The book will explore the use of games-based learning and gamification in school libraries. It illustrates how game play can be developed by school librarians through blended theory and practice, exemplified by case studies taken from a variety of international contexts.
This book provides an overview of best practice strategic marketing with advice on how to implement effective marketing activities in libraries and information services with the best chance of success.
Focusing on the library as a vehicle for encouraging creativity as well as a provider of information resources, this book offers a model of how traditional and electronic sources can co-exist in the library. It emphasizes that beyond the intermediary role of libraries is the vital requirement to promote understanding and engagement.
Provides a sound background to the various aspects of library provision for 6-18 year olds. This book outlines a vision for children's library services and carves out a strategy for engaging with the challenges and opportunities for children's librarians and policy makers in the Google environment.
Covers various aspects of promoting reading to and with children and young people from birth right through to teenage years. This title is suitable for practitioners and students of librarianship in both the public and school sectors, and for teachers, consultants and educators concerned with literacy and reading.
Suitable for those working with children and young people in schools, public libraries and at home, this title includes a general introduction covering useful information about education and the curriculum, and topics covering school subjects from science and maths to reading and literacy.
Who is the reader? How do we reach them, and why? To what extent are readers determining what libraries offer? How has that changed since the birth of reader development? This collection covers various aspects of literature in relation to readership, exploring the chain of events connecting author and reader.
A practically based overview of current and emerging copyright issues facing those working in e-learning that will allow professionals to work confidently, effectively and legally in the virtual learning environment.
Drawing on recent research, this book explores the connection between libraries, literacy, reading engagement and wellbeing, providing powerful advocacy support for school library professionals seeking to illustrate the role they play in supporting students' literacy learning and wellbeing.