For Librarians/Media Specialists:
Fiction or NonFiction? Common Core State Standards will soon require the use of much more nonfiction in instruction.  The Opinionator at NYT discusses the topic What Should Children Read?  Should we prepare for requests from teachers for more biographies, historical narratives, diaries, and other non-fiction sources?

AASL  American Association of School Librarians sponsors School Library Media Month (April) and other projects to improve school libraries. the blogging libraries wiki  A list of school library blogs in several languages
MARC Cataloging   Library of Congress guidelines
School Library Monthly Blog
Find MARC records:  LOC , AccessPA, OhioLINK,  Amazon to MARC Converter LibraryLink  a monthly newsletter to share with parents to promote your library program
ISBN Converter  Convert old ISBNs to new ISBNs; from the Library of Congress Awful Library Books  examples of out-of-date, inaccurate, or wrong-headed books recently removed from libraries. Good examples to show your administrators why regular weeding is important.
Yahoo Directory: School Libraries
Library Links  Yahoo links for librarians and library lovers The Shifted Librarian
School Library Journal
Library of Congress Blog
Better World Books Donation Program   Teacher Librarian Wiki

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updated 23 Nov. 2012