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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. Wanted: Information Literacy Skills in a World of Google & Wikipedia

      Two years ago, it was estimated that over 500,000,000 GB of data is created online every 48 hours. To put that into perspective, it is the same amount of information we created from the dawn of civilization until 2003. Undoubtedly, this is a mind-bendin ...

    JHABLEY - 02/29/2016 - 13:07 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  3. The Power of Data

      The Power of Data   analyzes the types of data available to school librarians and how the data can be used to support school library programs. Dr. Sandra Andrews explores with participants a variety of datasets at the local, state, and national level th ...

    JHABLEY - 02/29/2016 - 10:50 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  4. Senior/Capstone Project: The Role of the School Librarian

      With increased emphasis on college-and career-readiness in today's schools, the Senior/Capstone Project can serve as that singular piece of evidence that students are prepared for the demands of college and career. Join school librarians and teache ...

    JHABLEY - 02/29/2016 - 11:55 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  5. ALA Midwinter 2015: Cool Ideas and Take-Aways

    On-Demand Once Free! What jumped out at you or sparked your interest at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting?  Share an idea from a presentation, a tool or technique you want to try, or a useful piece of information that changed your life. If applicable, please ...

    EWHITMORE - 06/04/2015 - 15:02 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. 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)

  7. 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)

  8. 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

  9. Take the Lead: Be an Effective School Library Leader

    After a short presentation on the Mansfield University School Library & Information Technologies  Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant project to recruit and mentor school library leaders, participants will engage in an interactive di ...

    JHABLEY - 02/29/2016 - 12:44 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  10. Information Literacy: Turning the Page From High School to College

      Information literacy is a 21st century skill. Librarians at all levels work diligently to ensure that all students have the skills necessary to identify an information need, find appropriate resources, and extract and use the information. In this sessio ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 15:46 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

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