Getting started with evaluation / Peter Hernon, Robert E. Dugan, and Joseph R. Matthews. / Chicago : American Library Association, 2014. -- This book presents an overview of evaluation and the types of metrics, linking them to strategic planning and infrastructure.
Makerspaces : Top Trailblazing Projects / Caitlin A. Bagley. Chicago, IL. : ALA TechSource ; American Library Association, 2014. Bagley examines nine makerspaces in public, academic, and school libraries, describing their design and technical decisions in depth and showing how each is doing something unique and different, under a wide range of budgets and project offerings.
The librarian's nitty-gritty guide to social media / Laura Solomon. / Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013. The vast array of social media options present a challenge: it’s tough to keep current, let alone formulate a plan for using these tools effectively. Solomon, a librarian with extensive experience in web development, design, and technology, cuts to the chase with this invaluable guide to using social media in any kind of library.
Great idea! Readbox This would be such a great idea for a classroom library (or even school library) bulletin board/ display case! I like the idea of integrating pop culture references to catch kids attention. Wish the link was good...
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