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Planning Academic Library Orientations

Planning Academic Library Orientations
  • Author : Kylie Bailin
  • Publsiher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 06 July 2018
  • ISBN : 0081021739
  • Pages : 380 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Summary:
Colleges and universities throughout the world plan library orientations for first years or specific audiences such as transfer or international students. These events can vary greatly in shape and form depending on the size, resources and staff of the institution, orientation schedule, and whether it is mandatory for students. Some institutions plan day-long events, elaborate games, or scavenger hunts; some offer drop in sessions or library tours; others offer an online orientation. Planning Academic Library Orientations gathers case studies from around the world covering a wide variety of approaches as a guide to those revamping or creating new library orientations. Chapters are organized into the following thematic sections: Games; Marketing & Promotion; Partnerships; Targeting Specific Audiences; Technology; and Tours, and are cross-referenced if they touch on additional themes. Each chapter includes institutional information so readers can decide which type of orientation is appropriate for their own institution and see what resources are required. Gives guidance on best practices for academic library orientations Gathers examples from around the world to provide international perspective Empowers librarians to take aim at the anxiety felt by new and first year students Presents effective ways of introducing students to what a college/university library is, what it contains, and where to find information, while also showing how helpful librarians can be


Planning Academic Library Orientations

Planning Academic Library Orientations
  • Author : Kylie Bailin,Benjamin Jahre,Sarah Morris
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 06 July 2018
GET THIS BOOKPlanning Academic Library Orientations

Colleges and universities throughout the world plan library orientations for first years or specific audiences such as transfer or international students. These events can vary greatly in shape and form depending on the size, resources and staff of the institution, orientation schedule, and whether it is mandatory for students. Some institutions plan day-long events, elaborate games, or scavenger hunts; some offer drop in sessions or library tours; others offer an online orientation. Planning Academic Library Orientations gathers case studies from







An Introduction To Staff Development In Academic Libraries

An Introduction To Staff Development In Academic Libraries
  • Author : Elizabeth Connor
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 01 March 2009
GET THIS BOOKAn Introduction To Staff Development In Academic Libraries

An indispensable resource for librarians of all roles, the case studies in An Introduction to Staff Development in Academic Libraries demonstrate the necessity and value of integrating the library's mission statement and strategic plan with bold approaches to staff orientation, training, mentoring, and development.





Teaching Library Use Competence

Teaching Library Use Competence
  • Author : Library Instruction Conference 1981 (Eastern Michigan University),Eastern Michigan University. Center of Educational Resources
  • Publisher : Ann Arbor, Mich. : Published for the Center of Educational Resources, Eastern Michigan University by Pierian Press
  • Release : 02 March 1982
GET THIS BOOKTeaching Library Use Competence

Introduction and welcome; Helping students make the transition: a study; Learning from our mistakes; Library user education in secondary schools; The Ohio School library media test; The library skills test: helping to set benchmarks; Library skills tests: a defense and critique; Developing statewide library instruction standards: rationale and preliminary steps; Al "scarface: capone: a search strategy; Basic college research: a university teacher's view; The politics of establishing a media skills program; Progressive library concepts and skills.