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Download Open Access to STM Information: Trends, Models and by Anthi Katsirikou, Anthi Katsirikou, Janet Webster PDF

By Anthi Katsirikou, Anthi Katsirikou, Janet Webster

This e-book includes a plethora of alternative viewpoints and study effects from world wide, bringing them jointly to supply an international viewpoint at the a variety of matters that contain 'open access'. subject matters comprise copyright, top practices and administration, open entry and society, repositories, journals, courses and publishing, providers and expertise, caliber and assessment. The ebook bargains a holistic specialize in open entry and will function an invaluable studying software for college students and pros.

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Download Connecting Boys with Books 2: Closing the Reading Gap by Michael Sullivan PDF

By Michael Sullivan

In his highly profitable "Connecting Boys with Books" (2003), Sullivan delved into the matter that examining abilities of pre-adolescent boys lag in the back of these of ladies within the related age team. during this spouse publication, Sullivan digs even deeper, melding his personal reports as an activist with views gleaned from different specialists that can assist you: find out about the books that boys like to learn; discover the symptoms that time to the analyzing hole; locate artistic new programming principles to compare boys' pursuits; and, determine a strategic blueprint for boys and examining. Drawing on greater than two decades of expertise, Sullivan exhibits how you can reinvigorate the experience of pleasure that boys felt once they first heard an image e-book being learn aloud.

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Download The Academic Library: Its Context, Its Purpose, and Its by John M. Budd PDF

By John M. Budd

In an astute exam of the content material and serve as of educational libraries, the writer provides a close research of the better schooling because it impacts libraries and knowledge companies. instead of targeting administration matters, Budd discusses the organizational tradition of universities and their libraries. during the textual content, specific consciousness is given to the constitution of communication-both in print and electronically-and to the groups served via educational libraries. The booklet additionally contains a important research of political, social, and highbrow forces in larger schooling.

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Download Developing a 21st Century Global Library for Mathematics by National Research Council, Division on Engineering and PDF

By National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications, Committee on Planning a Global Library of the Mathematical Sciences

Like such a lot components of scholarship, arithmetic is a cumulative self-discipline: new study is reliant on well-organized and well-curated literature. as a result particular definitions and buildings inside arithmetic, latest details applied sciences and laptop studying instruments provide a chance to additional manage and increase discoverability of the math literature in new methods, with the capability to noticeably facilitate arithmetic study and studying. possibilities exist to reinforce discoverability at once through new applied sciences and likewise by utilizing expertise to trap vital interactions among mathematicians and the literature for later sharing and reuse.

Developing a twenty first Century worldwide Library for arithmetic Research discusses how information regarding what the mathematical literature comprises should be formalized and made more uncomplicated to specific, encode, and discover. some of the instruments essential to make this data method a fact would require even more than indexing and may in its place rely on neighborhood enter paired with computing device studying, the place mathematicians' services can fill the gaps of automatization. This document proposes the institution of a firm; the improvement of a suite of systems, instruments, and prone; the deployment of an ongoing utilized examine application to counterpoint the improvement paintings; and the mobilization and coordination of the mathematical neighborhood to take the 1st steps towards those features. The file recommends development at the large paintings performed via many committed members below the rubric of the realm electronic Mathematical Library, in addition to many different group tasks. Developing a twenty first Century worldwide Library for Mathematics envisions a mix of desktop studying tools and community-based editorial attempt that makes a considerably better component to the data and information within the international mathematical corpus to be had to researchers as associated open information via a vital organizational entity-referred to within the record because the electronic arithmetic Library. This record describes how this sort of library may function - discussing improvement and examine wishes, position in facilitating become aware of and interplay, and setting up partnerships with publishers.

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Download A Box Full of Tales by Kathy MacMillan PDF

By Kathy MacMillan

Kid's programming made effortless. so easy. What librarian does not dream of delivering extra and higher kid's courses with much less attempt? in the end, those tend to be the most well-liked and sought-after courses within the library. yet also they are the main challenging: any librarian who has installed the sweat and time required to drag jointly a unmarried caliber software will cringe on the prospect of placing jointly eighteen courses every week! In Maryland's Carroll County, tale containers have made this very unlikely dream come actual for two decades. Now MacMillan, author, storyteller, and previous kid's librarian, outlines the confirmed tale field approach for sharing an array of winning courses. tale bins supply an easy technique for shooting principles, expertise, creativity, and assets on hand on your library. together with step by step directions from inspiration via implementation and supplemented by way of programming counsel, A field filled with stories solutions your entire questions:

# what's a narrative box?
# What is going right into a tale box?
# How is one placed together?
# Who can contribute?
# How do you get buy-in from others to percentage this resource?

In addition, locate specific plans for 50 nice tale containers together with instructed books, fingerplays, songs, props, crafts, and signal language. From ah-choo! to antlers, from monkey company to zoo escapes, A field jam-packed with stories is a simple technique to supply successful, enjoyable library courses for kids with out the complications and the hassles. you may make the very unlikely take place if you percentage assets with tale containers!

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Download Heritage, Memory and the Politics of Identity: New by Yvonne Whelan, Niamh Moore PDF

By Yvonne Whelan, Niamh Moore

The examine of the cultural panorama has received momentum lately, revealing new insights to geographers, archaeologists, sociologists and designers. The cultural panorama is usually seen as an emblematic web site and hence a key participant within the historical past method. This ebook explores the overlapping and sometimes advanced relationships among id, reminiscence, background and the cultural panorama. It presents an summary of latest methods within the examine of those relationships, mixed with facts from eire, England, Scotland and the U.S.. those case stories show the importance of the earlier within the modern development of identification narratives and draw cognizance to the strong function of monuments and parades as websites of cultural historical past. the point of interest then shifts to the way background has turn into politicized for numerous ends, demonstrating the altering notion of specific background websites and structures, and the function that this has performed in developing and reconstructing specific identities.

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Download The Story Biz Handbook: How to Manage Your Storytelling by Dianne de Las Casas PDF

By Dianne de Las Casas

Beginning with marvelous information and suggestion in regards to the artwork and presentation of storytelling, it is a entire source approximately how one can construct a storytelling profession. Storytellers come to their careers established at the tales they love and shortly notice that during order to make a dwelling at what they love, they have to construct a enterprise. This in-depth ebook tells them simply how and what to do in each aspect from opting for a legitimate process to construction a website to utilizing podcasts and establishing an place of work. there's even a bankruptcy on tips on how to plan for retirement. every one bankruptcy is a narrative in itself, starting and finishing with various conventional folktale openings and closings.

This dynamite ebook merges the yin and yang of storytelling and company. starting with fabulous information and suggestion in regards to the paintings and presentation of storytelling, it's a entire source approximately the way to construct a storytelling occupation. Storytellers come to their careers established at the tales they love and shortly discover that during order to make a residing at what they love, they have to construct a enterprise. This in-depth ebook tells them simply how and what to do in each element from making a choice on a valid method to construction a website to utilizing podcasts and establishing an workplace. there's even a bankruptcy on the right way to plan for retirement. every one bankruptcy is a narrative in itself, starting and finishing with varied conventional folktale openings and closings. source lists and attempted and precise rules abound because the writer stocks her advertising and enterprise luck tale throughout.

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Download Special Libraries As Knowledge Management Centres by Eva Semertzaki PDF

By Eva Semertzaki

This booklet makes a speciality of the position of particular libraries as wisdom administration centres of their corporations. It describes the paintings of a distinct library and the precise library attracts at the features that make the nucleus of accumulating and setting up wisdom that's used for the good thing about the establishment. via buying and sharing wisdom, employees will improve the highbrow capital of the establishment. generally libraries are the data centres that organise and classify details. additional on they're the right kind locations to create human networks and to organise the information hidden within the minds of the employees. This ebook additionally examines the right way to turn out the price of a distinct library for the mum or dad company while it turns into the centre to assemble knowledge.

  • Draws at the features that make a different library important for an organisation
  • Shows the significance of information administration in an organisational environment
  • Provides how you can convince the administration of an service provider that the designated library is the correct centre for wisdom management

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Download Voices of the American Revolution: Stories of Men, Women, by Kendall Haven PDF

By Kendall Haven

Riveting debts of actual humans inform the tale of the yankee Revolution from diversified characters and viewpoints-from males, girls, kids, Patriots, Tories, pacifists, African-American slaves, local american citizens, Hessian mercenaries, and extra. All significant political, social, financial, and armed forces viewpoints are represented. Political debates, army battles and maneuvering, the struggles of civilians, the position of youngsters, and the fates of Tories and Continental squaddies on the finish of the warfare are only many of the issues lined. With each one tale, Haven contains a number of studying extensions-objective questions, study initiatives, hands-on studying actions, and open-ended issues to consider for dialogue and debate. A bibliography of assets for extra research completes the paintings. choked with details, this enticing assortment is an excellent complement to American historical past devices, an outstanding source for read-alouds and scholar reviews.

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