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ALA Video

Overview
Works: 98 works in 145 publications in 1 language and 3,751 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Short films  Documentary films  Instructional films  Case studies  Video catalogs  Handbooks and manuals  Educational films  Made-for-TV movies  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: Z711, 023.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by ALA Video
Controlling the confrontation : Arch Lustberg on effective communication techniques by Arch Lustberg( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lustberg conducts role-playing sessions for librarians to illustrate effective techniques for communicating in confrontational situations
Be prepared : security and your library( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes steps for starting a library security program whether using library personnel or professional security services, and offers suggestions for dealing with certain situations. Covers the topics of setting policies, approaching patrons, personal safety, management support, law enforcement cooperation, isolated libraries, inventory control, and internal theft
Choosing the best in children's video( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American Library Association offers expert guidance on how to sort through the thousands of children's videos on the market to find what's best for kids
Customer service : more than a smile( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses promoting good customer service among all levels of library staff, including staff behind the scenes. This package can serve as an orientation for new staff or can enhance the skills of current staff
Library & archival disaster : preparedness & recovery by Richard F Young( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stresses the importance of having a carefully organized plan to deal with such occurences as loosing portions of one's collections due to disasters
Barry's scrapbook : a window into art( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barry guides some children in how to look at art ; learn and sing about it ; and create art works with recyclables
People first : serving & employing people with disabilities( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Mark Sakaley talks about the different kinds of disabilities and how they can influence the service a library provides to patrons with these disabilities. Discusses physical and psychological barriers and how libraries can eliminate them. Stresses the training of staff to be sensitive to these issues
Does this completely answer your question? by Kathy Coster( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to emphasize the importance of the reference interview and to review the necessary skills for an effective interview. The four basic stages of the interview - setting the tone, getting the facts, giving the information, and providing follow-up - are described and demonstrated. The basics of telephone interviews are also covered
Searching the Web( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to search techniques on the Web. Includes practical approaches to using the Web, how to perform Boolean searches, how to evaluate the usefulness of search engines, and how to evaluate Web resource materials
A Library survival guide, managing the problem situation( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details problem situations in the library and how to respond to them
Picture books : elements of illustration and story by Betsy Gould Hearne( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betsy Hearne discusses factors to be considered in evaluating picture books for children. She compares illustrations in two editions of The Easter bunny that overslept using the criteria of line, color, texture, composition, shape, and perspective and analyzes the book Like Jake and me focusing on such factors as plot, characterization, setting, style, theme, and point of view
Read aloud now( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches adults how to choose books to read aloud to children, including what type of books are appropriate for various age groups, as well as tips on how to read aloud to children to make it a pleasurable experience both for the child and the adult
Find it all at the library! : an introduction to the library for children( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the materials and services available in a typical library. The Dewey Decimal system is discussed and the camera goes behind-the-scenes to see how a library works
The Difficult reference question by Kathy Coster( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives concrete suggestions for strengthening the inter-personal skills that librarians need in order to effectively deal with many different types of patrons and questions
Sharing books with young children( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betsy Hearne talks about creating and developing the love of books in pre-school children and reading aloud during story hour at the University of Chicago Laboratory School. Hearne evaluates book illustration and narrative, describes storytelling and reading aloud skills and discusses the levels of children's involvement with and comprehension of books. She also reads from a variety of children's books
The Librarian's video primer : establishing and maintaining your video collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the basics of starting up and maintaining a public library video collection. Tells the importance of having library board approval and support, and discusses selection tools, selection and circulation policies, acquisition sources, performance rights, and physical processing and handling of videos
And access for all : ADA and your library by Ed Bishop( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video training package is meant to be used in the way which is most beneficial for workshop presenters to libraries: as a tape alone for introducing the ADA, as a discussion starter to heighten staff awareness, or as a full workshop with many resources, including speakers, handouts, and other materials
Taming the paper tiger : paper management tips for librarians( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paper management consultant Barbara Hemphill shows librarians how to manage paperwork
Total quality management in libraries( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the six components of total quality management can help all the library's departments to work together to satisfy the customers
Leading kids to books by Caroline Feller Bauer( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caroline Feller Bauer shares her magic formulas which lead kids to books. Learn simple attention getting techniques, conquer magic tricks, get your audience quiet again, use puppets effectively, visualize stories
 
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Alternative Names
American Library Association. Publishing Services. ALA Video

Languages
English (46)