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  1. Every Voice Makes a Difference: Frontline Advocates

    Frontline library advocates work at all levels in all types of libraries—public, academic, school and special—and are the internal/external face and voice of the library. They can tell the library’s story and deliver the library’s message at their comfort ...

    JFALCON - 04/01/2015 - 16:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  2. Passing the Community Engagement Baton

    “Passing the Community Engagement Baton: A Conversation with ALA President Molly Raphael and ALA President-elect Maureen Sullivan,” hosted by ALA 2013-2014 ALA President Barbara Stripling, features an unprecedented conversation among ALA leadership, focus ...

    JFALCON - 04/03/2013 - 10:35 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  3. Engaging Communities Through Controversy

     Diane McNutt and Jane Light, Silicon Valley Reads, will describe this library’s "one book-one community" program in Santa Clara (Calif.) County. Its 2012 program, "Muslim and American-Two Perspectives," featured two books written by A ...

    JFALCON - 04/03/2013 - 09:46 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  4. Rich Student, Poor Student, & the School Library

      What the PISA Exam Tells Us about Our Value In the ideal picture, schools and their resources, including school libraries, are intended to help level the playing field and make sure all American children are academically successful. In practice, we know ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 16:49 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  5. White Paper on Educational Technology in Schools

    Download as a PDF Introduction When used appropriately, educational technology is a tool to assist with implementation of the Common Core Standards, help raise graduation rates, and prepare students for life beyond K-12 education. Technology employed in i ...

    JHABLEY - 02/05/2016 - 15:34 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  6. Mentoring Opportunities

    Mentoring benefits both the new librarian and the experienced professional as each learns from the insights and perspectives of the other.  This page presents information and resources to help you learn more about these transformative experiences. ALA Men ...

    Anonymous - 07/06/2015 - 09:03 - Libraries Transform

  7. Teens & Social Media in School & Public Libraries

    Teens & Social Media in School & Public Libraries: A Toolkit for Librarians & Library Workers YALSA This toolkit covers topics such as "How Social Media Facilitates Learning in Schools & Libraries", "Educating the Community ...

    HDAVIES - 12/18/2012 - 09:46 - Libraries Transform

  8. Gaming and Libraries: Intersection of Services

    Gaming and Libraries: Intersection of Services Jenny Levine In this issue of Library Technology Reports, Jenny Levine illustrates how librarians can reap positive gains by proactively, creatively, and affordably integrating gaming into the services and pr ...

    HDAVIES - 01/15/2013 - 09:08 - Libraries Transform

  9. Storypanda: New iOS App for Kids to Create Their Own Interactive Stories

    Storypanda: New iOS App for Kids to Create Their Own Interactive Stories Storypanda’s first iOS app, Storypanda Books, is now out of beta and ready to help kids read, create and share their very own interactive stories.  The Silicon Valley backed startup ...

    HDAVIES - 01/10/2013 - 15:26 - Libraries Transform

  10. No-Nonsense Guide to Legal Issues in Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing

    No-Nonsense Guide to Legal Issues in Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing Charles Oppenheim Web 2.0 tools and cloud computing applications are now fundamental to libraries and information organizations, but many LIS professionals may be unaware of the legal issues ...

    HDAVIES - 12/14/2012 - 10:03 - Libraries Transform