Library Links for High School Librarians

BLOGS – LIBRARY/LIBRARIANS
Blogsfrom American Libraries Magazine.
The Annoyed Librarianfrom Library Journal
Mighty Little Librarian
The True Adventures of a High School Librarian
The Unquiet Librarian
Thinking, Learning Place: An Instructional Management Blog
BLOGS – SCIENCE, ART, & MORE
Identities.Mic
Music.Mic
Science.Mic
Style.Mic
Tech.Mic
World.Mic
DIGITAL COLLECTIONS
Duke University Digital Collections BlogOpen access content – vintage ads, sheet music, primary sources
International Children’s Digital Library
GRANTS FOR LIBRARIES
Library Grants – A blog listing of library grants. Some deadlines have passed already, some have not.
Library Grants and ResourcesLook on the left side of the page for more grants and awards
Scholastic – A variety of grant opportunities
The Big List of Educational Grants and Resources Scroll down to Library Grants from the Wish You Well Foundation
The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries

LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONS & ORGANIZATIONS

American Library Association
Catholic Library Association
New York Library Association
Professional Organizations
Professional Organizations and Listservs
The American Association of School Librarians
The Foundation Center

HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY GUIDES – BY SPRINGSHARE
Central Catholic High School
Clearwater Central Catholic High School
Creekview High School
Glenbrook South High School
Millburn High School
Spartan Guides

LIBRARY LISTSERVS
ALA Electronic Discussion Lists
Digital Reference Services
Library Reference-L
Listserv Site Search
ListServ.NYSED.gov
NEWLIB-LThe New Librarian’s List & Information
Professional Organizations and Listservs
Reference ListservsA blog listing various Reference Listserv information

LIBRARIES USING WIKIS – IDEAS
Springfield Library
Teacher Librarian Wiki

MEDIA SHARING

EasellyInfographics

Pinterest

Smore  – Infographics, Free 30 day trial

MEGAN OAKLEAF, MLS, PhD – ARTICLES

The Value of Academic Libraries: A Comprehensive Research Review and Report – ACRL

Megan Oakleaf – More Articles and Information

PINTEREST POSTINGS

High School Library Ideas
High School Media Centers
SOCIAL MEDIA
10 Golden Rules To Take Your Library’s Twitter Account to the Next Level
15 Viral Content Ideas for Your Library’s FB Page!
20 Ways to Make People Fall in Love With Your Instagram: A Guide for Libraries and Other Cultural Institutions
100 Ways to Use Twitter In Your Library
Facebooking It: Promoting Library Services to Young Adults through Social Media
Five Ways Libraries are using Instagram
How to Use Social Media to Promote your School Library
Instagram 101 for LibrariesA Quick Start Guide
Leadership: Filtering and Social Media
Social Media for LibrariesSlide Share
Social Media in the Library
Social Media in the School Library Slide Share
Social Media ToolkitALA
Social Media: Libraries Are Posting, but Is Anyone Listening?

STUDENT ACTIVITIES – WEBSITES
Camp Google
Kids Count Data Book
Social Explorer
Upworthy

WEBSITES FROM AASL
Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2015
Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2014
Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2013

LINKS TO RESOURCES USED AT GILL LIBRARY AT CNR
SpringShare – LibGuidesA knowledge-sharing platform for libraries
SpringShare- Lib Answers LibAnswers is an end-to-end online reference platform
Question Pointproviding reference services online and around the clock

Built by: Kathleen Mannino, MLS, MS. Gill Library, The College of New Rochelle, 2015.

Thank you to:  Nicole Giegerich – Adjunct Librarian, Roslyn Grandy – LCL at New Rochelle, Carlo Minchillo – LCL at Co-Op City,  & Michael Kahn- LCL at the Brooklyn Campus. 

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