The SBL Handbook of Style: For Ancient Near Eastern, by Patrick H. Alexander, Society of Biblical Literature,

By Patrick H. Alexander, Society of Biblical Literature, Shirley Decker-Lucke

"The SBL guide of Style is an fantastic ebook, a real 'one-stop' reference for authors getting ready manuscripts in bible study and similar fields. It covers an awesome diversity of subject matters, from what each literate pupil should still recognize (but would possibly not) to what basically the main erudite specialist in an imprecise sub-field of the self-discipline will be prone to comprehend. do you want to understand tips on how to cite an online ebook? Whose activity it really is to organize the index and safe permissions? find out how to alphabetize Abraham ibn Ezra (and why)? What the abbreviation AAeg stands for? it is all right here. This quantity may still considerably lessen the occurrence of tears and tantrums that so frequently beset the method of manuscript education. earlier than lengthy biblical students will ask yourself how we ever acquired alongside with no this fundamental reference paintings. each graduate application may still make The SBL instruction manual of Style a required text."
-Carol A. Newsom, Professor of previous testomony, Emory University

" . . . an immense provider for the group of biblical students. This entire yet convenient stylesheet, construction at the base of the SBL guidance, comprises all that the majority authors and editors presently want to know in regards to the technical dimensions of publishing task, from commas and hyphens to abbreviations, from transliterations to varieties of annotation. All that is left to authors is to return up with solid rules. All editors need to do is to benefit what's here."
-Harold W. Attridge, Lillian Claus Professor of recent testomony, Yale Divinity university

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Crimes of Writing: Problems in the Containment of by Susan Stewart

By Susan Stewart

From the origins of recent copyright in early eighteenth-century tradition to the efforts to symbolize nature and loss of life in postmodern fiction, this pioneering publication explores a sequence of difficulties concerning the containment of illustration. Stewart specializes in particular circumstances of "crimes of writing"--the forgeries of George Psalmanazar, the construction of "fakelore," the "ballad scandals" of the eighteenth and 19th centuries, the imposture of Thomas Chatterton, and modern laws concerning graffiti and pornography. during this approach, she emphasizes the problems which come up as soon as language is noticeable as an issue of estate and authorship is considered as an issue of originality. eventually, Stewart demonstrates that crimes of writing are delineated via the legislations simply because they in particular undermine the prestige of the legislation itself: the crimes remove darkness from the irreducible indisputable fact that legislations is written and hence topic to temporality and interpretation.

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The Responsive Museum: Working With Audiences in the by Caroline Lang, John Reeve

By Caroline Lang, John Reeve

What's the dating this present day among museums, galleries and studying? "The Responsive Museum" interrogates the pondering, guidelines and practices that underpin the academic position of the museum. It unravels the complicated courting of museums with their publics, and discusses state-of-the-art demanding situations and the debates that experience resulted. The hugely adventure group of writers, together with museum educators and administrators, percentage their assorted reviews and perspectives, and overview contemporary examine and examples of top perform. They examine the consequences of viewers improvement and broadening public entry, quite relating to detailed teams, minority groups and disabled humans, and for person self-development and diverse studying kinds; they discover problems with public responsibility and investment; speak about the benefits of alternative review instruments and methodologies for measuring viewers influence and wishes; and examine the function of architects, designers and artists in shaping the customer adventure. The latter a part of this ebook stories useful administration and staffing matters, and coaching and talents wishes for the longer term. This ebook is for college students, museum employees, particularly these concerned about schooling and interpretation, and senior administration and policy-makers. it is a much-needed overview of the connection among museums and galleries and their clients. It additionally bargains a wealth of knowledge and services to lead destiny procedure and perform.

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Simply Shakespeare: Readers Theatre for Young People by Jennifer L. Kroll

By Jennifer L. Kroll

This selection of scripts comprises readers theatre scripts according to Shakespeare's comedies, tragedies, and romances. every one script incorporates a precis, presentation feedback, and a personality list.You shouldn't have to seem from now on to discover the easiest of the Bard! From misalliances and misadventures to romance and comedy, scholars can discover the fantastic global of Shakespeare via Readers Theatre. This exact selection of thirteen scripts from Weekly Reader's learn journal beneficial properties age-appropriate play variations from a few of Shakespeare's maximum and best-known works. Magnificently conserving the flavour of Shakespeare's writings, the language has been modernized in order that younger readers can simply seize and delight in the characters and the plot. every one script is observed through a precis, presentation feedback, and a personality list.The scripts can be utilized independently (for stand-alone performances) or as precursors to school room devices on Shakespeare (e.g., together with analyzing or viewing considered one of Shakespeare's performs in its unique version). performs include:?· As you're keen on It?· Hamlet?· Julius Caesar?· King Lear?· Macbeth?· A Midsummer Night's Dream?· The service provider of Venice?· a lot Ado approximately Nothing?· Othello^L^DBL Romeo and Juliet?· The Taming of the Shrew?· The Tempest?· 12th NightGrades 6-12

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Information literacy and information skills instruction : by Nancy Pickering Thomas

By Nancy Pickering Thomas

"This e-book presents a complete assessment of the present study in terms of the educating of library and knowledge literacy talents as a part of potent institution library media middle programming"--

Reference traditions : from "personal suggestions" to tutorial intervention --
The university library suggestion : from dream to truth --
The info seek strategy : Kuhlthau's legacy --
Alternative frameworks for approach guideline --
Evolving contexts for instructing and studying --
Diagnosing informational and tutorial wishes --
Building details competence : designing guide for cutting-edge rookies --
Creating powerful inquiry-based academic projects --
Evaluating library providers and courses --
Attending to the social and emotional wishes of cutting-edge inexperienced persons.

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Information Tomorrow; Reflections on Technology and the by Rachel Singer Gordon

By Rachel Singer Gordon

In info day after today, Rachel Singer Gordon brings jointly 20 of state-of-the-art most sensible thinkers at the intersections among libraries and expertise. They tackle a number of ways that new applied sciences are impacting library providers and proportion their principles for utilizing expertise to fulfill buyers the place they're. as well as a preface via the editor, the book's foreword by means of Stephen Abram and sixteen chapters characteristic insights and evaluations from those library leaders, bloggers, and futurists: * Lori Bell * Steven J. Bell * John Blyberg * Robert Bocher * Daniel Chudnov * Jill Emery * Meredith G. Farkas * Megan okay. Fox * Beth Gallaway * Joseph Janes * David Lee King * Jenny Levine * Tom Peters * Dorothea Salo * John D. Shank * Michael Stephens * Rhonda B. Trueman * Jessamyn West * Alane Wilson info the following day bargains an interesting, provocative, and wide-ranging dialogue for structures librarians, library IT employees, library managers and directors, and a person operating with or drawn to expertise in libraries.

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Tell the World: Storytelling Across Language Barriers by Margaret Read MacDonald

By Margaret Read MacDonald

Working without or with a local speaker, a storyteller can contact the minds and hearts of all listeners―even people with very little English language talents. right here a gaggle of specialist storytellers percentage various information and strategies that support bridge the language hole; in addition to pattern tales that librarians, academics, storytellers can simply comprise into their repertoires. 4 easy thoughts for bilingual telling are explored: summarizing, line-by-line translation, tandem telling, and inserted words. furthermore, members speak about such subject matters because the translator's position, utilizing tale in language guideline, proposing tellers of alternative languages, touring and giving workshops out of the country, and more.

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Voices of the American Revolution: Stories of Men, Women, by Kendall Haven

By Kendall Haven

Riveting money owed of actual humans inform the tale of the yank Revolution from assorted characters and viewpoints-from males, ladies, young ones, Patriots, Tories, pacifists, African-American slaves, local americans, Hessian mercenaries, and extra. All significant political, social, financial, and army viewpoints are represented. Political debates, army battles and maneuvering, the struggles of civilians, the position of youngsters, and the fates of Tories and Continental infantrymen on the finish of the conflict are only a few of the issues lined. With every one tale, Haven encompasses a number of studying extensions-objective questions, study tasks, hands-on studying actions, and open-ended issues to examine for dialogue and debate. A bibliography of assets for extra examine completes the paintings. full of info, this enticing assortment is a superb complement to American background devices, a very good source for read-alouds and scholar stories.

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Evaluating Demand-Driven Acquisitions by Laura Costello

By Laura Costello

Evaluating Demand-Driven Acquisitions examines fresh examine in demand-driven acquisitions that allows you to increase an evaluate framework particular to demand-driven courses. The chapters during this quantity specialize in the standards and techniques which are used to guage the result of demand-driven courses in learn. Case reports and pilot courses from every kind of libraries-including interlibrary personal loan to buy courses, catalog built-in ideas, and evidence-based assortment development-help light up the present top practices and benchmarks for demand-driven evaluation.

This ebook is helping librarians and practitioners review their present demand-driven courses and make changes which may lessen expenses or extend present suggestions. it's also appropriate for librarians with new or rising demand-driven courses to take advantage of as a framework for constructing ongoing evaluation courses or comparing pilot programs.

  • Provides a accomplished and up to date evaluate of call for pushed acquisitions examine
  • Separates study findings by way of evaluate standards for ease of use
  • Serves as a reference for various libraries, together with educational, public, and company libraries
  • Synthesizes the most up-tp-date study in this more and more well known library strategy

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