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Teens and Mental Health — A Library Long-Range Plan.

According to the Office of Adolescent Health (2016), in 2015, 26% of Rhode Island high school students reported feeling sad or hopeless which is defined by the Youth Risk Behavior System (YRSB) as “felt sad or hopeless almost every day for 2 or more weeks in a row so that they stopped doing some usual activities during the… Continue reading Teens and Mental Health — A Library Long-Range Plan.

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Wikipedia in Schools and the Library

Some people look at Wikipedia as a super-power of the internet, bringing people together for the sake of information sharing and keeping entries up-to-date without the hefty cost of printing thousands of pages a year. However, others worry that the crowdsourcing basis of the website makes it a worrisome place to look for valid information.… Continue reading Wikipedia in Schools and the Library

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OMG Shakespeare: An infomercial for the bookish

Ever heard of OMG Shakespeare? It’s a set of retellings of some of Shakespeare’s classic plays, but with a modern twist! Check out the infomercial-type review below for more information.     Actually want to take that fabulous quiz? Check it out!   What was it like creating a book infomercial? This project ended up… Continue reading OMG Shakespeare: An infomercial for the bookish