The Impact of Computer Literacy and Library Anxiety on Students' Library Experience
Despite growing up with technology, are college freshmen well prepared for library research, or does their computer savvy actually put them at a disadvantage? Do other factors such as library anxiety affect students’ research experience? How can secondary educators better prepare their students for the leap from a small school library to a large college or university library? How can college librarians make new students’ first library experience a positive one? These questions are addressed in this article.
The Library of Faith
Traditionally, Adventist college libraries have received little attention in the discussion on the integration of faith and learning. However, this article argues that librarians are a vital part of the integration process. The library should provide access...
The Library of Faith - An Exploration of the Role of the Library in a Seventh-day Adventist College
The Library: A Window of Opportunity
Clouten explores "the role and particular features which should characterize the library of a four-year Seventh-day Adventist liberal arts college."
This paper was presented at the 7th Institute of Christian Teaching.
How does the school library contribute to the mission of the school and open windows to a world of ideas, culture, dreams, and faith? Annette Melgosa shows how the library supports the philosophy of Adventist education.
The Morgan Library & Museum
Grade 9-Grade 12
The Morgan Library & Museum – formerly the Pierpont Morgan Library – is a museum and research library located in New York City. Its online exhibits include collections of illustrated/illuminated books and manuscripts.
The Online Books Page
Over 9,000 online texts available from this searchable site, maintained by University of Pennsylvania.
The Online Library: A Professor's Personal Experience
According to the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), members of distance-learning communities should have access to the same library services and resources provided for students and faculty on-campus. Ann Greer shares how Southern Adventist University (SAU) was able to secure and provide access to quality electronic library resources with assistance from services such as the Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians (ASDAL) and the Adventist Library Information Cooperative (ALICE).
The Rest of the Story - Why and How to Teach Research Skills
The importance of checking the facts, evaluating truthfulness, learning research skills and critical thinking skills are basic to being an educated Christian. Library instruction helps to develop the strategies of research. Instructors should cooperate with...
The WWW Virtual Library
Although not the largest Web index, "the VL pages are widely recognised as being amongst the highest-quality guides to particular sections of the Web."
TILT-Texas Information Literacy Tutorial
This well-organized 30 minute tutorial is designed for undergrads and is ideal for high schoolers. The interactive tutorial prepares students to explore and research in the online world. Don't miss: Tiltometer, Think Fast, and a glossary for...
TITLEWAVE by Follett Library Resources
TITLEWAVE offers a number of services including a place to create a booklist, descriptions and reviews of every book they sell, AR notation and quizzes, Journal Lists, a
collection building feature, etc. They also send out a catalog called First Choice that...
What Do I Do With All These Books?! Tips for Organizing a Small School Library
The library at your school desperately needs to be organized, and you’ve been assigned to do the job. Here are some ideas to help get you started. Ideally you would have a trained or paid librarian at your school to do this; however,