In preparation for Western Alamance media coordinator and Duke Libraries volunteer Tim Johnson’s talk next week, What’s happening in high school libraries?, I find my thoughts shifting to the work that we’ve done with pre-college students this summer.

The Duke Libraries have a long history of collaborating with the Duke University Talent [...]

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Perhaps it is only in the small, rarefied world of library instruction that an appointment to the ACRL Information Literacy Standards Committee is something to get excited about (okay, maybe ‘excited’ is too strong).  I am happy to be part of this group for several reasons.  One is that I get to work with some [...]

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Relatively speaking, the summer is when most people have the most time to read for fun and since I am a visiting school librarian from a local high school, I’ve decided to share my thoughts on something I’m very familiar with, young adult literature. There are some absolutely wonderful stories out there that you may [...]

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I was among the over 19,000 librarians who made themselves at home in Washington, D.C. for the annual conference of the American Library Association this past weekend.

My experience at ALA was a bit of a whirlwind — I arrived in D.C. at Sunday afternoon in time for a current [...]

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