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Suggestion Seinen and Josei: Manga Grows Up

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 12:53 pm

Description: You may have heard of shonen and shojo, categories of manga that indicate series intended for young boys and girls. What about manga for men and women? Learn about the series and trends that define these manga genres, including titles whose adult appeal may surprise you.

Presenter: Thomas Maluck

Types of libraries:

  • Public
  • School/Media Center

Subjects:

Description: You may have heard of shonen and shojo, categories of manga that indicate series intended for young boys and girls. What about manga for men and women? Learn about the series and trends that define these manga genres, including titles whose adult appeal may surprise you.

Presenter: Thomas Maluck

Types of libraries:

  • Public
  • School/Media Center

Subjects:

  • Adult Services
  • Popular Culture
  • Readers' Advisory Services
  • Young Adult Literature

 

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Suggestion Common Core Subjects Thesaurus Development

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 12:52 pm

Description: Tagging with Common Core concepts! Learn about efforts to develop and maintain a Common Core thesaurus that would enable educators to identify Common Core resources using accepted terms and descriptions. Help to create a Common Core Community of Practice!

Presenter: Tom Adamich

Types of libraries:

  • Academic
  • Consortium
  • Elementary School
  • High School
  • Public
  • School/Media Center
  • State Library

Subjects:

Description: Tagging with Common Core concepts! Learn about efforts to develop and maintain a Common Core thesaurus that would enable educators to identify Common Core resources using accepted terms and descriptions. Help to create a Common Core Community of Practice!

Presenter: Tom Adamich

Types of libraries:

  • Academic
  • Consortium
  • Elementary School
  • High School
  • Public
  • School/Media Center
  • State Library

Subjects:

  • Cataloging
  • Children's Literature
  • Children's Services
  • Information Commons
  • Instruction
  • Integrated Library Systems (ILS)
  • Library School Education
  • Metadata
  • RDA
  • Technical Services
  • Virtual Communities and Libraries
  • Young Adult Literature
  • Young Adult Services

Additional comments: ...promotes Common Core resource discovery and envaluation skill development;...enables ontology to be developed and submitted to schema.org - semantic architecture utilization to enable accessibility

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Suggestion "Yes, And" - Bringing Enthusiastic Collaboration to Your Library

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 12:52 pm

Description: If you want to do collaboration right, you have to do more than just show up. Productive collaboration requires enthusiasm, engagement, and a willingness to improvise. Learn more about how the rules of improve can help you cultivate an open mind and develop a collaborative culture in your workplace, and discover new approaches to promoting and sustaining beneficial partnerships.

Presenter: Elizabeth DeCoster

Types of libraries:

  • All

Subjects:

Description: If you want to do collaboration right, you have to do more than just show up. Productive collaboration requires enthusiasm, engagement, and a willingness to improvise. Learn more about how the rules of improve can help you cultivate an open mind and develop a collaborative culture in your workplace, and discover new approaches to promoting and sustaining beneficial partnerships.

Presenter: Elizabeth DeCoster

Types of libraries:

  • All

Subjects:

  • Outreach Services
  • Partnerships
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Suggestion Online PD: Teaching the Teacher

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 12:51 pm

Description: Get acquainted with latest tools for online professional development sessions:screencasting, podcasting, Skype and WebEx. Learn how to teach the teacher in the digital age.

Presenter: Shanna Miles

Types of libraries:

  • Elementary School
  • High School
  • Middle School
  • School/Media Center

Subjects:

  • Career Advice
  • Electronic Resources
  • Technology
  • Trainng
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Suggestion Book Snacks: Teen Humor Edition

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 12:51 pm

Description: 15 books in 140 characters or less, plus tweet-savvy book display ideas. It's called "Book Snacks," i.e. bite-size booktalks for teens on the go. Make summer reading a breeze and meet teens where they live, all in 5 minutes or less.

Presenter: Kimberly Ventrella

Types of libraries:

  • Public

Subjects:

  • Social Media & Networks
  • Young Adult Literature
  • Young Adult Services
  • Youth Services
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Suggestion Revealing La Révolution: Identifying, Analyzing, & Digitizing French pamphlets at the University of Maryland

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 12:51 pm

Description: Procedures for cross-disciplinary projects that blend digital humanities projects and library processing are an emerging issue. The University of Maryland Libraries, working in cooperation with the Department of French and Italian and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, seeks to present an Ignite session on “Revealing La Révolution,” an effort to digitize and analyze a subset of its approximately 12,000 French pamphlets, which reveal valuable information about society during the upheaval of the Revolution.

Description: Procedures for cross-disciplinary projects that blend digital humanities projects and library processing are an emerging issue. The University of Maryland Libraries, working in cooperation with the Department of French and Italian and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, seeks to present an Ignite session on “Revealing La Révolution,” an effort to digitize and analyze a subset of its approximately 12,000 French pamphlets, which reveal valuable information about society during the upheaval of the Revolution. This session will present innovations in metadata creation and workflow procedures for working with multi-language print materials in digital object form.

Presenter: John Schalow, Kelsey Corlett-Rivera

Types of libraries:

  • Academic
  • Research

Subjects:

  • Cataloging
  • Digitization
  • Metadata
  • Project Management
  • Special Collections
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Suggestion Uncommon Outreach – Finding Common Ground

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 12:51 pm

Description: Ever feel like you don’t have a grasp on what your library’s patrons are really interested in? Never sure if people will show up or participate in your activities? Learn from one college’s successes – and failures – in brainstorming and implementing new methods of outreach within their community.  Come prepared to steal some ideas!

Presenter: Elizabeth DeCoster

Types of libraries:

  • All

Subjects:

  • Outreach Services
  • Partnerships
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Suggestion Teen PTSD and the Urban Library

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 12:50 pm

Description: Did you know that you're more likely to die from gun violence in Chicago than the Gaza Strip? Learn and discuss strategies for the high school librarian who wants to build a safe space. Topics include how to introduce meditation, build a quiet room, and more.

Presenter: Shanna Miles

Types of libraries:

  • High School
  • School/Media Center
  • Urban

Subjects:

  • Urban Libraries
  • Young Adult Services
  • Youth Services
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Suggestion Pushing the Envelope: Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll in Your High School Library

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 12:50 pm

Description: Analysts have been calling for the head of print media for decades and yet YA Literature has never been more popular, but it ain't all lollipop roses and walks through the 100 Acre Wood. This session will introduce and provide justification for controversial books dealing with sex, homosexuality, teen pregnancy and other issues.

Presenter: Shanna Miles

Types of libraries:

  • High School
  • School/Media Center

Subjects:

Description: Analysts have been calling for the head of print media for decades and yet YA Literature has never been more popular, but it ain't all lollipop roses and walks through the 100 Acre Wood. This session will introduce and provide justification for controversial books dealing with sex, homosexuality, teen pregnancy and other issues.

Presenter: Shanna Miles

Types of libraries:

  • High School
  • School/Media Center

Subjects:

  • Advocacy
  • Collection Development
  • Intellectual Freedom
  • Urban Libraries
  • Young Adult Literature
  • Young Adult Services
  • Youth Services
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Suggestion Struggle Porn and the "Magical Negro"

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 12:49 pm

Description: Are your shelves overflowing with novels and picture books about the Holocaust, and Slavery and Civil Rights? Is "Abilene" in "The Help" a superstar character in your book promotion? What if I told you that even good stereotypes can be bad? Learn how to identify "benign" stereotypes and avoid them in your school library.

Presenter: Shanna Miles

Types of libraries:

  • Elementary School
  • High School
  • Middle School
  • School/Media Center

Subjects:

Description: Are your shelves overflowing with novels and picture books about the Holocaust, and Slavery and Civil Rights? Is "Abilene" in "The Help" a superstar character in your book promotion? What if I told you that even good stereotypes can be bad? Learn how to identify "benign" stereotypes and avoid them in your school library.

Presenter: Shanna Miles

Types of libraries:

  • Elementary School
  • High School
  • Middle School
  • School/Media Center

Subjects:

  • Children's Literature
  • Collection Development
  • Multicultural Services
  • Young Adult Literature
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