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What's it Like....Planning School Visits

What a fool I am – I thought I was breaking ground, talking to school librarians about what they really want from a school visit. Of course I wasn’t! 644 more words


Open Integrated Library Systems (ILS)

Many libraries today are facing budget cuts and as a result may have to cut the cord from the expensive Integrated Library System (ILS) they are used to. 168 more words


WRAD15 Blog Challenge 2 - Rutledge Library Blog

So the Rutledge Elementary librarian has posed a challenge:

This week’s World Read Aloud Day blog challenge is to have a conversation with someone about reading by asking and answering the following questions: 385 more words


Capstone survey and archives

This has been an exciting week! I did a presentation on a current issue in libraries that has come out as part of my capstone research. 134 more words

a willingness to get their hands dirty - sometimes books have to be moved and we have to do it.

This anonymous interview is with a special librarian who has been a hiring manager and a member of a hiring or search committee. This person hires the following types of LIS professionals: 391 more words

Library Hiring

Something To Think About: Timothy Healy

By Joxemai (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons

The most important asset of any library goes home at night – the library staff. 38 more words

Bookmark of the Week: School Library Association Star Ideas

When the fountain runs dry, I know that I can always count on some inspiration from SLA’s Star Ideas.  The ideas are categorized by month but you can really mix and match what works best for you! 68 more words