IN THE SCHOOL LIBRARY Welcome to - Project VOICE Reviews " I find the book reviews that are completed for H-Net far above those that are published in journals. They are more analytically insightful and have a genuine honesty about their usefulness in the classroom. " " The reviews have been an excellent resource for me, in research as well as in teaching. With respect to teaching, due to the online availability of reviews, it's easy to incorporate discussions of recently published literature or recent films in class. " " Reviews and queries about syllabi and course design have been most helpful -- like a constant conference round-table that keeps you connected to the field. H-Net Reviews in the Humanities and Social Sciences is an online scholarly review resource. H-Net Reviews bring a new dimension to the world of academic publishing. The Reviews archive is separated into annual volumes.
Debbiesidea.com Searcher's Voice - The Lost Art of Sourcing SEARCHER'S VOICE The Lost Art of Sourcing by Barbara Quint Editor, Searcher Magazine We live in an age of information affluence, an age in which the average user would more likely be willing to pay for services that reduce information flow than increase it. Oddly enough, that kind of fits into the skill set and professional orientation of we information professionals. Despite our commitment to gathering and preserving information — all information, in practice we try to gather the “good stuff.” Speaking of those Intellectual Freedom fighters, let me reiterate the standard excuse for foot-dragging. Nonetheless, while our profession defends the right of all information to continue its existence, we spend much of our professional lives engaged in what some might call censorship. However, our rationale for this filtering of information is often still tied to the needs and realities of an age that has passed, the age of information scarcity. So what about a Watson loaded by librarians?
Biblioblog Language Arts Games - Grammar, Punctuation, Capitalization, Vocabulary Sheppard Software's Language Arts page features a variety of games for different grade levels. Elementary students (and anyone who needs a refresher) can play the animated grammar and punctuation games, which review basic punctuation and grammar concepts. This section is continually being refined and expanded, so check back often! National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC), Celebrating Fifty Years, 1959-2009, Library of Congress Jay Hyland, an archivist at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee says, "the NUCMC project has enabled us to display catalog records of many of our archival collections worldwide at a faster rate than if we had tried posting catalog records on our own. Also, the association with the Library of Congress helps give further credence to the Museum and shows that we are serious about collecting materials." >> learn more Robert Roblee collection of William N. Bell family materials, ca. 1850s-1910 Location: Museum of History & Industry, Sophie Frye Bass Library (Seattle, Wash.) Background: William Nathaniel Bell (1817-1887) and his wife, Sarah Ann (Peter) Bell (1819-1856) arrived at Alki Beach in present-day West Seattle with the Denny party and other pioneers on the schooner Exact in 1851. Contents: Legal and business documents, correspondence, and ephemera related to the Seattle pioneer Bell family, together with photographs of early Seattle.
bookshelves of doom Library Networking: Journals, Blogs, Associations, etc. In Libraryland, there are many ways of keeping up and keeping connected with your fellow librarians This page does not necessarily indicate every site that has an RSS feed. Since most of these people are librarians, it's always worth checking for an RSS feed for their journals, blogs, etc. (What's RSS?) This page: Library Networking, generally | Library Journals and Indexes | Library and Librarian Blogs | Library Newsgroup | Library and Related Associations (Subject-Matter Library Associations) | Library Conferences Library Networking, generally Library Journals and Indexes Including online-only journals Web Directories of Library Journals: Library Periodical Indexes: Library and Librarian Blogs There are too many library blogs for me to keep track of. Library Blogs, Collaborative Efforts: LIS News - A collective blog run by Blake Carver, updated and commented upon by its readers Carnival of the Infosciences - Best of the library blogs in the past week Blogs by and for Librarians: Library Newsgroup
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