[Libs-Or] New library science titles available for loan - funded by LSTA via the Oregon State Library
reed_ann at oslmac.osl.state.or.us
Mon Aug 27 10:01:33 PDT 2007
If you would like to request these or other materials from the Oregon State Library please use your library's established interlibrary loan process or fax your request to the State Library document delivery department at 503-588-7119 with complete request information. Our catalog is also available online.
Items added to our LIS collection are also announced via RSS! See http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/ for more information!
The library science collection is meant to support the whole Oregon library community. The collection is funded with LSTA funds administered by the Oregon State Library. The Library Development Division welcomes your suggestions for acquisitions - see the blog for an input form or email us!
Wyatt, Neal. The Reader's Advisory Guide to Nonfiction. Chicago: ALA, 2007 025.54 Wyatt ISBN: 0-8389-0936-1
The author focuses on eight popular categories of nonfiction: history, true crime, true adventure, science, memoir, cooking, travel and sports. For each, she explains the subject's scope, popularity, major authors and works and position in readers' advisory interviews. She explains the hows and whys of offering fiction and nonfiction suggestions together, ways to get up to speed fast in nonfiction, and provides toos for building nonfiction subject guides for the collection. This work includes hands-on guides to nonfiction bibliographies, key authors, benchmark books, and core collections.
Bell, Steven J. and John D. Shank. Academic Librarianship by Design: A Blended Librarian's Guide to the Tools and Techniques. Chicago: ALA, 2007 027.7 Bell ISBN:0-8389-0939-6
Change is unfolding at a furious pace for academic libraries, for which predictions range from marginalization to obsolescence. This new vision for designing the future of academic libraries enables librarians to become indispensable partners in the college teaching endeavor by integrating themselves into the instructional process. Learn why enhanced capabilities in instructional design and technology, the "blended librarian skill set," is so critical. Then use the authors' modified instructional design ADDIE model to improve collaboration with faculty, researchers, and students. Connect with learners by applying design thinking to develop and enhance library services. Scenarios, case studies, and profiles throughout illustrate the successes that blended librarians are having on campuses. This practical, hand-on guide expands the possiblities for academic librarians in public service, reference, instruction, and information literacy.
Watson-Boone, Rebecca A. A Good Match: Library Career Opportunities for Graduates of Liberal Arts Colleges. Chicago: ALA, 2007. 020.2373 Watso ISBN:0-8389-0941-8
In this seminal reserach, Watson-Boone investigates the realtionship between a liberal arts education and a career in librarianship, drawing on her survey of 431 librarians who graduated from eight liberal arts colleges - Carleton, Denison, Earlham, Grinnell, Kalamazoo, Lawrence, Macalester, and Swarthmore - from 1962 - 2000. Following up related studies and connecting to broader library career issues, this study complements prior quantitative studies with a qualitative approach covering 39 years. Topics include how schools and families influence career choice, how librarians assess their careers, and how librarians' functions have changed over the past four decades.
Ann Reed, Federal Programs Coordinator
Library Development Services, Oregon State Library
250 Winter St. NE
Salem, OR 07305
phone: (503) 378-5027
fax: (503) 378-6439
ann.reed at state.or.us
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