I am excited to blog today about the new South Carolina Association of School Librarians website. I am on the Information Technology Committee, and some of our focus has been on getting our website renovated. We hired a SCASL Webmaster, Mike Heath, and I kid you not when I say this is significantly more (and […]
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Our annual conference is finished once again, and I’m trying to process. It will take me days to really think through everything. There was quite a bit of buzz about school budget cuts, LMS jobs being endangered, and many many friends not present. I am pleased to report that at our final event, the SCASL […]
MARK YOUR CALENDARS! The next SCASL Webinar will be Thursday, February 3rd from 7:00 – 8:00 pm. We will continue our discussion of eReaders and eBooks by talking about how they are being implemented in our schools and library programs. Our guest speakers for the event are: – Tamara Cox, librarian at Palmetto Middle School […]
photo © 2006 Tod Baker | more info (via: Wylio)There is another webinar playground for Opal (the webinar service SCASL is providing) tonight at 7PM. There was one Monday afternoon this week at 4:00PM that was attended by very few–me included. I could not get in because I use a Mac computer. But my friend […]
The South Carolina Association of School Librarians has been having an at times heated debate over a reminder posted on our archaic listserv about the cutting of librarians from schools all over the United States (and even wider). Since I am so wordy, I decided to use my blog for a response–my “professional thoughts” so […]
I was surprised at the news coming out at the ALA Midwinter Conference that our title was changing back to school librarian. The change has garnered some attention here, here, and here, and even wider. I should say though that my surprise was not by the title change, as much as by the manner in […]