School Library Regional Meetings
- December 3, Aberdeen;
- December 10, Sioux Falls
Electronic Resources Challenge
January 13-March 31, online
SDLA Legislative Day
January 23, Pierre
2014 Midwinter Meeting
January 24-28, 2014, Philadelphia, PA
ALA Youth Media Awards
January 27, 2014, Philadelphia, PA
Digital Learning Day
February 5, 2014
Teen Tech Week
March 9-15, 2014
Featured e-Resources of the Month
ChiltonLibrary, Mango Languages now part of State Library e-resources
archives: by columns
What are we reading?
Google This! Putting Google and other social media sites to work for your library by Terry Ballard
Reviewed by Shawn Behrends
Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators: Creative Strategies & Practical Solutions, by Kenneth Crews
Reviewed by Jane Healy
How to Teach Thinking Skills Within the Common Core by Bellanca, Fogerty and Pete
Reviewed by Joan Upell
face2face by David Lee King
Reviewed by Jane Healy
Copyright for schools—not black and white
Book review by Jane Healy
Jane Healy Reviews Working in the Virtual Stacks: The New Library & Information Science by Laura Townsend Kane
Jane Healy Reviews Librarian's Guide to Passive Programming by Emily Wichman
Jane Healy Reviews How to Thrive as a Solo Librarian by Carol Smallwood and Melissa J. Clapp
Jane Healy reviews No Shelf Required 2 by Sue Polanka
Jane Healy reviews From Cover to Cover: Evaluating and Reviewing Children's Books by Kathleen T. Horning
Jane Healy reviews The Digital Librarian's Legal Handbook by John N. Gathegi
Copyright titles and other school resources in the news
Jane Healy reviews Copyright for Teachers & Librarians in the 21st Century and Smart Copyright Compliance for Schools
Mary Johnson reviews Creating SMART Board Lessons: Yes, You Can! by Marcia Jeans
Jasmine Rockwell reviews Create, Relate, & Pop @ the Library: Services & Programs for Teens & Tweens by Erin Helmrich and Elizabeth Schneider
Jane Healy reviews The Thriving Library: Successful Strategies for Challenging Times by Marylaine Block
Jane Healy reviews What They Don't Teach You at Library School by Elisabeth Dousett
Reviews of Inside, Outside, and Online: Building Your Library Community by Chrystie Hill reviewed by Jane Healy
and No Shelf Required: E-Books in Libraries edited by Sue Polanka, reviewed by Joan Upell.
Bite-Sized Marketing: Realistic Solutions for the Overworked Librarian by Nancy Dowd, Mary Evangeliste and Jonathan Silberman, reviewed by Jane Healy
and Winning Library Grants: a Game Plan by Herbert B. Landau, reviewed by Brenda Hemmelman
Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital Learning by Renee Hobbs, reviewed by Jane Healy.
Using Technology to Improve Adolescent Writing: Digital Make-Overs for Writing Lessons by Liz C Stephens and Kerry H. Ballast, reviewed by Jane Healy.
The Complete Library Trustee Handbook will wow you. A review of a library handbook by Sally Gardner Reed and Jillian Kalonick.
This Book is Overdue! How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All by Marilyn Johnson, reviewed by Joan Upell.
Programming for Adults: a Guide for Small-and Medium-Sized Libraries by Raymond Ranier, reviewed by Brenda Hemmelman.
Scary, Gross, and Enlightening Books for Boys, Grades 3-12 by Deborah Ford (2010), reviewed by Jasmine Rockwell.
includes a review of Answers to the Health Questions People Ask in Libraries by Laura Townsend Kane, Rozalynd P. McConnaughy, and Steven Patrick Wilson.
a review of Building a Buzz: Libraries and Word of Mouth Marketing by Peggy Barber and Linda Wallace.
includes reviews of Strategic Planning for Results by Sandra Nelson and Afoot: a Tale of the Great Dakota Turkey Drive by George Brandsberg.
December/ January 2010
includes a review of The Vintage Caper by Peter Mayle.
includes a review of A Duty to the Dead: a Bess Crawford Mystery by Charles Todd.
includes a review of The Host by Stephenie Meyer.
includes a review of To Say Nothing of the Dogby Connie Willis.
includes a review of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows.
includes a review of Peril on the Sea by Michael Cadnum.
includes a review of The Power of Reading by Stephen Krashen.