April 24, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

LeVar Burton Launches Skybrary School

LeVar Burton has launched Skybrary School, a web-based library and supplemental reading service. The executive producer of Reading Rainbow, Burton talked to SLJ about diverse books and more.

Online Crowdfunding Saves AZ School Librarian’s Job

A community’s collective goodwill paid off when a crowdfunding campaign secured funds to keep a librarian at Estrella Mountain Elementary School in Goodyear, AZ, on staff for a year.

SLJ’s Top 10 Tech Trends 2014

Social Media is the new media. Crowdfunding is the new bake sale. Find out what other trends topped Joyce Valenza’s list.

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The Popular Nonfiction Minute Site Launches Crowdfunding Drive

An Indiegogo campaign to sustain the Nonfiction Minute, a website with audio clips of quality nonfiction written and read by some of the biggest names in the field, aims to raise $50,000 before October 2.