Description : Provides an excellent text on public library services to diverse groups and multiculturalism in public libraries, including a detailed exposition of immigration law.
Description : Profiling "notable leaders of the library profession," this volume is meant as an addendum to two preceding volumes of profiles, published in 1978 and 1990. The largely American profilees were chosen for their work in public, academic, and archival library practice. The majority of them died between July of 1987 and December of 2000, although some are included in order to correct perceived omissions from the earlier volumes. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).
Description : An important addition to your educational resource collection, the 27th volume of the popular Yearbook describes current developments and trends in the field of instructional technology. Prominent themes for this volume include e-learning, collaboration, the standards reform movement, and a critical look at the field in its historical context. EMTY has become a standard reference in libraries and professional collections across North America and is used by media and technology professionals in higher education and business contexts.
Description : Published in cooperation with the ERIC Clearinghouse on Information and Technology and the AECT, this volume of EMTY provides essential and timely information that helps educational technologists, librarians, and media specialists practice their profession in a dynamic and changing field. Respected authors in the field have contributed essays that address technological trends in education and training. There are detailed listings of United States and Canadian associations and graduate schools as well as a mediagraphy of print and nonprint resources. The book also informs readers about the activities and accomplishments of those organizations and associations dedicated to the advancement of educational communications and technology.
Description : Extends the coverage of the Biographical Dictionary of American Educators (Greenwood, 1978) to the mid-20th century. Includes sketches of more than 400 notable researchers, leaders, reformers, critics, and practitioners from all major fields of education.
Description : This work records the accomplishments of the leaders of library science with 51 thoroughly researched biographies of individuals whose contributions have profoundly influenced the profession's history. The biographical sketches, ranging in length from 1,400 to 4,000 words, were researched, written, and reviewed by noted authorities in the library and information science community.