November 25, 2015

Getting to E: The State of the School Ebook Market

School libraries are moving toward ebook adoption; the question is how fast.

ISTE 2015: The Big Themes—On-site and in the Backchannel | ISTE 2015

Melissa Techman recaps the highlights from ISTE 2015, much of the value, as in past events, coming from conversation and social media.

Libraries, Ebooks, and Beyond: Tablets in the Classroom


Ereaders and iPads are becoming integral parts of the school library because they foster creativity and encourage flexibility in learning. But are students using this technology effectively? Panelists from SLJ’s session, “Tablets in the Classroom: New Strategies, New Solutions,” discussed how to ensure that students are relying on these devices to truly make the most of their educational experiences.

Making the Shift: A School Librarian Considers the Douglas County Ebook Model


The ability to stream all of my library’s digital content for students and staff to access on a range of personal devices–that’s my dream, writes Phil Goerner. At Douglas County (CO) Libraries they’ve made it a reality.

YouTube for Schools Offers a Remedy–and Underscores Ongoing Filter Issues


YouTube has unveiled a new “safe” service to help teachers and students access the video-sharing giant’s vast treasures.