SSCPL Roundtable

Advocacy Tools for Judaic Librarians

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We will review scholarly research demonstrating the nexus between library services and academic achievement. Examples of successful collaborations between educators and librarians in secular and non-secular educational institutions will be demonstrated. We will provide reasons why it is crucial that educational institutions commit to high levels of funding for library spaces, library staff and library materials.

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Jewish Technology Education for Adults

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Learn about resources that can enhance both Jewish education and entertainment requests by your library patrons.

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Hand in Hand with Tech

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Students need to be proficient with digital devices, and they are. An all-digital approach often leads to superficial learning. Discover research-based strategies to strengthen students' information literacy by combining digital information and tools with that which needs no recharging--the human hand!

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Books teaching values

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Librarians know that children’s books can also be used to teach important values to adults. Examples of books that can be used to teach both parents and children about treating people equally will be shared.

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How does one go about rejuvenating a neglected library collection?

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The answer is with a lot of humor, flexibility, creativity, and a willingness to try some unorthodox methods.

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Capsule Collections from Beit HaTfutsot

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Learn how to choose, order, and display a variety of wonderful archival photo collections to your community, offered for free from Tel Aviv’s Diaspora Museum, Beit HaTfutsot.

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Art Projects from Pinterest

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Attractive bulletin boards and student art projects give the library visibility along with disseminating Jewish knowledge. This presentation will show how to navigate the website, Pinterest, to locate assorted ideas and projects.

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