BER Presentations

Revitalizing Your Library Space to Enhance Your Library Program

Selected links from my presentation:

My Twitter: twitter.com/pamlibrarian

Today’s Meet: todaysmeet.com/libraryspace

Today’s Padlet: todaysmeet.com/Revitalize4

Great quote (libraries are like kitchens, not grocery stores): https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CD8xQ1rWoAEVrIM.png:large

Libraries have Transitioned from here to here (Appleton Public Library):  http://www.apl.org/content/21st-century-libraries

Weeding:

Weeding Library Collections (via ALA) www.ala.org/tools/libfactsheets/alalibrary/alalibraryfactsheet15

Titlewise Analysis: www.titlewave.com

Dewey:

Library Thing’s Classification Project:  http://www.librarything.com/wiki/index.php/Open_Shelves_Classification

Darien Public Library’s System:  http://www.darienlibrary.org/node/1706

Tools:
ThingLink: www.thinglink.com

ScoopIt: www.scoop.it

Google Alerts: www.google.com/alerts

Online Newsstand: theonlinenewsstand.org

User Experience Articles in Library Journal:  http://lj.libraryjournal.com/category/opinion/aaron-schmidt/

Funding Resources:

Walmart Community Grants: http://foundation.walmart.com/apply-for-grants/local-giving

Get Ed Funding: http://www.getedfunding.com/c/index.web?s@j32TKi8Ih2hxw

Edutopia’s Grant Resrouces: http://www.edutopia.org/grants-and-resources

GoFundMe: http://www.gofundme.com/

3D Printer Grant: http://www.makerbot.com/academy

Another 3D Printer Grant:  http://www.stratasys.com/industries/education/educators

Library Specific Grants:  http://www.scholastic.com/librarians/programs/grants.htm

TechSandbox Tools:

10 Port Charging Station by GearMo: http://www.amazon.com/GearMo%C2%AE-10-Port-Charging-Station-Phones/dp/B00GSWFGTE

Make QR Codes here: http://goo.gl/

Library Space/Learning commons Information:

Green Mountain Union High School Learning Commons:  https://sites.google.com/a/trsu.org/gmuhs-llc/home/about-the-library-learning-commons

The Learning Commons Mindset:  http://cultureofyes.ca/2015/02/12/the-learning-commons-mindset/

Transforming Space:  http://go45.sd45.bc.ca/blogs/schoolblogs/wbblog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=60

Riverside Elementary School Learning Commons: http://www.crestviewbulletin.com/education/students-embrace-riverside-s-kid-friendly-learning-commons-1.364195?page=1

Unperfekthaus: http://www.unperfekthaus.de/

Create the Library of Your Dreams (via SLJ):  http://www.slj.com/2011/04/industry-news/divine-design-how-to-create-the-21st-century-school-library-of-your-dreams/

American Libraries 2014 Library Design Showcase: (Watch for the 2015 issue in September):  http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2014/09/03/the-2014-library-design-showcase/

Makerspace:

Modular White boards: http://moorecoeducation.com/product.php?c=room-dividers-117&s=doc-black-mobile-divider-display-panel-206

Smart Kapp http://education.smarttech.com/en/products/smart-kapp

Dry Erase Thought Bubbles: http://www.dezignwithaz.com/whiteboards-bubble-thoughts-erase-sticker-p-1497.html

Copernicus 3D Printer Cart:  http://www.shopbrodart.com/Maker-Space/_/Copernicus-3D-Printer-Cart-Base/

Makey Makey Group Activity Guides: makeymakey.com/guides

Make It @ Your Library: makeitatyourlibrary.org
Instructables: www.instructables.com/index
Lego Digital Designer: ldd.lego.com/en-us

Build with Chrome: www.buildwithchrome.com
Little Bits: http://littlebits.cc/projects
Sew Electric: http://sewelectric.org
Stop Motion Lego Vines: http://www.buzzfeed.com/whitneyjefferson/stop-motion-lego-vines-are-the-best-vines#.jr57PM9waG
Q-BA Marble Runner Maze Kits: http://www.q-ba-maze.com
Goldie Blox Kits: http://www.goldieblox.com>

Makey Makey Kits: http://makeymakey.com

Lego Kits: http://shop.lego.com

Newton’s Innovation Lab:
http://www3.newton.k12.ma.us/teachingandlearning/innovation

Makerbot Replicator Fifth Generation 3D Printer:  http://store.makerbot.com/replicator
LibGuide on Sanborn’s 3D Printer: http://srhs.sau17.libguides.com/3D

Makerspace Program Ideas:

Genius Bar Information: http://genyes.org/files/staticcontent/genius_bar.pdf

Student Run Genius Bar at Hilliard City School (OH): http://www.hilliardschools.org/student-run-genius-bar/

Student Run Genius Bar (MN): http://www.hopkinsschools.org/schools/hopkins-west-junior-high/news/genius-bar-open-business

Digital Passport by Common Sense Media: https://www.digitalpassport.org/educator-registration

Genius Hour: www.geniushour.com

Free 3D Software Design Tools:

http://www.sketchup.com
http://www.123dapp.com/create
http://www.blender.org
https://tinkercad.com

3D Design Tutorials:

Introduction to Blender for Kids: http://www.shapeways.com/tutorials/introduction-to-3d-design-printing-for-kids
SketchUp Tutorials: http://www.sketchup.com/learn
How to Use 123D Design: http://www.123dapp.com/howto/design

Free 3D Design Sites:

http://www.thingiverse.com
http://3dprint.nih.gov/discover
http://nasa3d.arc.nasa.gov/models
http://open3dmodel.com
http://www.minecraftprint.com/

Shark Tank LibGuide: http://srhs.sau17.libguides.com/sharktank

Wonder Bubbles Lesson Plan:  http://cjayneteach.com/blog/2013/09/18/writing-workshop-wednesday-non-fiction-research/

LibGuides to Check Out:
Sanborn Regional High School Library: http://srhs.sau17.libguides.com/

Brookfield Elementary School: http://brookfieldelm.elmbrookschools.libguides.com/

Symbaloos to Check Out:

Library Symbaloo: http://www.symbaloo.com/mix/librarysymbaloo

The New York State Teacher Centers and the New York Institute of Technology have partnered with SymbalooEDU to support districts and teachers: http://ny.symbaloo.com/home/mix/AAAABcz1uMAAA41_zxBrUA==

http://www.symbaloo.com/mix/constitutionday2
http://www.symbaloo.com/mix/readacrossamerica4

Scoop.Its to Check Out:

My Scoop.It: http://www.scoop.it/u/pam-colburn-harland

Dr. Laura Sheneman’s Scoop.It: http://www.scoop.it/t/information-powerhouses

Screencasting/Tutorial Makers:

https://www.screenr.com
http://www.screencast-o-matic.com
http://www.techsmith.com/jing-features.html

ThingLink:

Status of Women Worldwide Project:  http://srhs.sau17.libguides.com/feminism/world
Elementary Library Virtual Tour:  http://www.bgcsedu.org/BGS/Students/Library/LibraryMaps/ElementaryLibraryMap.htm
Multiple Intelligences Technology Tools:  http://srhs.sau17.libguides.com/PD

Blendspace:
https://www.blendspace.com/lessons/geM_Pu5xtYaxWA/middle-east-map
http://srhs.sau17.libguides.com/c.php?g=172568&p=1224433

Teleprompter Tools:

http://www.easyprompter.com/
http://www.cueprompter.com/

INFLUX: User Experience Library Website Remodel:  http://weareinflux.com/our-work/

Library Space Basics:

Colors for Learning: http://www.sheknows.com/home-and-gardening/articles/1003817/top-10-paint-colors-to-make-you-smarter

Learning, Lighting, and Color:  http://www.designshare.com/articles/1/133/fielding_light-learn-color.pdf

Discover Lighting:  http://www.ies.org/lighting/

Not Old School Video: https://youtu.be/5P_r3lWZzew

H3 Youth-Centered Library Spaces:  http://www.h3hc.com/&flashid=1521

High Impact School Library Spaces (Get This Book!)
http://www.abc-clio.com/LibrariesUnlimited/product.aspx?pc=A4468P

My favorite furniture vendor: http://creativelibraryconcepts.com/

YALSA Teen Space Guidelines:  http://www.ala.org/yalsa/guidelines/teenspaces

Quiet in the Library: http://raypalin.info/blog/archives/tag/space

Egg Chairs for Sale: http://www.instylemodern.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=1113-Blue&Click=276&utm_source=googlebase&utm_medium=shoppingengine&gclid=CjwKEAjwg7yqBRCu5NmlgMm6i08SJADDEudZE74yMCrSbFal4q7ZuzUt1oxOXSasOtUNHmgHyZA80BoCd2Pw_wcB

INFLUX Less Clutter, More Useful: http://weareinflux.com/articles/less-clutter-more-useful/

Thesis Building Tools:

http://www.tommarch.com/electraguide/thesis.php
https://awc.ashford.edu/writing-tools-thesis-generator.html

How to Do Research for Primary Grades (from Kentucky!):  http://www.kyvl.org/kids/homebase.html

Worksheets for Primary Grades:  http://www.teachersnotebook.com/product/ljwoodside/elementary-research-organizers

Sanborn’s Research Guides:

http://srhs.sau17.libguides.com/ezresearch
http://srhs.sau17.libguides.com/research
http://srhs.sau17.libguides.com/scholar

How to Connect Google Scholar to Your EBSCO account: Go to Google Scholar Support for Librarians and follow the directions:  http://scholar.google.com/intl/en/scholar/libraries.html Go to EBSCO Support for Google Scholar and follow the directions:  http://support.ebsco.com/knowledge_base/detail.php?id=3590

Evaluating Sources:

CAARP Test:  https://remix.nd.edu/?q=node/128#overlay-context=projects%3Fq%3Dprojects

LibGuide on the CRAAP Test: http://srhs.sau17.libguides.com/craap

“Truth Be Told: How College Students Evaluate and Use Information in the Digital Age,” Alison J. Head and Michael B. Eisenberg, Project Information Literacy Progress Report, University of Washington’s Information School, November 1, 2010. http://projectinfolit.org/images/pdfs/pil_fall2010_survey_fullreport1.pdf

Fooled by the Onion:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/25/fooled-by-the-onion_n_1912413.html

Lessons for Common Sense Media on Information Literacy:  https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/scope-and-sequence

Mini Expert Research Lesson Plan from Cherie Smeltzer: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GGyG12c7U_Q2dmjKnU98tvMvzTluUTfCpiAVOoq8z7s/edit?usp=sharing

Mini Expert Research Lesson Videos from Cherie Smeltzer: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCh85hbOSRtpVYRc-6B1vO1Q

Make Talking Pictures:
Blabberize: http://blabberize.com/

Chatterpix: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/chatterpix-kids-by-duck-duck/id734046126?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D8

Understanding Close Reading Infographic:  http://www.weareteachers.com/hot-topics/topics-in-education/understanding-close-reading-download-our-infographic-now

Report Examples:

https://magic.piktochart.com/output/6090282-state-of-the-library-2014-15

Additional Reading:

The Learning Commons (book):
http://www.amazon.com/Learning-Commons-Simple-Transform-Library/dp/1598845179/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1430168571&sr=8-1&keywords=the+learning+commons

Knowledge Quest Library Spaces issue: (you must be an AASL member to read)
http://www.ala.org/aasl/ecollab/kq/v42no4

Images of Library Spaces:

Using Purple in the Library: http://www.naturallivingmag.com/awesome-modern-library-interior-design-with-purple-color/comfortable-reading-seat-with-round-shape/

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