When George and the man with the yellow hat stop to shop at a chocolate factory store, George becomes curious about how chocolates are made. Though he begins to follow the factory tour, George is soon off on his own to investigate...Curious George stars in his own movie! Featuring the vocal talents of Will Ferrell and Drew Barrymore, the full-length animated adventure hits UK cinemas on 26 May 2006. To visit the official film website, click here.
The book looked at the important role of library to Nigerian education with chapter one focusing on library as important tools to successful accreditation exercise in Nigerians Polytechnics. The second chapter is on usage of libraries by students in private secondary schools in Ogun state western part of the nation. Chapter three highlights resources and library as used by the visual challenged learners in Nigeria.
The user is an important component in any information system. To create information awareness and to promote the use of information, it is necessary to know the needs of the users. Assessment of user needs has been developed by the present age of information explosions. According to Ranganathan’s fifth law of library science, library is a growing organism. As the growth of library is based on the satisfaction of the users, the views of the users are necessary to develop the library facilities and services. Surveying the user needs is helpful to find out the requirements of the users. The extent of usage of the existing library resources and the ways and means to increase the utilization are studied.
“He was a good little monkey and always very curious.” This is how H. A. Rey and his wife, Margret, first introduced their now beloved troublemaker-hero to young readers in 1941. In this hefty 192-page hardcover treasury, Curious George fans will find eight stories based on the popular primate, painted in Rey’s original watercolor and charcoal style: Curious George Takes a Train (2002), Curious George Visits a Toy Store (2002), Curious George and the Dump Truck (1999), Curious George and the Birthday Surprise (2003), Curious George Goes Camping (1999), Curious George Goes to a Costume Party (2001), Curious George Visits the Library (2003), and Curious George in the Big City (2001). A wonderful collection for your own mischievous monkey.
This book takes a look at public library services research that serves the poor, homeless, unemployed, and other underrepresented customers in a period of global budgetary constraints. Also, this work makes an attempt to determine perceptions, in an objective manner, if library professionals in relation to the needs and desires of the underrepresented customers mentioned above. There are several selected public libraries as well as public service programs that are outlined in the section that dolly in on previous research on the subject. To be sure, the states of New York, Michigan, Virginia, and the District of Columbia as well as Leeds, England have be focused a considerable amount of attention on library services geared for these underserved customers, such as early intervention reading and literacy programs for children of diverse backgrounds as well as their parents and caregivers. In addition, there have been public library initiatives to provide vocational services for the underserved such as workshops, institutes, materials, and information about career opportunities and free training. However, the Commonwealth of Virginia lags behind in offering these special programs.
In recent years, marketing has earned magnetism in libraries and information centers throughout the world. Self-support policies, increasing competitiveness in the marketplace, increasing users’ expectations and widening access to information are some of the high-flying causes for this trend. To survive in such an environment, LIS Professionals must identify their users' needs in an effectual manner. The user is at the centre of every library’s activity. Pleasing the customers is the primary concern in the marketing process. Users will only come back for acquiring more services if they are satisfied; if they are not, they will find a different resource. Embedded librarians need to have adequate understanding of prospective users to create superior value for them. Library Marketing is concerned with encouraging users to avail library’s resources and make the maximum usage of libraries to quench their reading thirst. Library Marketing updates users about existing resources and services. Library Marketing is in actuality entirely about users and communication. Librarians may not facilitate their clients without considering political, economic, social and technological trends.
Peppa Pig has lost her first tooth. With the tooth safely under her pillow, Peppa waits for the Tooth Fairy to arrive! Read this delightful story, and use the letter and tooth envelope to wait for the Tooth Fairy yourself. Dr Elephant, the dentist, gives you some handy tips on looking after your teeth, and there is a teeth chart for you to keep a record of when each of your milk teeth falls out. Everyone loves a visit from the Tooth Fairy. It's magic.
We all are aware that the college libraries have to play pivotal role to build the proper habit of the library users on the basis of which they will be self-dependent to utilize the library resources in proper manner for their higher studies and even Research and development work. But, there is a great difference in between the expectation of the library clientele and the current position of the college libraries. The authors have the opportunity to start their professional career from the college library. There is some dissimilarity between the colleges of rural areas and urban areas. Apart from this, the college libraries are suffering from lot of problems, e.g improper infrastructure including modern technologies, insufficient number of staff, lack of proper scope of up-gradation and concrete status of the library professionals, lack of consistent collection policies, etc. Keeping the above noted fact in mind, the present study is an attempt to explore the status of the college library in terms of digital age. The study has also tried to identify the basic problems faced by the college libraries and provided some suggestions on the basis of the problems traced.
This study evaluated of the role of library associations of the English Speaking Caribbean with specific focus on the Library Associations of Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica. Forty – two members from each association made up the sample for this study which consisted of forty members responding to questionnaires and an interview with the President from each association. Content analysis of some of the reports of these library associations was done to gather pertinent data. The research has a qualitative design and so the data was analysed using a descriptive and explanatory approach. The findings indicate that in spite of numerous challenges, the library associations of Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica attempt to fulfil their respective roles and obligations to the profession by providing Continued Professional Development opportunities and promoting the image of the association. The study also reveals that these associations suffer from a lack of financial viability, recognition from government and participation from membership.
Maisy's having a birthday party and there are lots of fun things to do. Lift the flaps, pull the tabs and watch her open her presents, play party games and blow out the candles on her cake. You can even join in singing "Happy Birthday" to Maisy! This title belongs to a series of seven classic pop-up Maisy books: Maisy Goes Swimming, Maisy Goes to the Playground, Maisy Goes to the Farm, Maisy Goes to Bed, Maisy's ABC, Maisy Goes to Playschool and Happy Birthday Maisy.
This research looked at Conservation of Library resources in three selected special libraries in Lagos State. Titled conservation of library resources questionnaire (CLRQ) to guide the study and survey design was used. The result of the study showed that the conservation methods of the libraries were mainly cleaning, dusting of library materials, installation of air conditioners in the libraries and that the libraries have binding units, regular fumigation of the library materials, proper shelving of the books and photocopying machines. The result also showed that the conservation method was less extent which means that enough attention is not given to conservation methods. The study revealed that few resources were employed for conservation of the libraries resources among which are photocopying machine, good housekeeping mainly and that they lack trained conservators and equipments for digitalisation. Based on the findings the study recommended strategies to enhance the conservation of library resources among which are the formulation and implementation of the conservation policy, education of the library users and training of the library staff to enhance their performance.
Explore London with this delightful children's picture book from the multi-award-winning Lucy Cousins. Maisy and her friends are visiting the big city – and there is so much to see! Big Ben, Piccadilly Circus, Buckingham Palace, and even the Globe Theatre… It's very noisy in the city! Honk! Honk! Honk! What an exciting day! A wonderful first introduction to the city for any inquisitive child. It's more fun with Maisy!
Charlie is the lovable basset hound of the Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond, and the star of the #1 New York Times bestselling picture book Charlie the Ranch Dog. Now our favorite bacon-loving dog is back in this new I Can Read story! Mama knows something's wrong with Charlie the Ranch Dog when he's not even hungry for bacon! So they're off to see Dr. Jan. Even though Charlie is nervous about his visit to the doctor, he's not half as scared as Hickory, the puppy he befriends in the waiting room. As the older hound, can Charlie put on a brave face for Hickory? With his usual hilarious antics, Charlie overcomes his fears about the doctor . . . as will the kids who read this book! This Level 1 I Can Read is perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.
Maisy and her friends are off to the cinema to see the latest adventure movie: Hero in the Jungle. Eddie's most favourite movie star (EVER), Troy T. Tiger, is starring and – ooh! – he can barely contain his excitement! In fact, he gets so excited that he SHOUTS at the screen. Shhhhhhh... Don't you know you can't shout in the cinema, Eddie? Seating arrangements, the dark cinema, popcorn spills and a nail-biting hiding-behind-your-hands moment ... this is everything a first cinema trip is about!