By Beverly Goldberg Kindergartners get a Sneetches storytime at Fullerton College Library from Acquisitions Librarian Monique Delatte Starkey (left) and Library Assistant Betsy Murray. The children were among 1,800 who came to the campus’s 19th annual Ki ...
bgoldberg - 07/11/2014 - 12:55 - American Libraries Magazine
Youth librarians serve kids, parents, and advocates all year long By Linda W. Braun When library staff members serving youth tell me how much busier they are when school is out for the summer (and in preparing for students’ vacation time), it makes me a l ...
bgoldberg - 06/23/2014 - 11:44 - 6 comments - American Libraries Magazine
Creating licensing partnerships that work By Christopher Harris, Ric Hasenyager, and Carrie Russell Much attention has been paid to library lending, the availability of ebook titles that public libraries can purchase, and the business models associated wi ...
ssinharoy - 06/10/2014 - 20:00 - American Libraries Magazine
By Laurie D. Borman June means the ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition, and this year we’re going to Las Vegas. The conference program is packed with speakers and programs, so flip to our preview to get the latest information on what’s happening. While y ...
LBORMAN - 06/02/2014 - 12:38 - American Libraries Magazine
Tips for effective instruction with screencasting By Meredith Farkas Five years ago, I wrote about the value of screencasting software—software that films the action on your computer’s desktop—to create instructional videos on how to use the library and i ...
bgoldberg - 05/27/2014 - 16:17 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine
Done right, Common Core teaches texts, not tests By Ernie Cox The era of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in American education carries both promise and peril. Pundits readily discuss varied perspectives about CCSS in everything from traditional journal ...
bgoldberg - 05/29/2014 - 15:13 - American Libraries Magazine
Let’s focus on the well-being of African-American male youth By Sandra Hughes-Hassell and Casey Rawson Often statistics tell a story that spurs us to action. Consider: Only 13% of African-American male 4th graders and 11% of African-American male 8th grad ...
bgoldberg - 02/04/2014 - 15:37 - American Libraries Magazine
Meeting spaces of the minds By Joseph Janes There are many benefits to spending one’s life on a college campus: beautiful settings, the rhythm of the academic year, and of course continually being surrounded by bright, energetic students. Each summer they ...
bgoldberg - 12/09/2013 - 11:20 - American Libraries Magazine