Download Blogging and RSS: A Librarian's Guide by Michael P. Sauers PDF

By Michael P. Sauers

During this totally up-to-date moment version of his well known 2006 ebook, Michael P. Sauers indicates how running a blog and RSS know-how should be simply and effectively utilized by libraries and librarians. as well as offering easy-to-follow directions for growing, publishing, and syndicating a weblog utilizing unfastened web-based companies, software program, RSS feeds, and aggregators, Sauers covers new instruments and companies, introduces a number of precious library blogs and bloggers, and incorporates a new bankruptcy on microblogging with Twitter.

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Download A History of ALA Policy on Intellectual Freedom: A by Trina Magi, Martin Garnar PDF

By Trina Magi, Martin Garnar

Amassing numerous key files and coverage statements, this complement to the 9th variation of the Intellectual Freedom Manual strains a historical past of ALA s dedication to combating censorship. An introductory essay by way of Judith Krug and Candace Morgan, up to date by means of OIF Director Barbara Jones, sketches out an summary of ALA coverage on highbrow freedom. a huge source, this quantity comprises records which debate such foundational concerns as

  • The Library invoice of Rights
  • Protecting the liberty to read
  • ALA s Code of Ethics
  • How to reply to demanding situations and issues approximately library resources
  • Minors and web activity
  • Meeting rooms, bulletin forums, and exhibits
  • Copyright
  • Privacy, together with the retention of library utilization records

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Download Mixed Media: Feminist Presses and Publishing Politics by Simone Murray PDF

By Simone Murray

Combined Media is the 1st e-book concerning the feminist press flow which remodeled the publishing undefined, literary tradition and academic curricula over the last region of the twentieth century. it really is either a survey of the stream the world over and a close critique of its long term effect. Feminist presses are defined as 'mixed media', regularly trying to stability politics with profit-making. utilizing a chain of unique case reviews, Simone Murray highlights the categorical debates wherein this trouble performs out: the character of independence; the politics of race; feminist publishing and the academy; radical writing and publishing perform; and feminism's interface with mainstream publishing. The e-book either catches the hot temper of reassessment at feminist publishing's obvious passing, in addition to enticing with the fast-growing disciplines of cultural industries, media construction and humanities administration. combined Media is a useful source for undergraduates, postgraduates and educational researchers within the fields of publishing reports, cultural/media experiences and gender/women's reviews.

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Download Global Librarianship (Books in Library and Information by Martin A. Kesselman, Irwin Weintraub PDF

By Martin A. Kesselman, Irwin Weintraub

Supplying new insights into the position of librarianship in an age of socioeconomic, environmental, and political transformation, worldwide Librarianship illustrates how globally networked environments advertise and raise the sharing and dissemination of principles, details, and options to stumbling blocks affecting libraries. This reference showcases the way to tailor and construct collections and applied sciences that continuously help around the world scholarly and company groups throughout the usage of electronic instruments and digital media. It Illustrates breakthroughs within the association, administration, and dissemination of data to facilitate easy accessibility to libraries anyplace within the world.

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Download Intellectual Freedom Manual by Trina Magi, Martin Garnar, Office for Intellectual Freedom PDF

By Trina Magi, Martin Garnar, Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF)

Because it was once validated in 1967, ALA s place of work for highbrow Freedom (OIF) has championed the rights of library clients to hunt and obtain details on all matters from all issues of view with out limit and with no need the topic of one's curiosity tested or scrutinized by means of others. the recent version of the Intellectual Freedom Manual is greater than simply a useful compendium of guiding ideas and guidelines. It s additionally an essential source for daily counsel on retaining loose and equivalent entry to details for everyone. Fortifying and emboldening pros and scholars from around the library spectrum, this guide includes

  • 34 ALA coverage statements and files, 17 new or up to date for this version, addressing customer habit, net use, copyright, indicates, use of assembly areas, and different universal concerns
  • At-a-glance lists summarizing key matters reminiscent of entry, demanding situations and censorship, entry by means of minors to debatable fabrics, and advocacy
  • Explanations of criminal issues in transparent, easy-to-understand language, along case citations
  • Numerous checklists to assist readers remain organized
  • A word list and chosen bibliography

This must-have instrument can assist librarians make sure that associations of every kind stay beacons of highbrow freedom.

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Download Library Scholarly Communication Programs. Legal and Ethical by Isaac Gilman PDF

By Isaac Gilman

Libraries needs to negotiate quite a number felony matters, regulations and moral guidance while constructing scholarly verbal exchange projects. Library Scholarly verbal exchange courses is a realistic primer, masking those matters for institutional repository managers, library directors, and different employees keen on library-based repository and publishing companies. The name consists of 4 elements. half one describes the evolution of scholarly verbal exchange courses inside educational libraries, half explores institutional repositories and half 3 covers library publishing companies. half 4 concludes with concepts for developing an inner infrastructure, constructed from coverage, most sensible practices and schooling tasks, on the way to help the felony and moral practices mentioned within the book.

  • Demonstrates the significance of constructing a coverage infrastructure for scholarly conversation initiatives
  • Offers a unique blend of felony and moral concerns in a undeniable, approachable format
  • Provides samples of coverage and agreement language, in addition to numerous case stories, to demonstrate the innovations presented

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Download Supporting Reading in Grades 6-12: A Guide by Sybil M. Farwell PDF

By Sybil M. Farwell

Supporting examining Grades 6–12: A Guideaddresses head-on the nerve-racking pattern of declining relaxation studying between scholars and demonstrates how college librarians can give a contribution to the improvement of lifelong analyzing conduct in addition to enhance scholars' motivation and try rankings. The publication offers a accomplished framework for attaining this: the READS curriculum, which stands for learn as a private task; discover features, heritage, and awards of inventive works; examine constitution and aesthetic beneficial properties of inventive works; advance a literary-based product; and rating studying progress.

Each of those 5 elements is defined completely, describing how college librarians can inspire scholars to learn as members, in teams, and as college groups; aid lecture room academics' guideline; and fix scholars to cutting-edge regularly evolving applied sciences. utilized in mixture with an inquiry/information-skills version, the READS curriculum permits institution librarians to bring a dynamic, balanced library application that addresses AASL's criteria for the 21st-Century Learner.

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Download Starting from Scratch: Building a Teen Library Program by Sarah Ludwig PDF

By Sarah Ludwig

With the intention to strengthen a tender grownup division from the floor up, librarians have to be knowledgeable a couple of myriad of interrelated initiatives and obligations: developing guidelines, buying fabrics, software scheduling, outreach, and budgeting. Even for libraries that have already got teen-oriented fabrics inside of their amenities, maintaining them present and clean is a problem, in particular whilst price range or actual area is an issue.Starting from Scratch: development a youngster Library software is an instrumental source for librarians who're both getting into a longtime youngster application with out earlier event, or developing a brand new youngster application in a library. It covers all steps within the strategy of changing into a profitable youngster librarian, from getting the activity and advocating for a youngster division to including certified employees and ongoing expert improvement.

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Download Internet Technologies and Information Services by Joseph B. Miller PDF

By Joseph B. Miller

Internet applied sciences and knowledge companies: moment Edition is an important asset to scholars getting ready for careers in library and data technological know-how and offers elevated assurance to special new advancements whereas nonetheless overlaying net foundations. as well as networking, the net, HTML, website design, net programming, XML, and internet looking out, this new version covers extra themes comparable to cloud computing, content material administration platforms, book applied sciences, cellular applied sciences and purposes, relational database administration platforms (RDMS), open resource software program, and digital deepest networking. It additionally offers info on virtualization and comparable platforms, together with machine virtualization systems.

With transparent and easy reasons, the e-book is helping scholars shape a great, uncomplicated IT wisdom that prepares them for extra complicated stories in know-how. It provides an introductory heritage of the net and an exam of present traits with particular emphasis on how on-line details entry impacts the LIS fields. writer Joseph B. Miller, MSLS, explains net protocols and present broadband connectivity thoughts; net protection concerns and steps to take to dam threats; development the net with markup languages, programming, and content material administration platforms; and components of knowledge entry on the internet: content material codecs, info retrieval, and web search.

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Download Reading and Writing the Electronic Book (Synthesis Lectures by Catherine C. Marshall PDF

By Catherine C. Marshall

Advancements over the past two decades have fueled huge hypothesis concerning the way forward for the publication and of examining itself. This e-book starts with a quick ancient evaluate the background of digital books, together with the social and technical forces that experience formed their improvement. the point of interest then shifts to interpreting and the way we engage with what we learn: uncomplicated matters comparable to legibility, annotation, and navigation are tested as elements of studying that eBooks inherit from their print legacy. simply because interpreting is essentially communicative, I additionally take a more in-depth examine the sociality of studying: how we learn in a bunch and the way we percentage what we learn. reports of interpreting and book use are built-in in the course of the ebook, yet bankruptcy five "goes meta" to discover how a researcher may well move approximately designing his or her personal reading-related stories. No e-book approximately eBooks is entire with no an particular dialogue of content material practise, i.e., how the digital ebook is written. consequently, bankruptcy 6 delves into the underlying illustration of eBooks and efforts to create and observe markup criteria to them. This bankruptcy additionally examines how print genres have made the adventure to electronic and the way a few rising electronic genres should be discovered as eBooks. ultimately, bankruptcy 7 discusses a few beyond-the-book performance: how can e-book systems be remodeled into transportable own libraries? in any case, my desire is that by the point the reader reaches the top of this e-book, she or he will consider outfitted to accomplish the subsequent set of reports, write the following set of articles, invent new booklet performance, or just interact in a heated argument with the stranger in seat 17C concerning the way forward for interpreting. desk of Contents: Preface / determine credit / creation / analyzing / interplay / studying as a Social job / learning analyzing / past the ebook / References / writer Biography

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