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The Information Literacy Cookbook

The Information Literacy Cookbook Book
Author : Jane Secker,Debbi Boden,Gwyneth Price
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2007-08-31
ISBN : 1780631146
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book, aimed at an international audience, provides an overview of Information Literacy (IL) in practice; what it is, why it’s become so important in the library profession and demonstrates how librarians can cultivate a better understanding of IL in their own organisations. It uses the ‘Cookbook’ theme throughout to provide a more informal approach, which will appeal to practitioners, and also reflects the need to provide guidance in the form of recipes, tips for success, regional variations, and possible substitutions if ingredients aren’t available. This approach makes it easy to read and highly valuable for the busy information professional. It includes an overview of information literacy in higher education, the schools sector, public libraries, the health service and the commercial sector. It also includes contributions from international authors. Highly readable for busy information professionals Contains advice, case studies and examples of good practice particularly useful for practitioners Relevant to librarians from all sectors

Pursuing Information Literacy

Pursuing Information Literacy Book
Author : Emmett Lombard
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2010-02-18
ISBN : 178063028X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The primary purpose of Pursuing Information Literacy is to inspire individual thinking and application. The book reviews important information literacy and its social significance and the application of information literacy in a number of different sectors. The future of information literacy is explored in concluding chapters. Philosophical framework and practical approaches Beyond academia; different equations Consistency and comfort as concept; expansion of domain

British librarianship and information work 2006 2010

British librarianship and information work 2006 2010 Book
Author : J. H. Bowman
Publisher : Lulu.com
Release : 2012-04-01
ISBN : 1471683524
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This is the latest in an important series of reviews going back to 1928. The book contains 26 chapters, written by experts in their field, and reviews developments in the principal aspects of British librarianship and information work in the years 2006-2010.

Discovery Tool Cookbook

Discovery Tool Cookbook Book
Author : Nancy Fawley,Nikki Krysak
Publisher :
Release : 2016
ISBN : 9780838988916
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"This volume is a collection designed by instruction librarians to promote critical thinking and engaged learning. It provides teaching librarians detailed, ready-to-use, and easily adaptable lesson ideas to help students understand and be transformed by information literacy threshold concepts. The lessons in this book, created by teaching librarians across the country, are categorized according to the six information literacy frames identified in the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education (2015). This volume offers concrete and specific ways of teaching the threshold concepts that are central to the ACRL Framework and is suitable for all types of academic libraries, high school libraries, as well as a pedagogical tool for library and information schools."--Page 4 de la couverture.

Reference Skills for the School Librarian Tools and Tips 4th Edition

Reference Skills for the School Librarian  Tools and Tips  4th Edition Book
Author : Ann Marlow Riedling Ph.D.,Cynthia Houston
Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
Release : 2019-10-31
ISBN : 1440867100
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Designed for courses that prepare LIS students for school librarianship, this title teaches basic reference processes, sources, services, and skills and provides authentic school library reference scenarios and exercises. • Includes updated content in every chapter • Expands on online reference skills and resources • Explains how to combine online reference skills with student questioning skills • Offers librarians the chance to practice their skills with scenarios and exercises

Creating and Maintaining an Information Literacy Instruction Program in the Twenty First Century

Creating and Maintaining an Information Literacy Instruction Program in the Twenty First Century Book
Author : Nancy Noe
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2013-07-31
ISBN : 1780633718
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) set forth Characteristics of Programs of Information Literacy that Illustrate Best Practices: A Guideline. Creating and Maintaining an Information Literacy Instruction Program in the Twenty-First Century provides readers with a real-world, practical guide for creating an instruction program step-by-step, as well as a framework for reviewing, assessing, and updating existing programs. Each chapter focuses on one of the main aspects of the ACRL guidelines. Current research, anecdotal evidence and tools provide the reader with the support and instruments needed to either begin, or reinvigorate, an instruction program. The book begins by placing information literacy in programme context. It then covers how to survey your current program, and how to develop and implementing a program plan. The next chapters concentrate on administrative and institutional support; curriculum integration and campus collaboration; present and future students; pedagogy for the information professional; program marketing and outreach; assessment and future trends. Finally, this book concludes by asking its readers to re-survey their information literacy instruction program landscape once again. Provides a practical, scalable information literacy instruction program framework based upon the 2011 draft ACRL Characteristics of Programs of Information Literacy that Illustrate Best Practices Reflects current scholarship and practice Contains sample worksheets, templates, and assessment instruments

The Literacy Cookbook

The Literacy Cookbook Book
Author : Sarah Tantillo
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012-11-13
ISBN : 1118288165
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Proven methods for teaching reading comprehension to all students The Literacy Cookbook is filled with classroom-tested techniques for teaching reading comprehension to even the most hard-to-reach students. The book offers a review of approaches that are targeted for teaching reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. The book also includes information on how to connect reading, writing, and test prep. Contains accessible and easy-to-adopt recipes for strengthening comprehension, reading, writing, and oral fluency. Terrific resources are ready for download on the companion website. The materials in this book are aligned with the English Language Arts Common Core Standards The website includes an ELA Common Core Tracking Sheet, a handy resource when writing or evaluating curriculum.

The Sustainable Library s Cookbook

The Sustainable Library s Cookbook Book
Author : Gary L. Shaffer
Publisher :
Release : 2019
ISBN : 9780838946589
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"In 2019, the American Library Association added sustainability to its Core Values of Librarianship to foster community awareness and engagement on climate change, resilience, environmental impact, and a sustainable future. The Sustainable Library's Cookbook collects a series of engaging activities for academic libraries interested in implementing sustainability practices in three different areas: Applying Sustainability Thinking and Development. Recipes are focused on applying sustainable thinking processes to library functions and services, including open educational resources, seed libraries, and reusable supplies and resources. Teaching, Learning, and Research Services. This section contains lesson plans, learning guides, research activities, and projects that focus on sustainability in disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches, from STEM data literacy to campus sustainability projects to Indigenous environmental justice. Community Engagement, Outreach, and Partnerships. Recipes emphasize how community partnerships and outreach can be effective ways to inform and foster sustainability practices in the library and beyond, including environmental movie nights, bike-lending programs, and ideas for sustainable fashion. Many of these recipes include learning outcomes and goals from ACRL's Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, disciplinary focuses, and the United Nations' 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. This cookbook provides librarians with a series of best and effective practices, case studies, and approaches to support sustainability efforts in the library and collaboratively across campus"--

Teaching First Year College Students

Teaching First Year College Students Book
Author : Maggie Murphy
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release : 2019-05-15
ISBN : 1538116987
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book takes a comprehensive look at first-year library instruction from examining why first-year students struggle with academic assignments to exploring instruction roles at different institutions. It offers step-by-step guidance for planning, teaching, and assessing first-year students in and beyond the library instruction classroom.

The Adventures of Super3

The Adventures of Super3 Book
Author : Annette C. H. Nelson,Danielle N. DuPuis
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2010
ISBN : 1586833871
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book offers the most dynamic, simplest way to teach students the concept of the Super3, enabling them to effortlessly remember and apply it to their educational or everyday life. * Contains ten well-developed lesson plans ready to be taught in the library media center or elementary classroom * Provides 91 pages of reproducible student worksheets and illustrated instructional materials, including full-color comics, student worksheets, mini dictionary, mini cookbook and graphic aids * Nine full-color comics are used to introduce each lesson * A bibliography listing six related quality children's literature titles follows each lesson * Index allows instructors to access the work by grade level and subject matter * Includes a DVD with two short animated films, 18 color PDFs, and one PowerPoint game

Using LibGuides to Enhance Library Services

Using LibGuides to Enhance Library Services Book
Author : Aaron W. Dobbs,Ryan L. Sittler,Douglas Cook
Publisher : American Library Association
Release : 2013
ISBN : 1555708803
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The easy-to-use tools in Springshare’s LibGuides help you organize webpages, improve students’ research experience and learning, and offer an online community of librarians sharing their work and ideas. Editors Dobbs, Sittler, and Cook have recruited expert contributors to address specific applications, creating a one-stop reference. Readers will be able to create subject guides that achieve the full potential of LibGuides with advice on such topics as Learning from the best—a showcase of 28 LibGuides with exceptional design and pedagogy Collaborating with faculty to embed LibGuides in course management systems Creating a customized look to your LibGuides with design flair and enhanced functionality Getting ready for smart-phone users with a plan for the mobile web Setting up Google Analytics on a LibGuide site Teaching with LibGuides

Information Literacy

Information Literacy Book
Author : Eileen Moore Trauth,Beverly K. Kahn,Francena Warden
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Release : 1991
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

For first courses in management information systems for business students, this text offers a comprehensive introduction to information systems and the strategic role they play in today's business environment.

Creating a New Library

Creating a New Library Book
Author : Valerie Freeman,Rebecca Freeman
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release : 2016-11-14
ISBN : 0081012985
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Creating a New Library: Recipes for Transformation offers ways to make your library group space into one conducive to transformational learning. The book is structured as a cookbook with an introduction to the idea, then directions on its execution. Next, the book gives tips on how to adapt each ‘recipe’ to fit other specific needs, including other kinds of libraries. The layout follows three strands: space, community, and outreach. Each section includes five elements critical to transforming spaces:, fun, stimulation, safety, freedom, and personal. From providing coffee in the morning, to a full Personal Librarian program, this book presents useful and engaging ideas for transformational learning. Enables and encourage transformational learning in academic and research libraries Presents practical ideas in the style of a cookbook, recipes that can be readily applied to a variety of sites and situations Gives useful insight and ideas relevant to different kinds of libraries, including academic and research libraries Suggests fun, quirky, and practical ideas for your library

Developing an Information Literacy Program K 12

Developing an Information Literacy Program K 12 Book
Author : Iowa City Community School District (Iowa City, Iowa)
Publisher : Neal Schuman Pub
Release : 1998
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book outlines a process for collaboration between the teacher and library media specialist, identifies literacy concepts, and much more.

Information Literacy

Information Literacy Book
Author : Patricia Senn Breivik,Elwood Gordon Gee
Publisher : Greenwood
Release : 1989
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

What should be the role of college and university libraries in the search for educational excellence in the information age? In this book, a university president and a library director take a close, critical look at new roles for academic libraries as resources for information literacy. This book provides a visionary blueprint for librarians, presidents, and educators concerned with satisfying the growing information needs of American society.