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09/17/2013

Back-to-School with Coteaching: Reading Comprehension Strategies and Instructional Partnerships

Posted by Rob Christopher

For this guest post we welcome Judi Moreillon, author of several books including the recent ALA Editions title Coteaching Reading Comprehension Strategies in Elementary School Libraries: Maximizing Your Impact.

 

All across the country the new school year is getting underway. As school librarians consider their unique contributions to learning and teaching in their schools this year, they can make time to review and recommit to their role in reading.

The American Association of School Librarian’s published a position statement on the School Librarian’s Role in Reading that notes: “Guiding learners to become engaged and effective users of ideas and information and to appreciate literature...

06/04/2013

Meet the Authors at ALA Annual

Posted by Rob Christopher

 

Attending the 2013 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition? Make sure to carve out some time in your schedule and stop by the ALA Store to meet our authors and get an autographed copy of their books!

All the events below will take place in the Exhibit Hall at the ALA Store, booth #1224, an ideal location for easy access and convenient browsing:

 

Friday, June 28             

  • Betsy Diamant-Cohen, Linda Ernst, Saroj Ghoting, and Dorothy Stoltz: 6:00-7:00 p.m.

early literacy experts and authors of such...

01/10/2013

Continuing the Conversation: How to Improve Your Library Instruction

Posted by Dan Freeman

We just wrapped up Sarah Steiner’s workshop: How to Improve Your Library Instruction: Assessment in Five Minutes. Below are slides and resources.


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12/04/2012

Continuing the Conversation: Libraries, Copyright and the World

Posted by Dan Freeman

We just wrapped up the most recent workshop in our Crews on Copyright series with Kenny Crews. Today’s workshop was Open Access and Your Publications: What's Copyright Got to Do with It?...

11/26/2012

Archive of American Libraries Live, Episode 1 Now Available!

Posted by Dan Freeman
In case you missed out, the archive of Episode 1, Library 2017, Tech At Warp Speed, the archive is now available. Host Jason Griffey led a fantastic discussion with panelists Rebecca Miller, Marshall Breeding and Nina McHale. We want to extend a special thanks to our live audience, our panel and the staff at the Northwestern University Library. Check out the video below!
10/24/2012

Continuing the Conversation: Open Access and Your Publications: What's Copyright Got to Do with It?

Posted by Dan Freeman

We just wrapped up the most recent workshop in our Crews on Copyright series with Kenny Crews. Today’s workshop was Open Access and Your Publications: What's Copyright Got to Do with It?...

10/17/2012

Continuing the Conversation: Introducing RDA

Posted by Dan Freeman

We just wrapped up Chris Oliver’s workshop Introducing RDA. Chris’ slides are embedded below. Whether you participated or not, feel free to take a look.

If you’d like to learn more about RDA, a wide variety of products and publications are available at the...

10/15/2012

Huron Street Press furthers ALA’s mission to the public

Posted by Rob Christopher

Have you heard of the American Library Association's new publishing imprint? Huron Street Press, in line with ALA’s mission to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all, publishes a variety of titles designed to appeal to a broad consumer and library market. Its publications harness the expertise of the ALA, while encouraging library use among the public, joining other initiatives such as @ your library and ILoveLibraries.

Several Huron Street Press titles are now available for order or pre-order through Independent Publishers Group as well as numerous traditional retail outlets in both print and e-book editions:

  • Read with Me: Best Books for Preschoolers, by Stephanie Zvirin...
09/11/2012

Looking for a new thriller to read?

Posted by Rob Christopher

Just in time to autumn ... and Halloween: our horror RA specialist Becky Siegel Spratford, author of The Readers’ Advisory Guide to Horror, Second Edition, has a recommendation for you.

09/05/2012

Continuing the Conversation: E-Reserves and Fair Use

Posted by Dan Freeman
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We just wrapped up the first workshop in our new series Crews on Copyright with Kenny Crews. Today’s workshop was on E-Reserves and Fair Use. The slides from the event, which contain some fantastic resources, are posted below.

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