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International students and academic libraries : a survey of issues and annotated bibliography

Author: Diane E Peters
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2010.
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The growing emphasis on globalization in the context of higher education has resulted in changes in academic curricula, increasing numbers of global partnerships, and in more concentrated efforts to recruit international students at North American universities. This book focuses on the impact of these efforts on academic libraries. The introductory essay addresses issues faced by both international students and by  Read more...
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Bibliography
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Peters, Diane E.
International students and academic libraries.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009048167
(OCoLC)468232917
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diane E Peters
ISBN: 9780810874305 081087430X 9780810874299 0810874296
OCLC Number: 667274366
Description: 1 online resource (iii, 213 p.)
Contents: A survey of issues --
Annotated bibliography --
Basic library orientation --
Bibliographic instruction/information literacy --
Bibliographies --
Collection development --
Computers and the internet --
Distance education --
General works --
Globalization/internationalization and academic libraries --
Guides for international students --
Interlibrary loan --
Language/communication --
Library administration --
Marketing/outreach --
Reference services --
Staff development and training --
Staff exchanges and international visits --
Web resources --
Work with international faculty.
Responsibility: Diane E. Peters.

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The growing emphasis on globalization in the context of higher education has resulted in changes in academic curricula, increasing numbers of global partnerships, and in more concentrated efforts to recruit international students at North American universities. This book focuses on the impact of these efforts on academic libraries. The introductory essay addresses issues faced by both international students and by librarians who work with them. The student-related issues include general culture shock, communication and language concerns, learning styles, differences between libraries in North.

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