References

View our group members, our chosen topics, our references, and our feature image sources below.

Group Members and Topics

Book, Hand, Reading, Read, Sunset, Garden

Image Credit: Pixabay

Monica Ponzini – Born Again: The New Life of Digitized Collections (Digitization Projects)

Laura Herman – Early Literacy in Public Libraries (Early Literacy)

John Class – Job Seeking in the Public Library (Job Seeking in Public Libraries)

Abby D’Addario – A Right Click Away from Literacy (Minecraft and Literacy); Set-up of Blog/Theme

Jodi Coalter – Growing Literacy with Seed Libraries (Seed Libraries); Exploring Literacy/A Bright Future Ahead (Introduction/Conclusion)

Maria Gardella – The Fight for Social Equality (Social Services in Libraries); Exploring Literacy/A Bright Future Ahead (Introduction/Conclusion)

 

References

Introduction: Jodi Coalter and Maria Gardella

Krolak, L. (2006). The role of libraries in the creation of literate environments. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Retrieved from http://www.ifla.org/files/assets/literacy-and-reading/publications/role-of-libraries-in-creation-of-literate-environments.pdf

NCLE Staff. (2012, April 27). Reflections about the Meaning of Literacy [Web log post]. Retrieved from http://www.literacyinlearningexchange.org/defining-literacy

 

Digitization Projects: Monica Ponzini

Enis, M. (2015). Wisdom of the crowd. Library Journal, 140(11), 38-n/a. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.proxy.lib.wayne.edu/docview/1687379414?accountid=14925

Pun, R. (2015). Conceptualizing the integration of digital humanities in instructional services. Library Hi Tech, 33(1), 134-142. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.proxy.lib.wayne.edu/docview/1661305569?accountid=14925

Schwartz, M. (2012). Dicing data at NYPL labs. Library Journal, 137(14), 22-n/a. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.proxy.lib.wayne.edu/docview/1197603530?accountid=14925

Shaw, J. (2016, March 22). With a twist: Old works get a new life at the NYPL. Public Libraries Online. Retrieved from http://publiclibrariesonline.org/2016/03/with-a-twist-old-works-get-a-new-life-at-the-nypl/

 

Early Literacy: Laura Herman

American Library Association. (2016). Early Literacy. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/united/products_services/booksforbabies/earlyliteracy

Book Spring. (2015). Library Statistics. Retrieved from https://www.bookspring.org/literacy-statistics/

Make Way for Books. (2016). Early Literacy. Retrieved from http:/makewayforbooks.org/early-literacy

Neary, L. (2014, December 30). Talk, Sing, Read, Write, Play: how libraries reach kids before they can read. NPR, Book News and Features. Retrieved from http://www.npr.org/2014/12/30/373783189/talk-sing-read-write-play-how-libraries-reach-kids-before-they-can-read

 

Job Seeking: John Class

Baumann, M. (2009, November). Public libraries step into job-search niche. Information Today, 26(10), 1+. Retrieved from http://go.galegroup.com.proxy.lib.wayne.edu/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CA211794460&sid=summon&v=2.1&u=lom_waynesu&it=r&p=ITOF&sw=w&asid=8be3a3b0562128a7e4aa247cc506788b

American Library Association. (2016). Job-seeking resources, U.S. public libraries 2012. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/research/plftas/2011_2012/jobsmap

Roy, L., Bolfing, T., & Brzozowski, B. (2010). Computer classes for job seekers: LIS students team with public librarians to extend public services [Electronic version]. Public Library Quarterly, 29(3), 193-209. doi:10.1080/01616846.2010.502028

 

Minecraft and Literacy: Abby D’Addario

Bebbington, S. and Vellino, A. (2015). Can playing Minecraft improve teenagers’ information literacy? Journal of Information Literacy, 9(2). 6-26. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/9.2.2029

Levin, J. (2016). The Minecraft teacher. Retrieved from http://minecraftteacher.tumblr.com/

 

Seed Libraries: Jodi Coalter

Hemingway, C., Dahl, W., Haufler, C., Stuessy, C. (2011, March). Building botanical literacy. Science, 331, 1535-1536.

Senechal, M. (2015). Give peas a chance!: Spreading food literacy one book at a time. Children and Libraries, 10-12.

Shand, H. (1997). Human nature: Agricultural biodiversity and farm based food security. Rural Advancement Foundation International for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Retrieved from http://www.etcgroup.org/sites/www.etcgroup.org/files/publication/538/01/other_human.pdf

Uno, G. E. (2009, October). Botanical literacy: What and how should students learn about plants? American Journal of Botany, 96(10), 1753-1759.

 Weak, E. (2014, July/August). Simple steps to starting a seed library, Public Libraries, 53(4), 4-26.

 

Social Services in Libraries: Maria Gardella

Fox, S. (2015, January 28). From nurses to social workers, see how public libraries are serving the homeless. PBS Newshour. Retrieved from http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/see-libraries-across-country-serving-homeless/

Goldberg, E. (2016, March 31). Library offers homeless people mental health services, and it’s working. The Huffington Post. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/a-library-is-often-the-safest-place-for-homeless-people-thats-why-this-one-hired-a-social-worker_us_56fbf43ee4b083f5c6063b0d

Hines, S. (2015, July 10). Connecting individuals with social services: The library’s role. Paper presented at the International Federation of Library Association’s 2015 World Library and Information Congress, Cape Town, South Africa.

Hoffman, F. (2015, April 24). California’s homeless find a quiet place. National Geographic: Proof. Retrieved from http://proof.nationalgeographic.com/2015/04/24/ public-library-portraits-californias-homeless-connect-in-a-quiet-place/

Luo, L, Estreicher, D., Lee, P., Thomas, C., and Thomas, G. (2012, June 20). Social works in the library: An innovative approach to address library patrons’ social service needs. Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, 1, 73-82.

Mies, G. (2015, May 14). The community connector: Referring social services at the library. TechSoup for Libraries. Retrieved from http://www.techsoupforlibraries.org/blog/the-community-connector-referring-social-services-at-the-library

Offices of the American Library Association. (2016). Extending our reach: Reducing homelessness through library engagement. American Library Association. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/offices/ extending-our -reach-reducing-homelessness-through-library-engagement-6

 

Conclusion: Jodi Coalter and Maria  Gardella

Hoffman, J., Bertot, J., and Davis, D. (2012, June). Libraries connect communities: Public library funding & technology access study 2011-2012. American Libraries. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/research/plftas/2011_2012

 

Feature Images

Introduction: Jodi Coalter and Maria Gardella

  • Generated with Wordle at http://www.wordle.net/

Digitization Projects: Monica Ponzini

  • Mercator, G. (1637). Orbis terrae compendiosa descriptio: quam ex magna universali Gerardi Mercatoris Domino Richardo Gartho, geographie ac ceterarum bonarum artium amatori ac fautori summo, in veteris amicitie ac familiaritatis memoriam Rumoldus Mercator fieri curabat A0. M.D. LXXXVII. [map]. Retrieved from The New York Public Library Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division website: http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-0b65-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Early Literacy: Laura Herman

  • Storytime Logo from http://www.smithfieldcity.org/img/library/ storytime_logo.jpg

Job Seeking: John Class

  • Photograph from Pixabay at https://pixabay.com/en/keyboard-button-key-entering-input-417090/

Minecraft and Literacy: Abby D’Addario

  • Photograph from Pixabay at https://pixabay.com/en/digital-nature-photo-montage-1223913/

Seed Libraries: Jodi Coalter

  • Photograph from the Manitou Springs Seed Library at http://www.manitouseedlibrary.org /page/2/

Social Services in Libraries: Maria Gardella

  • Photograph from Pexels at https://www.pexels.com/photo/person-woman-sitting-old-2128/

Conclusion: Jodi Coalter and Maria  Gardella

  • Photograph from Pexels at https://www.pexels.com/photo/library-university-books-students-12064/

 

Books, Reading Relaxation, Irex, Iliad, E Book

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