Library Informer (Vol. 4 no. 5)

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Library Informer (Vol. 4 no. 5)
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Library Informer
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Libraries & Instructional Media Services Department
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Libraries & Instructional Media Services Department
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Libraries -- Newsletters   ( lcsh )

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Library Informer (Vol. 4 no. 5) - Student success firmly linked to educational library funding

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COLLEGEOFTHE BAHAMAS NASSAU, BAHAMAS-EST. 1974A MONTHLY NEWSLETTERVolumeIVNo.5April1991STUDENTSUCCESS FIRMLY LINKEDTOEDUCATIONALLIBRARYFUNDINCOfallexpendituresthatinfluenceaschool's effectiveness includingthoseforfacilities,teachers,guidanceservices,andothers.Thelevelofexpendituresforlibraryandmediaserviceshasthehighestcorrelationwithstudentachievement.ThatistheconclusionreachedbySchoolMatch,a WuuLurville, Ohio,firmthathelpsindividualsandcorporationsevaluateschoolsusingadatabaseofcurrentand comparative financialinformationonall15,892publicschoolsystemsintheUnitedStates,14,856private schools, Americanschoolsthroughouttheworld.SchoolMatchwasinundatedwithcallsfromlibrarians, ofthemmakingcasesforbudgets,"afterthefirm's president andCEO,WilliamL.Bainbridge,wasinterviewedon NaLjonaJ PublicRadio's"MorningEdition"inJuly.Ontheprogram,Bainbridgeunhesitatinglysingledoutlibraryandmedia services astheareaofexpendituresthatrelatesmostsignificantlytostudentachievement.SchoolMatchalsosaysthatstudentperformanceonNationalScholarshipExamsisstronglycorrelatedwithlibraryandmediaspendinglevels.Sixtypercentoftheschoolsystemsintheupperquintilescoresonexaminationperformancewerealsointhetopthirdonexpendituresforlibrary and mediacenters.--AmericanLibrariesSept.1987.AREYOURAWAREApril14to20..ChildrensLibrary Week "Agreatlibrarycontainstheofthehumanrace.ThegreatconsultingroomofawisemanGOODLIBRARY."--D.Dawsondiaryisa

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CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS/SEMINARSApril18--20...April22--25.. Apr"ilL."2 t0 :2 5. MayJ. -3.May6--9. May 13---15. May13--17..1991NationalConferenceonTechnologyandReading/LearningDifficultiesattheNewYorkPentaHotel,NewYorkCity.ContactDianeFrostorGeraldBlockCoordinators, Ed. ComputerConferences,Dept.N1070CrowsNestWay,Richmond,Calif.94803,1-415-222-1249. .NationalComputerGraphicsAsso.12thAnnualConferenceatMcCormickPlaceNorth,Chicago,Ill.TheIntergovernmentalRegionalCommitteefortheMajorProjectinthe Fieid ofEducationinLatinAmericaandtheCaribbeanwillholdits4thsessioninQuito,Ecuador.Discussionsonlinkagesofeducationanddevelopmentstrategies,gUidelinesandprioritiesforco-operation.22ndAnnualPittsburghConferenceonModelingandSimulationsponsoredbytheSchoolofEngineering,UniversityofPittsburgh."MicroprocessorsinEducation."NebraskaInteractiveMediaSymposium,"ANewDecadeof.Technology",inLincoln,Nebraska.Willshowcasea variety ofnationalandinternationalinteractivemediaapplications.IntroductiontoInteractiveVideoWorkshopatBloomsburgUniversity,Bloomsburg,Penn.VideoExpoLosAngeles,expositionandseminarprogramforvideoprofessionals.

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May16--18. May 2.1to 2.5 .j'-HW 1 b LIJ11],June26to29.... July 13--15.Ll URARY APRILBIRTHDAYSApri116April23 SUCCESS OFALLINTHEBASICSCHOOL:aninternationalSymposiumon"Significan toEnsuretheSuccessofAllintheBasicSchool."TobeheldinSintra,Portugal.AdvancedInteractiveVideo Workshop ContactDr.HaroldBailey,InstituteforInteractiveTechnologies,1210McCormickCenter,BloomsburgUniver sity, Bloomsburg,Penn.COMARConference,CoastalSystemsResearchandSustainableDevelopment inter-regionalScientificCOMARconference,willbeheldatUNESCO's Pdr."i.SHeadqu
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Jllly31-Aug.2THEMEDIAWAGON-TrainingCourseforIGCSEandDITInserviceTrainingforTeachersisprimarilydesigned to guideteachersinthesettingandassessingoftheirstudents'coursework.TrainingsessionswillbeconductedatRobinson College, GrangeRoad,CambridgeCB39ANPhone:+44223311431HearYetHearYetTeachersofEnglishGraamar,Essaiest,Or.alLanguageCommunicators,SecretarialBusinessEducators,wehavewhatyou'vebeenwaitingfor.Listenup,gettuned in)read mylips,turnupyourhearingaids,theteachingaidyouhavelongedfor,foryears;ishere.Righthereinthe Mcdiu Department.WRITEON,yesIsaid,"WRITE ON"!Don'tjuststandtheresaying,sowhat!Listentome,man.I'vegutsumegoodnewsforyou.I'llexplainandIhopeyourreadyforthis.WRITE ON,isaseriesofsixty(60)five(5)minute onVHS viop.o format,thatdemonstratetheessentialmethodsofcorrectandclearusageoftheEnglish LanguRee incommunicatingwithothers.Eachfiveminuteprogramdealswithasingleconceptfromvigorousverbs, nouns,figuresofspeech,sentencestructure,paragraphdevelopment,adjectives,adverbsandonandon. isdemonstratedinadramatic,humorousstylethat will literallycaptivateandmotivate YOllr tonewheightsintheirliteraryendeavors.Solayasideyourchalkanderaser.Givemediaanopportunityto hp.lpyou outofthosetoughspotsandbrightenupyourday.Afterall,youmayjustcomeoutofyourclasssession we'lriag.a halo; t.ry it. 1"001) l'ORTHOUGUTDuringChildrensLibraryWeek "Let uspitythosepoorrichmen wholivebarrenlyingreat l)()okless houses!Letuscongratulatethepoorthat,inourday,booksaresocheapthata manmayeveryyearadda hunOl-p,n V"olumes tohislibraryforthepriceofwhathistobaccoandbeerwouldcosthim.Amongtheearliest jlllllJiIlua::; tobeexcitedinclerks,workmen,journeymen,and,indeed,amongallthatarestrugglingupfromnothingto SOIlIl-:t"lline,isthnt. ofowning,andconstantlyaddingtoalibraryofgoodbooks.Alittlelibrary,growinglarger evp.ryyenr, isahonorablepartofayoungman'shistory.Itisaman'sdutytohavebooks.Alibraryisnotaluxury,butoneofthenecessariesoflife."--H.W.Beecher.