- 30 Days of Back to School: Learning From and With Devices
"It is pretty exciting to learn about what’s being piloted in schools and libraries across the country and learn how the use of these devices can improve and enhance teaching, learning, and library services for teens." - YALSA Blog, Linda Braun (9/23/10) *Note, YALSA site was down earlier this morning.
- YouTube Instant Creater Accepts Job at YouTube
"Stanford computer science student Feross Aboukhadijeh is celebrating two milestones this week, his YouTube Instant site hitting one million visitors in ten days as well as a new job, having accepted Chad Hurley’s job offer over Twitter shortly after his Google Instant-inspired service caught the attention of the YouTube founder." - TechCrunch, Alexia Tsotsis (9/24/10)
- Stop Blaming the Social Media Platform, Focus on Your Relationships
"We are responsible for how we engage, inspire and connect with our audiences. We are responsible for our actions, our privacy settings and how transparent we are. Most importantly we must take responsibility personally for our overall success in social media."-- SocialMediaToday, Pam Moore (9/23/10)
- 'Gateway to Knowledge' Now Rolling Towards DC
"After a very long time in the planning stages, our “Gateway to Knowledge” traveling exhibition is finally becoming a reality." Of particular interest, "The truck then will head west to Winchester, Va.; Cumberland, Md.; Charleston, W.Va.; and Marietta, Twinsburg, Oberlin and Troy, all in Ohio."-- Library of Congress Blog, Matt Raymond (9/23/10)
- CFP: Journal of Library and Information Service for Distance Learning
"The Journal of Library and Information Service for Distance Learning, a peer-reviewed journal published by Routledge, welcomes the submission of manuscripts." -- posted on A Library Writers Blog (9/23/10)
- Immersion ’11 Applications Now Available
"ACRL is currently accepting applications for the Immersion ’11 Program Teacher and Program tracks to be held July 24-29, 2011, at Seattle University. The ACRL Immersion ’11 Program provides four-and-a-half days of intensive information literacy training and education for academic librarians." -- ACRL Insider, Margot Conahan (9/22/10) *Note, ACRL Insider was experiencing the same problem as the YALSA blog.
- A Snapshot: What They Read and Why
"The new school year started, for us, just ten days ago. I used the Library classes time to catch up with my 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students about their summer reads." -- ALSC Blog, Roxanne Feldman (9/22/10)
Anything interesting in the blogosphere catch your attention this week?