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Environments for Student Growth and Development: Libraries and Student Affairs in Collaboration - ALA Store

Environments for Student Growth and Development: Libraries and Student Affairs in Collaboration -  ALA Store | New-Tech Librarian | Scoop.it

Librarians and student affairs professionals share a commitment to student success and holistic development, collaborative strategies, and reflective practice. Environments for Student Success and Development explores how librarians and student affairs professionals partner through programming and other activities in order to create stronger campus environments for student learning, growth, and development. Edited by Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe and Melissa Autumn Wong, the book includes an introduction to student affairs and student development, followed by case studies of successful collaborations co-authored by student affairs and library professionals. Also included is a selected bibliography of publications on student affairs, strategies for collaboration, and library and student affairs collaborations....

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International Librarians visiting ALA offices-Chicago

International Librarians visiting ALA offices-Chicago | New-Tech Librarian | Scoop.it
Sixteen librarians visited the ALAoffices in Chicago June 15 from countries as far away as Nigeria, Egypt, and Japan, among others. The librarians were part of an annual summer associates program ...
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Embedded Librarianship: Tools and Practices

Embedded Librarianship: Tools and Practices | New-Tech Librarian | Scoop.it
As librarians look for ways to infuse information, digital, and new media literacies into authentic research tasks in the context of content area study and passion-based information-seeking needs, many librarians are turning to the model of embedded librarianship to establish and foster collaborative partnerships for learning. At the root of embedded librarianship is the establishment and growth of relationships that cultivate trust, enabling the librarian to become a true partner in teaching and learning.
This issue of Library Technology Reports explores how embedded librarians can use free and low-cost teaching technologies to support and enhance participatory learning experiences in school and academic libraries. Case studies explore ways partnerships for learning were forged and the impact of these collaborative relationships on the understandings and experiences of learners of all ages.
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Become an effective facilitator

Become an effective facilitator | New-Tech Librarian | Scoop.it

Become an effective facilitator with help of upcoming ASCLA webinar | American Libraries Magazine. During this 90-minute online session, Brenda Hough will prepare you to run meetings and lead...

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WordPress Basics: What WordPress Can Do for Your Library (ALA TechSource Workshop)

WordPress Basics: What WordPress Can Do for Your Library (ALA TechSource Workshop) | New-Tech Librarian | Scoop.it

Over the past few years, the popularity of WordPress among librarians has exploded enabling them to create attractive websites with advanced functionality without extensive programming.  In this workshop, ideal for librarians curious about WordPress or those just getting started, Web developers and WordPress experts Polly-Alida Farrington and Amanda Goodman will provide an overview of WordPress and explain how it can be used to quickly and easily build an excellent library website.

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ALSC and LEGO® DUPLO® teaming up

ALSC and LEGO® DUPLO® teaming up | New-Tech Librarian | Scoop.it
The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and LEGO® DUPLO® are teaming up to celebrate the “builders of tomorrow.” Together, these two organizations are providing even more ins...
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What Is the Role of Libraries in the Age of E-Books and Digital Information? | PBS

What Is the Role of Libraries in the Age of E-Books and Digital Information? | PBS | New-Tech Librarian | Scoop.it

A must-read article on library digital age challenges, increasing responsibilities, publisher-libraries relationship friction and  library resources innovative uses as recorded in ALA,  Pew Research Center and Knight, Gates and MacArthur foundations reports...

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Summer 2012 Online courses | Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

Summer 2012 Online courses  | Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) | New-Tech Librarian | Scoop.it

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is pleased to offer a variety of quality online Professional Development courses that will run between four and six weeks.

Visit the ALA registration website for details...

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