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Bogel, Gayle – Knowledge Quest, 2012
Effective school libraries provide services that are based on meeting each individual's need for information. Information needs arise from both immediate and global communities--from the school building to the "flat world" of online connections. The strategy for successfully engaging individuals as lifelong learners begins with acknowledging the…
Descriptors: Information Needs, Lifelong Learning, Educational Change, School Libraries
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Sturm, Brian W. – Knowledge Quest, 2012
Librarians, teachers, authors, video game designers, corporate executives, in fact all providers of information struggle with the dilemma of how to get consumers of information engaged with their message. School librarians know that engaged students learn more and retain the information longer; authors and game designers want their readers and…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Caring, School Libraries, Librarians
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King, Reabeka – Community & Junior College Libraries, 2012
There is an ongoing paradigm shift in librarianship that prompts the application of pedagogy throughout our professional practice. In light of the special attention to basic writing development in community college curricula, this article provides an overview of basic writing pedagogy. It discusses the overall college-level writing and research…
Descriptors: Basic Writing, Community Colleges, Librarians, Developmental Stages
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Power, June L. – Journal of Access Services, 2012
It's been well documented in a number of articles regarding the contemporary library patron that with the rise in mobile computing and smart phone technology, patrons are looking for fast and easy service from whichever technological avenue they are using to access library services. Libraries are responding with increasing numbers of online…
Descriptors: Libraries, Library Services, Users (Information), Synchronous Communication
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2012
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) documents dimensions of quality in undergraduate education and provides information and assistance to colleges, universities, and other organizations to improve student learning. Its primary activity is annually surveying college students to assess the extent to which they engage in educational…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Student Surveys, Undergraduate Students, Learner Engagement
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Church, Audrey – Knowledge Quest, 2012
Teacher observation and teacher evaluation are a given in American schools, and Charlotte Danielson's work in teacher effectiveness and professional practice has guided evaluation efforts for many years. There is a new, big kid in town, however. As Race to the Top requires documentation of student growth, and research shows that teacher…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Observation, Professional Development, Teacher Evaluation
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Robson, Diane; Durkee, Patrick – Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2012
The work of collection development in academic video game collections is at a crucial point of transformation--gaming librarians are ready to expand beyond console games collected in disc and cartridge format to the world of Internet games. At the same time, forms and genres of video games such as serious and independent games are increasingly…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, College Libraries, Video Games, Library Services
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Rybin, Amanda – Public Services Quarterly, 2012
As one might expect, visual literacy has particular necessity for the librarian who, like this author, works in a Visual Resources Center (VRC). Recently the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) published its updated "Visual Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education." These standards succinctly introduce visual…
Descriptors: Visual Literacy, Visual Aids, Academic Libraries, Special Libraries
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Knowledge Quest, 2012
In this article, school librarians from Henrico County Public Schools in Virginia [the AASL 2011 National School Library Programs of the Year (NSLPY) Award recipient] share some of their experiences caring for students in their libraries.
Descriptors: Caring, School Libraries, Librarians, Library Services
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Walker, Julie – Knowledge Quest, 2012
In 2005, a record breaking 26 named tropical storms including 13 hurricanes ravaged the Gulf Coast of the United States. In response to the devastation of hundreds of schools, the Laura Bush Foundation swiftly created The Gulf Coast School Library Recovery Initiative to help school libraries become fully functional and to offer the needed print…
Descriptors: Caring, School Libraries, Interviews, Library Administration
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Gonzalez, Adriana – Journal of Access Services, 2012
The library landscape is changing at a fast pace, with an increase in the demand for study space including quiet, individualized study space; open group study space; and as enclosed group study space. In large academic libraries, managing limited high-demand resources is crucial and is partially being driven by the greater emphasis on group…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Facilities, Study Facilities, Educational Facilities Design
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Leonard, Elizabeth; Morasch, Maureen J. – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
Despite the old-fashioned view of the academic library as a static institution, libraries can and do change in response to the needs of users and stakeholders. Perhaps the most dramatic shift in services has been the transition from a purely physical to a combination physical/virtual or even virtual-only environment. This article examines how…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Virtual Classrooms, Library Services, Reference Services
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Flatley, Robert; Jensen, Robert Bruce – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
Academic libraries have traditionally collected reference statistics using hash marks on paper. Although efficient and simple, this method is not an effective way to capture the complexity of reference transactions. Several electronic tools are now available to assist libraries with collecting often elusive reference data--among them homegrown…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Program Implementation, Reference Services, Library Research
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Staley, David J.; Seaman, Scott; Theodore-Shusta, Eileen – Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2012
A critical component of strategic planning is creating a shared-awareness among library staff of the potential societal, political, economic and technological changes that will influence how future users will create and consume scholarly materials, what will be expected of library services, and how facilities will be used. The ACRL Futuring…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Strategic Planning, Library Administration, Futures (of Society)
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Vix, Heidi M.; Buckman, Kathie M. – Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2012
Three surveys from the College and University Library Division (CULD) of the Arkansas Library Association (ArLA) from the past six years representing forty-four academic institutions were studied to determine the number of students per librarian on campus, salary, faculty status, contract-length, and maternity/paternity leave for librarians.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Surveys, Salaries
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