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  • Fairmead Library Case Study

    Introduction The main issue in this case study is Differential Treatment. Robert, who worked a second job as a paraprofessional at the Fairmead Library, felt that his new manager, Regina Price, was treating him differently from the other employees. He felt that he was being singled out and subjected to a “guerrilla warfare” because he was a male. This he further supported from his observations that Ms. Price acted very differently when dealing with male patrons (cold and perfunctory) than with…

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  • Personal Narrative: Moving To My Home

    homicide by the public library that I went to faithfully everyday of the week. That 's when I knew that our move was solidified and that it was time to accept the fact that I had no control over the situation at hand. The very next day my mother drove me to the library to drop off the books that I had begun to read but didn’t…

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  • Book Banning In Schools Essay

    world, the most common challenges occur in school libraries. Most of these battles are fought at the school board level, but on occasions, some do make it to the supreme court. In one of the most famous court cases, in 1982, the Supreme Court ruled in the Board of Education, Island Trees Union Free School District v. Pico. The case however has been regarded as one of the most important decisions concerning the First Amendment rights and school libraries. With this, the Supreme Court set…

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  • Participatory Culture

    To aid in the analysis of this paper, I used case studies and scrutinized the concepts provided by different media thinkers and library researchers. They were evaluated according to relevance, timeliness and accuracy. There are a number of possibilities that libraries can build on in Participatory Culture. In particular, it supports the Core Values of the American Library Association (ALA) especially that of providing access regardless of technology or format, upholding intellectual freedom…

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  • Toy Library Case Study

    Toy library allied to learning, reassessment twenty years after the implementation of the method. ABSTRACT: This article tries to evaluate the method introduced by Lou de Olivier in 1997 with repercussion in Brazil, Portugal and England. The referred method consists in the use of toys, games and toys to stimulate the learning of children considered with normal development and, specially, in children who present some especially learning disturbance. This article examines the twenty years of…

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  • Informal Challenges Of A School District

    other students making up the remaining five percent of the student population. The library contains roughly 15,000 volumes including books, magazines, newspapers, DVDs, and audiobooks. The library also features an adjoining computer lab with thirty desktop PCs. The library is centrally located within the school building. 2. Selection Policy…

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  • Ashford Library Case Study

    o Searching for information on Google is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Is that true? Was the library of the 19th century more efficient? Explain. We have access to more references in less time by searching for information on Google versus using an index card system in the 19th century library. A historical example is the traditional card catalog in a library, which essentially did not contain any raw data itself, but instead had a series of cards organized alphabetically so that…

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  • Privacy And Library Database Analysis

    The steps I took with this assignment I first searched Privacy and Security in The Internet through Googles search engine then the Library Database. I read through the title of the articles to see which one came close to the topic. I then followed same steps on the Library database looking for Scholarly articles only. This article referenced how President Obama Administration is increasing our cybersecurity against cyberattacks. The internet holds thorough information about our lives, but the…

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  • Shining Library Book Report

    Shining Library Book Me and classmates were told that we had to do something nice for the school. It wasn’t just our grade, it was the whole middle school who had to something. There were tons of jobs to be done just inside the building. When it was nice out, some of the 8th graders would go out and do the things outside, while the rest of us stayed inside. My job was organizing the bookshelf in the library. Unless it was a short week or you were gone most of it, everyone had to do their job…

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  • Importance Of Utopia In The Renaissance

    Utopia in Renaissance Utopia, our city has a great and noble vision that is “investing in the human resource”. All the citizens ' problems could be solved by solving his psychological problems, so the city will care for every citizen’s needs and fancy. We are now in the year of 2200, Utopia, with 200 years old, is now a city that exceeds all the kind of imaginations. It is located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, north of Egypt, in the west of the delta. Also the River Nile "Rashid…

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