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Drick, Beverly – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1990
Describes a service offered by the library at Oakton Community College (Illinois) to full-time college faculty and administrators. Faculty members register to receive the contents page from any periodical in the collection and are encouraged to borrow the periodical or request any desired articles. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Libraries, Community Colleges, Faculty Development
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Spenfelner, Deborah L. – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1991
Relates experiences developing and teaching a library skills class for international students taking an anthropology course. Describes the development of the lesson plan and of a library skills worksheet in both English and Spanish. Offers observations on student learning and students' reactions. (DMM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Instructional Materials, College Libraries, Community Colleges, Course Content
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Nourse, Jimmie Anne; Widman, Rudy – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1991
Urges community college librarians to become leaders in library instruction by developing aggressive teaching programs using high-technology information resources, such as compact disc read-only-memory (CD-ROM), telecommunications, and on-line databases. Discusses training, hardware, software, and funding issues. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Computer Oriented Programs, Financial Support
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Burnett, Henry J. – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1989
Describes the College of the Desert (California's) integrated facility that links the following three functions: (1) student assessment and computerized placement testing; (2) remedial instruction in study skills, writing, and math; and (3) research to assess learning gains. (DMM)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Testing, Institutional Research
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Wang, Chih; Moran, Michael – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1989
Briefly reviews practices and issues related to bibliographic instruction in community colleges and at Asnuntuck Community College (Connecticut) in particular. Proposes a minicourse on research skills to introduce students to the learning resource center's facilities and services, to the Library of Congress Classification System, and to the card…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Course Content, Learning Resources Centers
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Tarr, Hal; Kotasek, Ivana – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1988
Two participants in an international exchange program describe their experiences. Hal Tarr, a technical services librarian at Peirce Junior College in Pennsylvania, exchanged positions with Ivana Kotasek, head librarian at Port Adelaide College in Australia. Both discuss the logistics of the exchange process and their impressions. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, International Educational Exchange, Librarians
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Twilde, Patricia – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1988
Explains the on-line search services of the library at Northern Virginia Community College's Annandale Campus. Describes a statewide conference for librarians held at the college, a campus professional development workshop for faculty and staff, a classroom instruction program on information retrieval, and a one-credit library research skills…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Computer Literacy, Faculty Development
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Cerveny, William – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1988
Explains the process used at Oakton Community College in Illinois to automate the system for renting audiovisual titles. Describes the previous rental process and the new system utilizing dBASE III. Illustrates the features and products of the new system. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Computer Software, Film Libraries
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Houck, Tisa – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1988
Describes the involvement of the library staff in developmental studies instruction at Chattanooga State Technical Community College in Tennessee. Examines the different approaches to library instruction used in English, developmental reading, and study skills classes. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Developmental Studies Programs, Library Instruction
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Teo, Elizabeth A. – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1988
Discusses the issues faced by community college libraries when they add copyrighted microcomputer software to their circulating collections. Analyzes three possible responses: educating users about copyright requirements, encouraging user compliance with copyright law, and limiting the liability of the college and library for user violations. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Compliance (Legal), Computer Software
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Smalley, Topsy N. – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1988
Describes the use of "snapshot inventories" to assess the availability of a library collection by measuring the presence/absence of a representative sample of library materials at a given moment. Explains the methods and results of an inventory conducted at Monterey Peninsula College in California. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Library Collections, Library Research
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Rusk, Mike – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1986
Contends that the interactive authoring of microcomputer software is an appropriate service for community college libraries. Lists steps in the development of such a program. Provides a sample program authored in BASIC for a learning module on the use of figurative language. (DMM)
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), College Libraries, Community Colleges, Computer Software
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Lindenfeld, Joseph F. – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1984
Provides brief descriptions of six exemplary programs of cooperation between community college libraries and public libraries, illustrating various ways of sharing resources, staff, and facilities. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Library Cooperation, Program Descriptions
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Teo, Elizabeth A. – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1984
Argues that labels on sound filmstrips/slide sets should provide clear instructions on how to set up and use the products. Provides illustrations of instructive labels for cassettes, filmstrips, and slides. Calls for collective action through the American National Standards Institute for label standardization. (DMM)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, College Libraries, Community Colleges, Filmstrips
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Brehm, Dorothy – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1984
Describes Portland Community College's Volunteer Tutoring Program and its role in adult basic education, developmental instruction, home instruction, and supplementary basic skills assistance. Includes information on tutor recruitment and training and tips for volunteer tutors. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Course Content, Program Descriptions, School Community Relationship
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