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  1. Collecting and Vetting Digital Content

    Thursday, 5/19/2016 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) Join YALSA for a webinar that discusses untapped sources of digital content that you can take advantage of to increase the digi ...

    NMUNGUIA - 05/18/2016 - 11:48 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  2. Counting on What We Have: Evaluating School Library Collections

      Have we lost our ability to count? As school library collections become increasingly digital and less visible, school librarians will need to find new ways to evaluate their collections and demonstrate their value to stakeholders. Shelves bulging with b ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 12:31 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  3. Livin' the Dream: Life as a Collection Development Librarian

    On-Demand Once Free! Books, books, books, we love books!  If you can't get enough of the materials found in in the library then your dream job just might be in Collection Development. Learning Outcomes Students will learn: What it is What it takes Wh ...

    DBOSTROM - 05/01/2015 - 11:49 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  4. Building Blocks for a Diverse Library Collection

    On-Demand Once Today’s teens make up the most diverse generation in our history—are you ready for them?  With challenges including parent complaints, contending with user demand, and maintaining a nuanced and diverse collection, we know that collection bu ...

    NMUNGUIA - 06/17/2015 - 14:13 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  5. The Best of the Best: 2013 Notable Children’s Books

    You may not have been able to read almost everything published in 2012—but this group did!  Join members of the 2013 Notable Children’s Book Committee for this special webinar where they will book talk through part of this year’s Notables list.  Covering ...

    JNAJDUCH - 11/06/2015 - 09:55 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  6. Do We Need Books in K-12 School Libraries?

      Cushing Academy Library eliminated its huge book collection over the last year, turning that library into an all digital facility. Other independent schools have chosen different ways to meld cutting edge technology into traditional book collections, in ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 16:41 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  7. Outstanding Books for the College Bound

      Outstanding Books for the College Bound is a reading list principally intended for students preparing for college and those serving them. This program will share strategies for creating programs that encourage reading among students, including booktalks ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 12:11 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  8. A Discussion About Crossing Borders: "Dewey" Level School Library Collections?

    This session focuses on the need for school librarians to actively resist the practice of re-organizing school library print collections by reading level, in order to enable students to meet the AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner.  The presenters ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 12:35 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  9. Using the Bookstore Model of Classification in an Elementary School Library

    This session explores the collaboration between the St. Vrain Valley School District and Mackin Educational Resources to pilot the bookstore model in place of the Dewey Decimal System in its newest elementary school library. This presentation includes the ...

    JHABLEY - 02/25/2016 - 15:49 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  10. Stretching Your Library’s E-Books Budget

    What is the most effective way to spend your e-book budget? Should you focus on popular items or create a comprehensive collection? Should you join a consortium to increase your library’s buying power? How do you find one? Can you start one in your area? ...

    SHOFMANN - 10/15/2015 - 15:38 - Public Library Association (PLA)

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