October 20, 2014

Serials: New Website, New Look for School Library Research; Three New Research Papers Also Released

From the American Association of School Libraries: The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) has launched a new website for its online, referred research journal, School Library Research (SLR). The new website coincides with a new name for the journal formerly known as School Library Media Research (SLMR).  The name change reflects the adoption of […]

New Report: “Making Progress: Rethinking State and School District Policies Concerning Mobile Technologies and Social Media”

From the AASL (American Association of School Librarians): The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) has joined with the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and other leading education associations in releasing a new report aimed at helping inform and guide education decision makers as they revise policies related to the use of mobile technologies and […]

Boston Globe: "Libraries in Schools Keeping Up With Times"

From The Boston Globe: “The resources really are limitless,’’ said Eleanor Rogers, Dedham High School librarian. Dedham High School uses netbooks (small laptops), Kindles, a program that allows students to download a book or periodical onto any device such as an iPad or smartphone, and an educational adaptation of YouTube. [Clip] Rogers aims to please […]

School Librarians: Mobile Apps/Website for AASL11 Conference Now Available

Boopsie has released native apps (free) for iOS, Android, and Blackberry along with a mobile web site with information and networking tools for the upcoming American Association of School Librarians (AASL11)  Conference in Minneapolis. The app includes: A Conference Scheduler Exhibits Manager Alerts, Social Media, and Local Info Learn More, Download Apps, Visit Mobile Web […]