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Community & outreach services books

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Reading Groups, Libraries and Social Inclusion Experiences of Blind and Partially Sighted People by Eileen Hyder Reading Groups, Libraries and Social Inclusion Experiences of Blind and Partially Sighted People

Reading groups have grown rapidly in popularity and continue to be a significant cultural phenomenon. Reading groups in public libraries, linked to the learning and social inclusion agenda, have expanded to include a wide range of groups within society, including...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

Maker Literacy A New Approach to Literacy Programming for Libraries by Lynn Pawloski, Cindy Wall Maker Literacy A New Approach to Literacy Programming for Libraries
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-This book takes the creativity and inventiveness of the maker movement and applies that energy in a new way to help children learn across all subject areas as well as broaden their world view---
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2016

Crossover Readers' Advisory Maximize Your Collection to Meet Reader Satisfaction by Jessica E. Moyer Crossover Readers' Advisory Maximize Your Collection to Meet Reader Satisfaction

Help maximize your existing collection with this browsable volume containing titles that serve double-duty with their appeal to both teens and adults and cover genres spanning crime novels, romance, horror, science fiction, and more.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2016

Libraries, Literacy, and African American Youth Research and Practice by Sandra Hughes-Hassell Libraries, Literacy, and African American Youth Research and Practice

This important book is a call to action for the library community to address the literacy and life outcome gaps impacting African American youth. It provides strategies that enable school and public librarians to transform their services, programs, and collections...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2016

Space and Organizational Considerations in Academic Library Partnerships and Collaborations by Brian Doherty Space and Organizational Considerations in Academic Library Partnerships and Collaborations

A reference source for the latest scholarly research on and methods for utilizing existing spaces within libraries to facilitate collection development in addition to discussions on how on-campus and off-campus partnerships can assist in this endeavor. This volume focuses on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2016

The New Librarianship Field Guide by R. David (Director and Associate Dean, University of South Carolina) Lankes The New Librarianship Field Guide
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How librarians can be radical positive change agents in their communities, dedicated to learning and making a difference.This book offers a guide for librarians who see their profession as a chance to make a positive difference in their communities --...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/05/2016

How to Launch an Author Awards Program at Your Library Curating Self-Published Books, Reaching Out to the Community by Julianne Terese Stam How to Launch an Author Awards Program at Your Library Curating Self-Published Books, Reaching Out to the Community

Establishing an awards program for self-published authors offers libraries new ways to bolster their relevance and expand upon their roles as curators and 'keepers of story'. This guide shows you how --
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/12/2015

Handbook of Research on Disaster Management and Contingency Planning in Modern Libraries by Emy Nelson Decker Handbook of Research on Disaster Management and Contingency Planning in Modern Libraries

Brings together the latest scholarly research, theories, and case studies to investigate the scale and types of disasters that can impact a library. It features timely, research based chapters and case studies on crisis management, emergency response, exhibition loans, natural...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2015

Coming Soon

The One-Shot Library Instruction Survival Guide by Heidi E. Buchanan, Beth A. McDonough The One-Shot Library Instruction Survival Guide
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Faced with planning a one-shot library instruction session, librarians can feel hard-pressed to squeeze in all their library has to offer along with tips on the research process. Authentic learning with student interaction may seem unattainable in only an hour....
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2018

The Developing Role of Public Libraries in Emergency Management Emerging Research and Opportunities by Michael Mabe, Emily A. Ashley The Developing Role of Public Libraries in Emergency Management Emerging Research and Opportunities
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Presents the latest scholarly information on library engagement in official emergency response and how these institutions can offer community aid in disaster situations. Featuring extensive coverage on a number of topics such as hazard analysis, mitigation planning, and local command...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2018

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Cooking Up Library Programs Teens and 'Tweens Will Love Recipes for Success by Megan Emery Cooking Up Library Programs Teens and 'Tweens Will Love Recipes for Success

Engage teens and 'tweens with library programs that nurture developmental and social needs-and keep young patrons entertained.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/06/2015

Outreach Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections by Kate Theimer Outreach Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections

Outreach: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections explores how archives of different sizes and types are reaching out to new potential users and increasing awareness of programs and collections. The book features twelve case studies that demonstrate ideas that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/05/2014

Journeys in Community-Based Research by Bonnie Jeffery Journeys in Community-Based Research

The nine case studies in this diverse collection provide real life examples of community-based research in Aboriginal, urban, and rural communities. Journeys in Community-Based Research shows how taking into account socio-economic, geographic, and cultural contexts can lead to public policy...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/05/2014

Theorizing Community Care From Disciplinary Power to Governmentality to Personal Care by Jason L. Powell Theorizing Community Care From Disciplinary Power to Governmentality to Personal Care


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2014

Library Youth Outreach 26 Ways to Connect with Children, Young Adults and Their Families by Kerol Harrod Library Youth Outreach 26 Ways to Connect with Children, Young Adults and Their Families

Library outreach to young people and their families may not come naturally to everyone, but the good news is that this book provides a wide variety of ways to get started. With tightened library budgets becoming the norm, librarians run...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/12/2013

Serving Grandfamilies in Libraries A Handbook and Programming Guide by Sarah Gough, Pat Feehan, Denise R. Lyons Serving Grandfamilies in Libraries A Handbook and Programming Guide
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In Serving Grandfamilies in Libraries: A Handbook and Programming Guide, Sarah Gough, Pat Feehan, and Denise Lyons have taken everything learned from their research on developing GrandFamily Resource Collections and leading grandfamily programming in several states and put it in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/11/2013

Community Library Programs That Work Building Youth and Family Literacy by Beth Christina Maddigan, Susan C. Bloos Community Library Programs That Work Building Youth and Family Literacy
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A collection of versatile best practices for promoting literacy development by utilizing local community connections in school and public libraries.
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/11/2013

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