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Monday, September 28, 2009

The library in a digital age

Stephanie Rosalia, a librarian at Public School 225 in Brooklyn, teaches Internet skills.
Read the New York Times article about the changing role of the school librarian.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

LIbrary Thing

LibraryThing is a great website that contains book reviews and summaries, author interviews and recommended books. By joining LibraryThing you can add your favorite reads to the website.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Google Docs

Watch this short video to learn about Google Docs. It is a web based application that allows you to create and share documents and presentations. You can invite collaborators to work with you. Best of all, by using Google Docs you will no longer run into problems trying to open email attachments at school.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Dave Watson skis K2

In July 2009 Dave Watson climbed and then skied the world's 12th tallest mountain, K2. Checkout the story on K2 Expedition 2009.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Welcome Back


This year's library orientation will be happening during English. We'll cover such topics as how to find a good read; using the library online databases and Web 2.0 tools that will help you with research, formatting, bookmarking and file sharing.