Professional Collection

The Maine State Library is now purchasing many new books related to library professional development and they are available for borrowing. Receive them through the van delivery or mail. Each district office may have a few titles for browsing.

Recent New Professional Books
Author Title Publisher Copyright
Anderson-Newman, Susan

Cooking up a Storytime: Mix-and-Match Menus for Easy Programming

ALA Editions 2014
Antonelli, Monika and Mark McCullough

Greening Libraries

Library Juice Press 2012
Bawden, David and Lyn Robinson

Introduction to Information Science

Neal-Schuman 2013
Brown, Amy

Let's Start the Music: Programming for Primary Grades

ALA Editions 2014
Cart, Michael

Cart's Top 200 Adult Books for Young Adults: Two Decades in Review

ALA Editions 2013
Chan, Lois Mai and Edward T. O'Neill

FAST: Faceted Application of Subject Terminology Principles and Application

Libraries Unlimited 2010
Crane, Beverley E.

How to Teach: A Practical Guide for Librarians

Rowman & Littlefield 2014
Crawford, Walt

Successful Social Networking in Public Libraries

ALA Editions 2014
Dando, Priscille

Say it with Data: A consise Guide to Making Your Case and Getting Results

ALA Editions 2014
Del Negro, Janice M.

Folktales Aloud: Practical Advice for Playful Storytelling

ALA Editions 2014
Eberhart, George M. (ed.)

The Whole Library Handbook 5: Current Data, Professional Advice, and Curiosa About Libraries and Library Services

ALA Editions 2013
El-Sherbini, Magda

RDA: Resource Description & Access: Strategies for Implementation

ALA Editions 2013
Erlandson, Rene J. & Rachel A. Erb

Technology for Small and One-Person Libraries: An LITA Guide

ALA TechSource
Farmer, Lesley S. J.

Library Services for Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders

ALA Editions 2013
Farney, Tabatha & Nina McHale

Web Analytics Strategies for Information Professionals: a LITA Guide

ALA TechSource 2013
Gasaway, Laura N.

Copyright Questions and Answers for Information Professionals: From the Columns of Against the Grain

Purdue University Press 2013
Ghoting, Saroj Nadkarni and Pamela Martin-Diaz

Storytimes for Everyone! Developing Young Children's Language and Literacy

ALA Editions 2013
Gilton, Donna L.

Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries: Principles, Programs, and People

The Scarecrow Press 2012
Goldman, Jeremy

Going Social: Excite Customers, Generate Buzz, and Energize Your Brand with the Power of Social Media

American Management Association 2013
Gruenberg, Michael L.

Buying and Selling Information: A Guide for Information Professionals and Salespeople to Build Mutual Success

Information Today, Inc. 2014
Hakala-Ausperk, Catherine

Build a Great Team: One Year to Success

ALA Editions 2013
Healey, Paul D.

Legal Reference for Librarians: How and Where to Find the Answers

ALA Editions 2014
Hernon, Peter and Joseph R. Matthews

Reflecting on the Future of Academic and Public Libraries

ALA Editions 2013
Hernon, Peter, Robert E. Dugan and Joseph R. Matthews

Getting Started With Evaluation

ALA Editions 2014
Johnson, Peggy

Developing and Managing Electronic Collections: The Essentials

ALA Editions 2013
Jones, Cherri and J. B. Petty

Multiethnic Books for the Middle-School Curriculum

ALA Editions 2013
Jones, Ed

RDA: Resource Description & Access and Serials Cataloging

ALA Editions 2013
Kennedy, Marie R. and Cheryl LaGuardia

Marketing Your Library's Electronic Resources: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians

Neal-Schuman 2013
Kincy, Chamya Pompey with Sara Shatford Layne

Making the move to RDA: A Self-Study Primer for Catalogers

Rowman & Littlefield 2014
Klipper, Barbara

Programming for Children and Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder

ALA Editions 2014
Lanning, Scott

Concise Guide to Information Literacy

Libraries Unlimited 2012
Lear, Brett W.

Adult Programs in the Library (2nd ed.)

ALA Editions 2013
Leeder, Kim and Eric Frierson (eds.)

Planning Our Future Libraries: Blueprints for 2025

ALA Editions 2014
Levitov, Deborah D. ed.

Activism and the School Librarian: Tools for Advocacy and Survival

Libraries Unlimited 2012
Matthews, Stephen A. and Kimberly D. Matthews

Crash Course in Strategic Planning

Libraries Unlimited 2013
Maxwell, Robert L.

Maxwell's Handbook for RDA: Resource Description & Access: Explaining and Illustrating RDA: Resource Description and Access Using MARC21

ALA Editions 2013
Moran, Barbara B., Robert D. Stueart and Claudia J. Morner

Library and Information Center Managment (8th ed.)

Libraries Unlimited 2013
Moreillou, Judi

Coteaching Reading Comprehension Strategies in Elementary School Libraries: Maximizing Your Impact

American Library Association 2013
Murphy, Sarah Anne (ed.)

The Quality Infrastructure: Measuring, Analyzing, and Improving Library Services

ALA Editions 2014
Naidoo, Jamie Campbell and Sarah Park Dahlen

Diversity in Youth Literature: Opening Doors through Reading

ALA Editions 2013
Nims, Julia K, Paula Storm and Robert Stevens

Implementing an Inclusive Staffing Model for Today's Reference Services: A Practical Guide for Librarians

Rowman & Littlefield 2014
Peters, Thomas A. and Lori Bell, eds.

The Handheld Library: Mobile Technology and the Librarian

Libraries Unlimited 2013
Phillips, Andrea

A Creator's Guide to Transmedia Storytelling: How to Captivate and Engage Audiences Across Multiple Platforms

McGraw Hill 2012
Poe, Elizabeth A.

From Children's Literature to Readers Theatre

ALA Editions 2013
Reale, Michelle

Mentoring & Managing Students in the Academic Library

ALA Editions 2013
Reid, Rob

silly books to read aloud

Huron Street Press 2013
Roginski, Dawn R.

A Year in the Story Room: Ready-to-Use Programs for Children

ALA Editions 2014
Schull, Diantha Dow

50+ Library Services: Innovation in Action

ALA Editions 2013
Shaia, Lisa M.

After-school Clubs for Kids: Thematic Programming to Encourage Reading

ALA Editions 2014
Smallwood, Carol (ed.)

Bringing the Arts into the Library

ALA Editions 2014
Smallwood, Carol and Kim Becnel, eds.

Library Services for Multicultural Patrons: Strategies to Encourage Library Use

The Scarecrow Press
Starkey, Monique Delatte

Practical Programming: The Best of YA-YAAC

Young Adult Library Services Association 2013
Stickell, Lois and Bridgette Sanders, eds.

Making the Most of Your Library Career

ALA Editions 2014
Stielow, Frederick

Reinventing the Library for Online Education

ALA Editions 2014
Sullivan, Michael

Fundamentals of Children's Services, 2nd ed.

American Library Association 2013
Teitel, Martin

The Ultimate Insider's Guide to Winning Foundation Grants: A Foundation CEO Reveals the Secrets You Need to Know

Emerson and Church Publishers 2012
van Dam, Carla

The Socially Skilled Child Molester: Differentiating the Guilty from the Falsely Accused

Routledge 2013
Vardell, Sylvia M.

Poetry Aloud Here 2: Sharing Poetry with Children

ALA Editions 2014
Velasquez, Diane L.

Library management 101: A Practical Guide

ALA Editions 2013
Walsh, Andrew

Using Mobile Technology to Deliver Library Services: A Handbook

The Scarecrow Press, Inc. 2013
Webber, Desiree, Dee Ann Corn, Elaine Harrod, Sandy Shropshire, Shereen Rasor, and Donna Norvell

Travel the Globe: Story Times, Activities, and Crafts for Children (2nd Ed.)

Libraries Unlimited 2013
Weisburg, Hilda K.

School Librarians' Career Planner

ALA Editions 2013
Woolls, Blanche & David V. Loertscher

The Whole School Library Handbook

ala Editions 2013