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Creating Cyber Libraries
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Introduction Cyber Library Guidelines Cyber Library Policies Constructing Web Libraries Using Portals Acquiring Fee-Based Cyber Libraries Establishing Remote Access to Subscription Resources Creating Cyber Library Instructional Services Managing and Evaluating Cyber Libraries Promoting Cyber Libraries Bibliography Links Citation List Index

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The only book that tells you how to create a cyber library from start to finish.

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KATHLEEN W. CRAVER is Head Librarian at the National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C.

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"School libraries are no exception to the trend toward creating virtual, digital, or cyber libraries. This comprehensive, well-organized guide outlines in 10 sections how to create, provide content and policies for, and maintain a cyber collection. Craver is head librarian at the National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C, and author of several books on electronic literacy and Internet sources. Sample chapters include 'Using Portals, ' 'Creating Cyber Reading Rooms' and 'Promoting Cyber Libraries.' Most chapters contain a list of recommended Internet sites, and all conclude with a list of references. A solid bibliogrphy, 12 pages of links, and a thorough index complete this unique reference for school media specialists."-Libraries Unlimited "This title is a one-stop-shopping bonanza of wonderful, useful ideas on how to create a cyber library that will meet the information needs of our patrons."-School Library Journal "This comprehensive, well-organized guide outlines in 10 sections how to create, provide content and policies for, and maintain a cyber collection....A solid bibliography, 12 pages of links, and a thorough index complete this unique reference for school media specialists."-Booklist/Professional Reading "Starred Review Kathleen Craver provides a blueprint for library media specialists to create their own cyber library--one that will reflect their school, curriculum, and community....There are many great tips for the novice who is beginning to develope a site for their own community or those that have been involved with their own site for some time. Because of these valuable tips and the book's coverage, library media specialists will want it always at their fingertips and computer. Highly Recommended."-Library Media Connection "Craver has crafted a rich guide for the exciting, rapidly developing work of starting cyber libraries in schools....This is tremendously helpful to those who do not have the luxury of time to research these areas....Craver has a special gift for weaving the traditional elements of library work with students--such as creating pathfinders and encouraging reading--with the technical pieces of a cyber library so readers learn to think about how to migrate them to an electronic format for potentially greater efficiency."-Teacher Librarian ?This title is a one-stop-shopping bonanza of wonderful, useful ideas on how to create a cyber library that will meet the information needs of our patrons.?-School Library Journal ?This comprehensive, well-organized guide outlines in 10 sections how to create, provide content and policies for, and maintain a cyber collection....A solid bibliography, 12 pages of links, and a thorough index complete this unique reference for school media specialists.?-Booklist/Professional Reading ?Starred Review Kathleen Craver provides a blueprint for library media specialists to create their own cyber library--one that will reflect their school, curriculum, and community....There are many great tips for the novice who is beginning to develope a site for their own community or those that have been involved with their own site for some time. Because of these valuable tips and the book's coverage, library media specialists will want it always at their fingertips and computer. Highly Recommended.?-Library Media Connection ?Craver has crafted a rich guide for the exciting, rapidly developing work of starting cyber libraries in schools....This is tremendously helpful to those who do not have the luxury of time to research these areas....Craver has a special gift for weaving the traditional elements of library work with students--such as creating pathfinders and encouraging reading--with the technical pieces of a cyber library so readers learn to think about how to migrate them to an electronic format for potentially greater efficiency.?-Teacher Librarian ?School libraries are no exception to the trend toward creating virtual, digital, or cyber libraries. This comprehensive, well-organized guide outlines in 10 sections how to create, provide content and policies for, and maintain a cyber collection. Craver is head librarian at the National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C, and author of several books on electronic literacy and Internet sources. Sample chapters include 'Using Portals, ' 'Creating Cyber Reading Rooms' and 'Promoting Cyber Libraries.' Most chapters contain a list of recommended Internet sites, and all conclude with a list of references. A solid bibliogrphy, 12 pages of links, and a thorough index complete this unique reference for school media specialists.?-Libraries Unlimited

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