What is the ideal balance between print and digital library resources for your school, and how did you arrive at this understanding? How and why do you see this balance may change over the next 10 years? We're all struggling philosophically and technically to decide how best to manage the balance between books on paper and digital books. The variety of formats for digital resources raise as many questions as they answer. And that is only one of many questions I see related to this…See More
"Golly - if I thought an airplane adventure would get me thinking at such a high level, I might plan more travel! I work with lots of heroes here at school, but yes, we are caught in the maze of need for consistency across a grade level and the need…"
"Thanks for the tip. As for teachers, I don't really know since I posted at the request of Allison. I would guess, however, that anyone with a wiki could be of interest to many - teachers, have at it."
http://independentschoollibraries.wikispaces.com/space/joinAllison Williams, Mary Morris Watt Library, Collegiate School, Richmond, VA requested that we add the link to this wiki onto this Ning.I'd love to post a screen shot, but I guess Nings don't like that. The topics included are: Books and ReadingCollection DevelopmentInformation LiteracyLibrary AutomationLinksOnline Subscription DatabasesProfessional…See More
Thanks for friending me! I have five friends now so I'm feeling quite special. Of course, I have to find time to check the site. I plan to catch up on all these things over spring break (which can't come soon enough here in snowy NE) as I settle into my new house. Yes, I moved in February--what was I thinking? As usual, things are busy at school and we are gearing up for change as we get a new Head in July (the first in 15 years). Are you going to AISL in Toronto?
I hope I can keep up this level of responding when school is really moving along. Exam week allows more "free" time here at my desk! But it is really great to have this available. Happy Christmas, Hannukkah now past, and whatever other holidays you squeeze in here. I have a birthday in a few days so that adds to the chaos! And all best for 2008 in every realm of your lives.