[Libs-Or] New Books Available for ILL

Jennifer Maurer maurer_jennifer at oslmac.osl.state.or.us
Mon Nov 10 16:43:03 PST 2008

The Oregon State Library has recently added three books to its library and information science collection.  
If you would like to request these or other materials, please use your library's established interlibrary loan process or fax your request to the State Library document delivery department at 503-588-7119 with complete request information. Our catalog is also available online.
Items added to our LIS collection are also announced via RSS. See http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/ for more information.
The collection is funded with LSTA funds administered by the Oregon State Library.  The library science collection is meant to support the whole Oregon library community.  The Library Development division welcomes your suggestions for acquisitions; see the blog for an input form or email us.
Carr, Jo Ann, ed. Leadership for Excellence: Insights of National School Library Media Program of the Year Award Winners. Chicago: American Library Association, 2008.  ISBN 978-0-8389-0961-4   027.8 Leade
Product Description
How do the most successful school library media specialists play a leading role in student achievement in their schools? Jo Ann Carr and AASL share behind-the-scenes details and best practices, including how and why top programs succeed, get funding, and become integral contributors in their school communities. Learn how winners integrate their programs into the school curriculum and drive excellence within these areas: learning and teaching, information access and delivery, program administration, and future vision. Explore websites of the award winners and review worksheets, fliers, and before-and-after photos to understand the process behind the success.
Schwedt, Rachel E., and Janice A. DeLong. Core Collection for Children and Young Adults. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2008.           
 ISBN 978-0-8108-6115-2   011.62 Schwe
Product Description
With thousands of new volumes lining the shelves of bookstores, abundant advertisements, and innumerable online reviews, it is becoming increasingly difficulty for the concerned adult to recommend literature that is of quality, yet speaks to young audiences. Core Collection for Children and Young Adults presents the best in contemporary and classic literature for children and young adults. Every book listed in this reference has a concisely worded annotation, which is followed by headings designating awards the book has won, related subjects, and character themes. With more than 350 titles reviewed, this resource will prove invaluable for teachers, librarians, parents, collectors of children's books, and college students with an interest in juvenile literature, education, or child growth and development.
Smallwood, Carol, ed. Thinking Outside the Book: Essays for Innovative Librarians. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2008.    
  ISBN 978-0-7864-3575-3   020 Think
Product Description
Professionals in all areas of librarianship will find inspiration in the articles collected here--each of them innovative tips for increasing circulation, enhancing collections, and improving flexibility. With extensive experience in the nation's top libraries and media centers, the 73 contributors describe what really works based on their real-world experiences. Organized by subject, the articles offer succinct and practical guidelines for dozens of tasks. Topics include preparing and delivering distinctive presentations; forming a successful grant proposal; creating a traveling multimedia exhibition; organizing effective community partnerships; writing blogs; hosting authors; creating cybertorials; preserving local culture; and many others.
Jennifer Maurer
School Library Consultant
Oregon State Library
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