ALA Collaboration Resources
AASL's eCOLLAB: Your eLearning Laboratory! This resource is provided as a feature of AASL membership or to subscribers of eCOLLAB. Browse different topics to find webcasts, podcasts, and resources from various AASL professional development events. Members and subscribers will also get a read-only version of the latest issue of AASL’s journal, Knowledge Quest.
Report outlining ways of initiating and fostering closer collaboration between librarians in K-12 and post-secondary education to the benefit of the constituencies they serve.
ALA Library Fact Sheet listing resources reporting on joint-use (or combined) libraries across the country, especially public/school libraries.
Book trailers are an interactive and exciting way to get students interested in books. Learn how a team of teachers collaborated to transform a traditional book report into a student-centered production involving creativity, technology, and innovation. From storyboard to film festival, each project will be outlined allowing participants to jump right into the process of creating their own book trailers.
Branching Out: Growing Collaborative School and Community Partnerships for Students’ Authentic Research Projects
Many school librarians have a vision for engaging student research projects that have authentic curriculum and real-world connections, but don’t know where to start. Participants learn how to build collaborative school and community partnerships, identify and communicate with community resources, structure inquiry-based action-research projects, and document the process for ongoing advocacy. Participants also explore practical strategies that they can apply in their instructional contexts.
Do you want to collaborate with others on your campus, but don’t know how? Where is the time? How do we get together? What can we do to work together with so many obstacles in our way? This session provides practical advice, strategies, and tools for facilitating collaboration among teachers, librarians, and educational technologists.
Examples of faculty/library collaboration on information literacy at academic institutions.
The wisdom that many experts have contributed on collaboration in Knowledge Quest, AASL's official, highly respected journal on school library media programs.