Reference Skills for the School Librarian: Tools and Tips, 4th Edition (Paperback)
  • Reference Skills for the School Librarian: Tools and Tips, 4th Edition (Paperback)

Reference Skills for the School Librarian: Tools and Tips, 4th Edition (Paperback)

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Paperback 127 Pages / Published: 21/10/2019
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Designed for courses that prepare LIS students for school librarianship, this title teaches basic reference processes, sources, services, and skills and provides authentic school library reference scenarios and exercises.

This fourth edition of Reference Skills for the School Librarian: Tools and Tips acknowledges the vital importance of reference skills in school libraries. It focuses on new reference skills for school librarians and includes more online materials such as Webliographies and a glossary.

Teaching reference skills and providing reference services to students and staff in schools are extremely important tasks and are required of librarians on a regular basis. Aimed at pre-service and in-service school librarians, this book covers all types of reference materials including almanacs, dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases and other standard information sources, giving extra emphasis to the online sources to which students increasingly turn. This edition addresses more online reference resources than previous editions and offers practical suggestions for use in K-12 student instruction.

Includes updated content in every chapter

Expands on online reference skills and resources

Explains how to combine online reference skills with student questioning skills

Offers librarians the chance to practice their skills with scenarios and exercises

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440867095
Number of pages: 127
Edition: 4th Revised edition

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