Professional Reading

Center for Social Media
“We investigate, showcase and set standards for socially engaged media-making. We organize conferences and convenings, publish research, create codes of best practices, and incubate media strategies.”

RSA Comment
Videos, Articles and more…from the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), “a cradle of enlightenment thinking and a force for social progress” for more than 250 years.  Their approach is “multi-disciplinary, politically independent and combines cutting edge research and policy development with practical action.”

The Literary Platform
Dedicated to showcasing projects experimenting with literature and technology. It brings together comment from industry figures and key thinkers, and encourages debate.

Blogs to Watch

AcademHacK | Banned Librarian | collectanea | copythisblog | Designing Better Libraries | Found History | Free Range Librarian | Free Technology for Teachers | Getting Boys to Read | The Handheld Librarian | Hey Jude | In the Library with a Lead Pipe | | Learning 2.0 | Librarian In Black< | Libraries and Transliteracy | Open Thinking | | Shifted Librarian | So You Want To Teach? | Tame the Web
| The Uncommon Commons | The Unquiet Library

Social Networks

ISTE Community
Teacher-Librarian Ning


Book Recycling


Games and Game Theory

Information Access

  • Wikipedia’s Co-Founder Calls for Better Information Literacy … added wikipedia to 9th grade orientation this past yr
  • Myth of Browsing, Am Lib Mag. | Cool take on value of book as object vs. book as resource
  • Pathfinder swap? asks Joyce Valenza
  • The Daisy Consortium facilitates information access for special needs learners. Check out this Microsoft add-on

Learning Spaces