April Dawkins

Education : Ph.D. in Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina; M.L.S., North Carolina Central University; B.A. in History, Meredith College.

There are 4 included publications by April Dawkins :

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The decision by school librarians to self-censor: The impact of perceived administrative discomfort 2018 429 Material selection is one of the school librarian's most important roles because the collectiondetermines the types of materials to which students have access. Self-censorship occurs when aschool librarian chooses not to add material to a collection ...
E-Book Collections in High School Libraries: Factors Influencing Circulation and Usage 2019 53 When school librarians justify the purchase of electronic books (e-books) for their collections, they need to understand e-book usage patterns and whether or not e-books are meeting the recreational and informational needs of their students and teach...
Riding the NxtWave to Library Leadership: Two Participants Reflect on their Experiences 2018 128 The NxtWave program, begun in 2014, was designed to create the next generation of school library leaders. Sixteen doctoral students from four universities participated in the program which included four school library specific cognate courses offered...
The School Librarian's Role in Writing Instruction: Research, Perceptions, and Practice 2017 203 The degree to which librarians are actively involved in developing the writing skills of students has primarily been studied in academic libraries (Bronshteyn and Baladad 2006, “Librarians as Writing Instructors: Using Paraphrasing Exercises to Teach...