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Vol. 13 Cover Dec 2007

Vol. 13 Cover

Judaica Librarianship

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Creating A National Bibliographic Past: The Institute For Hebrew Bibliography, Roger S. Kohn Dec 2007

Creating A National Bibliographic Past: The Institute For Hebrew Bibliography, Roger S. Kohn

Judaica Librarianship

The mission of the Institute for Hebrew Bibliography (IHB), located at the Jewish and National University Library (JNUL) in Jerusalem from the early 1960s to the present, is to describe all of the books printed in Hebrew characters since the invention of printing to 1960. The ambitious scope of the project was set only after discussions between historians and catalogers. The IHB created two card catalogs, one for bibliographic descriptions, and a second for biographies of Hebrew authors. The release, in 1994, of The Bibliography of the Hebrew Book CD-ROM, followed in 2002 by an Internet-accessible database (updated in 2004 ...


Iakerson, Shimon. Catalogue Of Hebrew Incunabula From The Collection Of The Library Of The Jewish Theological Seminary Of America. New York And Jerusalem: The Jewish Theological Seminary Of America, 2004–2005., Barry D. Walfish Dec 2007

Iakerson, Shimon. Catalogue Of Hebrew Incunabula From The Collection Of The Library Of The Jewish Theological Seminary Of America. New York And Jerusalem: The Jewish Theological Seminary Of America, 2004–2005., Barry D. Walfish

Judaica Librarianship

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Vol. 13 Front Matter Dec 2007

Vol. 13 Front Matter

Judaica Librarianship

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Vol. 13 Editor's Note, Zachary M. Baker Dec 2007

Vol. 13 Editor's Note, Zachary M. Baker

Judaica Librarianship

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Johann Heinrich Hottinger And The Systematic Organization Of Jewish Literature, Seth Jerchower, Heidi G. Lerner Dec 2007

Johann Heinrich Hottinger And The Systematic Organization Of Jewish Literature, Seth Jerchower, Heidi G. Lerner

Judaica Librarianship

The authors explore the influence of the Swiss theologian, Orientalist, and Christian Hebraist, Johann Heinrich Hottinger, who preceded Shabbetai Bass in developing and implementing a classified Hebraica-Judaica bibliography. His ideas and theories have heretofore not been closely examined by Judaica bibliographers or researchers of Jewish intellectual history. Hottinger’s innovation was his degree of abstraction: that of analyzing a collection according to its contents. A study of his theories and classification systems can stimulate and encourage a renewed look at early practices and offer insights that can be relevant to current research. Unless otherwise noted, translations from the original Latin ...


Goldman, Yosef. Hebrew Printing In America, 1735–1926: A History And Annotated Bibliography. Research And Editing By Ari Kinsberg. Brooklyn, Ny, 2006., Arthur Kiron Dec 2007

Goldman, Yosef. Hebrew Printing In America, 1735–1926: A History And Annotated Bibliography. Research And Editing By Ari Kinsberg. Brooklyn, Ny, 2006., Arthur Kiron

Judaica Librarianship

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Vol. 13 Back Matter Dec 2007

Vol. 13 Back Matter

Judaica Librarianship

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Vol. 13 Table Of Contents Dec 2007

Vol. 13 Table Of Contents

Judaica Librarianship

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Brisman, Shimeon. A History And Guide To Judaic Dictionaries And Concordances. Hoboken, Nj: Ktav, 2000., Roger S. Kohn Dec 2007

Brisman, Shimeon. A History And Guide To Judaic Dictionaries And Concordances. Hoboken, Nj: Ktav, 2000., Roger S. Kohn

Judaica Librarianship

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Popcorn N' Picture Books: Promoting Children's Books In Academic Libraries, Laurie Charnigo, Carley Suther Oct 2007

Popcorn N' Picture Books: Promoting Children's Books In Academic Libraries, Laurie Charnigo, Carley Suther

The Southeastern Librarian

The educational value of children’s literature is supported by a numerous body of research. Helping children to read, write, develop fluency, critical thinking skills and multicultural awareness are just a few of the essential benefits children’s books provide. During the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, children’s book publishing has risen from a small publishing venture to big business. About 2,000 books were published for children in 1960. By the nineties, this number increased to 5,000 and has continued to rise. The “voluminous body of high-quality literature” published yearly makes selection by librarians difficult. As Bernice Cullinan ...


The Impact Of Daily Writing On Kindergarten Students' Phonemic Awareness., C. A. Snell Jan 2007

The Impact Of Daily Writing On Kindergarten Students' Phonemic Awareness., C. A. Snell

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

The purpose of this quantitative study was to determine whether or not a significant relationship exists among daily writing and student growth in phonemic awareness. The study also considered the impact of writing on the phonemic awareness development of students at different literacy levels. Although studies exist on the importance of phonemic awareness development in reading acquisition, a deficit exists examining the correlation among daily writing and the phonemic awareness development of students representing different literacy levels. Forty students in an experimental group engaged in daily writing opportunities, while 37 students in the control group engaged in less frequent writing ...


Motivation For Leisure Reading : A Model Camp Adventure Curriculum, Nicole Beth Geopfert Jan 2007

Motivation For Leisure Reading : A Model Camp Adventure Curriculum, Nicole Beth Geopfert

Graduate Research Papers

Much research has consistently revealed that the percentage of young children choosing to engage in leisure reading is declining. Instead, potential young readers are consumed many other forms of leisure activity such as video games, Internet, computer games, movies, and more. To become lifelong learners, children ought to be motivated to read. The questions explored in this paper are: what are the obstacles to developing avid independent readers and how can we help young children become engaged, recreational readers? This paper presents a review of the literature on reading motivation, reading attitude, and the gender gap in reading.

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