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Blog Your Cat, your dog, your parakeet

Love my bloglines account. I can easily keep up with my favorite 51 feeds and know immediately when someone has posted something new on their blog/site/feed. One of my all-time favorites is Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog even when we don't agree. I love to post comments to Doug because I know he will reply. This [...]

Their Awards, Not Ours

In June 2005 SLJ had an article about how the Tennessee awards (Volunteer State Book Awards) created an alliance between teachers and school librarians. The Young Hoosier Book Award at Hickory Elementary blog has created a beautiful alliance between readers and techie writers of the web 2.0 era.  Mrs. Trinkle has created a blog to enable students [...]

Apologies and Glee’s

My apologies for not posting much this week. I have just now returned from National Library Legislative Day in Washington, DC. While I was there working on legislative issues, particularly school library issues, I also had the opportunity to voice an opinion on LSTA funds. Many people want to hear from us. Are we talking [...]