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School, public, and academic libraries working together as part of their primary, secondary, and post-secondary institutions: a pipeline creating more capable students and bridging directly into ...

School, public, and academic libraries working together as part of their primary, secondary, and post-secondary institutions: a pipeline creating more capable students and bridging directly into industry.

An invited presentation to the joint meeting of the Carson City Board of Supervisors and the Carson City School District Board of Trustees. Part of Carson City's $10M "Race to the Top" grant award, a recording of the Wednesday, November 13, 2013, meeting is online at:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEbyskbami8

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Work Ready/College Ready: Repurposing Library Spaces to Make an Impact Work Ready/College Ready: Repurposing Library Spaces to Make an Impact Presentation Transcript

  • Repurposing Library Spaces to Make an Impact. Tod Colegrove, Ph.D., MSLIS Head of DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library University of Nevada, Reno
  • Library?
  • Library.
  • Library!
  • Library!
  • A great, good place – with resources Photo by Nick Crowl: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dstl_unr/
  • Hack4Reno: Code for America
  • Microsoft Windows 8: Regional hackathon
  • “Meaningfully linked learning opportunities Photos by Nick Crowl: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dstl_unr/
  • Technology.
  • Tools.
  • Services.
  • Ben King, Professor of Chemistry “... so it will change how we teach chemistry and how we look at molecules on a daily basis. It's also just plain fun." Photo of King by Jason Hildago from Engadget: http://www.engadget.com/2012/10/19/reshaping-universities-through-3d-printing/
  • Pavel Solin, Professor of Applied Math Online STEM lab: https://nclab.com/ PLaSM Retrieved from: http://hpfem.org/~pavel/
  • Look forward to the possibilities. Photo by Nick Crowl: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dstl_unr/