook provides readers with a basic understanding of the Library of Congress Classification system and its applications. • Serves primarily as an introductory textbook for core LIS courses in cataloging and classification and in organization of information but also as a reference work for practicing librarians • Includes an appendix containing models for sub-arrangements within disciplines

The School Library Manager Surviving and Thriving 6th Edition

Author : Blanche Woolls
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This sixth edition of Library Unlimited's classic school library management text describes new approaches to management and addresses the realities that school librarians face in today's quickly evolving information-based world. • Provides information that progresses logically from preparing for the profession, to seeking a job, and to acting and managing in the role of the school librarian • Newly updated to offer additional insight into the challenges of leadership in changing school environments and specific information for school administration • Addresses and emphasizes the value of school librarians in education and student achievement—information to be shared with school administration in an advocacy appeal • Provides several appendixes of additional information

Research Methods in Library and Information Science 6th Edition

Author : Lynn Silipigni Connaway
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An essential resource for LIS master's and doctoral students, new LIS faculty, and academic librarians, this book provides expert guidance and practical examples based on current research about quantitative and qualitative research methods and design. • Now in its sixth edition, the book provides new and updated content that is even more comprehensive than before and contains added sections featuring the voices of prominent LIS scholars, researchers, and editors • "Voices of the Experts" text boxes provide researchers' advice on specific methods and identify what was most important or most valuable about using a particular method and software for analysis—e.g., NVivo, SurveyMonkey, and log capture • Written by coauthors with extensive expertise in research design, securing grant funding, and using the latest technology and data analysis software

Collection Management Basics 6th Edition

Author : G. Edward Evans
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Now thoroughly revised for today's 21st-century library environment, this title provides a complete update of the classic Developing Library and Information Center Collections—the standard text and authority on collection development for all types of libraries and library school students since 1979.

The Collection Program in Schools

Author : Phyllis J. Van Orden
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Updated to cover the latest opportunities and complexities posed by new technologies, this guide gives readers a comprehensive overview of the processes and procedures of developing, maintaining, and evaluating a collection at the building level. In this edition, Van Orden and Bishop cover copyright (fair use) issues and Internet (acceptable use) policies in greater detail. They also address developing technologies in terms of their impact on information access, resource sharing, and acquisitions.

The Collection Program in Schools

Author : Phyllis Van Orden
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This text provides an overview of the processes and procedures associated with developing, maintaining, and evaluating a collection at the building level. It describes the environment of the collection and presents principles, techniques, and common practices of collection development. It also covers collection development, identifies sources of help (e.g., documents, agencies, and associations), and suggests approaches to handling a wide range of situations and demands on the collection. New features include discussions of students' intellectual rights and the First Amendment; copyright regulations; multicultural materials; resources to meet the needs of children with disabilities; the movement from ownership in collections to access of information; resource sharing, such as coordinated collection development; the impact of telecommunications as information delivery systems; and scenarios about censorship situations. In addition, the section on formats has been updated to include CD-ROMs, interact

The Collection Program in Schools

Author : Kay Bishop
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Provides informaton on the processes and procedures associated with developing, maintaining, and evaluating a collection in a school library or instructional materials center.

The Collection Program in High Schools

Author : Phyllis Van Orden
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Discusses core collections, policy and procedure statements, the selection process, audio visual materials, and collection evaluation

Introduction to Library Public Services

Author : G. Edward Evans
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This volume emphasizes the changes wrought by technology. Chapters are arranged by type of service - reference services and sources, bibliographic instruction, interlibrary loan, circulation, reserve services, special collections, serials, media services and government documents.

Introduction to United States Government Information Sources

Author : Joe Morehead
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Thoroughly updating previous editions and reflecting the enormous changes to government information on the Internet, this book guides students through the vast and constantly changing terrain of government information in print and electronic forms. Morehead describes administrative machinery and information systems of the Government Printing Office (GPO); introduces general checklists, indexes, and guides to government information; describes the Congress and intrinsic sources that comprise the legislative process; and details many other government publications.

The Elementary School Library Collection Phases 1 2 3

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Systems Analysis for Librarians and Information Professionals

Author : Larry N. Osborne
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Filling a tremendous need in the field by employing basic elements from the business world, this new edition shows you through real-life examples how to apply systems analysis effectively to any library setting. Learn how to identify and define problems, collect and analyze data, and select strategies for implementation and proof of the systems.

Reference and Information Services

Author : Richard E. Bopp
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Updated to reflect the latest trends and the newest sources commonly used for reference work, this new edition includes more detailed discussion of a wider range of reference-related services-including interlibrary loan, document delivery, and readers' advisory services. There is also increased attention to ethical issues and a stronger focus on user-centered services, both face-to-face and mediated by technology. In addition, the authors discuss Web sites of significant value and the impact of the Internet on reference services. Updated to reflect the latest trends in reference services and the newest sources commonly used for reference work, this long-awaited book offers you a state-of-the-art view of the concepts, theories, and practicalities of reference work today. A host of specialists have contributed to the collection. This new edition includes more detailed discussion of a wider range of reference-related services-including interlibrary loan, document delivery, and readers' advisory services. There is also increased attention to ethical issues and a stronger focus on user-centered services, both face-to-face and mediated by technology. In addition, the authors discuss Web sites of significant value to reference services and the impact of the Internet and World Wide Web on reference services. This carefully designed and readable text explains the essential theory and provides the practical knowledge necessary for an initial reference course. Its broad scope and organizational clarity will benefit students and practit

The Social Sciences

Author : Nancy L. Herron
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The updated and expanded third edition of this widely used work comprises more than 1,500 annotated citations. It has served as a teaching text for students wanting a clear approach to learning about important reference sources in the social sciences.

Introduction to Technical Services

Author : G. Edward Evans
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This classic text has been welcomed by all who want a thorough understanding of technical services. It covers all aspects of the field, emphasizing automation as it affects technical services work and those skills that can be developed through work experience or classroom instruction. Various automated acquisition systems are described, and a lengthy section on automated serials systems is included. Contains numerous illustrations, statistics, and study guide questions.

A Guide to the Library of Congress Classification

Author : Lois Mai Chan
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The latest edition of this classic work [formerly Immroth's Guide to the Library of Congress Classification (Libraries Unlimited, 1990)] provides you with a basic understanding of the ever-evolving Library of Congress Classification system and its applications. After introducing the classification and giving a brief history of its development, the author presents readers with the general principles, structure, and format of the scheme. She then discusses and illustrates the use of tables. In a chapter new to this edition, Chan provides a general discourse on assigning LC call numbers.

Libraries in the Information Age

Author : Denise K. Fourie
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Introduces LIS students to the ever-changing world of modern libraries and information centers by providing an important overview of libraries in the era of electronic information.

The School Library Media Manager

Author : Blanche Woolls
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Presents ideas for managing the school library media center with exercises for use in the classroom and in a workshop setting.

Library Information Systems

Author : Thomas R. Kochtanek
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Presents librarians with information on understanding and using the newest library system technology.