July 24, 2014

Joyce Valenza’s Picks: Back-to-School Edition

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From a new 4-D storytelling software program to the creation of a maker space in her own library, Joyce Valenza has had a busy summer. Catch up on all the tips from a season’s worth of content at her SLJ blog NeverEndingSearch.

Taming that ‘Monster of Content’ YouTube

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Joyce Valenza’s tips on using the latest tools to help conference presenters and educators better use the video resource.

Top Tech Trends for Teens

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Educational consultant Linda W. Braun cites the hottest applications and how to use them to engage teens.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Video Narrative

It turns out, that recording, editing, and posting videos while on the road is a lot more intense then we originally thought.   The first library we visited was the most difficult because we were just starting to learn about the technology that we were using and the most efficient ways to use it.  Because of […]

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

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

Link: Amazon and OverDrive Roll Out Kindle Books to Libraries

The long-awaited rollout, first announced in April, will end the notable absence of the popular Kindle device from library ebook lending.