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LSC: School Library Media Specialists – New Arrivals

2012 January 19
by Christina Manz

Browse our 2012 New Arrivals as they are added to the collection.

Texas residents can borrow directly from the Library Science Collection by e-mailing requests for materials and information to, and non-Texas residents can access the collection via interlibrary loan services.

Google Apps for Education: Building Knowledge in a Safe and Free Environment (2011)
Authors: Roger Nevin, Micah Melton and David V. Loertscher
For school librarians who love finding new ways to incorporate technology into their students’ education, it can be a challenge to find technology that meets certain requirements, i.e. technology that is free, and also safe for a school environment. This book goes beyond the familiar Google Docs to Google Apps for Education, which provides a closed, protected environment for student and teacher collaboration using Google Apps.  

Being Indispensable: A School Librarian’s Guide to Becoming an Invaluable Leader (2011)
Authors: Ruth Toor and Hilda K. Weisburg
From the authors of New on the Job (also available for loan), this new title is for school librarians who are exploring proactive advocacy to demonstrate their value to administrators, teachers, and parents. Empowering school librarians to make their case for their role in student learning, Toor and Weisburg share tools for developing a strategic plan and leadership role with the school’s stakeholders.

Cybrarian Extraordinaire: Compelling Information Literacy Instruction (2011)
Author: Felicia A. Smith

Let the Games Begin! Engaging Students with Field-Tested Interactive Information Literacy Education (2011)
Editor: Theresa R. McDevitt

Book Clubbing! Successful Book Clubs for Young People (2011)
 Author: Carol Littlejohn

The Big6 Workshop Handbook: Implementation and Impact, 4th edition (2011)
Authors: Michael B. Eisenberg and Robert E. Berkowitz

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