Encouraging Early Literacy

One of the main goals libraries set out to do is promote literacy in their communities. For younger audiences, this can look like getting them excited about the library and its materials. Here is a list of books that discuss the importance and power of libraries and storytelling in a variety of ways.   Dear Librarian by Lydia M Sigwarth…

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To Thesis or Not To Thesis?

. . . that is the question! Hi there! Melony here, and today I’m sharing with you what I have learned about one of our MLIS’s culminating experience options - the Thesis!  But before I begin, don’t forget to study the iSchool’s invaluable pages exploring, in greater and more authoritative detail, the e-Portfolio and Thesis options. The inception for this…

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Library Week 2022

Hello fellow iSchool classmates and ALASC members who, like me, have no experience working in a library setting. I recently sat down with Library Week to learn more.   Q: Hello, Library Week 2022 when will you be happening this year? A: The first week of April from the 3rd-9th.   Q: What is your motto this year? A: What’s…

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Critical Information Literacy – an asset for modern libraries!

Hello everyone! Melony here, and for this blog post I’d like to share some information about one of my favorite library topics and its growing importance, not only in the field of librarianship, but in our day-to-day interactions with information in everyday life - Critical Information Literacy!   Critical Information Literacy (or CIL for short!) is a big library concept…

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