ALSC Community Forum Featuring LittleeLit!

The official invitation has been sent out from ALSC about the upcoming community forum that will be hosted by the ALSC Children & Technology Committee. LittleeLit think tankers will be present, as well as members from the Digital Content Task Force. We’ll be talking about new media for kids in libraries and next steps for developing an app recommendation, curation and evaluation tool. Join the conversation!

View the ALSC blog post here.

Here’s the description:

Save the Date: ALSC Community Forum, August 2013

The ALSC Board of Directors and ALSC President Starr LaTronica will be hosting two ALSC Community Forum live chats with a special emphasis on new media in libraries: what it is, how we use it and how to develop best practices in this rapidly evolving information environment. The ALSC Children & Technology Committee will be co-hosting this online discussion. The community forum will build on the 2013 ALA Annual Conference Conversation Starter: “Building A to Zoo for Apps: Time-tested librarian skills meet cutting edge technology for kids.” In addition to the 45 minutes of discussion, these forums will include quick announcements from the ALSC Board of Directors at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference and a time for questions at the end.

Your two opportunities to join in the discussion are:

  • Tuesday, August 20 at 11am CT
  • Wednesday, August 21 at 2pm CT

Using Adobe Connect

ALSC Community Forums now take place on Adobe Connect. The forum will take place in a similar format although the first ten minutes will include live audio from ALSC President Starr LaTronica and from presenter Cen Campbell.

A few days prior to the event, ALSC members will receive an email with a URL link to the forum. Visit for more information about using Adobe Connect. There are also links to previous ALSC Community Forums chats. Questions? Contact Dan Rude by email, or by phone, 800-545-2433 ext 2164.


Posted on July 31, 2013, in Literacy. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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