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Farmer, Lesley S. J.

Overview
Works: 57 works in 205 publications in 2 languages and 13,927 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: Z675.S3, 028.7071
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lesley S. J Farmer
Teen girls and technology : what's the problem, what's the solution? by Lesley S. J Farmer( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a framework that teachers, librarians, youth workers, and parents can use to empower girls to succeed in today's technology-rich world
Using qualitative methods in action research : how librarians can get to the why of data( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructional design for librarians and information professionals by Lesley S. J Farmer( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This guide melds instructional theories and best practices with an emphasis on how technology is used in teaching. It covers every aspect of systematic instructional design. By taking a broad, multifaceted approach, rather than concentrating on one model or system, it enables librarians and other information professionals to compare and contrast instructional design, so that they can make the best choices in a variety of settings and for a variety of purposes. Basic concepts are explained in the first section of the book. In the second, a variety of instructional examples address different audiences, content, and delivery approaches. The volume includes chapters on synchronous and asynchronous instruction and information on how to best use the many technologies now available. Sidebars, examples, templates, and other aids are found throughout the text. This guide is designed to help librarians to develop and implement well-grounded, effective instructional design that will serve both youth and adult learners
Cooperative learning activities in the library media center by Lesley S. J Farmer( Book )

17 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to cooperative learning activities in the library media center includes a section about cooperative learning and ready to use activities
Information literacy assessment in K-12 settings by Lesley S. J Farmer( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helps preK-16 library educators address information literacy assessment issues systematically within their own settings
Library improvement through data analytics by Lesley S. J Farmer( Book )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More than ever, funding agencies are looking for cost effectiveness. Sound data analytics is the foundation for making an evidence-based case for library programs, in addition to guiding myriad organizational decisions, from optimizing operations for efficiency to responding to community needs for customer satisfaction. Designed to be useful for novices as well as those with a background in data, this book introduces the basics of the Six Sigma framework as a model that can be applied to a variety of library settings. Helping readers make sense of data, this guide for system based, data-driven management covers such key topics as the basics of statistical concepts; recommended data sources for various library functions and processes, and guidance for using census, university, or chamber of commerce data in analysis; techniques for cleaning data; matching data to appropriate data analysis methods; how to make descriptive statistics more powerful by spotlighting relationships; 14 case studies which address such areas as digitization, e-book collection development, and reference; and staffing, facilities, and instruction. This book's clear, concise coverage will enable readers of every experience level to gain a better understanding of statistics in order to facilitate library improvement"--
Library services for youth with autism spectrum disorders by Lesley S. J Farmer( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Youths with ASDs exhibit several communication issues and delays. Some gain language skills; others display disabilities that hinder basic library skills. Librarians should try to know youth with ASDs on a personal level so they can provide more appropriate services, and be sensitive to the developmental stages of these children
The human side of reference and information services in academic libraries : adding value in the digital world by Lesley S. J Farmer( Book )

16 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on how academic libraries provide value-added reference and information services in a digital age. This book provides best practices from a global perspective. It examines the use cycle: consumer, instruction, and producer; and the resource cycle: collection development, instructor, maintenance
When your library budget is almost zero by Lesley S. J Farmer( Book )

11 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Student success and library media programs : a systems approach to research and best practice by Lesley S. J Farmer( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Informing young women : gender equity through literacy skills by Lesley S. J Farmer( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Librarians and educators want to teach students how to obtain and use information intelligently. Informing Young Women will show librarians how they can help them gain the information skills they need to examine current issues - with sensitivity to gender concerns. The material is designed for helping female and male students. Tips on raising students' self-esteem and a summary of how gender may affect styles of learning supplement the classroom plans
Go figure! : mathematics through sports by Lesley S. J Farmer( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The activities are perfect for algebra and trigonometry classes, and some can even be used in physics courses."--Jacket
Digital inclusion, teens, and your library by Lesley S. J Farmer( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how to help technologically disadvantaged teens to overcome barriers and become tech-savvy
Training student library staff by Lesley S. J Farmer( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides outlines for training sessions in seven major library functions or services, each including an activity description, objectives, process, demonstration ideas, student activities, follow-up, and evaluation
Creative partnerships : librarians and teachers working together by Lesley S. J Farmer( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collaborating with administrators and educational support staff by Lesley S. J Farmer( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how to collaborate with different levels of administration and key service personnel, such as technology directors, reading specialists, special-education educators, pupil services personnel, and physical health and co-curricular personnel. Concludes with ways of measuring the impact of collaboration and improving literacy, and provides suggestions for becoming a collaborative leader
Librarians, literacy, and the promotion of gender equity by Lesley S. J Farmer( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book addresses today's need for literacies in technology, reading, information, and numbers, as well as visual, aural, and media literacy. With consideration of the latest research, it focuses on how gender affects the way these literacies are learned, experienced, and used"--Provided by publisher
Young adult services in the small library by Lesley S. J Farmer( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaming with opportunity : media programs, community constituencies, and technology by Lesley S. J Farmer( Book )

9 editions published in 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is intended to help library media teachers understand the nature of partnerships at both individual and group levels. It details the steps for developing and maintaining partnerships, particularly with groups and demonstrates how technology can affect these educational collaborative efforts. The chapters cover the following topics: (1) the learning community, including the importance of information literacy and the role of the library media teacher; (2) library media programs, including standards, principles, and setting the stage for partnerships; (3) leadership and the library media teacher; (4) technology as a means and an end, including how technology tools help partnerships; (5) the nature of groups, including organizational behavior, group dynamics, the impact of technology, dynamics between groups, life cycles, power, and groups as partners; (6) building group partnerships, including the environmental scan, getting group support, and planning; (7) teaming with school members, including teachers, support staff, administrators, paraprofessional staff, the school board, and students; (8) teaming with families, including levels of involvement, factors in parent partnerships, technology's role, and the virtual volunteer; (9) teaming with institutes of higher learning (IHEs), including how IHEs work, teaching in community, professional development, and research partnerships; (10) teaming with libraries, including building on strengths, traditional partnerships, service through technology, and advocacy; (11) teaming with community agencies, including the role of the individual, what communities are made of, the role of government, the role of mass media, building a sense of community, and measuring the impact; (12) teaming with professional organizations, including what makes them work; (13) teaming with business, including mutual benefits, what not to do, and positive approaches to business partnerships; (14) levels of learning community partnerships, including project-based partnerships, staking out the library media center, mutually supporting the curriculum, school initiatives, whole school reform, shaping the district, improving the community, information literacy across the levels, and technology standards across the levels; (15) putting it all together, including coordination versus control, evaluation, assessment instruments, redirection, and maximizing the impact; and (16) references and additional reading. (Contains an index and 141 references.) (Mes)
Technology-infused instruction for the educational community : a guide for school library specialists by Lesley S. J Farmer( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This resource details learning aids and instruction with a focus on adult learners, outlines how learning changes with the incorporation of technology, discusses the planning and management aspects of professional development, and offers a series of professional-development workshops that incorporate technology. Each chapter focuses on a unique audience or technology, and the volume closes with a glossary and bibliography. Targeted audiences include K-12 faculty, volunteer library staff, parents, administrators, board members, and community members."--Jacket
 
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Associated Subjects
Academic achievement Academic libraries--Administration--Decision making Academic libraries--Reference services Action research Autism spectrum disorders in children Community and school Curriculum planning Digital divide Education, Secondary--Activity programs Gender identity in education Group work in education Information literacy--Study and teaching Information retrieval--Study and teaching Information technology--Study and teaching Instructional materials centers Instructional systems--Design Internet and teenagers Internet in education Internet in library reference services Internet in young adults' libraries Libraries and children with disabilities Libraries and education Libraries and teenagers Library administration Library administration--Decision making Library education (Continuing education) Library finance Library orientation for high school students--Evaluation Library orientation for school children Library orientation for school children--Evaluation Library orientation for youth Library science--Research--Methodology Library statistics Mathematics Media programs (Education) Public services (Libraries)--Evaluation School librarian participation in curriculum planning School librarians--Training of School libraries School libraries--Activity programs School libraries--Personnel management School management and organization Six sigma (Quality control standard) Small libraries Student library assistants--Training of Technology and youth Teenage girls Teenage girls--Psychology United States Women--Education
Teen girls and technology : what's the problem, what's the solution?
Alternative Names
Farmer, L. S.

Farmer, Lesley

Farmer, Lesley 1949-

Farmer, Lesley S.

Farmer, Lesley S. J.

Farmer Lesley S. J. 1949-....

Farmer, Lesley Suzanne Johnson 1949-

Farmer, Leslie S. 1949-

Johnson Farmer, Lesley Suzanne

파머, 레슬리 S. J

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English (123)

Spanish (2)

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Using qualitative methods in action research : how librarians can get to the why of dataCooperative learning activities in the library media centerInformation literacy assessment in K-12 settingsThe human side of reference and information services in academic libraries : adding value in the digital worldWhen your library budget is almost zeroStudent success and library media programs : a systems approach to research and best practiceInforming young women : gender equity through literacy skillsGo figure! : mathematics through sports