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Resources for School Librarians (Lauren)

Resources for School Librarians (Lauren)

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Searching Online (Jenna) Searching online can be both beneficial and frustrating. You may find vast amounts of information, or you may not find the kinds of information you're looking for. Searching online will provide you with a wealth of information, but not all of it will be useful or of the highest quality. The internet is a superb resource, but it doesn't contain all the information that you can find at a library or through library online resources. You should not limit your search to what is on the Internet, and you cannot expect search engines to find everything that is on the Web. The Internet is a complex and ever-evolving place.

Manifesto for 21st Century Teacher Librarians Editor’s Note: This article was originally published as a Tag Team Tech column on It has been reprinted and reproduced numerous times and in many places. We are making it available here to ensure that all of our readers have seen it. Manifesto for 21st Century Teacher Librarians By Joyce Kasman Valenza October 2010 Marketing for Libraries In this section, we'll examine the design of communications and explore the stories that bring library products alive. Key Questions Each of the following questions will be addressed on this page. For quick access, click on the question of interest. What's the message? Each library and service has a story to tell.

School Library Journal A new "Charlie and Lola" adventure concerns canines; a middle-grade fantasy series opener that incorporates Hindu mythology; gymnastics champ Aly Raisman's biography; and a young reader's edition of Hidden Figures are just a few of this month's Popular Picks. Picture Books Child, Lauren. A Dog With Nice Ears. illus. by Lauren Child. 32p. (Charlie and Lola).

Esther Grassian (Susan) Esther Grassian received an MLS in 1969 from the UCLA Graduate School of Library and Information Science (in later years joined with the UCLA Graduate School of Education and renamed the UCLA Information Studies Department). She retired from the UCLA College Library in June 2011 after 41 years serving in a variety of reference, instruction and management positions, including Reference/Instruction Librarian, Electronic Services Coordinator, Instruction Coordinator, Interim Head of College Library, and Information Literacy Librarian. She was awarded Librarian of the Year in 1995 by the Librarians Association of the University of California, Los Angeles Division, and in 1998, was granted Distinguished Librarian status by the UCLA Library. As of February 2015, she is a part-time Adjunct Librarian at Pierce College, one of the nince Los Angeles Community Colleges.

White Ravens Each year the language specialists (Lektoren) at the International Youth Library (IYL), in Munich, Germany, select newly published books from around the world that they consider to be especially noteworthy. This list of books is compiled into the annual White Ravens Catalogue, which is introduced each year at the Bologna (Italy) Children's Book Fair. The White Ravens Online Catalogue, which includes all titles from 1993 through 2007, was created by ICDL researchers in collaboration with the IYL and is available on the ICDL web site with the permission of the International Youth Library. The White Raven label is given to books that deserve worldwide attention because of their universal themes and/or their exceptional and often innovative artistic and literary style and design.

The TL Toolkit for Student Success Home Think you don’t? Yes you do! Teacher-librarians can and do make a difference. American Reference Books Annual by Shannon Graff Hysell, Associate Editor - Libraries Unlimited - ABC-CLIO March 2011 Libraries Unlimited Hardcover 978-1-59884-914-1 $149.00 Add to Cart International Pricing Hardcover: £115.00/125,00€/A$192.00

Teach Information Literacy & Critical Thinking! (Susan) Are you spending a lot of time helping your students do information research? Do they know the differences between scholarly and popular materials? Are they... Daniel Willingham - Daniel Willingham: Science and Education Blog ​Coverage from NPR made it sound like Hart & Risley had been debunked, with the headline “Let’s stop talking about the 30 million word gap.”But the Sperry report doesn’t really upend Hart & Risley.First, Sperry et al. claim that the Hart & Risley finding has never been replicated. I am not sure what Sperry et al. mean by “replicate,” because the conceptual idea that socioeconomic status and volume of caregiver→child speech has been replicated. (The following list is not offered as complete—I stopped looking after I found five.)Gilkerson et al (2017)Hoff (2003)Hoff-Ginsberg (1998)Huttenlocher et al (2010)Rowe (2008)None of these is an exact replication---they have variations in methods, population, and analyses. What is the role of a scientist in these difficult application issues?

Your school library budget This guide provides advice on what to include in your library budget, and on planning and tracking the expenditure. Contents Responsibility for your budgetDeciding on a budgeting methodLibrary budget contentBudget allocationBudget management and reviewAdditional sources of fundingBudget Proposal template Responsibility for your budget Responsibility for managing your library budget depends on the composition of your library team. Often this responsibility is delegated to the teacher librarian, teacher with library responsibility or library manager, who are tasked with preparing and presenting the budget, and managing budget expenditure. Voice of Youth Advocates Founded in 1978, Voice of Youth Advocates, or (VOYA), magazine is the leading library journal dedicated to the needs of young adult librarians, the advocacy of young adults, and the promotion of young adult literature and reading. Regular columns by highly-respected young adult library leaders and several feature articles appear in each issue to provide information, not only on books and reading, but also on young adult library programming, gaming, professional development, intellectual freedom, young adult author interviews and profiles, and other topics vital to librarians serving young adults. VOYA was one of the earliest and remains one of the strongest advocates for intellectual freedom and equal access to information for teens. VOYA’s regular YA Spaces article features examples, ideas, and recommendations for designing and furnishing library spaces used by teens. Some 350 books are reviewed in each issue of VOYA, more than 2,200 per year.

Writing Commons CORA (Nikita) Writing Commons is an open education resource that helps students improve their writing, critical thinking, and information literacy. Founded in 2008 by Joseph M. Moxley, Writing Commons is a viable alternative to expensive writing textbooks. Faculty may assign Writing Commons for their composition, business, STEM/Technical Writing, and creative writing courses. Writing Commons houses seven main sections: Information Literacy | Research Methods & Methodologies | Writing Processes | Collaboration | Genres | New Media | Style Cultural Diversity at Work FEBRUARY: African American History Month In 1926 Dr. Carter G.