April 24, 2017

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“Information Literacy in the Age of Fake News” Kicks off SLJ ISTE Webcast Series

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A new season of the SLJ ISTE webcast series launches with “Information Literacy in the Age of Fake News” on March 16.

School Library Journal’s Black History Month Pinterest Board

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A wide-ranging selection of Black History Month teaching resources, curated by high school librarian and Library Journal Mover & Shaker K.C. Boyd.

Trigger Warnings and Emotional Distress

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How should librarians present material that may upset some students?

This article was published in School Library Journal's February 2017 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

K.C. Boyd: A Leader for Readers

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A librarian brings lessons from a Chicago high school to a new library leadership post at the East St. Louis (IL) School District.

This article was published in School Library Journal's November 2016 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

SLJTeen Live! 2016: Panels on College Readiness; Snapchat; Instagram 101

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Though teenagers’ needs may be more complex than ever, there are also plenty of tools available to make reaching those patrons easier, according to several panelists who spoke at SLJTeen Live.

Tech Tips to Encourage Reluctant Readers

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From street lit resources to free, web-based libraries, digital tools to spark a love of reading and other tips from three experts.

School Librarians Join Chicago Teachers Union In Pay Raise Fight

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This is the first year that Chicago school librarians are officially represented by the Chicago Teachers Union during negotiations with the Chicago Public School system.

Promoting College Readiness via Pinterest |College Ready

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School and public librarians are leveraging social media—Pinterest, Twitter, and LibGuides—to get college information in front of high school seniors.

This article was published in School Library Journal's February 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Chicago Public School Librarian K.C. Boyd: The Heartbeat of Her School

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At the once-second-to-last ranked school in Illinois, Chicago’s Wendell Phillips Academy High School, librarian K.C. Boyd has helped turn around the reading culture in the school. The school’s reading test scores have improved with 18.2 percent of students meeting or exceeding state standards, at the present, compared to 6.5 percent in 2012.

The YA Lit Winners and Honorees Announced for the 2014 Street Literature Book Awards

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The news is out! The 2014 Street Literature Book Award winner in the YA lit category is the series “Hip Hop Biographies,” published by Saddleback Educational Publishing.