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Annoyed Librarian — Whatever It Is, I'm Against It

Annoyed Librarian — Whatever It Is, I'm Against It

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Reading Across a Dozen Literacies This article will define each literacy while giving examples of "reading" within each category. It takes special skills to read a swamp or a beach or a desert area. These skills also differ from region to region as the flora and fauna shift. Most of us have heard of swimmers caught in rip tides because they did not know how to read the signs or of visitors enjoying tidal flats suddenly swept up in an incoming tide much larger than anything they knew back home. Artistic Literacy Anyone can look at a painting, a photograph or a movie. Library Booklists: Young Adult Fiction Booklists: General Adventure and Survival Stories Youth Adventure and Survival Stories (Novi Public Library, MI): PDF. Author, title, summary for about 40 books, from Laurie Halse Anderson's Fever, 1793 to Paul Zindel's Raptor. Updated 2009. Adventure Stories for Middle School Readers (Elmhurst Public Library, IL): Author, title, page count, and summary for 16 books, including Ruth Riddell's Ice Warrior, Gary Paulsen's The Haymeadow, and Eric Campbell's The Place of Lions. Created Oct. 2000.

» ACRL TechConnect Blog Editor’s Note: This post is part of ACRL TechConnect’s series by our regular and guest authors about The Setup of our work. After being tagged by Eric Phetteplace, I was pleased to discover that I had been invited to take part in the “This is How I Work” series. I love seeing how other people view work and office life, so I’m happy to see this trend make it to the library world. Name: Bryan J. Brown (@bryjbrown) Location: Tallahassee, Florida, United States

Karen Blakeman's Blog Locating images that can be re-used, modified and incorporated into commercial or non-commercial projects is always a hot topic on my search workshops. As soon as we start looking at tools that identify Creative Commons and public domain images the delegates start scribbling. Yes, Google and Bing both have tools that allow you to specify a license when conducting an image search but you still have to double check that the search engine has assigned the correct license to the image.

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Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults 2014 The 2014 Amazing Audiobooks list, comprised of 27 fiction titles and 2 nonfiction, features recordings covering a wide range of interests for young adults from memoir, to psychological horror, to parody. "We were thrilled with the variety of wonderful productions this year.” said Chair Dawn Rutherford. "The narrators were such total wizards, they evoked everything from hysterical laughter to nausea, and we believe followers of the list will be similarly moved". Members of the 2014 Amazing Audiobooks Committee are: Chair Dawn Rutherford, Sno-Isle Libraries, Tulalip, WA; Mary Burkey, Olentangy Local Schools,Powell, OH; Randee Jean Bybee, Upland Public Library, Upland, CA; Emily F. Calkins, Seattle, WA; Kim Christofferson, Sweet Library, Salt Lake City, UT; Linda L.

How to Ace the Academic Library Database Presentation by Rebekah Kati, Head Editor, INALJ North Carolina How to Ace the Academic Library Database Presentation Typically, when candidates are invited to the second round of interviews for an academic library position, they are asked to give a presentation. For reference and instruction positions, this presentation is often a demonstration of a database to undergraduate students in an introductory class. Recommended YA Novels and Memoirs - Young Adult Books Recommended Young Adult Books Centered on Teen Issues and Challenges... by Rebecca Thiegs Co-Founder Teenagers face challenges. 5 Technology Skills Every Blended Librarian Needs to Know Being a blended librarian means having a combination of traditional library skills, instructional design skills, and pedagogical knowledge of educational technology. It also means developing some strong technology skills to support that ‘blendedness.’ In thinking about all the technology skills that are useful for blended librarianship, I came up with 5 particular skills that I consider essential to the profession. There are many more technology skills that I could have listed, but I chose these specifically because I think they represent the breadth of skills needed for blended librarianship. Here they are: PowerPoint.

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