Discover and save creative ideas

    Including families of children with special needs : a how-to-do-it manual for librarians Banks, Carrie Scott, Neal-Schuman, 2014. This new revised edition is a step-by-step guide to serving children and youth with disabilities as well as the family members, caregivers, and other people involved in their lives.

    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.

    Diversity in youth literature : opening doors through reading / edited by Jamie Campbell Naidoo and Sarah Park Dahlen. Chicago : American Library Association, 2012.

    Literacy : a way out for at-risk youth This exploration of juvenile corrections librarianship provides a complete description of these specialized services, addresses unique challenges in this library environment, and promotes intellectual and social growth for at-risk youth.

    Intellectual freedom for teens : a practical guide for young adult and school librarians / edited by Kristin Fletcher-Spear and Kelly Tyler. Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2014. Using examples of censorship battles in both school and public libraries to illustrate possible scenarios, this guidebook gives YA librarians the foreknowledge and support to ensure intellectual freedom for teens. Among the issues addressed : How to prepare yourself and your staff for potential challenges by developing a thoughtful selection policy and response plan; resources for help when a challenge occurs; crafting a defense for a challenged book, and pointers for effectively disseminating your response through the press and social media; and the latest on intellectual freedom in the digital realm, including an examination of library technology.

    Enhancing teaching and learning : a leadership guide for school librarians / Jean Donham. / ibrary Association, 2013. -- This new edition of a classic shows how to take a proactive role in shaping instruction by learning how to develop and implement a library media program and integrate it into the total educational experience.

    The frugal librarian : thriving in tough economic times / edited by Carol Smallwood.

    Serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning teens : a how-to-do-it manual for librarians / Hillias J. Marti... / New York, NY : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c2007.

    Complete copyright for K-12 librarians and educators / Carrie Russell. Chicago : American Library Association, 2012.

    Copyright for teachers & librarians in the 21st century / Rebecca P. Butler.

    What you need to know about privacy law : a guide for librarians and educators / Gretchen McCord. / Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, An Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013. -- U.S. privacy laws are confusing and hard to interpret. This book, authored by an experienced attorney who specializes in copyright and privacy law, provides clear, substantive guidance to educators who work with minors in these rapidly changing, technological times

    What's the silliest question you can think of? get the answer at the library!! www.cavendishsq.com/

    Inquiry and the common core : librarians and teachers designing teaching for learning / Violet H. Harada and Sharon Coatney, editors. Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, [2014] Practicing librarians and library educators demonstrate the power of inquiry to achieve the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and promote school librarians as key partners in implementing this type of critical teaching and learning in K–12 schools.

    Library 101 : a handbook for the school librarian 2nd ed. / Claire Gatrell Stephens and Patricia Franklin. / Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, [2015]

    Developing library collections for today's young adults / Amy S. Pattee. Lanham : The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2014. This book features policies that deal expressly with materials that respect the intellectual freedom of young library patrons. It emphasizes the importance of everything from needs assessment to collection development, encouraging librarians to consider informational, recreational, and curricular needs and interests as the library staff select material on behalf of young adults.

    Better serving teens through school library-public library collaborations / Cherie Pandora and Stacey Hayman. / Santa Barbara, Calfornia : Libraries Unlimited, 2013. -- In this practical guidebook, experienced librarians—a public librarian and a school librarian—share advice and ideas for extending resources, containing costs, and leveraging capabilities between school and public libraries, offering insights and strategies to overcome today's economic challenges.

    Libraries of the Future Visualization |

    It's dangerous to Google Solo. Take a librarian with you. by theseeleyg, via Flickr

    No doubt about it! A school librarian has to keep track of an amazing number of things. The binder system is one of the best ways to keep 'things' handy and neat. $

    Reference sources and services for youth / Meghan Harper.

    Library Science 101: So you want to be a librarian? #libraries #libraries #infographic