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New Items in the State Library, November-December 2013

These items may be borrowed through PINES (policy name STATELIB-L) or OCLC WorldCat Resource Sharing (symbol GSL).


A closer look at a new book

Better serving teens through school library-public library collaborations
Pandora, Cherie. (Author). Hayman, Stacey. (Added Author).

Closer LookThe current economic crisis has had a drastic impact on both public and school libraries. As budgets shrink, resources become scarcer, and the job of the librarian becomes harder. The conundrum of doing more with less challenges even the most seasoned professionals whose institutions face service cutbacks, disappointed patrons, and possible job eliminations or closures. This book asserts that a collaboration between school and public libraries can effectively serve the needs of two populations--teens and the community at large--while minimizing the cost to do so.

"Better Serving Teens through School Library-Public Library Collaborations" offers thought-provoking advice and ideas for practical use in real-world libraries. The authors provide step-by-step guidance for those who wish to start, strengthen, or extend a partnership with colleagues at a sister library, covering topics ranging from teen advisory boards and collaborative programs to homework help and professional development. Veterans in the field, as well as beginners, can utilize the wealth of tools within--including worksheets, timelines, and checklists--to leverage the capabilities of other agencies tp fortify both their own and their institutions' value.

The best 100 free apps for libraries. 2013. Lanham : The Scarecrow Press, Inc.

Buckley Owen, Tim. 2012. Successful enquiry answering every time. 6th ed. London: Facet.

Burns, Christa, and Michael P. Sauers. 2014. Google search secrets. Chicago : Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association.

Krier, Laura, and Carly A. Strasser. 2014. Data management for libraries: a LITA guide. Chicago, Illinois : ALA TechSource, an imprint of the American Library Association.

Markgren, Susanne, and Tiffany Eatman Allen. 2013. Career Q&A: a librarian's real-life, practical guide to managing a successful career. Medford, New Jersey : Information Today, Inc.

Matthews, Stephen A., and Kimberly D. Matthews. 2013. Crash course in strategic planning. Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited.

Pandora, Cherie, and Stacey Hayman. 2013. Better serving teens through school library-public library collaborations. Santa Barbara, Calfornia: Libraries Unlimited.

Schall, Lucy. 2013. Teen talkback with interactive booktalks!Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC.

Retrospective materials:

Breivik, Patricia Senn, Paul Shay, and Timothy S. Healy. 1991. The White House Conference on Library and Information Services, July 9-13, 1991: discussion papers. Washington, D.C.: The Conference.

Chartrand, Robert Lee, and Jane Bortnick. 1979. White House Conference on Library and Information Services pre-conference meetings on special themes, July 31, 1979: International information exchange, a theme conference summary. Washington, D.C.: National Commission on Libraries and Information Science.

Library Buildings and Equipment Institute. 1964. Planning library buildings for service; proceedings. Chicago: American Library Association.

White House Conference on Library and Information Services. 1979. General information: the White House Conference on Library and Information Services. Washington, D.C.: The Conference.

White House Conference on Library and Information Services. 1979. The White House Conference on Library and Information Services, November 15-19, 1979. S.l: Xerox Pub. Group, University Microfilms International, R.R. Bowker.

GLASS (Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services)

Heart of a dragon. 2012. Canada: s.n. DVD.