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Marian Librarian Becomes a Cybrarian

Journey along with Marian as she undergoes her evolution

Amy Mayer

on 24 May 2012

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Marian the Librarian Becomes a Cybrarian aka The Evolution of Marian Reference Texts Books not on Paper One Author visit this year! Students are PASSIVE Skyping with Multiple
Authors this month! The possibilities are endless monthly paper newletters Twitter feeds Skype an Author Network: http://skypeanauthor.wetpaint.com/ Librivox (Public Domain):
http://librivox.org/ eBooks by Project Gutenberg: http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page Learn Out Loud:
http://www.learnoutloud.com/ Storynory:
http://storynory.com/ Storyline Online:
http://www.storylineonline.net/ How to make a tiny url in Twitter Skype Listening Stations Books on Tape Encyclopedias Atlases $$$ Where Can I Find Books Online? How Can I Help Students Become Published Authors? Want to Know More About Using iPod Touches with Student? Join the iPod Wiki: http://ipod.conroeisd.wikispaces.net/ http://www.lulu.com/ http://storybird.com/ Where Can I Find Books Online? How Can I Help Students Become Published Authors? Students create blog posts on their own blogs and as guest bloggers Students participate in online polls Student publish their own booktalks online Students create their own book trailer videos Students createLinks to your favorite sites Communication Communication Promoting Reading Make Digital Natives feel like this. . . Author Visits Author Visits Research and the Library Books without Borders Skype with an Expert: http://www.skypeforeducators.com/educators.htm Dictionaries Textbooks Catalogs Journals Thesaurus Advanced Google Search Google Custom Search Jog the Web Finding Information Wayback Machine: http://www.archive.org/web/web.php
Author of a site: http://easywhois.com
Get REAL Available Activities
http://novemberlearning.com/resources/information-literacy-resources/ Searches Types of Google Searches
Google Wonder Wheel Google Timeline Search Advanced Search Tips Phrase search (""): Find exactly what is in the quotations Terms you want to exclude (-): attach a minus sign directly before exclusion Fill in the blanks (*): Wildcard holds the place of an uknown word The OR operator: to consider either one of the words- not both Google Search Shortcuts: http://www.google.com/landing/searchtips/#helpcenter Search within a specific website (site:) Get REAL Example: http://technology.conroeisd.net/teachers/aswedberg/google_search Google Custom Search * limit search to Include one or more websites, or specific webpages

* Host the search box and results on your own website

* Customize the look and feel of the results to match your site
Why Make a
Google Custom Search? Jog the Web Try it! http://www.archive.org/web/web.php Look up the following information about one of these websites: http://www.martinlutherking.org/ http://www.easywhois.com/ Online Research & Searches Research and the Library Google Advanced Search R
Read the URL

* Examine the Domain .edu, .com, .gov
* Use the site command site:gov
* Google from other countries
* Domain extensions for countries:

Evaluate the Content

* Is the information on the web site useful for your topic?
* Are additional resources and link provided?
* Is the site current? Do you know when it was updated?
* Do you think the information is accurate?
* Does the information contradict information you have found elsewhere?
*Has it changed? Use the Wayback Machine to find out:

Ask About the Author

* Is the author’s name listed?
* Is there biographical information about the author provided?
* Search for the author - like Easywhois.com: http://www.easywhois.com/

Look at the Links

* Who do they link to for more information?
* Who links to their site?
http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/clearwater-high-prepares-to-hand-out-kindle-e-readers-to-its-2100-plus/1120428 Resources Student Examples Just this . . . and this. . . Students create links to their favorite sites Having . . . and. . . and. . . and. . . and. . . make them feel like this. . . http://www.conroeisd.wikispaces.net/ http://www.wix.com/ https://www.blogger.com/start eReaders in Education? What is already happening in schools? Could they replace textbooks Could they ever really replace textbooks? What could this mean? for us . . . For them . . . http://www.tumblr.com/ http://www.jogtheweb.com/run/xb6YsaviyXV8/Free-Downloads:-Utilities,-Apps-&-More! Example: Free Downloads: Utilities & Apps http://www.jogtheweb.com/ Kid Friendly Custom Search Engines Quintura Kids:
Helps narrow down search with image and text suggestions
http://quinturakids.com/ KidRex:
Safe Kids Search Engine
http://www.kidrex.org/ SweetSearch:
sites in search reviewed by a team of librarians, teachers, & research experts
http://www.sweetsearch.com/ Ask Kids:
Has 5 five categories: School House (general), movies, games, images, and video
http://www.askkids.com/ Wolfram Alpha:
a computational search engine
http://www.wolframalpha.com/ Build a Custom Search Build your own custom search engine using at least three sites with a common theme. Embed the search engine on your RWD site Try it! Try it! Get REAL http://zapatopi.net/treeoctopus/ http://www.lakemichiganwhales.com/ Teachers, Parents, Students & More! Teachers, Parents, Students & More! Campus Library Website emails Blogs Spice up your website with Wix Even More Websites Where Students Can Publish Work! Stone Soup
http://www.stonesoup.com The Cybrarian in You! Which area of your job as a librarian most needs an evolution from librarian to Cybrarian? You will:
Work in groups of 3 or 4

Come up with a topic question

Decide on a presentation platform

Focus on your evolution for the next few months

As a group, present your evolution to the librarians in January

Presentations will be 15 minutes maximum per group - How does a cybrarian promote Bluebonnet books?
- How does a cybrarian solicit student input when purchasing books?
- How does a cybrarian facilitate research for teachers and students?
- How does a cybrarian promote students reading and writing? - Prezi
- Wix
- Google Presentation -Make sure to discuss and show how the students were ACTIVELY involved in the process. Poll Everywhere:
http://www.polleverywhere.com http://voicethread.com/?#q+book+review.b56011.i289587 http://cansunscreentaketheheat.blogspot.com/ http://mrsyoungsclass.conroeisd.wikispaces.net/Student-Projects http://www.wix.com/bohnekri/rainforest-frogs Results: http://www.polleverywhere.com/free_text_polls/MjAxMTMzMjI3MQ Results: http://www.polleverywhere.com/free_text_polls/NTEyNTgyNTM5 http://www.google.com/advanced_search?q=librarian&hl=en&prmd=nivl Sharing the Evolution Lets Evolve &
READ Together! You will be participating in a Moodle Book Club about This Book is Overdue!

First forum discussion initial post - due at 4:00 on Friday October 1st

Once you post on Friday, you must reply to two other posts by the next Wednesday October 6th

You will be signing up in a Moodle Wiki to create activities for our online book club for the rest of the book
http://moodle.conroeisd.net/course/view.php?id=1375&edit=0&sesskey=Drl9CFKgAS The course key is: cybrarian101 http://voicethread.com/?#q+monster.b236.i1783 Original Work Book Review How Do I Get Rid of the Ads? 1. Create Custom Search Engine
2. Click "Manage your custom Search Engines"
3. Control Panel
4. Preferences > Advertising Status Let's embed it in your website!
http://help.conroeisd.net/software/rwd/code Now...
Make your own Web Jog
with a few of your
favorite library related sites
and link to it from your website. Watch the video!
Free educator account Blogger:

http://www.conroeisd.wikispaces.net Delicious: Social Bookmarking
Tumblr :

Diigo: Social Bookmarking
http://polldaddy.com ZuZu
http://www.zuzu.org Cobblestone and Crickets
http://www.cobblestonepub.com/kids_ody.html Merlyn’s Pen
www.merlynspen.org Young Author’s Workshop
Boy’s Life
http://www.boyslife.org Kid’s Bookshelf
http://www.kidsbookshelf.com/ PBS Kids
http://pbskids.org/zoom/fromyou/index.html Joe's Non-Netbook http://vimeo.com/12266628 Students are ACTIVE Promoting Reading Medieval Helpdesk http://vimeo.com/14968970 Gotta Keep Reading http://vimeo.com/14968909
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