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  1. Which Test for Which Data: Statistics at the Reference Desk

    Monday, 2/29/2016- Thursday, 3/31/2016 This web course is designed to help librarians faced with statistical questions at the reference desk. Whether assisting a student reading through papers or guiding them when they brightly ask "Can I run a t-tes ...

    MBEATTY3 - 04/11/2016 - 12:16 - Library Information Technology Association (LITA)

  2. Use of Social Media in the Library

    On-Demand Once Free! Social media has the potential to facilitate much closer relationships between libraries and their patrons. Current usage of social media by the library community generally remains ad hoc and somewhat experimental, but the uptake of t ...

    CMCCONNELL - 06/22/2015 - 10:30 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Research Projects: Identification to Publication

    Live Once Live discussion took place May 21 and 22, 2014. Read the discussion messages. This two-day e-Forum examined identifying a research project and seeing it through to publication. We are all busy today, wearing many hats and constantly juggling man ...

    CMCCONNELL - 10/19/2015 - 10:48 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Rolling the Dice

    Who are we, and who are we becoming? By Joseph Janes As I write this, I’m preparing for my annual trip with a couple of dear friends to Las Vegas. This is more nice meal/Cirque du Soleil than bottle service/strip show; we’re the dignified types—though one ...

    ssinharoy - 06/24/2014 - 10:14 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Big Data: What We Learned about Information Literacy from 10,000 Students and 1,200 Librarians

      Presenter:  Emily Gover As an ed tech company, EasyBib has unique insight into how students conduct research. How are students interpreting and synthesizing information? How skilled do they consider themselves with key information literacy skills? And h ...

    JHABLEY - 02/25/2016 - 15:31 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  6. Using Data to Improve Your School Library Program

      Participants use state and national data to assess local library programs by analyzing national data sets, relating them to local library programs, and using benchmarks to identify best practices and trends. Ways to use data to advocate for school libra ...

    admin - 02/29/2016 - 12:55 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  7. The Leadership Potential of School Librarians

      The role of the school librarian...What does that have to do with leadership? This session reviews the findings of a research study, conducted in 2012, that explored the role of the school librarian as perceived by administrators, lead teachers, and sch ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 16:23 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  8. Give the Kids the Keys: Students Drive the Independent Project

      An independent project lets students drive their own learning. Sometimes the teacher provides a curricular roadmap; other times the student alone determines the direction and pace. This session provides inspiration, examples of student projects, as well ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 16:05 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  9. The PA School Library Impact Research Study: How to Use Research to Build Support

      Results from an IMLS National Leadership collaborative research project about Pennsylvania school library programs can help all school librarians build support for their school libraries. Participants learn what infrastructure components (funding, staff ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 15:54 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  10. Findings

    Findings NILPPA White Paper T his white paper summarizes the status, concerns, and opportunities in library programming. It is available online, and open to comments from from practicing librarians, library educators, partners, volunteers, library attende ...

    CBARBUS - 12/08/2014 - 13:05 - Programming & Exhibitions