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Download Raising Voices: Youth Storytelling Groups and Troupes by Judy Sima, Kevin D Cordi PDF

By Judy Sima, Kevin D Cordi

A person who desires to begin a early life storytelling team or troupe will discover a wealth of useful info and suggestion during this advisor. Written through veteran storytellers and storytelling crew leaders, this booklet takes you step-by-step in the course of the complete technique of making plans, beginning, handling, and starting to be your storytelling group-even up via taking the express at the street. whole directions for instructing storytelling abilities and acting are followed by means of dozens of reproducible actions and sensible tips-from the right way to recruit contributors and the way to conform tales for telling to what to put on while acting, and fundraising principles. Storytelling is a robust instructing and studying device. It raises literacy and language talents, builds creativity and mind's eye, instills self assurance, encourages cooperation and collaboration-and it is nice enjoyable for everybody! proportion the reward of storytelling with teens and watch them develop. Grades 4-12.

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Download Beyond book sales : the complete guide to raising real money by Susan Dowd PDF

By Susan Dowd

Like library clients, library donors hail from all walks of lifestyles. whatever the scope or complexity of library fundraising, winning efforts are consistently approximately forging and strengthening relationships with the variety of stakeholders in the course of the neighborhood. Dowd and her workforce from Library ideas, a consulting workforce of the chums of St. Paul Public Library, percentage confirmed recommendations that experience introduced in additional than $1 million each year. Believing that personal fundraising is a typical for libraries huge and small, they begin with 12 evidence approximately library fundraising and concentrate on actions with the top go back. guidance and lines contain:

  • The present pyramid version for constructing the tradition of giving that ends up in huge gifts
  • Overcoming fears of sponsorship and embracing cause-related marketing
  • Pitching the correct charitable gift
  • Confronting universal fears of inquiring for significant gifts
  • The execs and cons of club programs

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Download Electronic Resource Management. Practical Perspectives in a by Anne Elguindi, Kari Schmidt PDF

By Anne Elguindi, Kari Schmidt

An important shift is occurring in libraries, with the acquisition of e-resources accounting for the majority of fabrics spending. digital source administration makes the case that technical prone workflows want to make a corresponding shift towards e-centric versions and highlights the expanding number of e-formats which are forcing new advancements within the field.

Six chapters conceal key subject matters, together with: technical prone versions, either previous and rising; staffing and workflow in digital source administration; implementation and transformation of digital source administration platforms; the position of the digital source librarian in discovery structures, layers and instruments; and educational library consortia and the evolving function of digital assets and expertise. The best chapters comprise case experiences from worldwide, and a concluding bankruptcy specializes in the disruptive nature of e-books and the way vast adoption of this layout is rising because the tipping element in the direction of holistic 'resource management', the place separate technical prone approaches for print and digital assets are eventually merged.

  • An emphasis on 'access' in the new technical providers model
  • Focuses at the particular attributes of digital source administration which are detailed from conventional print serials workflows
  • Covers consortia and the way club impacts digital source administration workflows, priorities, and technical processes

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Download Literary Research and the American Realism and Naturalism by Linda Stein, Peter Lehu PDF

By Linda Stein, Peter Lehu

The yank Realism and Naturalism literary interval lasted from approximately 1861 to 1914. It was once characterised by means of its reaction to the political, financial, and technological adjustments that reworked the state throughout the Civil warfare and postbellum years. the most famous authors in American historical past wrote in this time, together with Mark Twain, Henry James, Edith Wharton, Charles W. Chesnutt, and Upton Sinclair.Literary learn and the yankee Realism and Naturalism interval: ideas and resources may also help these drawn to gaining knowledge of this period. Authors Linda L. Stein and Peter J. Lehu emphasize examine technique and description the simplest practices for the learn procedure, taking note of the original demanding situations inherent in carrying out reports of nationwide literature. every one bankruptcy covers a special form of source: basic and literary reference books, library catalogs, print and on-line bibliographies, scholarly journals, publishing heritage assets, modern journals and newspapers, microform and electronic collections, manuscript and archival fabric, and internet sites. The ebook deals a coherent account of ways modern study talents and assets can supplement each other in aiding students successfully care for average demanding situations they come across of their paintings.

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

By Carl A. Harvey II

How do you accomplish a know-how transformation at a time with restricted budgets? what is the right position for Web-placed social networking within the university library? What are the easiest practices for operating including scholars, mom and dad, and educators? The twenty first Century basic Library Media software 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 carry your library into the hot century.Compact but remarkably finished, The twenty first Century ordinary Library Media software covers all of the significant points of college library providers, from management to guideline. Award-winning library media expert Carl Harvey presents assistance and methods, kinds and templates, and recommendation on every little thing from staffing and budgeting to participating with academics and different libraries to net 2.0 and different new laptop instruments to construction collections and devising targeted courses. even if you're simply getting all started, or a library veteran trying to find software renewal, this booklet belongs in your shelf.

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Download Hosting a Library Mystery: A Programming Guide by Elizabeth M. Karle PDF

By Elizabeth M. Karle

No matter if it is fixing the morning crossword puzzle, understanding whodunit in a best-selling mystery, or partaking within the library's secret e-book membership, all people loves a secret! In "Hosting a Library Mystery", Elizabeth Karle capitalizes on our pride of the style via this detailed, interactive programming advisor. Karle's leading edge and interactive principles will coax childrens on a quest to benefit approximately pirates, students to discover the learn instruments wanted for sophistication, or new consumers to find the riches of the library's assortment. "Hosting a Library secret" comprises 5 entire secret scripts, each one exact to another viewers, yet all unique, expertly created, and punctiliously researched. those scripts function an exceptional skill to acquaint clients with a large choice of library prone in addition to library body of workers, specified collections, and examine abilities. moreover, this booklet presents: entire directions for application making plans starting from find out how to write clues to organizing the research; tricks for adapting scripts to slot specific scenario; and, examples and extras to build an unique occasion within which all types of buyers can interact in lively studying. With a one of a kind booklet choked with artistic how you can convey the neighborhood into the library and provides them an incentive to stick, the one secret can be why "Hosting a Library secret" wasn't on your assortment quicker!

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Download Migrating Heritage: Experiences of Cultural Networks and by Perla Innocenti PDF

By Perla Innocenti

Bringing jointly a global discussion board of specialists, this booklet appears to be like at how museums, libraries and additional public cultural associations reply to the consequences of globalisation, mobility and migration throughout Europe. It places ahead examples of leading edge perform and rules that replicate those demanding situations, concerns akin to how cultural associations current themselves to and engage with multicultural audiences, the way to help networking throughout ecu associations, and percentage perform in center actions resembling archiving studying and displaying artefacts. teachers, practitioners from museums and public associations and policymakers discover theoretical and useful methods from a variety of varied disciplines equivalent to museum and cultural background experiences, cultural reminiscence reports, social anthropology, sociology of corporations, cultural historical past administration and cultural history informatics.

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Download Fundamentals of Technical Services Management (ALA by Sheila S. Intner PDF

By Sheila S. Intner

In "Fundamentals of coping with Library Technical Services", pro specialist Sheila Intner is sensible out of the chaos as she examines the jobs and obligations of the technical prone supervisor. The tactics for buying, cataloging, and conserving assets have gone through dramatic alterations within the final decade, and library technical prone departments have needed to evolve fast in reaction. usually, librarians requested to tackle technical prone administration roles locate themselves either under-prepared and with no information from their institutions.In "Fundamentals of handling Library Technical Services", pro professional Sheila Intner is smart out of the chaos as she examines the jobs and tasks of the technical companies supervisor. This authoritative guide: offers new managers the instruments essential to successfully run the technical providers division; offers suggestions on operating with and comparing employees, owners, and division outputs; indicates how one can strengthen division visibility; bargains easy-to-scan information, lists, and sidebars, together with various "tales from the field"; and contains chapter-level bibliographies for extra in-depth study.Focusing on techniques for achievement, the knowledge provided the following may be utilized to all library forms. Newly appointed technical prone managers, library practitioners looking to improve their careers, and library university scholars will all make the most of this useful, step by step method.

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Download Family Storytime: 24 Creative Programs for All Ages by Rob Reid PDF

By Rob Reid

This new e-book from best-selling writer Rob Reid good points tales, fingerplays, songs, and flow actions to augment the time households spend on the library. Brimming with all new fabric, "More relatives Storytimes" deals functional, artistic, and lively storytime courses that might captivate audiences of every age with: software plans at a look; enticing actions; and, correct issues. when you beloved "Family Storytime", you will adore the imaginitive and vigorous rules during this publication.

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