Libraries for all
98 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

ALA, It’s Time to Step Up for School Libraries | Editorial | School Library Journal

ALA, It’s Time to Step Up for School Libraries | Editorial | School Library Journal | Libraries for all | Scoop.it
Lis Marrow's insight:

I repeat: Advocate advocate advocate.....it's up to US!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

A revised manifesto — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

A revised manifesto — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | Libraries for all | Scoop.it
Lis Marrow's insight:

worth a read every few months, to keep us focused and updated!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

Hay Festival 2013: 'Don't patronise young readers', says children's author Michael Morpurgo - Telegraph

Hay Festival 2013: 'Don't patronise young readers', says children's author Michael Morpurgo - Telegraph | Libraries for all | Scoop.it
Children's authors must not patronise their young readers, Michael Morpurgo has argued, as he warns they grow up too fast to keep the real world hidden from them.
Lis Marrow's insight:

it's all about the book and its reader.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

Inanimate Alice - About the Project

Inanimate Alice - A Digital Novel
Lis Marrow's insight:

I may be behind the times, I have just discovered this amazing transmedia novel.  Thanks to Laura Fleming for the heads up (in her article - Transmedia Storytelling in School Libraries: What's next, what comes after? 2011 Smashwords

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Lis Marrow from School Library Advocacy
Scoop.it!

School Libraries On the Chopping Block: Essential or Expendable?

School Libraries On the Chopping Block: Essential or Expendable? | Libraries for all | Scoop.it
This board explores the diverse voices in the school library debate. As budgets get cut, libraries often disappear. Since April is School Library Month, consider these perspectives & decide whether you consider them essential or expendable.

Via Karen Bonanno
Lis Marrow's insight:

from Learnist

more...
Karen Bonanno's curator insight, May 15, 2013 3:07 AM
Different points of view on a concerning matter for the school library profession.
Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

Show Me the Awesome: Immersive play in the 21st century library

Show Me the Awesome: Immersive play in the 21st century library | Libraries for all | Scoop.it
Hello! Some of you visiting today will be regular readers of this blog; others may be here as part of Show Me the Awesome: 30 Days of Self-Promotion for libraries and librarians, a great project to...
Lis Marrow's insight:

thank you Bridget Schaumann for scooping this so I could!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

Has the school library a future in the digital age?

Has the school library a future in the digital age? | Libraries for all | Scoop.it
The concept of a school library in a digital age is challenging.
Lis Marrow's insight:

a question that I would answer YES to (loudly and often!) 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

This Boy’s Life | Recent Young Adult Fiction | School Library Journal

This Boy’s Life | Recent Young Adult Fiction | School Library Journal | Libraries for all | Scoop.it
Lis Marrow's insight:

and here's another one, the three books look like interesting additions for a school library (senior side)

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Lis Marrow from Digital Literacy in the Library
Scoop.it!

TxLA-Facilitators.pdf


Via Mary Reilley Clark
Lis Marrow's insight:

the wonderful R.David Lankes - who continues to inspire beyond the call of duty....

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

Ringside at Lessig Copyright Bout | Threat Level | Wired.com

Ringside at Lessig Copyright Bout | Threat Level | Wired.com | Libraries for all | Scoop.it
Lis Marrow's insight:

the more I read about Aaron Schwartz the more I wish he was still around....

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

The Future of Education - Charting the Course of Teaching and Learning in a Networked World

The Future of Education - Charting the Course of Teaching and Learning in a Networked World | Libraries for all | Scoop.it
The Future of Education is a social network
Lis Marrow's insight:

recommended on listserv.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

How Graphic Novels Became the Hottest Section in the Library

How Graphic Novels Became the Hottest Section in the Library | Libraries for all | Scoop.it
According to old stereotypes, it shouldn’t work—serious librarians should want nothing to do with the raucous, pulp world of comics—and for a long time it didn’t.
Lis Marrow's insight:

graphic novels can so often lead a student into the exciting world of literacy!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

Learning to learn: the heart of reading

Learning to learn: the heart of reading | Libraries for all | Scoop.it
I was always a bookworm. In fifth grade, I was one of the only students in my class to finish every last book on the Battle of the Books competition list.
Lis Marrow's insight:

reading is beyond the book

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

Why don't we take children's books seriously? - Telegraph

Why don't we take children's books seriously? - Telegraph | Libraries for all | Scoop.it
Our nation excels at children's literature, yet a foreigner could be forgiven for thinking that we have little interest in our children’s writers, says Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

Choice Critical for Promoting Reading, Says Canadian Study

Choice Critical for Promoting Reading, Says Canadian Study | Libraries for all | Scoop.it
A study commissioned by the National Reading Campaign in Canada says that giving people choice and control over what they read is key to instilling a love of reading.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

A glimpse into Guantánamo Bay's library

A glimpse into Guantánamo Bay's library | Libraries for all | Scoop.it
Nina Martyris: From the well-thumbed – Danielle Steele – to the untouched classics, pictures posted by US journalists show the reading matter permitted in the world's most controversial prison
Lis Marrow's insight:

sobering.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

The future of libraries is in the hands of librarians

So says R. David Lankes in the opening moments of his presentation School Librarians as Facilitators for Learning embedded below.  We represent the fundamentals of the future of libraries.  Yes!  H...
Lis Marrow's insight:

thanks for continuing to spread the word bridget!

more...
Lis Marrow's curator insight, August 1, 2013 3:54 PM

hopefully this will work....

Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

Happiness Makes Your Brain Work Better

Happiness Makes Your Brain Work Better | Libraries for all | Scoop.it
A Harvard psychology researcher explains that rather than thinking of success as the source of happiness, we should think of happiness as a source of success--and one that's more under our control than we imagine.
Lis Marrow's insight:

reasons to keep a positive outlook at all times!  :)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

On libraries and inequality

On libraries and inequality | Libraries for all | Scoop.it
These days, we take a lot of things for granted. For example, we take phones and computers and television for granted, assuming that, because they are superfluous in our lives, they must be so in t...
Lis Marrow's insight:

he says it all

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

Introducing Booklandia: Where YA Books Live

Introducing Booklandia: Where YA Books Live | Libraries for all | Scoop.it
Booklist Online: The best book reviews for public libraries and school libraries, and the best books to read for your book club, brought to you by the ALA.
Lis Marrow's insight:

a new website specialling in YA

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

Strongbox and Aaron Swartz

Strongbox and Aaron Swartz | Libraries for all | Scoop.it
Aaron Swartz was not yet a legend when, almost two years ago, I asked him to build an open-source, anonymous in-box.
Lis Marrow's insight:

ditto as before, this article talks about his legacy via The New Yorker

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lis Marrow
Scoop.it!

Gmail: Email from Google

Gmail: Email from Google | Libraries for all | Scoop.it
10+ GB of storage, less spam, and mobile access. Gmail is email that's intuitive, efficient, and useful. And maybe even fun.
Lis Marrow's insight:

need to become an expert infographic queen....

more...
No comment yet.