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Collaborate. Innovate.
Bringing 21st century information literacy to Emma since 2013.
“More than a library, a workshop, and an
archive—
it is a community center for the inspiration and
exhibition of intellect...
Information Audit
• How do you teach best?
• How do your students learn best?
• How do you use technology?
• How have you ...
Library tools--physical
New Macs!
Emma girls say:
• “[They] allow us to use programs that don't run as well on our
laptops; better graphics for design work....
Physical tools
• Print books: 28,972
• DVDs: 776
• CDs: ~300
• 60+ Magazines-route them to you?
• Newspapers
• Times Union...
Digital Tools
• Web site
• Databases
• eBooks: 3,954 in catalog + Overdrive, & Project
Gutenberg
• Libguides
• Screencasts
A few Success stories
• Katie Landers & the Gender Benders Google
Lesson
• Kathy and datacenter research
• History introdu...
Ideas for next year-
Have librarian will travel.
• Libguides created over summer
• Screencast demos
• Be on hand when work...
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Library tools

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Physical and digital tools at the Dietel Library, Emma Willard School.

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  1. 1. Collaborate. Innovate. Bringing 21st century information literacy to Emma since 2013.
  2. 2. “More than a library, a workshop, and an archive— it is a community center for the inspiration and exhibition of intellectual pursuits.”
  3. 3. Information Audit • How do you teach best? • How do your students learn best? • How do you use technology? • How have you utilized the library in the past? • *How can we work together in the future to best support our girls?
  4. 4. Library tools--physical
  5. 5. New Macs!
  6. 6. 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 macs. “ • “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.
  7. 7. Physical tools • Print books: 28,972 • DVDs: 776 • CDs: ~300 • 60+ Magazines-route them to you? • Newspapers • Times Union • New York Times • Wall Street Journal
  8. 8. Digital Tools • Web site • Databases • eBooks: 3,954 in catalog + Overdrive, & Project Gutenberg • Libguides • Screencasts
  9. 9. A few Success stories • Katie Landers & the Gender Benders Google Lesson • Kathy and datacenter research • History introduction to research process, touring physical library. • English III Rhetoric/Persuasive Speech • Frances Intellectual Property
  10. 10. 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, etc. • Book talk before a break. • Performance/Display Space to inspire community • What are your ideas?

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