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  • World Cultures Through Art Activities by Dindy Robinson

    By Dindy Robinson

    Introduce scholars to cultures world wide with uncomplicated paintings actions that inspire creativity and important considering. Chapters specialise in China, Japan, India, Australia, Africa, Egypt, Israel, nice Britain, the Netherlands, Greece, Italy, Russia, France, Scandinavia, Mexico, American Indians, and Hawaii. a superb complement to multicultural devices.

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  • Creating Digital Collections. A Practical Guide by Allison Zhang, Don Gourley

    By Allison Zhang, Don Gourley

    Libraries realize the significance of digitizing archival fabric to enhance entry to and upkeep in their exact collections. This e-book presents a step by step consultant for growing electronic collections, together with examples and sensible counsel that experience by no means been released before.

    • Illustrates techniques with an on-going case learn on the finish of every chapter
    • Provides precise technical info and useful adventure Discusses practitioners' perception in digitization
    • Can be used as a consultant for developing electronic collections

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  • Project Management in Libraries, Archives and Museums. by Julie Carpenter

    By Julie Carpenter

    Aimed toward practitioners and bosses, this useful instruction manual presents a resource of steerage on venture administration strategies for the tutorial and cultural historical past sectors, concentrating on handling initiatives regarding public area and different exterior companions. concerns into account and representation comprise: diversified techniques to handling initiatives and the way to pick acceptable equipment; utilizing venture administration instruments and different functions in undertaking improvement and implementation; making sure the sustainability of undertaking results and transferability into perform; reasonable tracking methodologies and specification and commissioning review paintings that has genuine value.

    • Written by means of an skilled venture supervisor, it addresses undertaking administration realities instead of theory
    • Deconstructs the conventional 'project cycle' version to deal with diverse venture approaches
    • Takes into consideration the govt. and native govt context, particularly operational strategies and accountability

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  • The 21st Century Elementary Library Media Program by Carl A. Harvey II

    By Carl A. Harvey II

    How do you accomplish a know-how transformation at a time with constrained budgets? what is the right position for Web-placed social networking within the institution library? What are the easiest practices for operating including scholars, mom and dad, and educators? The twenty first Century straightforward Library Media application is a useful source for solutions to those and lots of extra questions, because it brings jointly in a single quantity the recommendation and insights you want to deliver your library into the recent century.Compact but remarkably complete, The twenty first Century simple Library Media software covers all of the significant points of college library providers, from management to guide. Award-winning library media expert Carl Harvey offers assistance and methods, types and templates, and suggestion on every little thing from staffing and budgeting to participating with lecturers and different libraries to internet 2.0 and different new laptop instruments to development collections and devising distinct courses. no matter if you're simply getting began, or a library veteran trying to find application renewal, this booklet belongs in your shelf.

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  • Global Librarianship (Books in Library and Information by Martin A. Kesselman, Irwin Weintraub

    By Martin A. Kesselman, Irwin Weintraub

    Offering new insights into the function of librarianship in an age of socioeconomic, environmental, and political transformation, international Librarianship illustrates how globally networked environments advertise and raise the sharing and dissemination of principles, details, and suggestions to stumbling blocks affecting libraries. This reference showcases how you can tailor and construct collections and applied sciences that constantly aid all over the world scholarly and company groups during the usage of electronic instruments and digital media. It Illustrates breakthroughs within the association, administration, and dissemination of knowledge to facilitate easy accessibility to libraries wherever within the world.

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  • A Subject Guide to Quality Web Sites by Paul R. Burden

    By Paul R. Burden

    The internet is usually relocating, continuously altering. As a few sites come, others pass, however the premier websites were good tested. A topic advisor to caliber internet Sites presents an inventory of key websites in a variety of disciplines that would help researchers with a pretty good place to begin for his or her queries. The websites integrated during this assortment are strong and feature librarian verified fine quality info: crucial characteristic details can have.

    The websites during this quantity are prepared into sixteen significant different types: Arts and arts; Books, digital, and Print; enterprise; Computing; schooling; future health and medication; background and tradition; domestic and activity; legislations; Libraries, Museums, and Museum reviews; arithmetic; information; actual Sciences; Reference (General Information); Social Sciences; and Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism. even though the scope of the booklet is large, it touches upon matters worthy to a number of researchers: from grade tuition, highschool or students to company pros, lecturers, and professors.

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  • Jim Aylesworth and YOU (The Author and YOU) by Jim Aylesworth

    By Jim Aylesworth

    This ebook beneficial properties Jim Aylesworth, a well-liked photo e-book writer. It discusses his lifestyles and paintings in addition to the discovering, writing, and illustrating of chosen books. dialogue of kid's analyzing improvement, together with concepts and the author's philosophy approximately utilizing books with youngsters is out there, whereas lesson plan principles and actions for every identify offer functional support. The ebook is an engaging window into the existence and paintings of this well known kid's writer, and provides perception into outdated Black Fly, difficult Fox, and every of his tales.This publication gains Jim Aylesworth, a favored photograph booklet writer. It discusses his existence and paintings and the gaining knowledge of, writing, and illustrating of chosen books. dialogue of kid's interpreting improvement, together with concepts and the author's philosophy approximately utilizing books with kids is integrated, whereas lesson plan rules and actions for every name supply sensible aid and expand scholar studying. The e-book is an interesting window into the existence and paintings of this well known kid's writer and offers perception into previous Black Fly, tough Fox, and every of his tales.Playing at the word, the writer and you—a often taught examining comprehension strategy—this new sequence assists the trainer and teacher-librarian in knowing the underlying reasons of the writer as they organize studying actions for his or her scholars. The sequence (and this e-book) focuses totally on books for the effortless age baby (K-6) and contours insights into the author's heritage, reasons, and ambitions in writing his books. via furnishing an outline of the author's works, the books within the sequence supply lecturers the large photograph. every one booklet gains own information regarding the writer, together with perception into why she or he writes a specific kind of publication, plus principles that may support academics in lesson plans and/or actions for every of the author's featured books. classes pressure the actual curiosity of the writer so the writer and also you (the instructor) can construct a collaborative tutorial courting utilizing the cloth supplied. each one publication is written via the featured writer or in shut collaboration with her or him. Grades K-6.

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  • Bichitra: The Making of an Online Tagore Variorum by Sukanta Chaudhuri

    By Sukanta Chaudhuri

    This ebook files the production of the Bichitra on-line Tagore Variorum, a publicly available database of Rabindranath Tagore's whole works in Bengali and English totaling a few 140,000 pages of basic fabric. Chapters conceal cutting edge elements of the location, all replicable in different initiatives: a hyperbibliography; a seek engine and hyperconcordance operating around the database; and a distinct collation software evaluating variation texts at 3 degrees. There also are chapters at the certain difficulties of processing manuscripts, and on making plans the web site. Early chapters take readers in the course of the historical past of the venture, an outline of Tagore’s works, and the Bengali writing process with the demanding situations of adapting it to digital shape.

    The identify Bichitra, which means "various" in Bengali, alludes either to the nice number of Tagore’s works and to their a number of phases of composition. past their literary excellence, they're extraordinary for his or her sheer volume, the variety of version kinds of an excellent many goods, and their afterlife in translation, usually the poet’s personal. Seldom if ever has an identical author revised his fabric and recast it throughout genres on one of these scale.​​ Tagore received the Nobel Prize in 1913.

    By its value-added presentation of this diversity of fabric, Bichitra could be a version for destiny databases overlaying an author’s entire works or different significant corpus of texts. It bargains greatly accelerated entry to Tagore’s writings, and allows new sorts of learn together with computational textual content research. The “book of the web site” exhibits in technical and human phrases how researchers with pursuits in artwork, literature and expertise can collaborate on cultural informatics tasks.

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  • Crash Course in Storytelling by Kendall Haven, Mary Gay Ducey

    By Kendall Haven, Mary Gay Ducey

    Storytelling should be effortless, enjoyable, and certainly potential, particularly with the easy, easy-to-follow instructions given through those grasp storytellers. This ebook presents every thing you want to develop into a grasp storyteller your self. easy examples and precis instructions for workouts and video games make stronger and display key options. step by step plans assist you opt for a narrative, and research it in training for presentation to an viewers. viewers administration, perform actions, and the authors' motivation workouts are provided as are concepts to steer you thru any of the prospective significant telling difficulties. Storytelling extras (props to puppets together with costumes) and lists of grade-appropriate, time- and teller-tested tales are provided.This simple advisor by means of skilled storytellers offers all that's had to motivate any amateur storyteller to make the leap. Lists of never-fail tales and straightforward options for dealing with an viewers move a ways to dissolve the angst. perform actions and motivation workouts in addition to advice for overcoming the foremost difficulties and catastrophes that will be encountered pave the way in which for a delicate first storytelling adventure.

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  • Tips and Other Bright Ideas for Elementary School Libraries: by Kate Vande Brake

    By Kate Vande Brake

    From library management to analyzing advertising to using net 2.0 instruments, to delivering confident public family and selling distinct occasions, imposing the ideas during this publication in any college environment can look life-saving. those sensible and artistic tools are amassed from the simplest principles released in Library Media Connection. those confident rules are priceless to ordinary college librarians who crave clean principles and top practices and are searhing for extra enticing how you can current library fabrics and lessons.

    Tips and different shiny principles for straightforward institution Libraries: quantity 4 is equipped into logical sections that take on subject matters reminiscent of handling the library, operating with scholars, operating with lecturers, selling examining, educating library abilities, and utilizing know-how. The contents supply straight forward college library execs a transparent, whole instruction manual to creating their media and study heart successful on each level.

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