SLJ Leadership Summit
500 E 4th Street
SEPTEMBER 28-29, 2013

Platinum Sponsor:
Even in a new world of reading, some things never change: the delight of a compelling story, the joy of discovering new facts and Capstone’s enduring commitment to create content that meets the needs of every reader. It is an exciting time to stand with you at the forefront of library innovation. New formats and technologies will engage readers of all abilities and support your students’ multitude of learning needs. Print, digital or yet-to-be imagined technology, Capstone is ready to leap with you into the new world of reading while carrying forward reading’s essential importance of developing knowledge, satisfying curiosity and inspiring imaginations.

Silver Sponsors:Brain Hive

Brain Hive™ provides an innovative eBook rental solution for K-12 schools, offering a simple and economical alternative to the traditional methods for eBook procurement. Schools pay just $1 each time a title is checked out from a large online eBook collection from children’s publishers. The Brain Hive administrator can easily manage content, spending and access with user-friendly online tools. For more information, to view a “how it works” video, or to sign-up for free membership, visit or call 855-554-HIVE.

Contact: and 855-554-HIVE.

Gale Cengage

Gale, part of Cengage Learning, serves the world’s information and education needs through its vast and dynamic content pools, which are used by students and consumers in libraries, schools and online. Best known for the accuracy and convenience of its data, Gale addresses information needs in a variety of formats.

Contact: Customer Service: 1-800-877-4253,


Junior Library Guild (JLG) is a book review and collection development service that helps school and public libraries acquire the best new children’s and young adult books. Founded in 1929, JLG helps libraries of any size save money and simplify collection development. Junior Library Guild book selections go on to win awards, collect starred or favorable reviews, and earn industry honors. JLG is a Media Source, Inc company.

For more information, visit


Lerner Publishing Group creates high-quality fiction and nonfiction for children and young adults. Founded in 1959, Lerner Publishing Group is one of the nation’s largest independent children’s book publishers with thirteen imprints and divisions. For more information, visit or call 800-328-4929.

Contact: Terri Lynn Soutor, Vice President, Marketing & Digital Products, 612-215-6235,


For 30 years, Mackin Educational Resources has provided library and classroom materials for grades K-12. Known the world over for exemplary service and a stringent attention to detail, Mackin has access to more than 18,000 publishers and a collection of close to 3 million printed titles. Additionally, Mackin features a robust selection of close to 200,000 eBook titles and databases, as well as audio books and video resources available through their state-of-the-art eResource management system, MackinVIA.
For more information, visit or call 800-245-9540.


Award-winning K-12 nonfiction educational publisher offers ebooks, Interactive ebooks, and online databases. iPad and smartphone compatible resources support the Common Core, 1:1 initiatives, blended and personalized learning, digital and financial literacy, STEM, social studies, character education, and bullying prevention. Help students be college-prepared and career ready at
Contact: Lindsay Mastro,, 212-777-3017 ext 482


Rourke Educational Media has been providing quality educational materials for school and public libraries for 30 years. Rourke specializes in content aligned to CCSS and standards for non-adopting states. Familiar with the many exciting changes of the industry, we support Media Specialist as Educators using tools relevant for todays schools.

Contact: Craig Lopetz, Rourke Educational Media LLC, P.O Box 643328, Vero Beach FL 32964, 800-394-7055

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