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Call for Participation – Reference Renaissance 2010

We just sent out the Call for Participation for the Reference Renaissance 2010 conference, so please look at all the cool things your Adult and/or Youth Services departments are doing and consider submitting a proposal for the August conference by the … Continue reading

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Save this Date for the 2010 Reference Renaissance Conference!

I’m really excited to announce that BCR’s second Reference Renaissance conference will be in Denver August 8-10, 2010.  The conference rose from the ashes of the Virtual Reference Desk conference, but has been expanded and this time includes tracks on … Continue reading

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Don't Forget the Schools

A colleague of mine, Lisa Holmberg, recently gave me some data from a small study by Horizon High School library staffers, Jennifer Alevy and Sara Poinier, showing huge increases in students’ use of reliable resources after library instruction. I’d originally considered being a school … Continue reading

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Serve Teens with Gaming Grant

We often lament losing children as patrons as they enter their teen years, but many libraries have become popular with this age group by providing opportunities for gaming.  This can be too expensive to implement for libraries with limited funds, … Continue reading

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