By Geneviève Patte,Lirio Garduño Buono
By Geneviève Patte,Lirio Garduño Buono
By J. Patrick Boyer
Limited time supply.
A neighborhood library, passport to a bigger global for its person consumers, can also be a democratic establishment whose contribution to the power of a neighborhood is out of all share to its dimension or membership.
Several thousand Carnegie libraries have been equipped a century in the past whilst Andrew Carnegie, who had risen from poverty to turn into "the richest guy on the earth" vowed to donate all his cash earlier than he died and set approximately giving hundreds of thousands of individuals world wide an identical "gift of studying" he had with entry to a library as a manufacturing unit operating boy. around the usa, the uk, Canada and different corners of the English-speaking global, he created "the unfastened republic" of libraries. this can be the tale of 1 of them.
By tracing evolution of library carrier within the Canadian city of Bracebridge from 1874 to the current day in the wide sweep of bigger cultural and monetary styles, Boyer’s attractive publication presents a particular instance of the common transformation of books and knowledge applied sciences and the libraries that residence them from the 19th to 21st centuries. so much readers will locate endearing and tantalizing parallels with their very own library event, anyplace they live.
Written to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Andrew Carnegie Library in Bracebridge in 2008, Boyer’s booklet is an encouraged and interesting attempt to teach styles and perils that most likely carry precise for many neighborhood libraries even if many of the dramatic and comedic episodes listed here are absolutely distinctive. This tale is so wealthy it can be a characteristic movie.
By Jennifer Nutefall
As the variety of carrier studying classes and their specifications raise, it really is crucial for tutorial librarians to companion with school and management to incorporate lifelong examine abilities parts. this significant ebook offers insights and case reviews to help you do exactly that.
• attracts from the 2014 (inaugural) Colloquium on Libraries & provider Learning
• deals a different tackle the function of libraries and librarians within the provider studying courses which are more and more renowned in larger schooling with the intention to have interaction lively studying
• presents details and insights that may be precious to educational librarians who educate and/or have outreach duties, in addition to to educational library directors and LIS faculty
• stocks reflections at the way forward for carrier learning
By Kendall Haven
Brimming with interesting and enjoyable proof approximately a hundred medical breakthroughs, this assortment offers the true tales in the back of the heritage of technological know-how, while supplying a wide ranging evaluate of the heritage of technological know-how and an advent to a couple of an important scientists in background. Grades 6 and up.
Throughout heritage, technology has replaced lives and dramatically altered the best way the universe is perceived. concentrating on the a hundred most important clinical occasions of all time―from Archimedes' discovery of the 2 basic ideas underlying physics and engineering (levers and buoyancy) in 260 B.C.E. to human anatomy, Jupiter's moons, electrons, black holes, the human genome, and more―storyteller Kendall Haven has created a prepared reference for these looking info on technology discoveries.
By Ann Whitney Gleason
Emerging types of library guideline and library aid of guideline can be provided. more and more, librarians are known as upon to associate with academic college and neighborhood individuals to convey content material and help leading edge academic tasks. for the reason that libraries achieve throughout educational disciplines and supply assets for the better neighborhood, they're uniquely located to supply prone and applied sciences which are on hand to many, bringing innovation out of silos and facilitating innovation in the neighborhood.
Chapters coated include:
· energetic studying in Collaborative areas
· developing Library areas that Foster construction
· instructing past the Library partitions
· educating talents for profession Success
· Multimedia in Library Education
· the way forward for cellular Libraries
· instructing and studying within the Library of the long run
Innovative courses can be highlighted and useful examples can be provided.
By Bogdan Zerek
By Daisy Porter-Reynolds
Is it attainable to either minimize bills and increase public library programming for every age? definite, it truly is; this ebook demonstrates how.
• Discusses centralized programming, explaining what it's, the way it works, and the way librarians can decide upon and follow innovations to their libraries
• offers powerful strategies to streamlining library providers and enhancing efficiencies in a time of price range reductions
• bargains helpful pattern records and kinds, akin to software description templates, surveys, and storytime field logistics
By Agnieszka Kotlinska-Toma
Hellenistic Tragedy: Texts, Translations and a severe Survey bargains a entire photograph of tragedy and the satyr play from the fourth century BCE. The surviving fragments of this dramatic style are awarded, along English translations and significant research, in addition to a survey of the most writers concerned and an exploration of the genre's formation, later effect and staging.
Key beneficial properties of the performs are analysed via extant texts and different facts, together with plots in line with modern political topics, legendary topics and Biblical topics, and lines of metre and language. functional components of Hellenistic functionality also are mentioned, together with these that have develop into the hallmarks of historical theatre: actors' costumes of lengthy gowns, kothurnoi and excessive onkos-masks, the theatre development and the closed level at the logeion. Piecing jointly an artificial photo of Hellenistic tragedy and the satyr play, the quantity additionally examines the foremost issues of departure from prior drama, together with the mass viewers, the mutual impression of Greek and japanese traditions and the alterations contained in the style which end up Hellenistic drama was once a major level within the improvement of the eu theatre.
By Lina Bountouri
Archives within the electronic Age: criteria, regulations and Tools discusses semantic internet applied sciences and their elevated utilization in allotting archival fabric. The e-book is an invaluable handbook for archivists and knowledge experts operating in cultural background associations, together with records, libraries, and museums, offering targeted analyses of ways metadata and criteria are used to control archival fabric, and the way this fabric is disseminated throughout the internet utilizing the net, the semantic net, and social media technologies.
Following an creation from the writer, the ebook is split into 5 sections that discover archival description, digitization, the upkeep of information, the merchandising of archival fabric via social media, and present tendencies in archival science.
By Alexander Wiethoff,Heinrich Hussmann
The augmentation of city areas with know-how, normally often called Media Architecture, has chanced on expanding curiosity within the medical neighborhood in the previous few years. while architects started to use electronic media as a new material except concrete, glass or wooden to create constructions and concrete buildings. at the same time, Human-Computer interplay (HCI) researchers started to take advantage of the interplay possibilities among clients and structures and to bridge the gaps among interface, info medium and structure. for example, they prolonged architectural constructions with interactive, light-emitting components on their outer shell, thereby remodeling the surfaces of those constructions into colossal public monitors. whilst the broad distribution of cellular units and the assurance of cellular net let manifold interplay possibilities among open information and voters, thereby allowing the net of items within the public area. although, the correct distribution of data to all voters continues to be bulky and a mutual discussion no longer constantly winning (i.e. who will get what information and when?). during this ebook we for this reason offer a deeper research of Using info and Media as building Material with media structure as an enter and output medium.