Digital Literacy Articles

Below are a list of online and journal articles that might be helpful.

Online sources will include a hyperlink to the webpage.

A Slice of Maker Pie: Stories from Three Learner Labs available from WebJunction

Before the Internet, Librarians Would ‘Answer Everything’- And Still Do available from NPR

Building Rural Prosperity with the Rural Information Center available from WebJunction

Connecting for Care in Your Community available from WebJunction

Digital Citizenship and Public Libraries available from WebJunction

Growing Up at the Library available from The IMLS Blog (Thanks to Star LaTronica for the link)

Learn by Doing: Teaching Tech to Patrons available from WebJunction

Libraries are Not a ‘Netflix for Books’ available from WebJunction

Pinterest for Librarians available at So Tomorrow Blog, entry is two years old but it still contains very useful information

Public Libraries Promote Health available from WebJunction

Recommendations for Digital Literacy Program and Libraries available at the blog Librarian by Day

Spark Your Project: Tech tools of Libraries available from WebJunction

Vine: What Six Seconds Can Do For Your Library available from WebJunction

Journal articles can be found on the OmniFile Full Text Select database available here, you’ll need a library card number.  Remember to click on the Folder icon at the top right hand of the page, enter Name: fcls, Password: vestal.  The articles will be in Brian’s Folder.

All Kids of Flowers Grow Here: The Child’s Place for Children with Special Needs at Brooklyn Public Library

The Building Bridges Project: Library Services to Youth with Disabilities

The Decline of Wikipedia.

Good Teen Librarians Make Great Library Advocates

How Libraries are Changing to Accommodate Patron Wants and Needs.

Is Your Early Childhood Literature Collection Disabilities-Inclusive and Current?

Learning from Librarians and Teens about YA Library Spaces

Library Geek Feats

The Nation’s First Fully Digital Public Library: How a Texas County Made It Happen.

Public Libraries and Marketing

Rated E for Everone: Expanding Services to Children with Special Needs

Reading Beyond Library Walls: Strengthening Services and Opportunities through Partnerships and Collaborations

Rural Public Libraries and Digital Inclusion: Issues and Challenges.

School Librarians as Ambassadors of Inclusive Information Access for Students with Disabilities

Sensory-Enhanced Storytime at Douglas County Libraries

The Statistical and Philosophical Art Behind Elegant Collection Management.

Where is It?…Spanish Language Resources about Children with Special Needs

Why Should Libraries Care About Teens and Technology?