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Monthly Archives: September 2017

One Book, One Organization

Remember One Book, One City?  When the whole city read the same book?  Colleges, high schools and grade schools do that, too.  And I can’t think of a good reason not to encourage our friends in the art museums to

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Professional Reading

You might want to let teachers know about this way to stay current in their respective fields.  And it works for our field as well.  Visit our Online Databases.  Look at the alphabetical list for Professional Collection (published by Ebsco).

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Text Complexity Made Easy!

By now, you’ve heard all about the Common Core standards and how students need to read more non-fiction.  You may have even heard that librarians can now be central to the process of implementing the Common Core standards because we

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7 Habits of Highly Effective Library and AR Users

Stolen from Kristen Williams,  former school library manager at St. Joan of Arc: What do the 7 Habits Look like in the Library? #1 Be Proactive– Know your book level and be able to request your own books using the

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Cross your eyes and it will be clear!

Q:       Here is an interesting observation regarding the change with requesting materials.  I tried requesting a video/dvd for a teacher in Horizon and was told “There are no requestable items”, but then I tried in Sherloc and was

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