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New recognition for cutting edge library practice!

As a member of OITP’s America’s Libraries for the 21st Century Subcommittee, I want to urge you amazing school (and public and academic) librarians, you cutting-edge practitioners, to consider completing this form!  Youth services should be well represented this new award. The Committee’s press release: WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for […]

New recognition for cutting edge library practice!

As a member of OITP’s America’s Libraries for the 21st Century Subcommittee, I want to urge you amazing school (and public and academic) librarians, you cutting-edge practitioners, to consider completing this form!  Youth services should be well represented this new award. The Committee’s press release: WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for […]

AASL’s Best Websites for Teaching and Learning

One of the most exciting revelations at ALA last week was the Sunday panel that unveiled the inaugural AASL’s Best Websites for Teaching and Learning.  (If there was a Newbery kinda ceremony for the techie in many of us, this was it!) The Best Websites for Teaching and Learning honors websites, tools, and resources of […]

AASL’s Best Websites for Teaching and Learning

One of the most exciting revelations at ALA last week was the Sunday panel that unveiled the inaugural AASL’s Best Websites for Teaching and Learning.  (If there was a Newbery kinda ceremony for the techie in many of us, this was it!) The Best Websites for Teaching and Learning honors websites, tools, and resources of […]

#followalibrarian

#followfriday on Twitter is a tradition (if you can call anything around for a relatively short time a tradition).  Each Friday, this little tradition allows Tweeters to recommend favorite folks to follow.  I make all sorts of discoveries on Fridays. Today (or yesterday) someone started #followalibrarian. (I think it was Andy Woodworth @wawoodworth.) If you […]

#followalibrarian

#followfriday on Twitter is a tradition (if you can call anything around for a relatively short time a tradition).  Each Friday, this little tradition allows Tweeters to recommend favorite folks to follow.  I make all sorts of discoveries on Fridays. Today (or yesterday) someone started #followalibrarian. (I think it was Andy Woodworth @wawoodworth.) If you […]

Compfight: Another cool and flexible Flickr search

I spent a little time today playing around with Compfight.  This amazingly simple and flexible image search tool makes a great addition to my post on Creative Commons: Happier Image Searching.  Of course, I’ve added it to my Copyright Friendly Pathfinder. Users can search for the various Creative Commons licenses, search by text or tags, […]

Compfight: Another cool and flexible Flickr search

I spent a little time today playing around with Compfight.  This amazingly simple and flexible image search tool makes a great addition to my post on Creative Commons: Happier Image Searching.  Of course, I’ve added it to my Copyright Friendly Pathfinder. Users can search for the various Creative Commons licenses, search by text or tags, […]

Catalog Central? The time has come to share, save, and be green

Sometimes cool ideas crystalize at cocktail parties.  At the ABC-CLIO reception on Saturday night, publisher Becky Snyder and I built what might be a long overdue concept. It all started when Becky asked if I knew what portion of the cost of publishing of book went into marketing, specifically catalog production and direct mail.  I […]

Catalog Central? The time has come to share, save, and be green

Sometimes cool ideas crystalize at cocktail parties.  At the ABC-CLIO reception on Saturday night, publisher Becky Snyder and I built what might be a long overdue concept. It all started when Becky asked if I knew what portion of the cost of publishing of book went into marketing, specifically catalog production and direct mail.  I […]