Table of contents for Thinking outside the book : essays for innovative librarians / edited by Carol Smallwood ; foreword by Joy M. Greiner.

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Table of Contents
Foreword by Joy M. Greiner	 1
Preface	 3
Part 1: The Flexible Librarian
The Amplified Library: Grabbing Users by the Ears 
 Erika Bennett and Jaina Lewis	 5
An Embarrassment of Riches at an Academic Library: Let Patience, Alertness, a Positive Attitude, and a Little Luck Work for You
 Anne Marie Candido	 9
Collaborating on Library Publications
 Gwen Gregory and Mary Beth Chambers	 12
Customers in the Driver's Seat
 Ruth A. Barefoot	 16
Librarian as Author: Yet Another Thing They Didn't Teach Us in Library School!
 Kathy Barco	 19
When Is a Librarian Not a Librarian? When She Is a Student, Professor, Fellow, Mentor...
 Cathy Carpenter	 22
Part 2: Displays
Think Outside the Cases: Strategies for Developing Online Exhibits
 Merinda Kaye Hensley	 25
The Traveling Museum Exhibition: A Resource for Learning
 Margaret Lincoln	 00
When the Olympics Came to Town: The Rewards and Challenges of Creating a Large-Scale Exhibition
 Connie Lamb and Russ Taylor	 00
Part 3: Preserving Local Culture
Libraries and Literary Clubs: The Perfect Match
 Lisa A. Forrest	 000
The Life Stories Project: Collecting Oral and Written Histories
 Diana Brawley Sussman	 000
Local Hero
 Stephen Fesenmaier	 000
Teaching and Outreach Using Archives and Special Collections
 Sharon Carlson	 000
Part 4: The Internet
How to Start Your Own Blog
 Nicole C. Engard	 000
Me Publish? I Don't Have a Clue: How to Get Published Online
 Melissa Aho, Erika Bennett and Susan Wakefield	 000
Outreach and Information: Blogs in the Academic Library
 Diane L. Schrecker	 000
Setting up a Quickie Wiki
 Nicole C. Engard	 000
Webmaster 101: Building a Personal Web Site
 Jennifer Johnston	 000
Part 5: Vision Impaired
Seeing Through Others' Eyes Grant Project
 Bob Blanchard	 000
Technology for Visually Impaired Patrons
 Bob Blanchard	 000
Part 6: Hosting Library Events
The Art of the Picture Book Conference: Partnership Beyond Library Walls
 Diane L. Schrecker	 000
Breathing Life into Your Library: Hosting the Perfect Author Event
 Jennifer Johnston	 000
Weekly Coffeehouse
 Lee Johnson	 000
World Building: A Comic Collaboration for Academics and Sixth Graders
 Diane Colson and Travis Fristoe	 000
Part 7: The Curriculum
CONNECTing for Collaboration: How Six College Libraries Worked Together to Identify Common Information Literacy Outcomes
 Pamela Hayes-Bohanan and Marcia B. Dinneen	 000
Librarians and Educators in Partnerships: Instigating the Teachable Moment for Information Literacy in Core Education Courses
 Anita Rao Mysore and Elizabeth Chadbourn McKee	 000
Teaching and Librarianship: A Winning Combination
 Darby Orcutt	 000
What Is a Curriculum Developer Doing in Special Collections?
 Anita Rao Mysore	 000
Part 8: Grants
Grant Writing
 Loriene Roy and Sara Albert	 000
Grant Writing and How One Grant Turns into Two
 Victoria Lynn Packard	 000
Part 9: Presentations
Ace the Presentation, Win the Job
 Robert P. Holley	 000
Presentations: Tools and Tips
 Ann Marlow Riedling	 000
Part 10: Working with Youth
Booktalking: Wicked Cool Advertising for Your Library
 Jill S. Carpenter and Christen A. Caton	 000
Attracting High School Students
 Alexandra Tyle	 000
Innovative Programs for Teens
 Ivy Miller	 000
Looking through the Eyes of a Child
 Pam Nutt	 000
Multimedia Story Time
 Robin Bartoletti	 000
Read, Write and Rap: Connecting Teens and Tweens to Poetry through Hip-Hop Lyrics
 Tamela N. Chambers	 000
Splish-Splash Story Time
 Sian Brannon	 000
Part 11: Public Relations
El d¿a del los ni¿os/El d¿a de los libros Goes to College
 Mardi Mahaffy, Susan Metcalf and Irene Shown	 000
The Librarian as Marketing Director for a Small Press Publisher
 Paula M. Storm	 000
Why Publishing Is Good Both for You and the Profession
 Judith A. Siess	 000
Part 12: Library Instruction
Beyond the Blue Carpet: Simulating Reference Desk Activities in an Academic Library
 John H. Heinrichs and Nancy Czech	 000
College Information Literacy Assignments: How to Move Your Lessons Out of the Box
 Sandra E. Riggs	 000
Part 13: Reviewing
Professional Service and Rewards of Book Reviewing
 Kathy Piehl	 000
Tips for Reviewing Educational Media
 Lori Widzinski	 000
Part 14: Going Digital
Accessibility Beyond Our Walls: Using Web 2.0 and Podcasting to Teach Off Campus
 Stephanie A. Thomas	 000
Librarians as Indexers: Taking the Arkansas Publications Index from State Periodical Index in Card Files to Online Database
 Elizabeth Chadbourn McKee and Mary A. Walker	 000
Reading Programs with 21st-Century Know-How
 McKinley Sielaff	 000
The Story of an Athenaeum Spider
 Carolyn Davis	 000
Using Technology to Reach Teens
 Alexandra Tyle	 000
Part 15: Working with the Community
Community Partnerships
 Elizabeth M. Timmins	 000
Finding Funding in Your Own Backyard
 Pam Nutt	 000
Modern Mobilization: Creating a New Library Community
 Melissa Aho and Erika Bennett	 000
School and Public Librarians Unite! A Case Study Showcasing Collaborative Programming between Parkrose High School and Multnomah County Library
 Stephanie A. Thomas, Ruth B. Allen, Sarah Nelsen and Sara Ryan	 000
Part 16: The Writing World
Authors R Us
 Rick Walter, Eileen O'Connell and Kathy Barco	 000
Being Your Own Publisher
 Judith A. Siess	 000
Crafting a Cover Letter
 Kathryn Yelinek	 000
Newspaper Column: A Conversation Among Book Lovers
 Gabriel Morley	 000
The Poetry Sweepstakes: Beating the Odds of Getting Published
 Lisa A. Forrest	 000
Publishing an Article in a Scholarly Journal
 Perry Bratcher	 000
Showcase Your Writing with a Professional Portfolio
 Gabriel Morley	 000
Part 17: Management
Basic Staffing Study
 Sian Brannon	 000
Building the Dream Teen Space
 Jill S. Carpenter	 000
Connecting with Customers
 Ruth A. Barefoot	 000
I Play Two Roles at My Library
 Elizabeth M. Timmins	 000
Teens as Library Employees
 Thayla Wright	 000
Time Management Skills in Writing
 Loriene Roy and Sara Albert	 000
Part 18: Distance Education
New Distance Education Librarian: Tips and Tools from the Trenches
 Melissa Aho and Sommer Berg-Nebel	 000
World Geography and WebCT
 Victoria Lynn Packard	 000
Part 19: Librarians Helping Abroad
The Mobile Librarian
 Carolyn Davis	 000
A School Library Media Specialist in Australia
 Melissa Allen	 000
Teaching Prospective Librarians as a Fulbright Scholar
 Ann Marlow Riedling	 000
Part 20: Continuing To Learn
The Digital Doctorate in Library/Information Science
 Margaret Lincoln	 000
Learning to Review, Reviewing to Learn
 Darby Orcutt	 000
National Board Certification as a Professional Development Opportunity
 Melissa Allen	 000
Sandynista
 Stephen Fesenmaier	 000
Still Eager to Learn: Outreach for Seniors
 Rhonda Harris Taylor and Nancy Larson Bluemel	 000
Training Cyberlibrarians: The New Skill Requirements
 John H. Heinrichs and Nancy Czech	 000
About the Contributors	 000
Index	 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Library science.
Library science -- Technological innovations.
Librarians -- Effect of technological innovations on.
Libraries and community.
Public services (Libraries).