Does it seem to you that college students transfer more today? I've been surprised at the number of students who leave their colleges after a semester or two and resume their studies at a local campus, often a community college.
In my last two posts, I have reflected on a rationale for looking at the work of libraries through Deborah Brandt’s concept of sponsors of literacy as well as the philosophical and practical imperatives for libraries to examine the forces and...
Well-loved dentist runner inspired many - Well-known dentist and community leader Dr. Edwin Swords of Canton died Tuesday at the age of 92. An influential fun-loving local businessman Swords had a big impact on the community.
Several folks have alerted me to the suspension of a high school senior in Gwinnett for “hugging his teacher.
Buffy J. Hamilton's insight:
from the post: "In the school video of the incident, McNair walks into the office, approaches a female teacher from behind and wraps his arms around her. The embrace startles the teacher, who clearly is unhappy and pushes McNair away from her. The teacher alleges that McNair put his lips and cheeks on her neck. She also says she warned him before that his hugs were unacceptable."
We’re excited the announce the January episode of AL Live, The Future of Libraries: What’s Your Vision? In this episode, David Lee King will lead our expert panel in an open discussion on the challenges and changes we’ll see in our libraries in the near and distant future.
Joining David on the panel:
• Joesph Murphy, Director of Library Futures, Innovative Interfaces • Marshall Breeding, Library Technology Consultant, Speaker and Author • Buffy Hamilton, Librarian at Norcross High School in metropolitan Atlanta, Library Technology Writer and Speaker • Bohyun Kim, Digital Access Librarian at Florida International University Medical Library