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Guest Blogging: "Transforming Teen Services: Getting Teens Passionate About Civics (It can happen!)"

My monthly YALSA blog post is up! This time about it’s about something that is particularly relevant to what’s going on in the world around us. 746 more words


Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales launches Wikitribune, a large-scale attempt to combat fake news » Nieman Lab #news #fakenews #librarianship #factcheck #crowdsourced #journalism #media

Feeling more skeptical than hopeful about the launch of this new service…unless that is the crowdsourced fact checks are completed by only volunteer librarians!

The crowd-funded news platform aims to combat fake news by combining professional journalism with volunteer fact checking: “news by the people and for the people.” READ MORE: … 16 more words


Copyright, privacy, makerspaces & more! - a preview of the CILIP Cymru Wales Conference

The CILIP Cyrmu Wales Conference 2017 in Llandudno is three weeks away but places can only be booked until Thursday 4th May. Our pick of the sessions are below along with some useful resources from us to help you prepare for what is sure to be a memorable event. 400 more words

Academic Libraries

Community Partnerships and Libraries

A second key leadership topic that was discussed in my PSAC Union Development Program training session earlier this winter was the ability to work with stakeholders and community partners to achieve mutual goals. 183 more words

Community Outreach

Visit: Cambridge Colleges' Conservation Consortium and Whipple Library

March’s second and final visit was another joint venture: this time to the Cambridge Colleges’ Conservation Consortium (CCCC) and the Whipple Library (who actually have their own blog… 1,010 more words

Graduate Traineeship

YA Shelf Experiment

Each year since grad school, I’ve tried to take one ALSC/YALSA e-course to keep my librarian skills sharp. This year I’m taking “Building Reflective Collections…Always Teens First” 445 more words