Focus on the Future: Connecting Books & The 21st Century Reader
Technology is changing the way we promote literacy. This workshop will demonstrate how public libraries and schools can collaborate to integrate technology into book groups, classrooms and in the library to connect kids with books! Learn how these non-tech savvy users create and use book trailers, blogs, twitter, glogster (and more!) to get kids fired up about reading.
Subjects: Technology, Literacy, Youth Services, Children’s Services
It Takes a Village: Implementing a Homegrown Solution for Streaming Video Resources
Limited to streaming only those videos a vendor hosted, ASU Libraries sought to expand collection options with a trial project for hosting content locally. Kaltura, was selected as the platform, but Kaltura does not work out of the box. This presentation will cover how using Drupal, along with Kaltura, we built a working video hosting solution. The presentation will cover administrative hurdles, stumbling blocks, pitfalls, enhancements, and lessons learned along the way.
Sustainable Thinking: Pasageways to Better Buildings, Budgets and Beyond
This panel takes sustainability to a new level of understanding. Whether you have a building project or not, sustainable thinking fosters partnerships, improves social equity and economic vitality, enhances environmental quality, increases revenue and conveys value. Panelists present the inside scoop on how to design with nature, develop a platform for embedding an eco-ethic deep into operations, explain the tools America’s libraries need to pursue a sustainable future in uncertain times.
Subjects: Buildings and Facilities, Administration and Management
Readers’ Advisory for Town AND Gown: Academic and Public Library Partnerships for RA Services
Long a core service of public libraries, the expectation of readers’ advisory in college and university libraries is a growing trend. Come hear academic librarians describing how they have been challenged to incorporate readers’ advisory techniques into their programs, and to hear from public librarians who have successfully partnered with their local institutions of higher education for the mutual benefit of public library cardholders and students.
Subjects: Readers’ Advisory
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