Categories Pursuing the PhD


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It’s the last day of the last weekend of my Internet Fundamentals section. My students are sharing their Web projects! (Remember their Blogs?) These are fictional or “not official” mini-Web sites for a library or library service. Here are some of the projects: Archives Project: http://domin.dom.edu/students/chawapra/LIS753/FinalProject.html Fox River Grove Library: […]

Last Day of Class at Dominican & Student Web Sites





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Here’s the good news: I am gathering all my data, presentations and evidence to send to Dr. O’Connor for my “qualifying experience” at UNT. 🙂 Next up: writing the porposal for my dissertation. Here’s a bit from a favorite researcher that is helping my thinking: Nancy Van House : http://www.sims.berkeley.edu/~vanhouse/projects.htm#blogs […]

Blogging, Libraries and Community









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Attention School Librarians, don’t miss UNT Cohort colleague Margaret Lincoln’s coverage of her work with students, blogging and the travelling Holocaust exhibit at School Library Journal. It’s fascinating and concrete proof of the power of blogging in schools. The Night Blog is here. As the media specialist in charge of […]

Margaret Lincoln’s Night Blog at SLJ


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Via an e-mail from my cohort colleague Joyce: Hi All, Our own Rowena is featured in a New York Teacher article relating the importance of school library media specialists to student achievement. Way to go, Rowena! Yeah! Well done, Rowena! http://www.uft.org/news/teacher/feature/not_just_a_book_checker_outer/ School libraries work! But they work only when the […]

UNT IMLS PhD Cohort Member Featured at NY Teacher