Link Love September 2013

Each month I share some of my favorite links from the world of libraries and librarianship!  Enjoy!

Share This With Your Tech Department

Karen Springen via School Library Journal & The Digital Shift with “E. It’s Complicated.  How Two Schools Are Riding the Transition to eBooks

Because Everyone Likes Freebies…

Free Posters for Your Classroom at A Media Specialist’s Guide to the Internet

The Centered School Library has free Non Fiction Reading Response Cards

Best Advocacy Post (Plus a Great InfoGraphic)

The Adventures of Library Girl with Librarians Are NOT Knowledge Keepers.  Pass It On.  

“In short, it’s not about what we keep. It’s about what we (help) build.”

I’ll Be Book-Marking These Ideas for Next Year

Joyce Valenza via School Library Journal With Orientation Inspiration

Linda J. Dougherty shared an interesting take on Freshmen Orientation

Just Because I Like Cats…

NPR Book Review: Making Sense of Your Cat’s Behavior

Most Entertaining Waste of 3 Minutes

Open Book and Cape Town Central Library Break World Record for Longest Book Domino Chain (via Books Live)

Politically Incorrect, Yet True

Ten Years of CIPA and the Tired Argument Against It (via The Annoyed Librarian)

“CIPA’s the act that first made librarians look like they were defending hard-core Internet porn viewing in public libraries. Congratulations on that milestone.”

Great Resources For Librarian-Writers

Ellyssa Kroski at OEDb With 23 Resources for Getting Published in the Library Field

Grossest Library Story

Lawrence Library Wants to Turn Page on Real Life Bedbug Story (via

Cutest InfoGraphic

The Adventures of Library Girl with Penny For Your Thoughts:  What’s Really on the Minds of Today’s Teacher Librarian?

For Everyone Who Updated to iOS7

23 Ways to Improve Your Phone’s Battery Life (via ZDNet)

Read This Before Your Teach Your Next Lesson on Web Searching

Google Unveils Major Upgrade to Search Algorithm (via BBC News)