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Cooke, Nicole A.; Hill, Renee F. – Knowledge Quest, 2017
It is widely understood that effective children's and youth librarians must be innovative, aware of current/popular trends, and able to build rapport with young patrons. However, more emphasis must be placed on the fact that it is essential for these librarians to be prepared to identify and meet the needs of a patron population that is becoming…
Descriptors: Librarians, Cultural Awareness, Annotated Bibliographies, Cultural Pluralism
Johnson, Yvonne M.; Johnson, Nicole M. – Knowledge Quest, 2016
This article provides a collection of annotated citations for online resources of interest to school librarians; the focus is on copyright law, related information, and guidelines. The citations are organized by themes based on common issues. Copyright protects originally created works, including movies, recorded music performances, novels,…
Descriptors: Copyrights, School Libraries, Librarians, Annotated Bibliographies
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Kranich, Nancy – Knowledge Quest, 2003
This selected bibliography contains 63 publications and 21 Web sites that can help librarians learn more about how they can use the metaphor of the information commons to advocate for the public's information assets. (MES)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Copyrights, Information Policy, Internet
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Valentine, Doug – Knowledge Quest, 2003
Discusses the role of school library media specialists (SLMS), the trend toward constructivism, "Information Power" and SLMS, and helping science teachers meet the National Science Education Standards. Includes relevant Web links and a bibliography of works concerning SLMS and science teachers. (LRW)
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Resources Centers, Librarian Teacher Cooperation
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Hartzell, Gary – Knowledge Quest, 2002
This bibliography lists materials on school libraries, organized in the following sections: (1) Evidence that Quality School Library Media Programs Positively Affect Student Achievement; (2) Evidence and Arguments that Collaboration Pays Dividends; (3) Evidence and Arguments that Administrative Leadership Is Key in Developing Quality Library Media…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Leadership
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Vandergrift, Kay E. – Knowledge Quest, 1998
Presents a list of feminist writings in American History with an emphasis on World War II, as well as resources on the World Wide Web dealing with women and the war. These range from personal narratives to analyses of particular people or events to bibliographies and teaching plans. (AEF)
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Females, Feminism, Gender Issues
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White, Maureen – Knowledge Quest, 1998
Discusses translated children's picture books and compares them with Caldecott medal winners. Examines languages, genres, and subjects common to translations and lists approximate interest level. Tables include recommended list of translated children's books organized by year, genres of translated books, subject of translated books, and positive…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Comparative Analysis, Cultural Differences
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Shea, Frances C., Comp. – Knowledge Quest, 2000
Provides an annotated bibliography of titles on women, their history, and their achievements. Includes 37 titles for elementary students, with appropriate grade levels specified, and 34 titles for secondary students. (LRW)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Library Material Selection
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Bishop, Kay, Comp.; McGregor, Joy H., Comp. – Knowledge Quest, 2000
Presents a selected annotated list of recent publications dealing with technology and learning that will be helpful for school library media centers. Subject categories include research studies; research reviews and bibliographies; and non-research articles and information sources. (LRW)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Sources