Category Archives: student

Thank you, Evergreen School District Foundation, for  awarding an Educational Excellence Grant 2013-14 to the Heritage High School Library program:  “Fiction for the Reluctant Reader”.  I ordered titles from the YALSA list directed at this population of readers. See these … Continue reading

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Note-Taking Apps for Apple iPad – Slideshow My sister is hooked on the Notability app for iPad.  She emailed me a JPG of a note she took using a stylus and Notability: “Teachers would love this app!  I use this … Continue reading

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~ Google URL Shortener ~

http://goo.gl/ So elegantly short, these URLs–thanks to this super easy Google tool.  Create your private Google account to keep your URL shortening history plus have access to manyother free products such as GoogleSites and GoogleDocs. Before:  http://www.powells.com/biblio/18-9780385351393-0 After:  http://goo.gl/YTBYwK Example in my email signature: … Continue reading

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~ Evernote ~

https://evernote.com/evernote/ “Evernote makes it easy to remember things big and small from your everyday life using your computer, phone, tablet and the web.”    free and premium versions Moleskine + Evernote = Now Possible! http://shop.moleskine.com/en-us/notebooks-journals/evernote/ “Write, sketch, or draw in the … Continue reading

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~ Moleskine ~

http://www.moleskine.com/moleskine-world “The Moleskine notebook is, in fact, the heir and successor to the legendary notebook used by artists and thinkers over the past two centuries: among them Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway. . .The filling is you.” http://mymoleskine.moleskine.com/community/ Digital … Continue reading

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~ Futurescape ~

Furturescape Hosted by James Woods : “Futurescape explores event horizons that will critically alter life as we know it.” 6 episodes began November 2013.  Set your DVR for new and repeats if you missed episodes. My Take:  Episodes like 3-D printing … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming “We have an obligation to imagine”  ~ Neil Gaiman The Powell’s City of Books (Portland, OR) bookseller to libraries emailed me this eloquent, moving speech by author Neil Gaiman.  … Continue reading

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http://www.livebinders.com ~ LiveBinder ~ “Take control of information View links like pages in a book instead of URLs on a page Combine uploaded PDFs and Word docs with links in one binder Go paperless one LiveBinder at a time” My … Continue reading

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      Library Likes  ~  Library Likes  ~ Library Likes        ~ Radio Lab ~ WNYC Public Radio “Listen. Read. Watch.  Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.”  My take:  … Continue reading

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