Senior High Core Collection

Author: Raymond W. Barber,Patrice Bartell

Publisher: H. W. Wilson

ISBN: 9780824211141

Category: High school libraries

Page: 1671

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A Four-Volume, Four-Year Collection Development Program H.W. Wilson's Senior High Core Collection (18th Edition) is an ongoing program to identify the best, most current material available to your library. It includes a main, library-bound guide to over 8,000 books plus review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists. Plus three subsequent, annual supplements to identify new and important work. The Collection is a selective list of fiction and non-fiction books recommended for grades 9 through 12. It includes analytical entries for parts of books, a list of recommended periodicals for high school libraries, and a list of recommended electronic resources. Titles are selected by librarians, editors, advisors, and nominators-all of them experts in services to adolescents and young adults. The Collection is a valuable tool for collection development and maintenance, reader's advisory and curriculum support for the high school library or institution supporting high school students. Richly enhanced records provide a wealth of useful information. All entries include complete bibliographic data as well as price, subject headings, annotations, grade level, Dewey classification, cover art, and quotations from reviews. Many entries also list awards, best-book lists, and starred reviews.
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Reference Skills for the School Librarian: Tools and Tips, 4th Edition

Author: Ann Marlow Riedling Ph.D.,Cynthia Houston

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1440867100

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 127

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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
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Reference Skills for the School Librarian

Tools and Tips

Author: Ann Marlow Riedling,Loretta Shake,Cynthia Houston

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1586835289

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 148

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This book is a user-friendly guide for K–12 librarians, teachers, and school library media specialists that covers all major areas in reference, from the reference interview to encyclopedias and dictionaries.
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Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management

Author: Peggy Johnson

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838909728

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 407

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Addresses the art of controlling and updating your library's collection. Discussions of the importance and logistics of electronic resources are integrated throughout the book.
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Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, 6th Edition

Author: Melissa A. Wong,Laura Saunders

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440868840

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 748

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This revised and updated sixth edition of Reference and Information Services continues the book's rich tradition, covering all phases of reference and information services with less emphasis on print and more emphasis on strategies and scenarios. Reference and Information Services is the go-to textbook for MSLIS and i-School courses on reference services and related topics. It is also a helpful handbook for practitioners. Authors include LIS faculty and professionals who have relevant degrees in their areas and who have published extensively on their topics. The first half of the book provides an overview of reference services and techniques for service provision, including the reference interview, ethics, instruction, evaluation and assessment, and services to diverse populations including children. This part of the book establishes a foundation of knowledge on reference service and frames each topic with ethical and social justice perspectives. The second part of the book offers an overview of the information life cycle and dissemination of information, followed by an in-depth examination of information sources by type-including dictionaries, encyclopedias, indexes, and abstracts-as well as by broad subject areas including government, statistics and data, health, and legal information. This second part introduces the tools and resources that reference professionals use to provide the services described in the first half of the text. Reference and Information Services is a recognized textbook for information retrieval courses and updates the previous edition Editors and contributors are experts in the field Activity boxes engage readers and invite them to reflect on what they are learning and practice skills through real-life exercises Conscious integration of critical theory and social justice perspectives offers critical reflection on the standards and practices of the field and encourages readers to consider alternate perspectives
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Reference Shelf: Representative American Speeches, 2018-2019

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Author: Hw Wilson

Publisher: H. W. Wilson

ISBN: 9781642652239

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Page: N.A

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Selected from a diverse field of speakers and venues, this volume offers some of the most engaging American speeches of the year. Distinguished by its diversity, covering areas in politics, education, popular culture, as well as trending topics in the news, these speeches provid
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High/low Handbook

Encouraging Literacy in the 1990s

Author: Ellen V. LiBretto

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 290

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Lists books designed for students who read below their grade level
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Developing and Promoting Graphic Novel Collections

Author: Steve Miller

Publisher: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 130

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Offers public and school librarians effective strategies for building and promoting graphic novel collections that meet the needs of students.
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