Bringing 21st century information literacy to Emma since 2013.
“More than a library, a workshop, and an
it is a community center for the inspiration and
exhibition of intellectual pursuits.”
• How do you teach best?
• How do your students learn best?
• How do you use technology?
• How have you utilized the library in the
• *How can we work together in the future
to best support our girls?
Emma girls say:
• “[They] allow us to use programs that don't run as well on our
laptops; better graphics for design work.”
• “The screen is bigger, it is nice to have two monitors showing
at once. One monitor with notes and outlines for essays, the
other used for actually writing the essay. I love having the
• “It's easier to focus and stay on track when you're not on your
own computer... :)”
• And, as always, there’s printing…printing…printing.
• Print books: 28,972
• DVDs: 776
• CDs: ~300
• 60+ Magazines-route them to you?
• Times Union
• New York Times
• Wall Street Journal
• Web site
• eBooks: 3,954 in catalog + Overdrive, & Project
A few Success stories
• Katie Landers & the Gender Benders Google
• Kathy and datacenter research
• History introduction to research process,
touring physical library.
• English III Rhetoric/Persuasive Speech
• Frances Intellectual Property
Ideas for next year-
Have librarian will travel.
• Libguides created over summer
• Screencast demos
• Be on hand when working in class.
• Google like a librarian, demo databases, Noodletools,
• Book talk before a break.
• Performance/Display Space to inspire community
• What are your ideas?