Tuesday, May 29, 2007

LIS Books ©2005-07 for Acquisition

The 11th Philippine Academic Book Fair sponsored by the Association of Booksellers for the Academe and the Professions (ABAP) on July 25-29, 2007 at Megatrade Hall, SM Megamall and the 28th Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) on 29 August-2 September 2007 at World Trade Center are here again this 1st semester to lure our annual library budget. Last May 10-13, 2007, this annual book fair ritual kicked off with the holding of the Book World Fair held at World Trade Center as part of the World of Knowledge five-tiered exhibit. Librarians and their respective faculty members’ eagerly troops to this annual book fair. The race to search for publications needed in their home institution instruction, curricular, research, recreational, even personal and other needs is the embodying goal of everyone.

As usual, books or publications dedicated to our own professional growth and development are not prioritized simply because we are unaware of its existence prior to the exhibit. To help us decide if we really need to purchase such publications, we have compiled a list of LIS books below published with ©2005-2007 for your consideration. Aside from the basic bibliographic information of such publication, we have added the TOC and LCSH to facilitate our decision making process (RBManlangit).

Bell, Steven J and John D. Shank. 2007. Academic librarianship by design : a blended librarian's guide to the tools and techniques. Chicago : American Library Association.

Contents: Where it all begins : blended librarianship -- The blended librarian in action : applying design thinking to academic librarianship -- ADDIE : putting the design in academic librarianship by design -- What’s in it for them? : furthering campus collaboration through design thinking -- Applying blended librarianship to information literacy through course management systems -- LTAs : helping faculty save time on task -- Digital learning materials : enhancing the instructional role of librarians -- The Blended Librarian Online Learning Community : learning and practicing academic librarianship by design -- Evolving through design thinking : new roles for academic librarians.

Academic librarians
Academic libraries -- Relations with faculty and curriculum
Instructional systems -- Design
Educational technology
Libraries and colleges
Academic librarians -- Effect of technological innovations on
Information literacy -- Study and teaching (Higher)

Crews, Kenneth D. 2006. Copyright law for librarians and educators : creative strategies and practical solutions. 2nd ed. Chicago : American Library Association. 141 p.

Contents: The reach of copyright -- The scope of protectable works -- Works without copyright protection -- Rights of ownership -- Duration and formalities: how long do copyrights last? -- Who owns the copyright? -- The rights of copyright owners -- Exceptions to the rights of owners -- Working with fair use -- Fair use: getting started -- Fair use: understanding the four factors -- Getting comfortable with fair use: applying the four factors -- The meaning of fair-use guidelines -- Focus on education and libraries -- Distance education and the TEACH Act -- Libraries and the special provisions of Section 108 -- Responsibilities, liabilities, and doing the right thing -- Special features -- Music and copyright -- The digital millennium copyright act -- Copyright and unpublished materials -- Permission from copyright owners.

Copyright -- United States.
Librarians -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Teachers--United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Fair use (Copyright) -- United States

Eberhart, George M. (ed.) 2006. The whole library handbook 4 : current data, professional advice, and curiosa about libraries and library services. Chicago : American Library Association. 585 p.

Library science -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Libraries -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Gordon, Rachel Singer. 2006. The nextgen librarian's survival guide. Medford, N.J. : Information Today.

Contents: Next generation librarianship -- Surviving library school -- Surviving the job hunt -- Surviving entry-level positions -- Moving forward -- Image, stereotypes, and diversity -- Connections -- Work/life balance -- Transforming the profession -- A note to library administrators.

Library science -- Vocational guidance
Library science -- Vocational guidance -- United States
Librarians – Employment
Librarians – Employment -- United States
Generation X -- Employment
Generation Y – Employment

Gregory, Vicki L. 2006. Selecting and managing electronic resources : a how-to-do-it manual for librarians. New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers. 139 p.

Contents: Collection development policies -- Selection criteria and the selection process -- Budgeting and acquisitions -- Organization and access to electronic resources -- Evaluation and assessment -- Digital rights management and intellectual property -- Preservation issues -- The future of selecting and managing electronic resources.

Libraries -- Special collections -- Electronic information resources
Electronic information resources -- Management
Selection of nonbook materials
Acquisition of electronic information resources
Digital libraries -- Collection development
Copyright and electronic data processing -- United States
Digital preservation

Lipinski, Tomas A. 2006. The complete copyright liability handbook for librarians and educators. New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers. 413 p.

Contents: What is direct copyright infringement? -- What is contributory copyright infringement? -- What is vicarious infringement? -- What are damages and how can they be limited? -- How can libraries and schools obtain immunity? -- What is the section 512 safe harbor? -- How should libraries and schools respond to claims of infringement? -- What is different about Section 512 in higher education? -- What about technological protections on copyright under Section 1201? -- What must be done to legally reproduce and distribute copyrighted materials in the library -- What about the circulation of copyrighted software? -- What’s different about copyright compliance for distance education programs? -- Afterword : Final thoughts about liability, immunity, and risk assessment in copyright law.

Copyright infringement -- United States
Fair use (Copyright) -- United States

Maxwell, Nancy Kalikow. 2006. Sacred stacks : the higher purpose of libraries and librarianship. Chicago : American Library Association. 156 p.
Contents: Libraries as sacred, secular institutions -- Librarians perform sacred functions -- Librarians and libraries organize chaos -- Librarians and libraries bestow immortality -- Librarians and libraries uplift individuals and society -- Libraries provide sacred, secular space -- Librarians and libraries promote community -- Librarians and libraries transmit culture to future generations -- Implications of libraries as sacred, secular institutions.

Libraries -- Religious aspects
Libraries and society
Libraries -- Aims and objectives
Books and reading -- Religious aspects
Library science – Philosophy

Sauers, Michael P. 2006. Blogging and RSS : a librarian's guide. Medford, N.J : Information Today, Inc.

Contents: An introduction to blogs -- The library blogosphere. Part 1, The blogs -- The library blogosphere. Part 2, The bloggers -- Creating a blog -- An introduction to RSS -- Using an aggregator -- Feeds for librarians -- Creating feeds.

Communication in library science -- Technological innovations
Library science -- Blogs
Librarians -- Blogs
Library Web sites – Design

Courtney, Nancy (ed.) 2005. Technology for the rest of us : a primer on computer technologies for the low-tech librarian. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited. 184 p.

Contents: Computer networks / Robert E. Molyneux -- Wireless local area networks / Wilfred Drew, Jr. -- Cybertheft, network security, and the library without walls / Mark Cain -- OpenURL basics / Walt Crawford -- Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) / Eric H. Schnell -- Blogs and RSS / Darlene Fichter and H. Frank Cervone -- Introduction to XML / Art Rhyno -- The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting / Sarah L. Shreeves -- Institutional repositories / Charly Bauer -- Adaptive technologies / Jerry Hensley -- Let’s get digital / Samantha K. Hastings and Elise C. Lewis.

Libraries -- Information technology
Libraries -- Technological innovations
Library information networks
Telecommunication in libraries

Gregory, Gwen Meyer (ed.) 2005. The successful academic librarian : winning strategies from library leaders. Medford, N.J. : Information Today, Inc. 231 p.

Contents: Start at the beginning : your job responsibilities and how to accomplish them / Rebecca Miller with Nancy Sosna Bohm -- Building strong collaborative relationships with disciplinary faculty / Elizabeth O. Hutchins -- Building the profession : research, creative activities, and publication by academic librarians / Joan Beam and Cathy Cranston -- Time served is time well spent : making the most of your service commitments / Michelle Mach -- Faculty status, promotion, and tenure : what are you getting into? / Gwen Meyer Gregory and Mary Beth Chambers -- "Come on down! You’re the next contestant" : one librarian’s view of the interview process / Karl Bridges -- Mentors : how to find them, how to use them / Verla J. Peterson -- Continuing education : planning your future / Kris Swank -- Unions in academic libraries / Tina Maragou Hovekamp -- What have you been up to? : documenting your career / McKinley Sielaff -- Up North : comparisons and contrasts of U.S. and Canadian academic libraries / Don Taylor -- Notes from a cataloger : success in technical services / Wendy Baia --Witches brew or gourmet gumbo : tenure in the library / Molly E. Molloy -- Moving to the academy in mid-career : a field guide for the experienced librarian / Anna Gold -- A view from the top : what the director or dean is looking for / Benjamin Wakashige and Emily Asch.

Academic librarians -- United States
Academic librarians -- Vocational guidance
Academic librarians -- Employment

Harada, Violet H. and Joan M. Yoshina. 2005. Assessing learning : librarians and teachers as partners. Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited. 149 p.

School libraries -- United States -- Evaluation
Instructional materials centers -- United States -- Evaluation
School librarian participation in curriculum planning -- United States

*Note: Images taken from various publisher's website/book vendors.

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Librarians Association of Batangas Officers

PLAI-STRLC assisted the organization of its fourth Provincial Chapter member last April 18, 2007 at the Lyceum of Batangas. The following were the elected officers of the Librarians Association of Batangas (LAB) :

Lilian Rabino
Dela Salle-Lipa
Lipa City
Rosita Masangkay
Batangas Provincial library
Batangas City
Eileen Magadia
Dela Salle-Lipa
Lipa City

Cirila Cristeta Villena
Batangas City
Nenita C. Silang
Lyceum of Batangas
Batangas City

Library Customer Care

(Note: Taken from the PAARL Yahoogroups, email sent by Roderick Ramos dated 20 May 2007)

PNU-LISAA, Inc. will hold a 2-day seminar-workshop on LIBRARY CUSTOMER CARE on August 14-15, 2007 at the Library Conference Room, Edilberto P. Dagot Hall, Philippine Normal University.

The seminar-workshop aims to: introduce customer care to the library profession; encourage all to utilize accepted customer care models in the practice of the library profession; and enrich the customers’ library experience while handled by the library personnel and other information professionals. Topics include (1) professional care across all services; (2) marketing brands and library customer care models; (3) library customer care as an institutional marketing tool; and (4) enriching the customers' library expreience.

Registration fee is Two Thousand Five Hundred Pesos (Php 2,500.00) which will cover seminar kits, handouts, certificate of participation, certificate of appearance, snacks and lunches. Reservation with partial payments of One Thousand Five Hundred Pesos (Php 1,500.00) on or before July 15, 2007 enjoys a ten-percent (10%) discount.

For payments and other inquiries, please email any officer of the Association:

Estela A. Montejo, President, Ateneo De Manila University, Loyola Heights, QC emontejo@ateneo.edu
Roderick B. Ramos, Vice-President, Philippine Normal University, Manila pnureferencelib@yahoo.com
Noemi Cabantog, Treasurer, St. Paul College, Pasig noemi_cabantog@yahoo.com
Marifi E. Navarro, Secretary, Elizabeth Seton School, Las Pinas City marifi77@yahoo.com
Marites K. Chavez, PRO, Congressional National High School, Dasmarinas, Cavite mvkc1015@yahoo.com
Antonio Resurreccion, Auditor, Xavier School, San Juan, Metro Manila tonyr@xs.edu.ph
Board Members:
Jocelyn L. Ladlad, De La Salle University, Manila ladladj@dlsu.edu.ph
Consuelo Estigoy, Araullo University, Cabanatuan City cjestigoy@yahoo.com
Lorenza D. Oliveros, College of Veterinary Medicine, UP Los Baños, Laguna lorenz_ph@yahoo.com
Joy Perez, De La Salle Santiago Zobel School, Ayala Alabang Village perezjm@zobel.dlsu.edu.ph
Medina De Castro, Ex-officio, Sta. Isabel College, Manila mdecastrous@yahoo.com

Monday, May 21, 2007

Global-e : A Global Studies Electronic Journal

Global environmental issues have been a "hot" topic nowadays and it is but proper that librarians should be aware of ongoing discussions on this area so as to be able to provide quality information to current and possible library users. Below is an open acccess journal which could be a handy addition to our serial holdings.

The inaugural issue of Global-e : a Global Studies Electronic Journal, ISSN 1932-8060 is now online. This new open access (OA) quarterly journal will “provide a forum for commentary regarding global events, processes, and issues. Each edition will feature brief essays authored by leading scholars and practitioners, offering provocative reflections on a range of topics with the aim of stimulating discussion among the global studies community”.

The table of contents and article fulltext is accessible in html. (RBManlangit)

Global-e vol. 1 no. 1 (2007) Table of Contents

Global-e, A Global Studies Electronic Journal: Precis
Global-e editors

The Intellectual Foundations of Global Studies
David Jacobson, Ning Wang

Global Migration in Global Society
Niklaus Steiner

The Nail House: Global Media, Local Politics
Michael Curtin

Interdisciplinary Prospects in Global Studies
Iva Bozovic

Friday, May 18, 2007

Emerging Issues and Key Trends in School Libraries/Media Centers, Part II

(Note: Taken from the UPLSAA Yahoogroups, email sent by Ronald Jess Cabunagan dated 17 May 2007)

The Educational Media Center of the Ateneo de Manila High School is organizing a seminar-workshop on the theme "Emerging Issues and Key Trends in School Libraries/Media Centers, part II", as part of its continuing education program. This will be held on June 1-2, 2007 at the Instructional Technology Center, Ateneo de Manila High School, Loyola Heights, Quezon City.

The seminar aims to help media center coordinators, school librarians and AV personnel keep abreast with new trends in the field of media librarianship, particularly on Web designing, video production and editing, as well as on the latest technology of book care/repair. It is also designed as a venue where emerging issues and concerns in the profession as well as in the work place will be discussed. For this particular series, the issue on continuing professional education as a requirement for the renewal of license by the Professional Regulatory Commission is the prevailing topic of importance.

The registration fee is P 1,500.00 which covers seminar meals, kits, handouts, and certificate. For the workshop, the venue can only accommodate a maximum of 40 participants, thus an early confirmation to this invitation will ensure your participation.

For further information or clarification, please contact Ms. Heidi D. Jordan by e-mail or telephone: hjordan@ateneo.edu / 426-6002 local 6202 not later than May 25, 2007.

Thursday, May 17, 2007

QLA Seminar-Workshop Photo

The Quezon Librarians Association (QLA) sponsored a 2-day live-out seminar-workshop last May 2 & 3, 2007 at University Libraries, Manuel S. Enverga University, Lucena City with the theme “LEARNING AND PROMOTING SERVICES IN LIBRARIES”.

The affair was a well attended activity as shown by the enthusiastic participants' smile. (RAVillamater)

(Note: See also earlier post on this topic here.)

Training Course on Creating a Library Orientation Program for the Web or Offline

There will be a Training Course on Creating a Library Orientation Program for the Web or Offline on May 30-31, 2007 at the Rizal Library, Ateneo De Manila University, Loyola heights, Diliman, Quezon City. This event is sponsored by the Library Committee of CEAP-NCR Tertiary Commission targeting practicing librarians and support staff as participants.

The Course aims to equip the participants with knowledge and skills in using Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) specifically the simple minded Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) in creating Web pages. It is hoped that knowledge of HTML will enable the participants to create Web pages using more complex XMLs.

Registration fee is P1,000.00 inclusive of meals, handouts, CD-ROM/DVD and certificate. The training course is also open to non-CEAP members. Registration starts at 8:00a.m.

Please confirm your participation with Emelita del Rosario at Tel. no 580-5400, email address: edelrosario@mc.edu.ph and cell no. 09185715369; and Rosette Nuera at Tel. no. 735-6021 loc 210, email address: rosette611@yahoo.com.

(Note: Taken from PAARL yahoogroups, email sent by Rosette Nuera dated May 16, 2007)

IRRI Seminar on Open Access

There will be a seminar on Open Access today, May 17, 2007, 3:00pm at Havener Auditorium, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Los Baños, Laguna.

For the speaker and presentation coverage, refer to the slides.

(*Note: Invite taken from plai_strlc@yahoogroups.com, email from Mila M. Ramos dated 17 May 2007).

UPDATE 2 as of 25 May 2007

With the permission of the author, and Ms Kathie Lopez of IRRI as the organizer of this activity, below is the complete ppt presentation of Ms. Fides D. Lawton for the benefit of those who were not able to attend. In addition, see also Ms Mila M. Ramos post regarding this OA activities/initiatives at IRRI.

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Open Access Information Literacy (IL) Journals

The inaugural issue of two electronic formats only and open access journal dedicated to information literacy (IL) have been published one after the other.

The first journal, the Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) ISSN 1750-5968 " is an international, peer-reviewed journal that investigates any topic related to the practical, technological or philosophical aspect of information literacy (IL)". The editorial board also seeks IL to "extend its theoretical interpretation and practice use beyond the educational arena and across national frontiers".

The other one, Communications in Information Literacy (CIL) ISSN 1933-5954 "is an independent, professional, refereed electronic journal dedicated to advancing knowledge, theory and research in the area of information literacy. The journal is committed to the principles of information literacy as set forth by the Association of College and Research Libraries".

The table of contents of JIL inaugural issue is accessible only in pdf while CIL is accessible both in html and pdf. An added feature of the CIL inaugural issue is an audio file (mp3) of the interview aside from its edited transcript in html or pdf.

Check out the sites and add a link or bookmark in your OPAC. It is a worthy addition to your serial holding titles. (RBManlangit)

JIL vol. 1 no. 1 (2007) Table of Contents

Sheila Webber

Refereed Articles

An evaluation of an information literacy training initiative at the University of Dar es Salaam
Evans Wema, Mark Hepworth

Using online collaborative learning to enhance information literacy delivery in a Level 1 module: an evaluation Geoff Walton, Jamie Barker, Mark Hepworth, Derek Stephens

Articles from practice
Show them how to do it: using Macromedia Captivate to deliver remote demonstrations
Sally Patalong, Olivia Llewellyn

Transform your training: practical approaches to interactive Information Literacy teaching
Rosie Jones, Karen Peters, Emily Shields

Online information literacy learning for nurses: exploration of an RCN learning area
Caroline Lynch, Angela Perrett

The Information Literacy Resource Bank: re-purposing the wheel
Cathie Jackson, Rebecca Mogg

Embedding Information skills into the Year nine PSHE/ Citizenship curriculum at Malvern Girls' College: integrating learning styles with pupil research
Rebecca Jones

Book reviews
Alison Pope, Martin Wolf, Hannah Hough

CIL vol. 1 no. 1 (2007) Table of Contents

Having Something to Say
Christopher V. Hollister

An Interview with Patricia Senn Breivik
Stewart Brower, Christopher V. Hollister

Information Literacy at Augustana: A Programmatic Approach
Nancy E. Goebel, Paul J. Neff

Developing students’ information and research skills via Blackboard
Jacqui Weetman DaCosta, Becky Jone

Targeting “Academic Champions”: A Short-Term Solution for Integrated Information Literacy?
Claire McGuinness