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  1. Community Collaborations: School and Public Library Partnerships

    Live Once Certificate of Attendance Thursday, 10/15/2015 2:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM (Pacific) During the day and after school, teens need educational programs and support systems that encourage their interests and ski ...

    NMUNGUIA - 09/18/2015 - 07:47 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  2. The New ALCTS Strategic Plan: Areas of Focus to Strengthen the Association

    Live Once Free! The live discussion took place September 1 and 2, 2015. Read the discussion messages or a summary of the discussion. The ALCTS Board of Directors approved a three-year strategic plan at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco. The ...

    EWHITMORE - 10/09/2015 - 15:11 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. It's Mutual: School and Public Library Collaboration

    Both schools and public libraries have the same goal to help people become lifelong learners and effective and efficient users of information. There are many mutual benefits of collaborating with your area public schools. You already have the same audienc ...

    KSUTHERLAND - 02/08/2016 - 11:31 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  4. 2CUL: Cornell/Columbia Next Gen Tech Services

    On-Demand Once Free! In 2009, the libraries of Columbia University and Cornell University initiated a collaboration designed to integrate, at a deep level, many of the core functions libraries perform. For the past two years, we have been working to build ...

    admin - 06/23/2015 - 14:19 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Libraries Transforming Communities

    A project for ALA and all types of libraries By Keith Michael Fiels All around us, libraries are transforming as they adapt to broader changes in the communities they serve and the environment in which they now operate. In the process, librarians have dis ...

    LBORMAN - 05/29/2014 - 15:15 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. President’s Program Q&A

    Andrew Slack on how Harry Potter changed his life Activist Andrew Slack, cofounder and executive director of the Harry Potter Alliance (HPA), sees fantasy stories not as an escape from our world but as an invitation to delve deeper into our experiences. H ...

    MPERA - 01/03/2014 - 13:49 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Taken Off the Page: Reading Aloud as Professional Development

    Participate in this rowdy session to read out loud, consider a diversity of texts, and experience first-hand the power of sharing texts out loud.  We understand the value of reading aloud with students, but the 21st Century Standards cross the lifespan in ...

    JHABLEY - 02/29/2016 - 12:45 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  8. School and Public Library Collaboration: Combat Budgets and Fatigue while Meeting Standards and Inspiring Administrators

      School librarians are educational leaders adept at crafting creative solutions to common problems. In this session a school librarian and a reference librarian rise to the challenge to improve the learning experiences of students, inspire teachers, and ...

    admin - 02/29/2016 - 11:42 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  9. Reading + Collaboration = Shared Community Experience

      Attendees learn how to create a shared reading experience through a town-wide collaboration that will strongly impact the fabric of the entire community. Practical advice is provided on gaining support and integrating the experience with the curriculum. ...

    admin - 02/29/2016 - 11:16 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  10. Create a Virtual Learning Commons: Move to the Center of Teaching and Learning

      Let's face it: The school library website as a one-way stream of information has limited usefulness and appeal for 21st-century students. For four years, students at San Jose State University have been developing a giant collaborative virtual space ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 16:25 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)