Category: Additional Resources

TumbleBook Library

TumbleBook is an ebook service for children.  They allow for consortium purchases and we would like to see if this would be something enough of our libraries would use to make a group purchase useful.  From their webiste: “TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy …

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EBSCO’s Exclusive Deal for Consumer Magazines Provokes Gale Statement, EBSCO Response

This may affect the magazines available to us in our Kan FInd databases since most of ours are from Gale.  Stay tuned for more information. Popular magazines from Time, Inc., Forbes, others, involved Norman Oder — Library Journal, 1/22/2010 News emerges at Midwinter Meeting Gale issues strongly worded “open letter” Concern expressed about loss of …

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Strategic Planning for Results

We now have 2 copies of Sandra Nelson’s Strategic Planning for Results available for loan from the NCKL office.  This is a fully revised version of Planning for Results, which was the first of ALA’s successful “For Results” series. According to the ALA Editions catalog, the author “focuses on the essential steps necessary to draft …

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