“It’s nice to know that age discrimination is alive and well in St. Paul. So only young, radical librarians are welcome to apply for these school media positions. Because obviously, only the young, newly graduated librarians could possibly be looking to make a difference. Older librarians who might have some experience in the field couldn’t possibly be the best. And certainly, older librarians who have recently graduated from library school would neither be looking to make a difference in the world, nor would they have any chance to be the best. Shame on you for these offensive comments, Mr. Rohlfing.”—
“Library Journal and School Library Journal are looking for a few good presentations to enhance our annual virtual program “The Digital Shift” on October 1, 2014. This year’s theme: “Libraries @ the Center.” If you have a compelling story to share about innovation in libraries—from new takes on curation, workforce development, and content creation, to great examples of collaboration and programs that enhance learning—we’d like to hear from you.
But you’d better hurry, proposals are due by May 2.”—Wanted: Presentations for LJ/SLJ October 1 Virtual Event “The Digital Shift” - The Digital Shift
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