Information Literacy and Information Skills Instruction: by Nancy Pickering Thomas,Sherry R. Crow,Lori L. Franklin

By Nancy Pickering Thomas,Sherry R. Crow,Lori L. Franklin

This ebook presents a finished evaluate of the present learn in terms of the educating of library and data literacy talents as a part of powerful institution library media middle programming.

• 30 illustrations and tables are supplied to complement the text

• A bibliography comprises references and assets for mentioned research

• indexes supply fast reference by way of author's identify and subject

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The Future of Library Space (Advances in Library by Samantha Schmehl Hines,Kathryn Moore Crowe

By Samantha Schmehl Hines,Kathryn Moore Crowe

Libraries are facing extraordinary alterations on a number of fronts: technological advancements, investment problems, and an expanding have to end up themselves to a challenging inhabitants. those elements understandably effect actual library house. taking a look towards the long run, what adjustments do we count on to work out in how libraries use area. This quantity of Advances in Library management and association (ALAO) will concentrate on the way forward for library areas. ALAO bargains long-form study, accomplished discussions of theoretical advancements, and in-depth debts of evidence-based perform library management and association. The sequence goals to reply to the questions "How have libraries been controlled and the way should still they be managed?" It is going past a platform for the sharing of analysis to supply a venue for discussion throughout matters, in a manner that conventional peer reviewed journals can't. via this sequence practitioners can glean new techniques in not easy instances and collaborate at the exploration of scholarly options to expert quandaries.

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Diego de Covarrubias y Leyva: el humanista y sus libros by Inmaculada PÉREZ MARTÍN,Margarita BECEDAS GONZÁLEZ

By Inmaculada PÉREZ MARTÍN,Margarita BECEDAS GONZÁLEZ

Esta Salamanca orgullosa de sus hijos más notables —incluso de quienes son adoptivos— no debería olvidar, cuando se cumplen 500 años de su nacimiento, a uno de sus eruditos y humanistas más internacionales, jurista y teólogo, presidente del Consejo de Castilla, embajador español en el Concilio de Trento, hombre de mirada penetrante retratado por Alonso Sánchez Coello e inmortalizado como un noble anciano por el Greco, tanto en su retrato como en el gran mural de «El entierro del conde de Orgaz».
Diego de Covarrubias y Leyva (1512-1577), personaje influyente y respetado ya en su época, al que los estudiosos actuales consideran una figura de primer orden, no goza en Salamanca, sin embargo, de los angeles popularidad de otros nombres vinculados a su Estudio. Veamos, si no: el poeta fray Luis de León cuenta en Salamanca con un colegio mayor en una plaza también dedicada a él, situada casi enfrente del sun del convento de los agustinos donde vivió; el teólogo Francisco de Vitoria —cuya doctrina colonial fue defendida por Diego de Covarrubias— o el matemático Abraham Zacuto dan nombre a bibliotecas universitarias y, por supuesto, a sendas calles, bien es verdad que este último en l. a. zona de ensanche, en un intento de recuperar figuras históricas para el callejero salmantino; el catedrático de música Francisco Salinas, loado por Luis de León y promotor del magnífico cantoral de los angeles Capilla Universitaria, preside en bronce los angeles Rúa Mayor, frente a l. a. Casa de las Conchas. Y, en fin, mucho más reciente, el common Miguel de Unamuno da nombre a todo un campus universitario y a diversas asociaciones, entidades, colegios, etc., e incluso cuenta con un medallón en l. a. Plaza Mayor y con una de las mejores estatuas de los angeles ciudad, esculpida por Pablo Serrano. Todos ellos, además, excepto Zacuto —que nunca fue profesor en el Estudio, aunque a él se debe l. a. creación de l. a. cátedra de Astronomía en el siglo XV—, apadrinan aulas de las Escuelas Mayores, el edificio más emblemático de los angeles Universidad de Salamanca.

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Social Information Research: 5 (Library & Information by Gunilla Widén,Kim Holmberg,Gunilla Widen

By Gunilla Widén,Kim Holmberg,Gunilla Widen

The Library and knowledge technological know-how booklet sequence covers new and demanding topical study concerns within the box. chosen subject matters additionally offer a bridge among present theoretical advancements and the learn pursuits of utilized researchers in info technological know-how, libraries, details professions, details and similar disciplines.

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Global Perspectives on School Libraries: Projects and by Luisa Marquardt,Dianne Oberg

By Luisa Marquardt,Dianne Oberg

Education for all could be extra successfully supplied during the prone, programmes and actions of the varsity library adapted to the desires of the college group. This inspiring ebook can foster the varsity librarian's expert improvement for college library enhancement. It goals at delivering remarkable subject matters, methodologies, methods and stories. It provides tasks and practices addressing the demanding situations of helping uncomplicated literacy, together with contexts the place many young children can't or don't entry formal guideline usually. those may possibly motivate schooling experts, public librarians and different cultural execs who paintings heavily with faculties and communities.

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L'azione culturale della biblioteca pubblica: Ruolo sociale, by Cecilia Cognigni

By Cecilia Cognigni

L’azione culturale delle biblioteche pubbliche si è ampliata, rivolgendosi all’ambito della formazione permanente e, più in generale, all’organizzazione di attività culturali, in collaborazione con l’associazionismo e altri enti e istituzioni del territorio.
Il ruolo delle biblioteche consistent with questo può arricchirsi di contenuti andando oltre i più tradizionali servizi di prestito e informazione, offrendo loro nuove opportunità, rafforzandone l’efficacia e dando corpo advert una sinergia che potenzia l’impatto sociale del servizio bibliotecario. Si tratta di un completamento della funzione della biblioteca pubblica, in piena sintonia con quanto indicato nel Manifesto IFLA/Unesco e attuato in molte biblioteche di tutto il mondo. Questo libro intende illustrarne i presupposti teorici e i percorsi operativi, anche attraverso l’analisi di esperienze concrete, non tralasciando l’approfondimento degli scenari di riferimento e il dibattito professionale, cercando di trovare un equilibrio e un raccordo fra l. a. funzione sociale della biblioteca e quella della valorizzazione del patrimonio.

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100 Greatest Science Discoveries of All Time by Kendall Haven

By Kendall Haven

Brimming with attention-grabbing and enjoyable evidence approximately a hundred clinical breakthroughs, this assortment offers the genuine tales at the back of the historical past of technological know-how, while providing a breathtaking evaluation of the background of technology and an advent to a couple of an important scientists in background. Grades 6 and up.

Throughout background, technological know-how has replaced lives and dramatically altered the best way the universe is perceived. concentrating on the a hundred most vital clinical occasions of all time―from Archimedes' discovery of the 2 primary ideas underlying physics and engineering (levers and buoyancy) in 260 B.C.E. to human anatomy, Jupiter's moons, electrons, black holes, the human genome, and more―storyteller Kendall Haven has created a prepared reference for these looking info on technological know-how discoveries.

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Yes! on Demand: How to Create Winning, Customized Library by Kathy Middleton

By Kathy Middleton

Borrowing profitable ideas from the enterprise international, this e-book examines methods you may make library carrier extra customized, concentrated, and solutions-oriented in your patrons.

• is helping librarians construct a cheerful and constant shopper base

• deals sensible recommendation and guidance for imposing a transformative customer-service model

• offers a major photograph on customer support, permitting readers to reconsider their approach

• Explains why directors needs to free up a few keep watch over, permitting employees to exploit their very own judgment and infrequently holiday with regular guidelines and procedures

• Empowers library employees and relieves directors of burdens of paperwork and micro-management

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Shaping Images: Scholarly Perspectives on Image Manipulation by Thorsten Stephan Beck

By Thorsten Stephan Beck

Images play a key function for scholarly paintings in lots of methods – they facilitate verbal exchange and help figuring out or make study effects glance extra attractive. even as robust image-editing courses have profoundly replaced how picture manipulations are perceived this present day.

This publication explores how students from diversified domain names conceive photograph manipulation. The examine relies on study performed on the Interdisciplinary Laboratory Image wisdom Gestaltung at Humboldt collage Berlin. Informants from the sphere of biology, computing device technology, artwork heritage and layout clarify how they differentiate among applicable and irrelevant snapshot manipulation. moreover those specialists record on no matter if guidance or useful logics form their paintings with photos.

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Crash Course in Basic Cataloging with RDA by Heather Moulaison,Raegan Wiechert

By Heather Moulaison,Raegan Wiechert

Covering instruments, terminology, and the FRBR-based RDA method of description, this e-book explains the present rules of association of knowledge and easy cataloging practices for non-catalogers, allowing readers to appreciate components of the cataloging procedure and have interaction with files in a simple manner.

• offers an easy-to-follow, easy realizing of association of library details and cataloging perform that explains how documents are created and provides guidance in employing RDA

• deals invaluable perception for non-catalogers (and even non-librarians) into the practices and instruments utilized in association of knowledge and cataloging by means of documenting the paintings that catalogers are actually doing

• Explains the ways to organizing various codecs of fabrics in libraries and bills for the results of RDA on present cataloging practices

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