CHICAGO — Web 2.0 tools and cloud computing applications are now fundamental to libraries and information organizations, but many LIS professionals may be unaware of the legal issues involved with their use.
CHICAGO — “Silly Books to Read Aloud” is the ultimate guide to choosing fun and funny stories to read with and to children. Acclaimed children’s book authority Rob Reid offers a concentrated look at the content and appeal of different books, helping adults make informed decisions about what children read.
CHICAGO —Providing library and information professionals with practical guidance to minimize the risk of copyright infringement, “The E-copyright Handbook,” published by Facet Publishing and available through ALA Neal-Schuman, considers how copyright applies internationally to a wide range of electronic content types.
CHICAGO — Two new research articles covering the topics of professional development offerings available to school librarians at state-level conferences and the instructional role of the school library collection are now available online as part of the American Association of School Librarian’s (AASL) peer-reviewed online journal, School Library Research.
Middletown, Conn. — Celebrating the best in scholarly publishing, Choice’s annual Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT) list is widely recognized in the academic community for its sweeping coverage of the most significant scholarly titles published each year. The full Outstanding Academic Titles 2012 list will appear in the January 2013 issue of Choice, featuring 644 exceptional titles.
CHICAGO — As college tuitions soar and the job market tightens, many young adults are questioning whether or not they should go to college. For those interested in diving directly into the workplace, “I Don't Want to Go to College: Other Paths to Success” maps out the route to career success. Written by Heather Z.