Conferences, School Libraries, Student stuff

College Bound Students and Independent School Libraries (part two)

After John Palfrey's keynote, we then had a panel discussion with Beth Rohloff of Tufts, Kwasi Sarkodie-Mensah of Boston College, and Susan Gilroy of Harvard University.  These are three of the people my former students will meet in September, and their insights into what those incoming students will experience and be asked to do was… Continue reading College Bound Students and Independent School Libraries (part two)

Conferences, School Libraries, Student stuff

College Bound Students and Independent School Libraries (part one)

(also known as "what I need to keep my eyes on as I work with students") This was an interesting one-off "conference", organized by the wonderful librarians at BB&N in Boston and presented at my mother's graduate school alma mater, the Harvard Graduate School of Education (although she wouldn't recognize the library we met in!). … Continue reading College Bound Students and Independent School Libraries (part one)

Collection Development, Conferences, Professional organizations, School Libraries, Techno Geekiness

Summertime = Conferences + Presentations

I've got quite the schedule this summer, and already I'm tired.   The disaster preparation/recovery presentation to ASLA came and went, but if you're heading to ALA next week, you'll find me here: Disaster Preparedness for School Librarians From Gutenberg to Google and Glogs, From Books to Vooks Best Practices in Library Websites for Teens (that's… Continue reading Summertime = Conferences + Presentations