On Common Core (CCSS): On-Demand webcast series from School Library Journal


ProCon.org describes their mission as"Promoting critical thinking, education, and informed citizenship by presenting controversial issues in a straightforward, nonpartisan, primarily pro-con format.

Great Resources for Booktalks and Building Wish Lists

Nonfiction Booktalker blog from School Library Journal
Nonfiction Monday: "rounding up the best nonfiction for children and teens
Cybils nominations, short lists, and winners
Junior Library Guild collection development and book review service.
Other blog posts featuring nonfiction, like JLGs on the Radar
I.N.K. Interesting Nonfiction for Kids a blog by writers of nonfiction

E Books Update

School Library Journal's School EBook Market Directory provides a snapshot of 19 ebook vendors, outlining the suppliers’ range of offerings, terms of use, and pricing options. It is intended to help schools choose a vendor that best matches their needs.

From Our Public Library Partners

El Dorado County Library's Zinio online magazine collection can be read on PC and Mac computers as well as on iPads and Android tablets.

The Digital Shift: Reinventing Libraries is a free online event from Library Journal and School Library Journal on October 16

Top 100 Tools for Learning

Each year Jane Hart compiles the results of a survey of 500 learninig professionals from 48 countries.