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Murphy, Peggy Henderson – Knowledge Quest, 2018
English Language Learner (ELL) students are sometimes a small constituency. Many resources already in the library can be used to enhance their language acquisition, confidence, and cultural fluency--resources such as graphic novels, hi-lo books, and makerspace materials. This article discusses enhancing language acquisition, confidence, and…
Descriptors: School Libraries, English Language Learners, Librarians, Second Language Learning
Polanka, Sue, Ed. – ALA Editions, 2010
E-books have been around for more than 10 years but are still a relatively new phenomenon to many librarians and publishers. With the introduction of e-book readers, the e-book has become mainstream, with recent triple-digit annual increases in sales. But what place do they have in the library? In this volume, Sue Polanka brings together a variety…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Public Libraries, Academic Libraries, Library Services
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Farmer, Lesley – Innovate: Journal of Online Education, 2005
Now that "everything is on the Net," what are the roles of K-12 libraries and librarians in a digital-age learning environment? School library media specialists (SLMSs) work with classroom instructors and learners throughout the educational process: from curriculum development to unit/module/lesson plan development and delivery, integrating…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Educational Technology, Media Specialists, Library Services
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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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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
Arizona Braille and Talking Book Library, Phoenix. – 1990
This manual for volunteers begins with a brief introduction to Arizona's Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, which is one of 56 libraries appointed by the Librarian of Congress to provide public library service to persons with visual or physical impairments. Introductory materials include explanations of the general policies and…
Descriptors: Audiotape Recordings, Guidelines, Library Services, Occupational Information
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Phillips, Dennis J. – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1991
Describes the open-concept Library Learning Resource Center (LLRC) operating on the Allentown campus of Pennsylvania State University, focusing on academic computing, instructional services, library services, and a freshman composition/rhetoric course requirement for the completion of a library skills assignment. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Instruction, College Libraries, Community Colleges, Computers
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Grice, Ila M. – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1991
Compares the compact disc read-only-memory (CD-ROM) Magazine Article Summaries (MAS) and Magazine Index Plus Backfile (MI+) in terms of system hardware, index coverage, searching capabilities, citation display, printing citations, local holdings, and miscellaneous features and costs. Finds in favor of MAS. (DMM)
Descriptors: Citation Indexes, College Libraries, Comparative Analysis, Library Services
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Schneider, Adele; Fuhr, Morton L. – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1982
Describes a cooperative program of bibliographic instruction offered jointly by the library and English department at Kingsborough Community College, New York. Describes the use of library-prepared worksheets to familiarize students with bibliographic tools. Assesses student gains in information science mastery. (CBC)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, English Instruction
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Miranda, Cecilia; Horton, Weldon – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1983
Discusses the decisions involved in the creation of library services in support of the associate degree nursing program at Midland College, such as whether to establish a separate or integrated collection and how to organize the collection. Looks at the philosophy underlying these decisions and the way problems were handled. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Library Collection Development, Library Role, Library Services
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Collinsworth, Barbara; Wing, Donald L. – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1986
Describes the effects of the rapid growth of Macomb Community College (MCC), erratic financing, and institutional size on the organization, services, and procedures of MCC's library. Focuses on unique characteristics associated with size and positive responses to resource constraints. (DMM)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, College Libraries, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs
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Gerhardt, Stephen L. – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1986
Reviews literature focusing on the involvement of community college libraries in literacy programs. Examines West Hills Community College's developmental/remedial program, highlighting the gains in reading skills of students participating in the library-based program. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Library Role, Library Services
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Aaron, Letitia K.; And Others – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1984
Traces the eight-year planning and construction process which resulted in the Santa Monica College Library and Learning Resource Center (LRC). Describes the facilities and services of the LRC, budgeting allocations and financial problems, staffing, and use of automation. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Learning Resources Centers
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Hanson, Charles D. – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1984
Traces the development of Lima Community College's computer literacy program, which uses the library as the site of ongoing computer education. Explores such factors in program development as funding, hardware choice, and implementation steps. Responds to several myths about computers, e.g., microcomputers take up little space and reduce staffing…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Computer Literacy, Computer Science Education
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Jordan, Kathy; Bernhardt, Frances – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1984
Describes how two Northern Virginia Community College campuses began using the "after dark" services of DIALOG and BRS to provide their first on-line searching. Indicates that both campuses had positive experiences with these services and plan to continue their use along with the full DIALOG system in the future. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Library Services, Multicampus Colleges
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