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Lifelong Learning for School Librarians: Resources on the ASLA Website

Lifelong Learning for School Librarians: Resources on the ASLA Website | ASLA | Scoop.it
Do you ever check out the Alabama School Library Association website? (http://www.alasla.org/). If you missed the ASLA Twitter chat session, then there are some resources listed on the site that you might like to try out!
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Posts from AASL Advocacy Tip of the Day for 11/21/2011

RT @aasl: Posts from AASL Advocacy Tip of the Day for 11/21/2011 - http://t.co/MUC0jz7A...
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Why Libraries Matter

Why Libraries Matter | ASLA | Scoop.it
Libraries provide an anchor of stability for millions of Americans tightening their financial belts during these tough economic times.
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Joanne Schenkel's curator insight, November 2, 2013 10:13 PM

Who ever said libraries were becoming less relevant? They still have a role in communities and schools.

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Librarians Protest Penguin Decision To Limit E-Book Lending - Forbes

Librarians Protest Penguin Decision To Limit E-Book Lending - Forbes | ASLA | Scoop.it
The American Library Association is protesting Penguin's decision to limit library lending of its e-books - many of which libraries had already paid for.
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Library bus tour is a virtual reality | The Way Forward

Library bus tour is a virtual reality | The Way Forward | ASLA | Scoop.it
Following on from my blog post Library Visit!
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Letters to a Young Librarian: Be Courageous; Ask For Help, by David Green

Letters to a Young Librarian: Be Courageous; Ask For Help, by David Green | ASLA | Scoop.it
With this post @dpgreen wrote (about being aware of your limitations), my little blog becomes global! Yay!
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Librarydoor: Google Diet Alternative for the Digital Omnivores

Librarydoor: Google Diet Alternative for the Digital Omnivores | ASLA | Scoop.it
Google Alternatives for digital omnivores : http://t.co/4cEr9ZNK #edchat #AASL #SLJ...
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New Library Technologies Dispense With Librarians

New Library Technologies Dispense With Librarians | ASLA | Scoop.it
Faced with layoffs and budget cuts, or simply looking for ways to expand their offerings, libraries around the country are replacing traditional, full-service institutions with devices that may be redefining what it means to have a library.
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Joanne Schenkel's curator insight, November 2, 2013 10:18 PM

Interesting. In school libraries, I still believe students still need support and motivation from real live human beings to encourage them to try new materials, whether different series, authors or genres. I don't go to my local library to browse aimlessly but follow recommendations from friends or "experts".

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Capitol Weekly: California’s teacher-librarians under pressure just when they’re needed most

Capitol Weekly: California’s teacher-librarians under pressure just when they’re needed most | ASLA | Scoop.it
Capitol Weekly: The Newspaper of California State Government and Politics (RT @sraslim: @chwms &Glen Warren: California’s teacher-librarians under pressure just when they’re needed most:
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Growing Professionally One Small Bite at a Time

Growing Professionally One Small Bite at a Time | ASLA | Scoop.it
Finding time for professional development can be complicated for busy school librarians. AASL has launched a new video podcast series to provide assistance in dealing with that problem.
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