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Creative Ideas for Promoting Reader Services | NoveList. We collect great ideas for promoting readers services in libraries. Here are just a few of our favorites! Have one to add? Feel free to send it along. Give each staff member their own stock of small cards to hand out to patrons when they're doing in-person RA. Have one side of the card blank for writing down the call numbers of books, and on the other side have the card filled out with the librarian's name, branch, and maybe even their photo.

This article explains ideas for making books part of every program you do. Start a series of Staff Picks posts on your blog; it helps readers connect with your staff! Partner with book clubs in your community by offering to host "Booked for Dessert" nights in your library. Want to submit other ideas for consideration? NoveList Search Strategies | NoveList. Use our search strategy handouts to tackle challenging reader questions and library scenarios. In each Search Strategy we present a common scenario that you face as a librarian, reader, or parent, and offer several ways to use NoveList to find the books you need.

Exploring Books by CultureFinding Books for StorytimeSearching for Books for TweensFinding Books with Diverse CharactersFinding Audiobooks for Every ListenerFinding Books and Resources for Common CoreFinding Books for Your Canadian ReadersFinding Graphic NovelsFinding Read-alikesFinding the Right RomanceSearching for Gentle ReadsFinding "Just Right" BooksSpeed Search NoveList Using Field Codes. Librarian Design Share – inspiration for library creatives. Refreshing your on- and offline spaces with a bit of library eye candy. MangaBookClubHandbook digital. Long Island Pre-K Initiative / School Readiness Playbook. This Playbook is a compendium of the latest thinking and best practices on community-level collaborative efforts to increase school readiness for young children. The contents are designed to equip community "players" with the knowledge they need to work together.

These players may be in law enforcement or libraries; be in school or retired; be members of a faith community or health care professionals. The Playbook includes information about how each community member can contribute. Specifically, it covers: what school readiness is and why it matters; how communities can work together to increase school readiness; how school readiness is a "win" for each potential player; actions diverse players and allies can take; examples and advice from communities successfully working together; a case study of Westbury, New York’s school readiness efforts; ongoing issues and recommendations; links to research, reports and over 150 web sites. Best Interactive eBooks | Young Readers (Kids) Library Development:New York State Library. School Library Research (SLR) School Library Research (ISSN: 2165-1019) is the scholarly refereed research journal of the American Association of School Librarians. It is the successor to School Library Media Research (ISSN: 1523-4320) and School Library Media Quarterly Online.

The purpose of School Library Research is to promote and publish high quality original research concerning the management, implementation, and evaluation of school library programs. The journal will also emphasize research on instructional theory, teaching methods, and critical issues relevant to school libraries and school librarians. SLR seeks to distribute major research findings worldwide through both electronic publication and linkages to substantive documents on the Internet. The primary audience for SLR includes academic scholars, school librarians, instructional specialists and other educators who strive to provide a constructive learning environment for all students and teachers. Two New Research Papers PublishedFebruary 2017.

ECRP: Early Childhood Research & Practice. And The 2015 Winners Are… – The Edublog Awards. Skip to content And The 2015 Winners Are… -by- Ronnie Burt on Dec 18, 2015 11 Comments Follow Edublogs Thousands of votes have been cast, and we’ve tallied them all up. Many thanks to all that nominated, voted, and participated in this year’s awards! Don’t forget, you can find a full list of all nominees here. So without further ado, here are your 2015 Edublog Award winners and top 5 vote-getters in each category… Best Individual Blog Best New Blog Best Group Blog Best Class Blog Best Student Blog Best EdTech/Resource Blog Best Teacher Blog Best Library Blog Best Administrator Blog Most Influential Post Best Tweeter About Ronnie Burt Manages the Edublogs and CampusPress services. 11 Comments Congratulations to Edublogs for running this again this year.

Comments are closed. Sign Up For Free Powered by WordPress | Hosted by Edublogs | Protected by CloudFlare AddThis Sharing Sidebar Share to Facebook , Number of shares1K Share to TwitterShare to LinkedIn , Number of shares Share to EmailMore AddThis Share options. DayByDayNY Family Literacy Calendar - Day By Day NYFamily-Literacy Calendar. Web Extras | ALA Editions. Mediasource.actonservice. Candlewick Press - Resources. National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC TYC | Teaching Young Children Magazine. Home - KidLit.TV. Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast. Hey there, dear 7-Imp readers. It’s been an immensely rewarding 16 years of blogging here at Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast (that makes the site downright elderly in blog years), but I’m here today to say I’m clearing the coffee mugs, wiping the table, and closing up the breakfast nook. Blogging here at 7-Imp has always been a labor of love, my hobby on the side.

But I find that I have simply run out of the bandwidth to post (and just keeping up with blog-related email became a lot like a full-time job). It has truly been a struggle lately to find the time. Read the rest of this entry » KidLitosphere Central - Home. Children's Services Division | Nassau County Library Association Children's Services Division. Youth Services at the Nassau Library System – Youth Services Department. Annotary | Highlight and Annotate Web Pages, Share Notes, Research Smarter. Graduate School of Library and Information Science | Simmons College - Boston, Massachusetts. As librarians and information experts, GSLIS students, faculty, and alumni are driven to help others find answers.

Frequently on the front lines of social justice, they work to defend First Amendment rights, to overcome barriers to literacy, and to address the global digital divide that separates those with access to information from those without it. Making Membership Worth It I voted in my first ALA election today. So, consider this entry my big "I voted" sticker. I'm actually quite proud of myself. At GSLIS, we believe that open and unfettered access to information is the bedrock of democracy. We invite you to come to our dynamic campus and experience Simmons for yourselves.

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