[Libs-Or] New Book for Loan from OSL: Homework Help from the Library

Jennifer Maurer jennifer.maurer at state.or.us
Fri Apr 22 13:10:26 PDT 2011

The following new title is available for interlibrary loan from the Oregon State Library. If you would like to request it or other materials, please use your library's established interlibrary loan process or send your full name, the name of your library, complete title information, shipping address, and a phone number to the document delivery department at library.request at state.or.us<mailto:library.request at state.or.us> or (fax) 503-588-7119. Items will be checked out to your library, not to you personally, for 4 weeks (print materials) or 2 weeks (videos). Materials will be delivered via mail or Orbis Cascade Alliance Courier, and you may return them the same way. Normally a single copy is purchased and is loaned on a first-come-first-serve basis. If the title proves popular, you may be put on a hold list for several weeks. Thank you for your patience.

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Intner, Carol F. Homework Help from the Library: In Person and Online. Chicago: ALA Editions, 2011. ISBN: 978-0-8389-1046-7

Publisher's Description:
Children’s and young adult librarians are crucial links to effective learning for students. This straightforward handbook is filled with nuts-and-bolts advice on the best ways to help young people with their homework, no matter what the assignment. Carol F. Intner, a certified English teacher and experienced tutor, concentrates on the practical, covering
·         How students’ different learning styles and current technology inform the homework process
·         Staff training and community outreach
·         Options for working more closely with both students and teachers
From planning a customized homework-help agenda to demonstrating how to help students successfully use their technological savvy in ways not necessarily possible at home, this book presents a no-nonsense, comprehensive approach to giving students the assistance they need.

Chapter Titles:
{1} Background: Homework Help as the Confluence of Information Services and Education
{2} First Steps: Planning Your Homework Help Menu of Services
{3} Staff Training and Professional Development
{4} Technology in the Library for Homework Help
{5} Technology from Remote Locations for Homework Help
{6} Answering Homework Queries and Interacting with Students
{7} Troubleshooting
{8} Marketing Your Homework Help Services
{9} Evaluating Your Homework Help Program

To preview a portion of the book, see the publisher's site<http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=2900>.

The author references the "seminal" Creating the Full-Service Homework Center in Your Library<http://catalog.willamette.edu/search%7ES2/t?SEARCH=creating+the+full> by Cindy Mediavilla. That book is also available from the Oregon State Library.

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Jennifer Maurer
School Library Consultant
Library Development
Oregon State Library
250 Winter Street NE
Salem, OR  97301-3950
jennifer.maurer at state.or.us<mailto:jennifer.maurer at state.or.us>

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