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1962: The Society professionalizes

By 1962, the Delaware History Society had three full-time staff members and two part-time staff members. In January of that year, the board elected to hire its first professional executive director for the organization. 186 more words

150 Years In 150 Days

SPOILERS AFTER THE CUT: How can we use "Captain America: Winter Soldier" for Information Literacy Instruction?

Disclaimer: I am not trained as a YA librarian and I will readily defer to any who want to help flesh this out. This is just the beginning of an idea so it will need help to become a fully realized instructional opportunity. 671 more words

Libraries

Signatories of the Lyon Declaration

The Lyon Declaration was launched by IFLA (International Federation of Library & Information Institutions) a few days ago. In summary:

The Lyon Declaration is an advocacy document that will be used to positively influence the content of the United Nations post-2015 development agenda.

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Libraries

Practicum placement at a public library

As part of my course I complete two practicum placements and I just concluded my first one at Croydon public library. So now that I’ve had a moment to sit down and process the last two weeks, I can confidently write about the greater appreciation I have for those wonderful men and women who work in public libraries. 271 more words

Career

PERSONAL LIBRARIES...

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I Love Amazon, but the Library has E-Books for FREE!

Guess what? I just downloaded TWO books for free from my public library onto my kindle!

It was just as easy as purchasing off of Amazon. 277 more words

Professional Meetings

Today was the professional meeting for Library Media Coordinators for WSFCS. Mixed emotions on these. I’d always rather be at my school – this week is a tough one regardless of how ready I’ve ever felt walking into it. 203 more words

Education