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  1. Scholastic Library Publishing Award Nomination Form

    An annual award presented to a librarian whose "unusual contribution to the stimulation and guidance of reading by children and young people" exemplifies outstanding achievement in the profession. Personal Data Notification The ALA (American Lib ...

    RGERBER - 05/30/2018 - 10:46 - Professional Tools

  2. For Grantees: Finding Your Voice: Speaking Truth to Power

    Created by Susana M. Morris, Associate Professor of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology, in collaboration with Angelina M. Cortes, Sno-Isle Libraries; Joslyn Bowling Dixon, Prince William Library System; and Amira S ...

    SOSTMAN - 03/18/2019 - 12:09 - Professional Tools

  3. Read for Later- "Strength in Ourselves, Strength in Our Communities"

    This week’s headline quotes the motto for Pop Gym, a Brooklyn-based martial arts collective that brings self-defense classes to unexpected venues, including libraries, and to populations that may be marginalized in a traditional, hyper-masculine gym (Paci ...

    MFIGUEROA - 11/19/2018 - 19:03 - Professional Tools

  4. Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial intelligence seeks to create “intelligent” machines that work and react more like humans. AI developments rely on deep learning, machine learnings, and natural language processing that help computers accomplish specific tasks by processing larg ...

    MFIGUEROA - 02/04/2019 - 20:16 - Professional Tools

  5. For Grantees: What Makes a Hero? Self, Society, and Rising to the Occasion

    Created by Maria Sachiko Cecire, Director of Experimental Humanities and Assistant Professor of Literature at Bard College, and Jennifer Mann, Teen Librarian at the Ypsilanti District Library. Grantees may log in to view their original application, comple ...

    SOSTMAN - 03/08/2019 - 11:41 - Professional Tools

  6. For Grantees: Empathy: The Cost of Switching Sides

    Created by Anna Mae Duane, Associate Professor of English at the University of Connecticut, and Allyson Dowds, Youth Technology Librarian for Teen Central at the Boston Public Library. Grantees may log in to view their original application, complete a sch ...

    SOSTMAN - 03/08/2019 - 11:35 - Professional Tools

  7. For Grantees: Deeper than Our Skins: The Present Is a Conversation with the Past

    Created by Maria Sachiko Cecire, Director of Experimental Humanities and Assistant Professor of Literature, Bard College, in collaboration with Wini Ashooh, Central Rappahannock Regional Library System; Edith Campbell, Cunningham Memorial Library at India ...

    SOSTMAN - 03/08/2019 - 12:26 - Professional Tools

  8. Structures of Suffering: Origins of Teen Violence and Suicide

    Created by Laura Bates, professor of English at Indiana State University. About the theme The sexualized cyberbullying of teen girls, gun violence, LGBTQ suicides, young people’s shrinking job prospects: recent conversations about topics like these have r ...

    SOSTMAN - 03/08/2019 - 11:46 - Professional Tools

  9. Hack the Feed: Media, Resistance, Revolution

    Created by Maria Sachiko Cecire, Director of Experimental Humanities and Assistant Professor of Literature, Bard College. About the theme As long as there have been new communications technologies, people have worried about how media can control our think ...

    SOSTMAN - 03/08/2019 - 11:48 - Professional Tools

  10. Empathy: The Cost of Switching Sides

    Created by Anna Mae Duane, Associate Professor of English at the University of Connecticut, and Allyson Dowds, Youth Technology Librarian for Teen Central at the Boston Public Library. About the theme Empathy has been held up as a balm for our divided soc ...

    SOSTMAN - 03/08/2019 - 11:28 - Professional Tools