being introduced at the same time as the change to Resource Description and Access (RDA). The introduction of RDA occurs on 31 March 2013. From that time we will not be describing the minimum record in terms of the Anglo American Cataloging Rules 2nd edition (AACR2).
Let's face it: much of book marketing is rather, well, static. Enter book trailers — much like the familiar trailers (previews) you see for movies and television shows, book trailers bring your book to life with visuals and a ...
The 34 links list a variety of sources of information to keep us informed about the what, where and how of digital storytelling. Worth keeping in your bookmarking site to refer back too.(Cque2)
Cynthia Lieberman: "Transmedia storytelling can be integrated into education, marketing, social change and other areas in a myriad of ways, but one thing it always offers--regardless of the arena--is choice"...
"The Apple announcement this week about iBooks Author - the new app that will allow anyone to create and distribute multimedia interactive books has been a long time coming. This announcement needs to be tempered with an evaluation of what we want and what we need as teachers. After all, we are the ones that are at the coalface, we are the risk takers, the experimenters, the alchemists. What do we want for our students? What do our students need from e-texts? I am not sure that I have an exact answer yet but I given some thought to the notion. So here we go - Part wish list, part rant."
Advice by California K-5 librarian Mary Ann Scheuer on “Great Kid Books”, including a guide to engaging book apps and a treasure trove of reviews categorized by age level and genre, from pre-school and picture books to graphic novels and books with special appeal for boys. A collection to consider.
Now, I've sort of cheated a *bit*, as because I read SO many good series in 2011, the majority of my list is an entire series rather than 10 individual books...but still, I think this is acceptable. ...right?
I've not heard of most - but a few sound interesting and I'll keep this link to come back to in the future
"In our house books are an incredibly important part of our lives. We all read books and we have bookshelves full of books, but we also love to have family novel time, where we read aloud to each other." We read aloud in our house too - I read all the Harry Potter books (bar the last one) out loud and both boys read them over again - before the movies came out.
A useful and very timely blog post by Catherine Rigg for ETL505
"In 2013 a new cataloguing standard for describing and accessing resources will be available for use. Resource Description and Access (RDA) (Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA, 2010) will replace the Anglo American Cataloguing Rules 2 (AACR2)."
A firm believer that childhood is incomplete without a favorite book, Mrs. D’Elia anticipates the cinematic version of a Caldecott Medal winner, the launch of NPR’s tween-themed book club and the latest titles in beloved book sagas on “Read This Book!”; explore categories from Adventure Stories to Young Adult and get a sneak peek with book trailers on this blog geared at grades 3-5.
The purpose of Clean Book Trailers. I love book trailers. Ever since discovering them as a resource to promote my own writing, I have been addicted to watching, researching, and creating them. This blog is to showcase clean ...
Why are children's books among the top selling books in the publishing industry? What child doesn't love to hear stories and have them read to them? You've probably made up tales to tell your own children knowing you'd delight them." Maybe I'll give this a try one day! Some Australian links on the page.