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American Association of School Librarians (NJ3), 2009
As Gail Bush reports, "each section of this monograph includes articles that invite the reader to explore his or her own response to the authors' messages... The purpose here is not to set in stone principles and practices to be followed blindly but to present a disposition toward intellectual behaviors that seriously consider our responsibilities…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Library Research, Democracy, School Libraries
Matthew, Kathryn I.; Lowe, Joy L. – 2002
This resource guide is intended to help teachers and librarians integrate the best of a broad range of children's literature into the excitement of everyday learning. The guide contains annotations for contemporary children's books, videos, CD-ROMs and related media, as well as presenting inventive ideas for exploring them. An introduction…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Educational Media, Educational Resources
Eckels, Diane Cole – 1978
Designed for persons with no prior knowledge of statistics, this continuing education course syllabus presents basic information on methods of data collection and analysis in libraries. It is noted that emphasis is placed on concepts rather than mathematical formulas and on reasons for using particular techniques. Topics covered include problem…
Descriptors: Course Content, Data Collection, Library Administration, Library Research
Braun, Joseph A., Jr.; Fernlund, Phyllis; White, Charles S. – 1998
This book is designed to help educators understand different types of technological resources for teaching social studies, plan and evaluate these resources in the curriculum, and examine potential future trends. The topics include an overview of social studies education and resources for exploring technologies, and guidance on how technology and…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Computer Software, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer Uses in Education
Bagworth, Ruth, Comp. – 1995
This bibliography lists materials on Native peoples available through the library at the Manitoba Department of Education and Training (Canada). All materials are loanable except the periodicals collection, which is available for in-house use only. Materials are categorized under the headings of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis and include both…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian History, American Indian Languages
Wright, Kieth – 1993
This book describes some of the challenges facing school library media specialists as they work with teachers and administrators in making appropriate use of computers in schools. Five chapters address the following topics: (1) the school in the context of the emerging information society; (2) the roles of school library media specialists in the…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Annotated Bibliographies, Change Strategies, Computer Networks
Richter, Bernice; Wenzel, Duane – 1985
Children's science books are listed under these headings: animals; astronomy; aviation and space; biography; careers; earth sciences; encyclopedias and reference books; environment and conservation; fiction; general science; life sciences; marine life; mathematics and computer science; medical and health sciences; physics and chemistry; plant…
Descriptors: Animals, Biological Sciences, Books, Childrens Literature
Miller, Elizabeth B. – 1996
This directory is the second in an annual series of Internet guides for educators and librarians, and provides tips on access to, as well as addresses for, online resources that support the K-12 curriculum and supplement school library core collections. The listings in the catalog are limited to free and frequently updated resources; over 300 new…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Annotated Bibliographies, Art, Computer Science
Saunders, Laverna M., Ed. – 1996
This book addresses many of the practical issues involved in developing the virtual library. Seven presentations from the Eighth Annual Computers in Libraries Conference are included in this book in augmented form. The papers are supplemented by "The Evolving Virtual Library: An Overview" (Laverna M. Saunders and Maurice Mitchell), a…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Case Studies, Computer Networks
Miller, Elizabeth B. – 1998
This directory is the fourth in an annual series of Internet guides for educators, librarians, and school administrators, and provides tips on access to, as well as addresses for, online resources that support and enrich the K-12 curriculum and supplement the school library core collection. Sites that help educators develop professionally are also…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Administrators, Annotated Bibliographies, Art Education
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Molyneux, Robert E. – Journal of Academic Librarianship, 1986
Analyzes employment statistics of Association of Research Libraries members, relates data to patterns of library collection growth and decline during those years, and speculates on future staffing. Variables used to measure personnel are the number of professionals, nonprofessionals, full time staff, and ratio of professionals to full time staff.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Librarians