New Staff Reference titles

Posted on March 27, 2015. Filed under: Reference | Tags: |

Twenty-FWalter_cvr_PC_InDesign_CS3.inddirst Century kids, Twenty-First Century Librarians by Virginia A, Walter

Inspired by a new generation of librarians and children, Walter reconsiders the legacy passed on by the matriarchs of children’s services and examines more recent trends and challenges growing out of changes in educational philosophy and information technology. This thoroughly researched book includes the current issues and trends of

* Outcome-based planning , * Early literacy, * Homework centers in libraries, * Children’s spaces.

With extensive experience in children’s services as well as library instruction issues, Walter brings readers vital information on the current state of library services to children.

Note that you can also access this title online via NSWnet (Professional Development Resources) . If you do not know what I am talking about, contact me!


Expert Internet Searching (4th edition) by Phil Bradley

Includes an introduction to search engines (multimedia, visual search, invisible web, social media search engines…), Google from basics to advanced. How to find people, news. What is the future of search.

If this topic is of interest to you, you may want to check out Phil Bradley’s website.

Staff Reference titles are held outside my office and can be borrowed. Just put them on your card. If you want something sent to your branch, reserve the item and let someone at Library HQ know (we don’t do a pull list for those).


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