A new tool to engage kids in the sciences that’s informative, interactive, and easy to navigate.
Nonprofit altmetrics pioneer Impactstory has launched Unpaywall, a free extension for Google Chrome and Firefox browsers that helps users obtain free full text copies of open access (OA) research papers.
What better way to celebrate April’s National Poetry Month than to incorporate these wonderful tech tools at teens’ disposal?
Do you want to web stream your story times? The Youth Services Department at the Fayetteville Public Library, AR, hoped to make these events available to parents and children who couldn’t get to the library, and our patrons’ response has been fantastic!
A new season of the SLJ ISTE webcast series launches with “Information Literacy in the Age of Fake News” on March 16.
Tinybop’s latest app, “Me,” offers an excellent opportunity for self-exploration.
Many libraries work with local cultural institutions to provide patrons with free or reduced-cost access. These print passes can be checked out in-house by patrons just like other resources, complete with circulation limits, due dates, and fines. Some software companies are simplifying pass management with web-based tools to help patrons discover and check out museum passes and event tickets or make reservations.
Gaining STEM skills is as important for young children as learning to read, asserts a new report by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center and supported by the National Science Foundation. Libraries could play a critical role in this call for more preschool STEM learning opportunities.
A digital story imbued with activities and a message about tolerance.
Step-by-step illustrated instructions for sewing and robot-building activities from SLJ’s 2016 School Librarian of the Year.