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Social Media for the Library

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The Breakout Session That Never Was

By Trill Schroeder One of my favorite breakout (and most useful) sessions from the 2017 AASL Conference wasone that never happened. Well, let me explain. The speaker had a last-minute emergency and was unable to attend on the last day … Continue reading

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Collaborating is Key

Collaborating is Key(rev) Collaborating When You Attend an ISTE Conference! By Audrey Drew, Former Northwood ABC Librarian, and Ed Tech Collaborator for Librarians in the Anchorage School District Collaboration in Your Library Lessons and Engage Students: Pear Decks – Google … Continue reading

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The Art of Getting a Grant for Your School Library

By Dona J. Helmer These are tough economic times and it certainly doesn’t look like the future of library budgets is getting any better.  What is a librarian to do when you need new books, technology, furniture? There is grant … Continue reading

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EBSCO databases & School Library budgeting infographic

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The Things I Will Do in the Name of Research – Virtual Reality

The Things I Will Do in the Name of Research – Virtual Reality By Sheryl Wittig, Teacher-Librarian  https://docs.google.com/document/d/13sKArHPNlMFsDAjkbPw94ExY7VleRTjIJmFnhM5h_og/edit?usp=sharing Part One When attending a conference, participants are advised to visit the exhibit hall, see what the vendors have to offer, ask … Continue reading

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AASL Standards Website Overview

https://drive.google.com/file/d/11lDcopZj9vKjpzzYt8WMKtxA4muispnl/view?usp=sharing Click on this link to open the .mov file discussing AASL Standards website. Submitted by Ann Morgester

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Data Visualization Strategies by Ann Morgester

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Best Practices for Genre-fying a Library

By David Adkins-Brown ​ Over the course of the last few years I have repeatedly seen a conversation crop up on the issue of genrefication in libraries. The common effects I have seen on circulation numbers for libraries that do … Continue reading

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Professional Development Grants ~ apply today

Apply Today for an AkASL Professional Development Grant ($1,000-$1,500)   Does it seem like many of the professional development opportunities available to you are not focused on what you are doing in your library?  The AkASL Professional Development Grants are … Continue reading

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