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  1. Just a Game?

    Library gamification encourages engagement and learning By Meredith Farkas Everyone grows up playing games. Whether it’s hide-and-seek, checkers, or Angry Birds, gaming pervades our culture and is an indelible part of our childhoods. Online gaming has bec ...

    bgoldberg - 02/24/2014 - 09:23 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Open Access Everything

    Libraries are making scholarship accessible to all By Meredith Farkas With the growing cost of higher education, declining library budgets, and the crisis in scholarly publishing, it can sometimes be difficult to feel optimistic. Looking at the creative e ...

    bgoldberg - 12/23/2013 - 20:00 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Continuous Learning

    By Karen Muller Funds shift, coworkers leave, a new director arrives. Such unexpected job changes may require you to learn a new skill—fast. In my experience, I feel as though I can learn nearly anything from books. Even if I need to take a class, watch a ...

    PMOREHART - 11/26/2013 - 16:47 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. 5-11-16 LLAMA webinar: "The maker hierarchy of needs..."

    May 11, 2016 LLAMA webinar:  "The Maker Hierarchy of Needs..." Presenter:  Thomas Finley Webinar evaluation (SurveyMonkey)  Please complete this confidential evaluation.  Your feedback is important to us and will help improve the quality of our ...

    FREULAND - 05/25/2016 - 09:37 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  5. Social Networking, Technology, and Safety: Engaging your Community

      Participants will leave the webinar with a set of materials and resources on social networking and cybersafety that can be adapted to fit the needs of their school communities.  The webinar will cover the importance of cultivating administrative and dis ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 12:34 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  6. iTunes U & You: Digital Content in the School Library

      Explore the largest repository of free content in the world through the lens of the school librarian. Learn how iTunes U has revolutionized the way educators create, share, and engage with students. Participants investigate a variety of collections from ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 16:04 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  7. Tips and Tricks to Creating a Google Site

      Presenter:  Brenda Stephens As presenter Brenda Stephens created a Google website this summer, she could have saved many hours of valuable time if someone could have guided her through the process. In this webinar, Brenda will take you step by step thro ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 15:43 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  8. A Library in Every Pocket: Virtualizing for Mobile Learning

      Schools’ turning to mobile learning is a matter of “when,” not “if.” Will school libraries be ready? Information technology presents school librarians with an opportunity to aid the transition to mobile learning. Facilitators highlight strategies to vir ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 16:28 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  9. The No Shelf Required Guide to E-book Purchasing

                The No Shelf Required Guide to E-book Purchasing Edited by Sue Polanka The increasingly important role that e-books and e-readers are playing in libraries makes it essential for librarians to get a handle on the ins and outs of e-book purchasi ...

    HDAVIES - 02/24/2016 - 13:00 - Libraries Transform

  10. Making the Most of Professional Learning Communities

      School librarians can and are performing a variety of roles as members of professional learning communities (PLCs). In this webinar the eight roles for school librarians—all encouraged by the AASL program guidelines—are explored: information specialist, ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 16:53 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)