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Infographics


Infographics

A Practical Guide for Librarians
Practical Guides for Librarians, Band 20

von: Beverley E. Crane

79,99 €

Verlag: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 17.12.2015
ISBN/EAN: 9781442260375
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 206

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Beschreibungen

<span><span>Designed for librarians who work with all age levels from youngsters to seniors at all educational, reading and language backgrounds, who must fulfill responsibilities that run the gamut from instructing patrons on information literacy skills to using electronic tools to marketing the library to locating funding, </span><span>Infographics: A Practical Guide for Librarians</span><span> provides librarians with the following:</span></span>
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<li><span>Section I: Infographics 101 contains definitions, history, importance in today’s society, types and examples, advantages and disadvantages, general uses, uses in libraries, tools for creation and design tips.</span></li>
<li><span>Section II: Practical applications show how to use infographics in academic, public, special and school libraries. Included are visual examples and step-by-step instructions to create two infographics</span></li>
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<span><span>Included in each section are exercises, tables with URLs to more ideas and materials and references. </span></span>
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<span><span>This practical guide will help every type and size of library use infographics as a powerful part in their 21st century game plan. Whether it's marketing the public library, improving students information literacy skills in a school library or showcasing the accomplishments of the academic library, infographics can be a vital part of the library's playbook. The book describes ways to use infographics to:</span></span>
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<li><span>raise funds for a public library</span></li>
<li><span>teach critical thinking and 21st century skills in the school library</span></li>
<li><span>illustrate why libraries matter by relaying value of academic libraries</span></li>
<li><span>market the library</span></li>
<li><span>improve information literacy in academic settings</span></li>
<li><span>advocate for resources and services.</span></li>
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<span><span>Infographics: A Practical Guide for Librarians</span><span> is designed for librarians who work with all age levels from youngsters to seniors at all educational, reading and language backgrounds, who must fulfill responsibilities that run the gamut from instructing patrons on information literacy skills to using electronic tools to marketing the library to locating funding, It includes basics about infographics followed by practical applications important for librarians. Visual examples serve as instructional models and exercises reinforce learning.</span></span>
<span><span>List of Figures</span></span>
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<span><span>List of Tables</span></span>
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<span><span>Preface</span></span>
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<span><span>Acknowledgments</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 1. What Are Infographics?</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 2. Communicating Through Infographics</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 3. Creating an Infographic</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 4. Resources to Create Infographic</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 5. Teaching with Infographics</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 6. Fundraising: An Essential Goal of Any Library</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 7. Library Partnerships: A Win-Win Combination</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 8. Increase Awareness of Underutilized and New Library Services</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 9. Speak Out--Create Your Own Story to Advocate for Your Library</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 10. Bringing It All Together: Creating Your Own Infographic</span></span>
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<span><span>Index</span></span>
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<span><span>About the Author</span></span>
<span><span>Beverley E. Crane</span><span> received a BA in Curriculum and Instruction with a dual major in Spanish and English and an MEd in Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language from Penn State University. She obtained an EdD in Curriculum and Instruction, with emphases in Language Arts and Educational Technology from Oklahoma State University. She has taught English/language arts and ESL at the middle, high school, and college levels.</span></span>

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