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Continuing Education For Librarians

Author : Carol Smallwood,
ISBN : 9780786468867
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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"It is an exciting time to be a librarian. Advances in technology have allowed libraries to expand far beyond walls and lead the way in information delivery. This book offers a cornucopia of practical advice about how to acquire new skills as well as formal and informal credentials through all stages of a career"--Provided by publisher.

Adult And Continuing Education Concepts Methodologies Tools And Applications

Author : Management Association, Information Resources
ISBN : 9781466657816
Genre : Education
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Beyond the undergraduate and graduate levels, education has traditionally ceased when students enter the workforce as professionals in their respective fields. However, recent trends in education have found that adult students beyond the traditional university age often benefit greatly from returning to further their education. Adult and Continuing Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications investigates some of the most promising trends in furthering education and professional development in a variety of settings and industries. With an extensive array of chapters on topics ranging from non-traditional students to online and distance education for adult learners, this multi-volume reference book will provide students, educators, and industry professionals with the tools necessary to make the most of their return to the classroom.

Finding History

Author : Christine Bombaro
ISBN : 9780810883802
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In today’s world of modern research methods, the irony is that even though more materials are readily available now than ever before, this proliferation of sources has actually made the process more difficult for the novice researcher. In addition, today’s professors expect high-quality sources to be used in students’ undergraduate research precisely because so much information is available; however, without instruction, many students are not even aware of the standard history sources that they should be using routinely for history research projects. Finding History is a practical and modern guide to research for history projects, helping to sort through the available resources and technology for students, scholars, and librarians. Finding History includes practical, step-by-step instructions for discovering historical evidence using library catalogs, databases, and websites. It simplifies and clarifies the research process so that students new to the experience may locate appropriate research material with the same skill as seasoned historians. This book addresses the information literacy skills defined by the American Library Association and the American Historical Association, which include recognizing the need for scholarly historical information; defining and identifying the need for primary, secondary, and tertiary sources; knowing what finding tools are available to help locate historical sources; using history research tools efficiently and effectively; learning research vocabulary as well as the vocabulary of the historical profession; making evaluative judgments about the scholarly value of materials once they are located; physically acquiring research materials; using research material effectively to support a thesis or argument; and using research material ethically and responsibly. Including search samples and tables, Finding History is a valuable resource for anyone wanting to ensure their research draws from the best available sources and those needing instruction in locating, obtaining, evaluating, and using scholarly sources efficiently, directly, and ethically.

Lands Of Pleasure

Author : Lillian Helena Smith
ISBN : UOM:39015017019566
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The editors celebrate the enormous accomplishments of Lillian H. Smith and her library work with children.

Who S Who In Special Libraries

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Genre : Librarians
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Qualitative And Quantitative Methods In Libraries

Author : Anthi Katsirikou
ISBN : 9789814299701
Genre : Information services
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This volume is a valuable resource of research papers and applications presented at the Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference QQML2009, on the methodological tools used in library and information science. It provides the reader with a better understanding and holistic view on the subject and contains a plethora of invaluable methodologies and applications to a variety of information and library science. Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries will be suitable to students as a textbook, as well as to scientists and professionals.

Critical Issues In Early Childhood Professional Development

Author : Martha J. Zaslow
ISBN : 1557668256
Genre : Psychology
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Effective teaching leads to positive student outcomes, and professional development for early childhood teachers is key to improving both. But what exactly do we mean by 2professional development3? What effect does it have on school readiness? Which models and approaches really work? This is the book the early childhood field needs to take the crucial first steps toward definitive answers. Top experts in early childhood education help readers: define professional development; examine research across a range of settings Head Start, public preschools, private programs on professional development and school readiness; consider both the extent and the content of professional development; learn from detailed explorations of promising professional development models; investigate key economic considerations and policy implications; identify areas for further exploration.

Eric Resources In Education

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ISBN : PSU:000052067044
Genre : Education
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Buyer S Guide And Web Site Directory

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ISBN : UVA:X000018009
Genre : Libraries
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Information Industry Directory 2000 Descriptive Listings

Author : Rita C. Velázquez
ISBN : 0787633364
Genre : Bibliographical services
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