[OYAN] New Books Available from State Library =>Topics: Common Core, Coll Dev, Info Fluency, Leadership, & Music Programs

Jennifer Maurer jennifer.maurer at state.or.us
Wed Mar 26 16:42:57 PDT 2014

Please pardon the cross-posting. Some of these may be of interest to you.

These books are now available for interlibrary loan from the Oregon State Library. Scroll to the bottom of the email for directions on how to borrow these and other materials from OSL.



Miller, Eve-Marie, Liza Oldham, and Christi S. Farrar, eds. Middle and Junior High Core Collection. 11th ed. Ipswich, MA: H. W. Wilson, 2014. ISBN: 978-0-8242-1229-2

[This is a] guide to over 10,000 fiction and non-fiction books recommended for children and young adolescents, grades five through nine. The collection is a valuable tool for collection development and maintenance, reader's advisory and curriculum support for the middle and junior high school library. Entries include... [read more<http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/2014/03/middle-and-junior-high-core-collection.html>]

We also have the newest edition and supplements for other books in the Core Collection series<http://bit.ly/1hby2dJ>.


Ratzer, Mary B., and Paige Jaeger. Rx for the Common Core: Toolkit for Implementing Inquiry Learning. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, 2014. ISBN: 978-1-61069-545-9

Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are putting educators under pressure to examine what works and what doesn't. Even with the best efforts, integrating new strategies into daily practice in the classroom or library can be frustrating. This book will help. Providing a professional development toolkit that trains school librarians and teachers and enables them to train others, it presents a sequence of scaffolded  … [read more<http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/2014/03/ratzer-mary-b.html>]


Heine, Carl, and Dennis O'Connor. Teaching Information Fluency: How to Teach Students to Be Efficient, Ethical, and Critical Information Consumers. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2014.
ISBN: 978-0-8108-9062-6

The book is laid out in five parts: an introduction to the problem and how search engine improvements are not sufficient to be of real help, speculative searching, investigative searching, ethical use and applications of information fluency. The intent of the book is to provide readers ways to improve their performance as consumers of digital information and to help teachers devise useful ways to integrate information fluency instruction into their teaching, since deliberate instruction is needed to develop fluency. Since it is unlikely that dedicated class time will be available for such instruction, … [read more<http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/2014/03/teaching-information-fluency_26.html>]


Wolf, Mary Ann, Rachel Jones, and Gilbert Daniel. Leading In and Beyond the Library [report]. Alliance for Excellent Education, 2014.

This paper explains the key role that school librarians and libraries should play in state - and districtwide - efforts to transition to digital learning, or the effective use of technology to improve teaching and learning. The report calls for district and school leaders, policymakers, and boards of education to support, encourage, and fund the evolving role of librarians and libraries as facilitators of content creation, personalized learning, and professional development... [read more<http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/2014/03/leading-in-and-beyond-library.html>]


Crane, Beverley. How to Teach: A Practical Guide for Librarians. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2014. ISBN: 978-0-8108-9105-0

Designed for any librarian who needs to teach either one person at a time or an entire class, How to Teach is a stand-alone guide to becoming proficient in teaching users how to access, evaluate, and use information. Covering both face-to-face and online teaching and learning, the book … [read more<http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/2014/03/how-to-teach.html>]

If you would like to request these or other materials from the Oregon State Library, 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. Should the item prove popular, you may be put on a hold list for several weeks. Thank you for your patience.

Be sure to check out our Library and Information Science (LIS) blog (http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/) to discover the most recent additions to our LIS collection, and search our catalog (http://catalog.osl.state.or.us) for our complete holdings. The library science collection is meant to support the whole Oregon library community, and the Library Development Division welcomes your suggestions for acquisitions. See the blog for an input form or email us.

This collection is supported in whole by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.

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

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