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  1. Libraries beyond Dewey: New Frontiers in the Organization of Information

      Ditching Dewey is easy. Replacing the DDC with another working system for classifying and organizing a school library is a bit harder. Case studies from elementary and middle school libraries that went beyond Dewey provide two different models to consid ...

    admin - 02/25/2016 - 15:30 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  2. Ask, Create, Collaborate: Transforming Elementary Libraries into Library Learning Commons

      The Learning Commons model is focused on the needs of students, adopts flexibility as a mantra, and requires a paradigm shift on the part of the school librarian and the entire school community. Through a panel presentation, attendees learn replicable s ...

    admin - 02/25/2016 - 15:20 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  3. E-books from All Sides: Different Perspectives on Digital Content in School Libraries

      An aggregator, an author, a school librarian, and a publisher walk into a panel...and they have a very informed discussion on the current status and future trends for e-books in school libraries. Firm answers may not exist, but if everyone involved cont ...

    admin - 02/25/2016 - 15:18 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  4. 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

  5. Collection Development in the Digital Age

    Collection Development in the Digital Age Maggie Fieldhouse and Audrey Marshall This collection explores evolving roles and ideas in collection development in the digital age. Recognizing the rapid change in library collection development and management i ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 10:22 - Libraries Transform

  6. LLAMA Continuing Education

    A LLAMA Webinar: “Finding the Best People in a Tough Economy--Strategies for Successfully Recruiting Employees” Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 1:30-3:00 pm Central Time Presenter:  Gail M. Staines, Ph.D., Assistant VP, University Libraries, Saint Louis Univers ...

    FREULAND - 06/18/2012 - 12:26 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  7. Helpful Hints for Small Map Collections

    Components of a Basic Map Collection Maps 1:24,000-scale, 1:50,000-scale, 1:100,000-scale; all topographic sheets of the county in which your library is located. 1:250,000-scale topographic sheets of the state in which your library is located. Planimetric ...

    admin - 11/19/2012 - 14:21 - Map & Geospatial Information Round Table (MAGIRT)