Tuesday, March 22, 2011

New Tools - LibGuides at Springfield Township High School

Joyce Valenza, Library Media Specialist, and Kristen Swanson, Director of Technology, have created a wonderful new library guide of New Tools for students and teachers. As Joyce's student teacher accurately describes it, it's a "graphic organizer for the stuff we need most". Filled with links to resources, presentations and videos, this is the ultimate go-to for everything Web 2.0.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Books Everyone Should Read

Based on numerous book awards, polls and reader surveys, the above wordle shows which books get the most votes. This information is thanks to David McCandless of Information is Beautiful. See the complete data here.

Friday, March 18, 2011

More Possibilities for Collaboration in Google Docs

With the added features in Google Docs discussion, you can now easily add people to join your document discussion and you can also follow the discussion thread from your email, rather than opening the document.

Publishers and Libraries Struggle over Terms of E-Books - NYTimes.com

Libraries are not happy about HarperCollins annoucement that they will limit ebooks to 26 loans max. Read about it here, from the New York Times.
Publishers and Libraries Struggle over Terms of E-Books - NYTimes.com

Thursday, March 17, 2011

I'm Reading a Book!

Thanks to Jerome Berg of Google Lit Trips for posting this entertaining video!