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  1. 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 - 05/20/2015 - 10:58 - qa2ab0

  2. ALA Midwinter: Cool Ideas and Take-Aways

    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 share what you are g ...

    EWHITMORE - 03/25/2015 - 13:19 - bvqj96

  3. 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 - 05/27/2015 - 15:59 - bvqj96

  4. 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 - 04/16/2015 - 11:35 - qa2ab0

  5. 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

  6. Research Projects: Identification to Publication

    In this two-day e-Forum, we'll discuss identifying a research project and seeing it through to publication. We are all busy today, wearing many hats and constantly juggling many responsibilities. How can we find time to undertake a research project—l ...

    CMCCONNELL - 05/07/2014 - 09:58 - bvqj96

  7. 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 - 01/29/2015 - 15:55 - qa2ab0

  8. 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 - 12/10/2013 - 14:36 - qa2ab0

  9. Repackaging Research- Recipe for the Common Core

      Building on the AASL archived webinar, "Brains Change @ Your Library, this webinar addresses how to ensure your research projects are challenging today's hyperconnected. Research—done correctly—will hit almost every one of AASL's  Standar ...

    JHABLEY - 09/12/2014 - 13:01 - qa2ab0

  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 - aiw4h3

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