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  • Adventist Resource
    Lifeline - A Handbook for Small School Success Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This valuable North American Division small school teacher/principal manual includes checklists, ideas, options, important things to do and remember, problem-solving strategies, teaching strategies, and professional development information. The handbook can...

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    Adventist Elementary School Libraries: A Model Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This JAE article presents a library model, ANGEL, for elementary schools. Libraries are not perceived as a high priority area, resulting in students not gaining access to enrichment or remedial information and not learning how to use a library. Southern Adventist...

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    Adventist Library Information Cooperative - ALICE Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Adventist Library Information Cooperative (ALICE) is a consortium of Adventist institutional libraries operating under the umbrella of the Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians (ASDAL). A volunteer organization, managed by a council consisting...

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    ALICE - A Wonderland for Librarians Tertiary
    Most academic institutions have found it necessary to participate in several library consortia to deal with the increasing strain on the library budget. The Adventist Virtual Library (AVL) is an example of regional Seventh-day Adventist library consortia,...

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    ANGEL and the Well-Stocked Library Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Adventist Network of General Educational Libraries (ANGEL) was developed to improve the quality of church school libraries in the Southern Union Conference. The services it offers include selection and purchase of books appropriate to student age level,...

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    ANGEL and the Well-stocked Library Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Quality education requires wellstocked and well-balanced libraries. Seventh-day Adventist schools also need materials that support our distinctive denominational ethic. Selecting and buying library books, and then preparing them for use are specialized...

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    Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians - ASDAL Tertiary-Lifelong
    This website includes information about association laws, committees, the ALICE consortium, an ASDAL member list, and Adventist resource links of interest to Adventist librarians.

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    Automating the K-12 Library Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A school librarian tells of her experience in automating a school library. A list of the features that are common to the majority of library management systems software and another list of school library automation systems, with company name and contact information,...

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    Basal Readers and Trade Books Kindergarten-Grade 4
    This article gives a detailed overview of how to combine the Life Reading Series basal readers with trade books, using a unit from the readers with a book, or several books, which have the same theme. The ultimate goal is that students will see reading as...

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    Benefits, Challenges and Strategies of OA and Repository Implementation in Seventh-day Adventist University Libraries: An International Perspective Tertiary
    Open Access and institutional repositories are rapidly making their way into the scientific communications pipe line. Many universities are implementing their own intellectual production repositories using open access strategy and technology as a means for...

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    Cataloging and Classification Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article explains the processes of cataloging and classification of library materials. A library catalog is an organized set of bibliographic records. Cataloging has two phases: descriptive and subject cataloging. The two most commonly used methods for...

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    Christian Periodical Index - CPI 0-2 years-Lifelong
    "Published by the Association of Christian Librarians, CPI provides access to English language articles and reviews from an evangelical perspective."

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    Collaborative Ideas for a School Library Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Students’ educational development will be enhanced when principals, teachers, and librarians collaborate in learning, teaching, and implementing critical-thinking skills. Collaboration by every member of the school staff is necessary in this information...

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    Comparative Analysis of Students' Information Seeking Behaviour in Adventist Universities - A Survey of Babcock and Solusi Universities Tertiary
    This study examined the information seeking behaviour of undergraduate students in two Seventh-day Adventist institutions. The population was made up of 4,741 students from three faculties registered during the first semester of 2009/2010 academic session....

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    Cost-Effective Collection Development in the Digital Age - Considerations for Academic Libraries Grade 9-Tertiary
    "Are print or electronic books the most economical option for academic libraries? Given the different qualities associated with print and electronic books and the varied processes involved in making them available to readers, college and university librarian...

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    Creating a Good Library Web Site Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article focuses on the experience of Southern Adventist University (SAU) Library's experience in web site design and provides a step-by-step guide to the process followed. A well-designed web site is one of the best ways for a library to communicate to...

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    Digital Commons at Andrews University Grade 9-Tertiary
    Find research and creative scholarship, selected and deposited by the individual university departments and centers on the Andrews University campus. Types of content include faculty research, student scholarship, conferences, journals, books, research data,...

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    Disaster Control in Libraries: A Lesson from the Los Angeles Central Library Fire Tertiary-Lifelong
    An examination of the April 29, 1986, Los Angeles Central Library fire. Recovery methods are described. Elements of disaster control are prevention, preparedness, and response. These should be included in a written disaster plan, formulated by a committee...

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    Do Your Students Have a Time Deficit? A Survey of Boarding Academies Grade 9-Grade 12
    Eugene Rau shares a recent study on time scheduling in Adventist boarding academies. Approximately 55 administrators and 2000 students in grades 10-12 were surveyed in the areas of homework, leisure time, sleep, health, and religious experiences. Possible...

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    Growing a University Library in Africa Tertiary
    This paper presents the story of the establishment of the Judith Thomas Library, Adventist University of Africa.

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    Helping Students to Learn: Eight Methodological Factors that Can Make a Difference Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Humberto Rasi addresses basic methodlogical factors that can help students learn: clarity, variety, enthusiasm, purpose, assessment, atmosphere, involvement, and questions. Each factor is discussed within the framework of using effective methods to help students...

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    Ideas for Organizing a Small Library Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation is excellent if you need to get your small library organized and/or automated. You will find some great ideas on how to do this quickly and easily even if you don’t know how to catalog like a librarian.

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    Intellectual freedom - Challenges and responsibilities of Seventh-day Adventist academic libraries Tertiary
    A survey was conducted among Library Directors in Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) colleges and universities around the world to learn how SDA librarians view and define intellectual freedom, whether SDA libraries are having censorship challenges to library materials,...

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    JAE Editorial: The 21st-Century Library - A Critical Component of Our Educational Mission Kindergarten-Tertiary
    In this special issue on Adventist school libraries, Malcolm Russell discusses the transformation of libraries in the 21st-century and the importance of libraries to the accomplishment of the educational mission. Articles in this issue include:

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    JAE Editorial: The Heart of the Institution Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What does it mean for the library to be the heart of an institution? This JAE special issue on school libraries attempts to help educators and administrators gain new insights about the value of a vibrant library. Articles in this issue include:

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: SDA Library Resources Expanding; Monitoring the Internet; Home Study International Offers Free Stamps; Who Earns College...

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Bread Making Kit for Schools; Home Schooling Increasing; Health Affects Student Achievement; Reassessment of Corporal Punishment;...

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    Literary Clubs - Promoting Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing Skills Tertiary
    A brief history and current practices of the Oakwood University Literary Guild provides a case study for the importance of literary guilds in a Seventh-day Adventist institution of higher education. One benefit is that by focusing on student-centered goals...

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    Managing Resource Sharing in Selected Seventh-day Adventist Tertiary Institutions in Sub-saharan Africa - Problems and Prospects Tertiary-Lifelong
    Universities in Sub-Saharan Africa are challenged to transform learning so as to produce graduates who have both knowledge and competencies in the new millennium. This study examines the practice, problems and prospects of resource-sharing in selected Seventh-day...

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    McKee Library - Thriving After a Mid-life Crisis Tertiary
    What do libraries do when their facilities or services encounter a midlife crisis? Is there life after 40 for libraries that were built long before the Internet, social networking applications, eBook readers, and other high-tech devices? How can library facilities...

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    Partnering for Success With Information Literacy Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Educators and students need to be information literate to effectively navigate today's information overload. How can classroom teachers and librarians equip students with these skills? The school librarian can help the teacher incorporate technology and multiple resources into the curriculum; teach course-related information skills; and promote a climate of cooperation.

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    Pulling Together to Build a Good Collection Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article suggests ways the librarian can facilitate collaboration in collection development. Librarians must take the initiative in planning and working with teachers. The librarian must draw up a Collection Development Plan that includes the mission,...

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    Revitalizing the Academy Library Grade 9-Grade 12
    This JAE article points to the rapidly changing ways we receive information, and states that the academy library must adapt to the new technology. There are four characteristics of the contemporary library: 1) Clear materials selection policy; 2) Good recent...

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    School Board Manual - NAD Southwestern Union K-10 Kindergarten-Grade 10
    This Southwestern Union School Board Manual K-10 contains major policies, plans, and procedures recommended for the administration of conference schools. This manual is designed to effect a caring, involved application of principles that will lead to more...

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    Seventh-day Adventist Periodical Index Grade 1-Lifelong
    The Seventh-day Adventist Periodical Index provides indexing to approximately 40 Seventh-day Adventist journals and magazines. The index is produced at the James White Library, Andrews University under the auspices of the Association of Seventh-day Adventist...

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    Small Schools and Libraries - A Combination for Success Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Libraries provide early positive experiences with reading and consistently support student learning. Through partnerships with public libraries, use of qualified volunteers, and library training for classroom teachers, even small schools can offer students...

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    Teaching Information Literacy Using Freely Available Digital Collections Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Information literacy is a vital part of 21st-century education and should be embedded at all educational levels. There are a number of freely available digital libraries and child-friendly search engines that can be used to teach information literacy. This...

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    The 21st-Century Library - Where Resource-Based Learning Happens Kindergarten-Tertiary
    In addition to providing excellent collections, librarians increasingly play an instructional role, guiding students to appropriate resources and teaching them how to evaluate those sources to deal with today’s complex milieu of Internet and library...

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    The Alf Model - A Case Study of the Role of Librarians as Mentors in Digital Literacy Tertiary
    As illustrated by this case study, “libraries can be a valuable resource for students and staff at all levels of education, but especially at higher education institutions, and can be an important link in the educational metamorphosis of students.”

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    The Impact of Computer Literacy and Library Anxiety on Students' Library Experience Tertiary
    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.

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    The Library of Faith Tertiary
    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...

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    The Library of Faith - An Exploration of the Role of the Library in a Seventh-day Adventist College Tertiary-Lifelong
    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.

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    The Library: A Window of Opportunity Kindergarten-Lifelong
    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.

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    The Online Library: A Professor's Personal Experience Tertiary-Lifelong
    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).

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    What Do I Do With All These Books?! Tips for Organizing a Small School Library Kindergarten-Grade 8
    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, many Seventh-day...