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Emerging Library Technologies, is written for librarians/information professionals, teachers, administrators, researchers, undergraduate/graduate students, and others who are interested in learning about some of the most popular emerging technologies in the media today such as artificial intelligence, robotics, drones, driverless vehicles, big data, virtual/augmented reality, 3D printing, and wearable technologies. This ...
Emerging Library Technologies: It's Not Just for Geeks
Emerging Library Technologies, is written for librarians/information professionals, teachers, administrators, researchers, undergraduate/graduate students, and others who are interested in learning about some of the most popular emerging technologies in the media today such as artificial intelligence, robotics, drones, driverless vehicles, big data, virtual/augmented reality, 3D printing, and wearable technologies. This valuable resourse shows how they can be used in libraries and resource centers, and how to get stakeholder buy in for implementing these technologies.
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82.900000 USD

Emerging Library Technologies: It's Not Just for Geeks

by Ida Joiner
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Interactive Media for Sustainability presents a conceptually rich, critical account of the design and use of interactive technologies to engage the public with sustainability. Treating interactive technologies as forms of mediation, the book argues that these technologies advance multiple understandings of sustainability. At stake are the ways sustainability encodes the ...
Interactive Media for Sustainability
Interactive Media for Sustainability presents a conceptually rich, critical account of the design and use of interactive technologies to engage the public with sustainability. Treating interactive technologies as forms of mediation, the book argues that these technologies advance multiple understandings of sustainability. At stake are the ways sustainability encodes the complexity of interrelated social and natural systems, and how it conveys the malleability of the future. The book's argument is anchored in a diverse set of theoretical resources that include contemporary work in human-computer interaction (HCI), social theory, media studies, and the philosophy of technology, and is animated by a variety of examples, including interactive simulations, persuasive apps, digital games, art installations, and decision-support tools.
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89.240000 USD

Interactive Media for Sustainability

by Roy Bendor
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New Directions in Mobile Media and Performance explores various performative projects and forms of expression that have emerged since the onset of the smartphone. It focuses mainly on new concepts and developments that have emerged in mobile media performance. It showcases the intimate and phenomenological mobile aesthetic that has been ...
New Directions in Mobile Media and Performance
New Directions in Mobile Media and Performance explores various performative projects and forms of expression that have emerged since the onset of the smartphone. It focuses mainly on new concepts and developments that have emerged in mobile media performance. It showcases the intimate and phenomenological mobile aesthetic that has been unfolding within networked performance and media art projects for over a decade and a half. This aesthetic utilises the potential and affordances with each iteration and update of modern smartphones. Themes of embodiment, presence, liveness and connection through mobile, networked, and remote technology are revisited in the context of HD mobile cameras, selfies and live video streaming from the phone, as well as the impact of peer production, opensource and Maker culture on mobile media performance practices. It explores the surge in development of wearable devices in performance, as well as how the `quantified-self movement' has affected performance works. It deals with concepts and developments in intermedial performance that incorporate mobile and wearable devices, especially from the artist's, designer's or dramaturge's perspective as the creator and their creative process, working with technology as a collaborator, not just a tool or guide. The book demonstrates how artists have repurposed the device - transforming it from merely a communication device, using voice and text only - to become a new collaborative medium, a full visual, synaesthetic, interactive and performative tool of deeper expression and social change. It discusses seminal works and the evolution of the medium, within intermedial digital art and performance practices as medium for artistic expression, creative process and staged performances. It focuses on projects and artists who have pushed mobile media performance beyond the conventional blackbox. Emerging visual, digital, interactive, tactile, gestural and theatrical or performance projects that incorporate mobile or wearable devices, used as vehicles for more challenging, experimental, experiential and immersive performative artworks are highlighted. The book also contextualises Baker's own media research and performance practice within the larger landscape with the field. It is bookended with interviews with the artists themselves on their creative process and intentions. It is the outcome of three years of research of artistic works around the world, interviews, in-person viewings of performances, as well as incorporating and reflecting on her own ongoing practice and projects in context.
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179.16 USD

New Directions in Mobile Media and Performance

by Camille C. Baker
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This volume outlines two decades of reforms at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO), British Council and BBC World Service - the so-called Public Diplomacy Partners. Between 1995 and 2015, the FCO and its partner organisations in promoting British influence abroad have introduced major changes to how, where and with ...
British Public Diplomacy and Soft Power: Diplomatic Influence and the Digital Revolution
This volume outlines two decades of reforms at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO), British Council and BBC World Service - the so-called Public Diplomacy Partners. Between 1995 and 2015, the FCO and its partner organisations in promoting British influence abroad have introduced major changes to how, where and with whom diplomacy is conducted. This unique study links major organisational reforms to the changing political, technological and intellectual contexts of the day. Through detailed case studies over a 20-year period, this study demonstrates how and why British diplomacy evolved from a secretive institution to one understanding its purpose as a global thought leader through concepts such as public diplomacy, digital diplomacy and soft power. It is rich with unpublished documents and case studies, and is the most detailed study of the FCO and British Council in the contemporary period. From Cool Britannia to the recent GREAT campaign via the 2012 Olympics and diplomats on Twitter, this book charts the theory and practice behind a 21st century revolution in British diplomacy. This work will be of much interest to policymakers and advisors, students and researchers, and foreign policy and communication specialists. From the heady past of Cool Britannia to the present days of the Great Campaign by way of the Royal Wedding, London Olympics and multiple other gambits in Britain's evolving attempt to connect to foreign publics, this book is the essential account of the inner workings of a vital aspect of contemporary British foreign policy: public diplomacy. James Pamment is an astute, succinct and engaging Dante, bringing his readers on journey through the policy processes behind the scenes. We see the public diplomacy equivalents of paradise, purgatory and the inferno, though Pamment leaves us to decide which is which. Nicholas J. Cull, author of `The Decline and Fall of the United States Information Agency: American Public Diplomacy, 1989-2001'. A gift to practitioners who want to do the job better: required reading for anyone going into a senior job at the British Council, the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office and enlightened thinkers at 10 Downing Street, HM Treasury and Ministries of Foreign Affairs worldwide. Authoritative, scholarly and accurate, Pamment strikes a great balance between the salient details and the overarching picture. He also does a major service to those of us who lived it; our toils make more sense for what he has done - placing them in a historical and conceptual context. John Worne, Director of Strategy & External Relations, British Council, 2007-2015
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125.990000 USD

British Public Diplomacy and Soft Power: Diplomatic Influence and the Digital Revolution

by James Pamment
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Discover the true value and exciting possibilities of oral history in the library: learn new and compelling ways to engage your patrons by sharing personal and community history with them. * Shows librarians how to realize the potential of oral history collections * Goes beyond content creation to cover creating ...
Oral History in Your Library: Create Shelf Space for Community Voice
Discover the true value and exciting possibilities of oral history in the library: learn new and compelling ways to engage your patrons by sharing personal and community history with them. * Shows librarians how to realize the potential of oral history collections * Goes beyond content creation to cover creating access to and promoting oral history as well as using it to enhance library programming * Provides public librarians a targeted way to engage with their communities
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52.500000 USD

Oral History in Your Library: Create Shelf Space for Community Voice

by Adam Speirs, Cyns Nelson
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Electronic Resources Librarianship: A Practical Guide for Librarians will help new e-resources librarians to hit the ground running. Simultaneously a step-by-step guide and comprehensive toolkit, the book walks readers through their first few days on the job, giving them the practical skills to immediately begin engaging with vendors, diagnosing access ...
Electronic Resources Librarianship: A Practical Guide for Librarians
Electronic Resources Librarianship: A Practical Guide for Librarians will help new e-resources librarians to hit the ground running. Simultaneously a step-by-step guide and comprehensive toolkit, the book walks readers through their first few days on the job, giving them the practical skills to immediately begin engaging with vendors, diagnosing access issues, tracking usage, and making well-informed retention decisions. Further, it sets readers up for long-term success by talking about project planning and goal setting in an environment of continuous change, as well as advice on how to pass on their newly acquired e-resource knowledge to others. This easy-to-read guide addresses several ever-present issues for both new and established e-resource librarians: the need for concrete tools to implement in their day-to-day tasks, the need to gain goal setting and project management skills to thrive and not just survive, and the need to overcome feelings of anxiety and isolation. Acting as a ready reference, Electronic Resources Librarianship will help steer librarians through the intricacies of the daily e-resource grind while giving them the tools and the confidence to handle even the most complex challenges. Special Features include: *Extensive technology toolkit *Sample worksheets, email scripts, and checklists *Real-world troubleshooting problems and solutions *Practical strategies for organizing and prioritizing work *Comprehensive list of support groups, so readers are never at a dead end
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76.70 USD

Electronic Resources Librarianship: A Practical Guide for Librarians

by Ashley Zmau, Holly Talbott
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This hands-on approach to teaching digital research skills breaks down each research skill into simple, targeted steps that enable students to research more deeply and to accomplish real-world tasks. * Outlines a concise six-step process for teaching digital research skills * Engages students in the research process with practical hands-on ...
Practical Steps to Digital Research: Strategies and Skills for School Libraries
This hands-on approach to teaching digital research skills breaks down each research skill into simple, targeted steps that enable students to research more deeply and to accomplish real-world tasks. * Outlines a concise six-step process for teaching digital research skills * Engages students in the research process with practical hands-on lessons * Proposes research strategies that meet the needs of students at all grade levels * Introduces lessons with background relating to specific skills * Prepares students to conduct digital research throughout the remainder of their education
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52.500000 USD

Practical Steps to Digital Research: Strategies and Skills for School Libraries

by Deborah B. Stanley
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This engaging guide demonstrates how easy, fun, and rewarding it can be to teach and learn coding at the library. * Helps librarians-even those without prior experience and training-launch highly successful programs in computer coding that engage both traditional literacy and technology literacy * Builds on the library's role as ...
Teaching Coding through Game Creation
This engaging guide demonstrates how easy, fun, and rewarding it can be to teach and learn coding at the library. * Helps librarians-even those without prior experience and training-launch highly successful programs in computer coding that engage both traditional literacy and technology literacy * Builds on the library's role as technology hub in the school and/or community * Enables librarians to cultivate practical and valued skills among students and patrons-all while they have fun learning * Offers insight from an instructor who leads coding clubs and classes in multiple libraries
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52.500000 USD

Teaching Coding through Game Creation

by Sarah Kepple
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An up-to-date examination of the evolving field of digital curation and its important place in libraries, covering the major technical, social, and organizational issues surrounding curation for libraries, archives, and other information-based organizations. * Supplies a practical and much-needed guide on an emerging and dynamic field for librarians * Gives ...
Digital Curation for Libraries and Archives
An up-to-date examination of the evolving field of digital curation and its important place in libraries, covering the major technical, social, and organizational issues surrounding curation for libraries, archives, and other information-based organizations. * Supplies a practical and much-needed guide on an emerging and dynamic field for librarians * Gives librarians the skills they need to help patrons and fellow librarians deal with the data deluge * Addresses a current and highly relevant topic in library and information science and fills a gap in the existing literature on preservation
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63.000000 USD

Digital Curation for Libraries and Archives

by Stacy T. Kowalczyk
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This book uses the discipline-specific, computational methods of the digital humanities to explore a constellation of rigorous case studies of modernist literature. From data mining and visualization to mapping and tool building and beyond, the digital humanities offer new ways for scholars to questions of literature and culture. With the ...
Reading Modernism with Machines: Digital Humanities and Modernist Literature
This book uses the discipline-specific, computational methods of the digital humanities to explore a constellation of rigorous case studies of modernist literature. From data mining and visualization to mapping and tool building and beyond, the digital humanities offer new ways for scholars to questions of literature and culture. With the publication of a variety of volumes that define and debate the digital humanities, we now have the opportunity to focus attention on specific periods and movements in literary history. Each of the case studies in this book emphasizes literary interpretation and engages with histories of textuality and new media, rather than dwelling on technical minutiae. Reading Modernism with Machines thereby intervenes critically in ongoing debates within modernist studies, while also exploring exciting new directions for the digital humanities-ultimately reflecting on the conjunctions and disjunctions between the technological cultures of the modernist era and our own digital present.
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104.990000 USD

Reading Modernism with Machines: Digital Humanities and Modernist Literature

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This open access collection examines how higher education responds to the demands of the automation economy and the fourth industrial revolution. Considering significant trends in how people are learning, coupled with the ways in which different higher education institutions and education stakeholders are implementing adaptations, it looks at new programs ...
Higher Education in the Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
This open access collection examines how higher education responds to the demands of the automation economy and the fourth industrial revolution. Considering significant trends in how people are learning, coupled with the ways in which different higher education institutions and education stakeholders are implementing adaptations, it looks at new programs and technological advances that are changing how and why we teach and learn. The book addresses trends in liberal arts integration of STEM innovations, the changing role of libraries in the digital age, global trends in youth mobility, and the development of lifelong learning programs. This is coupled with case study assessments of the various ways China, Singapore, South Africa and Costa Rica are preparing their populations for significant shifts in labour market demands - shifts that are already underway. Offering examples of new frameworks in which collaboration between government, industry, and higher education institutions can prevent lagging behind in this fast changing environment, this book is a key read for anyone wanting to understand how the world should respond to the radical technological shifts underway on the frontline of higher education.
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32.550000 USD

Higher Education in the Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

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In the digital age, numerous technological tools are available to enhance educational practices. When used effectively, student engagement and mobile learning are significantly increased. Social Media in Education: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice contains a compendium of the latest academic material on the usage, strategies, and applications of social media ...
Social Media in Education: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
In the digital age, numerous technological tools are available to enhance educational practices. When used effectively, student engagement and mobile learning are significantly increased. Social Media in Education: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice contains a compendium of the latest academic material on the usage, strategies, and applications of social media in education today. Including innovative studies on online networks, social constructivism, and collaborative learning, this publication is an ideal source for educators, professionals, school administrators, researchers, and practitioners in the field of education.
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288.750000 USD

Social Media in Education: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

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China's Publishing Industry presents a portrait of the contemporary Chinese publishing industry in its political and commercial contexts, and analyses how its structures are influenced by the state and by market forces. Starting with an overview of the publishing business in China, this book takes a long view of the ...
China's Publishing Industry: From Mao to the Market
China's Publishing Industry presents a portrait of the contemporary Chinese publishing industry in its political and commercial contexts, and analyses how its structures are influenced by the state and by market forces. Starting with an overview of the publishing business in China, this book takes a long view of the profound changes in China's publishing industry, covering a period from the 'socialist transformation' under Mao to the more recent reforms, such as the conglomeration and corporatisation, of the industry. The book investigates the impact of the changing social, economic and ideological environment on the structure and operation of the publishing industry, and explores how the burgeoning digital publishing business is shaped by the broader social context. It reveals that the process of commercialisation in China's publishing industry has been marked by persistent tensions and contradictions, and demonstrates, through case studies, how these tensions have impacted everyday practices.
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107.42 USD

China's Publishing Industry: From Mao to the Market

by Claude Yun
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As Information Management put it, On the strength of its currency and coverage alone, Franks' book is poised to take over as the recommended go-to reference for both students and RIM professionals for many years to come. The new second edition cements this work's status as an up-to-date classic, its ...
Records and Information Management
As Information Management put it, On the strength of its currency and coverage alone, Franks' book is poised to take over as the recommended go-to reference for both students and RIM professionals for many years to come. The new second edition cements this work's status as an up-to-date classic, its content updated and expanded to address emerging technologies, most notably blockchain, and evolving standards and practices. Inside, Franks presents complete coverage of the records and information lifecycle model, encompassing paper, electronic (databases, office suites, email), and new media records (blogs, chat messages, and software as a service).
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89.240000 USD

Records and Information Management

by Patricia C. Franks
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Divided into dedicated categories about the subjects most meaningful to librarians, this valuable resource reviews 500 texts across all major fields. * Critically assesses the most widely held reference titles * Includes LC and Dewey classifications for every title * Makes finding titles easy with organization by subject
The Reference Librarian's Bible: Print and Digital Reference Resources Every Library Should Own
Divided into dedicated categories about the subjects most meaningful to librarians, this valuable resource reviews 500 texts across all major fields. * Critically assesses the most widely held reference titles * Includes LC and Dewey classifications for every title * Makes finding titles easy with organization by subject
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68.250000 USD

The Reference Librarian's Bible: Print and Digital Reference Resources Every Library Should Own

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Library Storage Facilities: From Planning to Construction to Operation examines high-density library storage facilities, considering how such facilities are changing the nature of collection management. The book discusses the types of storage facilities and explores how institutions can collaborate and embrace cost saving options through opening shared off-site storage facilities, ...
Library Storage Facilities: From Planning to Construction to Operation
Library Storage Facilities: From Planning to Construction to Operation examines high-density library storage facilities, considering how such facilities are changing the nature of collection management. The book discusses the types of storage facilities and explores how institutions can collaborate and embrace cost saving options through opening shared off-site storage facilities, addressing common needs, and maximizing value and space in on-campus libraries. Considering a unique partnership between the Texas A&M University System and the University of Texas System, the book highlights best practice and lessons learned during implementation. Topics covered include storage strategies, geometric efficiency, systems integration, environmental control, and more.
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83.950000 USD

Library Storage Facilities: From Planning to Construction to Operation

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Digital Curation Projects Made Easy: A Step-By-Step Guide for Libraries, Archives, and Museums outlines simple steps for accomplishing practical digitization and digital preservation projects for those with little experience, time, and/or resources. Following a general introduction, instructions for completing these commonplace digital curation projects are covered: *Photograph collections *Newspaper collection ...
Digital Curation Projects Made Easy: A Step-by-Step Guide for Libraries, Archives, and Museums
Digital Curation Projects Made Easy: A Step-By-Step Guide for Libraries, Archives, and Museums outlines simple steps for accomplishing practical digitization and digital preservation projects for those with little experience, time, and/or resources. Following a general introduction, instructions for completing these commonplace digital curation projects are covered: *Photograph collections *Newspaper collection *Rare books *Art Collections *Oral Histories Digital curation does not need to be reserved for big budgets or world-famous collections. In fact, a large part of digitization and digital preservation consists of practical projects that are done every day without much fanfare in libraries and archives around the world.
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40.87 USD

Digital Curation Projects Made Easy: A Step-by-Step Guide for Libraries, Archives, and Museums

by Carmen Cowick
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Bibliotherapy schemes can now be found in libraries all over the world, from public libraries, through to health/hospital libraries and academic libraries. This book draws on the latest international practical and theoretical developments in bibliotherapy to explore how libraries can best support the health and wellbeing of their communities. Bibliotherapy ...
Bibliotherapy
Bibliotherapy schemes can now be found in libraries all over the world, from public libraries, through to health/hospital libraries and academic libraries. This book draws on the latest international practical and theoretical developments in bibliotherapy to explore how libraries can best support the health and wellbeing of their communities. Bibliotherapy encompasses all aspects of bibliotherapy' in its widest sense, starting with a critical historical overview of bibliotherapy, followed by an explanation of theories or approaches to bibliotherapy. The book explains how various bibliotherapy models work by drawing on practical examples to demonstrate how the theories behind bibliotherapy can be applied in practice. Case studies include a range of settings (public library, academic library, outpatient, inpatient); populations (including young people, ESOL speakers, psychiatric patients, homeless people, people with dementia/carers); and countries (UK, North America, South America, Australia).
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110.83 USD

Bibliotherapy

by Liz Brewster, Sarah McNicol
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Comic Book Collections and Programming will help librarians build a collection that's right for their library, including specialty collections for kids, teens, and adults. It covers the practical realities of this non-traditional format, like binding, weeding, and budgeting. It also address advanced topics like comics and pedagogy, bringing comics artists ...
Comic Book Collections and Programming: A Practical Guide for Librarians
Comic Book Collections and Programming will help librarians build a collection that's right for their library, including specialty collections for kids, teens, and adults. It covers the practical realities of this non-traditional format, like binding, weeding, and budgeting. It also address advanced topics like comics and pedagogy, bringing comics artists and authors into the library, and using comics as a community outreach tool - even hosting comic conventions in libraries. The guide covers: *Comics for kids, teens, and adults. *Comics genres from superheroes to fantasy to Manga; from memoirs and biographies to science texts to Pulitzer Prize winning literature. *Comics publishers and distributors. *Comics history and influential contemporary creators. *Online resources and communities. After reading the guide, librarians will be able to: *Organize creator visits and events. *Plan and produce community anthologies. *Host drawing parties and comic discussion groups. *Preserve comics in a library environment *Develop, run, and grow a library-based comic convention. This is an essential reference for collections librarians, children's librarians, and teen librarians, whether they are comics-lovers or have never read an issue. The guide is aimed at public, academic, and school libraries.
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76.70 USD

Comic Book Collections and Programming: A Practical Guide for Librarians

by Matthew Z. Wood
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This work explores the potential of digital media to rectify the disparity between formal learning contexts and contemporary perceptions and expectations of narrative. How can education systems respond to the changing technological landscape, thus preparing students to become active participants in society as well as to realise the extent of ...
Living the Stories We Create: Preparing Students for the Digital Age
This work explores the potential of digital media to rectify the disparity between formal learning contexts and contemporary perceptions and expectations of narrative. How can education systems respond to the changing technological landscape, thus preparing students to become active participants in society as well as to realise the extent of their own potential? This book explores such concepts in the classroom environment through direct engagement with students and teachers with the case of Shakespeare's Macbeth. Written in approximately 1606, Macbeth has its roots in a culture of orality and yet has sustained through centuries of print dominance. Indeed, as both text and performance the work itself embodies both the literary and the oral. Yet as a staple of many second level curricula increasingly Macbeth is perceived as an educational text. Macbeth reflects its cultural moment, an age of ambiguity where much like today notions of selfhood, privacy, societal structures, media and economy were being called into question. Thus Macbeth can be understood as a microcosm of the challenges existing in contemporary education in both content and form. This book examines Macbeth as a case-study in seeking to explore the implications of digital media for learning, as well as its possible potential to constructively facilitate in realigning formal learning contexts to contemporary experiences of narrative.
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73.490000 USD

Living the Stories We Create: Preparing Students for the Digital Age

by Ellen McCabe
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With the increasing use of information communication technology in education, new skills and competencies among library science professionals are required for them to effectively disseminate necessary information to users. It is essential to equip educators and students with the requisite digital and information literacy competencies. Literacy Skill Development for Library ...
Literacy Skill Development for Library Science Professionals
With the increasing use of information communication technology in education, new skills and competencies among library science professionals are required for them to effectively disseminate necessary information to users. It is essential to equip educators and students with the requisite digital and information literacy competencies. Literacy Skill Development for Library Science Professionals provides emerging research exploring the roles and applications of information literacy and technology within library science and education. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as electronic resources, mobile learning, and social media, this book is ideally designed for librarians, information and communication technology researchers, academicians, and graduate-level students seeking current research on the ability to find, evaluate, use, and share information in library science.
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183.750000 USD

Literacy Skill Development for Library Science Professionals

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Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. * Offers easy subject access to children's picture books * Features a user-friendly organization * Provides in-depth ...
A to Zoo: Subject Access to Children's Picture Books, 10th Edition
Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. * Offers easy subject access to children's picture books * Features a user-friendly organization * Provides in-depth indexing and full bibliographic detail
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99.750000 USD

A to Zoo: Subject Access to Children's Picture Books, 10th Edition

by Rebecca L. Thomas
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Join librarian and lifelong gamer Tom Bruno on his quest to bring gaming to his library community, from bringing back classic board games such as Fireball Island to offering free play in the latest virtual reality games using the Oculus Rift or the HTC Vive! Gaming Programs for All Ages ...
Gaming Programs for All Ages at the Library: A Practical Guide for Librarians
Join librarian and lifelong gamer Tom Bruno on his quest to bring gaming to his library community, from bringing back classic board games such as Fireball Island to offering free play in the latest virtual reality games using the Oculus Rift or the HTC Vive! Gaming Programs for All Ages at the Library shows you how you can launch and support gaming programming in your library, including: *how to make the case for library gaming with your administration, *how to acquire and loan gaming materials (whether or not you have the budget for them!), *how to publicize your library gaming programming, and *how to incorporate other library units into the gaming experience. Everything from acquisitions to budgeting to circulation is covered in this practical guide --- you'll also learn about promotion, assessment, and experiential learning opportunities
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68.250000 USD

Gaming Programs for All Ages at the Library: A Practical Guide for Librarians

by Tom Bruno
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This book shows how the unique characteristics of traditionally differentiated media continue to determine narrative despite the recent digital convergence of media technologies. The author argues that media are now each largely defined by distinctive industrial practices that continue to preserve their identities and condition narrative production. Furthermore, the book ...
Storytelling Industries: Narrative Production in the 21st Century
This book shows how the unique characteristics of traditionally differentiated media continue to determine narrative despite the recent digital convergence of media technologies. The author argues that media are now each largely defined by distinctive industrial practices that continue to preserve their identities and condition narrative production. Furthermore, the book demonstrates how a given medium's variability in institutional and technological contexts influences diverse approaches to storytelling. By connecting US film, television, comic book and video game industries to their popular fictional characters and universes; including Star Wars, Batman, Game of Thrones and Grand Theft Auto; the book identifies how differences in industrial practice between media inform narrative production. This book is a must read for students and scholars interested in transmedia storytelling.
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104.990000 USD

Storytelling Industries: Narrative Production in the 21st Century

by Anthony N Smith
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Read professional, fair reviews by practicing academic, public, and school librarians and subject-area specialists that will enable you to make the best choices from among the latest reference resources. * Provides reviews of print and electronic resources, showcasing a wide spectrum for users to consider * Presents unbiased evaluations that ...
American Reference Books Annual: 2018 Edition, Volume 49
Read professional, fair reviews by practicing academic, public, and school librarians and subject-area specialists that will enable you to make the best choices from among the latest reference resources. * Provides reviews of print and electronic resources, showcasing a wide spectrum for users to consider * Presents unbiased evaluations that allow users to make their own decisions on the suitability of a given resource for their patrons' needs * Gives users access to reviews containing critical, relevant, and timely information from librarians and subject-area specialists
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162.750000 USD

American Reference Books Annual: 2018 Edition, Volume 49

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This quick-start guide explains how to use inquiry to promote civic engagement in the school library makerspace and provides ready-to-use ideas for hands-on service projects. * Provides step-by-step instruction for service-driven, hands-on projects * Lists possible organizations to work with as well as a calendar of dates to facilitate programming ...
Makers with a Cause: Creative Service Projects for Library Youth
This quick-start guide explains how to use inquiry to promote civic engagement in the school library makerspace and provides ready-to-use ideas for hands-on service projects. * Provides step-by-step instruction for service-driven, hands-on projects * Lists possible organizations to work with as well as a calendar of dates to facilitate programming * Provides detailed funding sources and makerspace set-up instructions * Offers advice for developing community partnerships
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47.250000 USD

Makers with a Cause: Creative Service Projects for Library Youth

by Gina Seymour
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You've created a STEAM program in your library, but how do you work literacy into the curriculum? With this collection of resource recommendations, direction for program development, and activities, you'll have students reading proficiently in no time. * Presents complementary annotated books and discussion questions to engage students in STEAM ...
Boost Your STEAM Program with Great Literature and Activities
You've created a STEAM program in your library, but how do you work literacy into the curriculum? With this collection of resource recommendations, direction for program development, and activities, you'll have students reading proficiently in no time. * Presents complementary annotated books and discussion questions to engage students in STEAM topics * Offers topical project and problem-solving activity ideas for students in the library makerspace * Provides research and additional resources for teachers and librarians to use in implementing successful STEAM programs
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47.250000 USD

Boost Your STEAM Program with Great Literature and Activities

by Martha Smith, Liz Knowles, Ed.D.
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The Savvy Academic Librarian's Guide to Technological Innovation provides detailed plans for purposefully integrating technology into the fabric of the academic environment by utilizing examples from a variety of institutions to illustrate successful methods and best practices. Included case studies and further readings emphasize everything needed to create, grow, and ...
The Savvy Academic Librarian's Guide to Technological Innovation: Moving beyond the Wow Factor
The Savvy Academic Librarian's Guide to Technological Innovation provides detailed plans for purposefully integrating technology into the fabric of the academic environment by utilizing examples from a variety of institutions to illustrate successful methods and best practices. Included case studies and further readings emphasize everything needed to create, grow, and sustain a holistic plan for integrating technology within the academic library setting. Highlighted features include: *Concentration on technology uses and applications *Activities and steps needed to develop partnerships, design learning outcomes and other pedagogical applications and measure the success of each of these elements *Practical, how-to approach that is useful to four-year, two-year, and community colleges alike
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90.35 USD

The Savvy Academic Librarian's Guide to Technological Innovation: Moving beyond the Wow Factor

by Cinthya Ippoliti
Hardback
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If you want to boost your library's relevancy and support youth learning, consider incorporating connected learning at your library. This book helps you to realize the potential of this exciting and dynamic trend. * Evidences the effectiveness of connected learning * Shows how connected learning in libraries complements and extends ...
Cultivating Connected Learning: Library Programs for Youth
If you want to boost your library's relevancy and support youth learning, consider incorporating connected learning at your library. This book helps you to realize the potential of this exciting and dynamic trend. * Evidences the effectiveness of connected learning * Shows how connected learning in libraries complements and extends classroom learning * Explains how to incorporate connected learning into libraries of all sizes
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52.500000 USD

Cultivating Connected Learning: Library Programs for Youth

by Rebecca J. Ranallo, Megan E. Barrett
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Inspired by trends in U.S. public libraries, this book teaches librarians how to create a welcoming environment that enriches, enlightens, and engages their library's growing aging community. * Offers ways to create and expand adult library programs and services and cultivate an appreciation of lifelong learning * Combines engagement techniques ...
Public Library Programs and Services for Midlife and Beyond: Expanding Opportunities for a Growing Population
Inspired by trends in U.S. public libraries, this book teaches librarians how to create a welcoming environment that enriches, enlightens, and engages their library's growing aging community. * Offers ways to create and expand adult library programs and services and cultivate an appreciation of lifelong learning * Combines engagement techniques in community collaboration and outreach with practical strategies in marketing and funding * Explores strategies within current U.S. public library adult services and programs for patrons middle-aged and older * Details up-to-date ALA guidelines for the 60+ adult population
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63.000000 USD

Public Library Programs and Services for Midlife and Beyond: Expanding Opportunities for a Growing Population

by Renee Bennett-Kapusniak
Paperback / softback
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