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Improving library services in support of international students and English as a second language learners

Author: Leila June Rod-Welch
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Association of College and Research Libraries, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Improving Library Services in Support of International Students and English as a Second Language (ESL) Learners provides librarians with a comprehensive guide to effective practices for serving international students, contributing to their retention and success, increasing campus diversity, and helping the students better enjoy their collegiate experience in the United States.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leila June Rod-Welch
ISBN: 9780838946251 0838946259
OCLC Number: 1121075442
Description: xvi, 322 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Section 1. Who are our international students? --
Chapter 1. International students in the United States and opportunities they bring to US academic libraries / Michael C. English and Patricia J. West --
Chapter 2. Developing library services for international students / Maaike Oldemans --
Section 2. The role of the librarian --
Chapter 3. Cultural sensitivity tips for serving patrons with limited English proficiency / Leila June Rod-Welch and Michael Williams --
Chapter 4. Talking about the "culture bump": using student voices to increase cultural sensitivity of library and university staff / Olga Hart and Carol Olausen --
Section 3. Importance of library resources --
Chapter 5. Lacking resources: building an ESL collection from scratch / Leila June Rod-Welch --
Section 4. Unit lesson plans --
Chapter 6. Introducing international students to the academic library: a flexible, research-based lesson plan / Ilka Datig --
Chapter 7. Teaching English language learners to vet their sources in the post-truth paradigm / Megan Hodge --
Chapter 8. Scaffolding academic literacy: the Maps and Imagery Library and the English Language Institute join forces / Maya Shastri, Lynne Clark, and Carol McAuliffe --
Section 5. Instruction planning --
Chapter 9. Collaborative pedagogy for international MBA student success / Henri Mondschein --
Chapter 10. Integrated information literacy instruction for international student pathway programs / Nancy Fawley --
Section 6. Collaborating with campus partners --
Chapter 11. Scaffolding library research skills for international students: a library-EAP collaboration / Ann K. G. Brown and Megan M. Siczek --
Chapter 12. Collaborating for international and ESL student success / Helen Ly Christian, Sarah Nielsen, and Aline Soules --
Chapter 13. Librarians and IEP instructors unite for information literacy! / Rachael Muszkiewicz and Jennifer Shelton--
Section 7. Outreach initiatives to international students --
Chapter 14. Library orientation and outreach to international students and scholars / Innocent Awasom --
Chapter 15. Welcome to your library: how an orientation can set up international students for academic success / Roberto A. Arteaga, Mark Robison, Rachael Muszkiewicz, and Nora Belzowski --
Chapter 16. Bienvenida, and welcome: acclimating international students to the university library / Karin Heffernan and Joshua Becker --
Chapter 17. Outreach to international students: a campus-wide assessment of international students' information needs at USC / Shahla Bahavar, Karen Howell, and Christal Young --
Section 8. Special outreach events --
Chapter 18. Let's travel the world together via the library / Leila June Rod-Welch --
Chapter 19. The diversity and global engagement exposition: creating a student-centered outreach initiative at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro University Libraries / Jenay Solomon and Orolando Duffus --
Chapter 20. Libraries as cultural crossroads: events promoting global diversity / Pamela Bach, Olga Hart, and Don Jason --
Chapter 21. i week at the university library: creating an opportunity to connect with international students / Anamika Megwalu, Adriana Poo, Christa Bailey, Linda Crotty, and Diana Wu --
Section 9. Conclusion-future trends --
Chapter 22. Times of uncertainty: what will the future hold for international university students in the US and Canada and the libraries that serve them? / Laurie Bridges, Raymond Pun, and Manbeena Sekhon.
Responsibility: edited by Leila June Rod-Welch.

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Improving Library Services in Support of International Students and English as a Second Language (ESL) Learners provides librarians with a comprehensive guide to effective practices for serving international students, contributing to their retention and success, increasing campus diversity, and helping the students better enjoy their collegiate experience in the United States.

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