FICTION OR NONFICTION? Bibliotherapy Examined
- Collaboration: It Really Does Work! Youssef, Jennifer L. // Library Media Connection;Aug/Sep2005, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p40
This article relates the benefits of a collaboration between a classroom teacher and a library media specialist in doing a research project. Working collaboratively with other classroom teachers and the library media specialist can transform a tedious assignment into an exciting, memorable...
- Multicultural Resources: A Specialized Library. // School Library Journal;Feb75, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p12
Discusses the Multicultural Resources, a collection of materials about Black, Spanish-speaking, Asian American and Native American cultures in San Francisco, California. Profile on the center's founder Margaret Nichols; Background on the center's collection.
- MEDIA CENTERS: RARE & WELL DONE. Shapiro, Lillian L. // School Library Journal;Nov74, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p21
Describes several examples of successful media programs of schools located in the northeastern region of the United States aimed at providing information resources to students. Greenwich High School in Connecticut; South Shore High School in Brooklyn, New York City; John Dewey High School in...
- Martha Nussbaum and Literature as a Therapeutic Tool. Calvert, Roger // Use of English;Spring2005, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p107
Focuses on Martha Nussbaum's use of literature as a therapeutic tool. Nussbaum's own practice in reading fiction; Nussbaum's psychological basis for her views on the importance of literature; Influence of British psychoanalyst D.W. Winnicott and W.R.D. Fairbairn on Nussbaum.
- 'Silent Therapists' and 'the Community of Suffering.'. Du Plock, Simon // Existential Analysis: Journal of the Society for Existential Ana;Jul2005, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p300
Currently, there is a growing interest in the UK in using literature in the therapeutic domaine. It is important, when considering how such a 'Bibliotherapy' might be developed, to consider antecedents. Engagement with literature probably constitutes the primary 'therapeutic contact' for most...
- Read-aloud group Bibliotherapy for the elderly: An exploration of cognitive and social transformation. GENUIS, KATRINA // Journal of Applied Arts & Health;Jun2015, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p77
There are increasing societal concerns regarding the lack of resources available to meet the multifaceted needs of the growing elderly population in the western world. In an effort to address the cognitive and social needs of this population, the author received guidance from the University of...
- ERIC Resources on Digital Libraries. // Teacher Librarian;Jun2003, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p57
Offers information on reference materials to help teacher-librarians understand the roles and potential roles of digital school libraries. Electronic resources; Details of organizations such as the American Association of School Librarians; Database on issues confronting school library media.
- Bibliotherapy: Adjunct to Traditional Counseling with Children of Stepfamilies. McInnis, Kathleen M. // Child Welfare;Mar82, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p153
The author discusses the use of bibliotherapy in the context of family therapy as a means of helping stepchildren resolve con fused family roles and loyalties.
- Building Relationships in the School Social Network: Science Teachers and School Library Media Specialists Report Key Dimensions. Schultz-Jones, Barbara A.; Ledbetter, Cynthia E. // School Libraries Worldwide;Jul2009, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p23
This paper reports research results from a 2008 study of the social networks of school library media specialists (SLMS) in north Texas and a 2007/2008 survey of science teacher attitudes towards SLMS in north Texas. Analytic methodologies included: social network analysis, statistical analysis,...