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Please, TTW Readers, follow this link and sign the petition: https://wwws.whitehouse.gov/petitions/!/petition/ensure-every-child-america-has-access-effective-school-library-program/tmlbRqfF?utm_source=wh.gov&utm_medium=shorturl&utm_campaign=shorturl Every child in America deserves access to an effective school library program. We ask that the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) provide dedicated funding to help support effective school library programs. Such action will ensure […]

Petition for School Libraries



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I am happy to announce the full text of both of my ALA Library Technology Reports are available now at the new TTW companion site The Hyperlinked Library. The rest of the site is currently under construction, but for now you’ll find: Web 2.0 & Libraries: Best Practices for Social […]

Web 2.0 & Libraries Parts 1 & 2 Available Free ...


Head on over to http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/96705 A crowdsourced collection of over 100 essays from around the world about trends in school libraries written by librarians, teachers, publishers, and library vendors. Edited by Kristin Fontichiaro and Buffy Hamilton. Foreword by R. David Lankes. Photographs by Diane Cordell. CONTRIBUTORS: Kelly Ahlfeld, Diane Erica […]

FREE ebook: School Libraries: What’s Now, What’s Next, What’s Yet ...



  What a great video.  I especially like all the community leaders that came aboard for the video share their words about how important the library is to the fabric of the community. Thanks to Aaron Schmidt for originally sharing this video… -Post by Justin Hoenke,Tame the Web Contributor Follow

Hartford Public Library “A Place Like No Other.”




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From  First Book: http://blog.firstbook.org/2011/08/27/happy-birthday-mr-schu/ This Sunday is a very special day. It is the birthday of a friend of First Book and of mine, an inspired educator, blogger and children’s books advocate: John Schumacher, the man we all know as Mr. Schu. I knew of Mr. Schu long before we actually met. […]

Happy Birthday Mr. Schu!





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Thought you may be interested in this article in The Age newspaper today – Melbourne’s main newspaper. http://www.theage.com.au/national/education/library-specialists-being-shelved-20100806-11o9t.html?rand=1281079644026 The Australian government’s response to the Global Financial Crisis included a massive infrastructure rebuilding program for government and non-government schools, with particular emphasis on creating new school halls, community spaces and YES – school libraries! Many of […]

School Libraries in Australia – Without Librarians – A TTW ...