Friday, February 02, 2007

Links for you

...as your Internet Librarian Buddy, I just have to share this with you.

Links from the AASL Hotlinks Newsletter:

AASL HOTLINKS
The Official Monthly E-mail Newsletter of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Vol. 5, No. 11 February 2007


The Notable Books Council of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of ALA, has compiled its 2007 list of outstanding books for the general reader.
These titles have been selected for their significant contribution to the expansion of knowledge and for the pleasure they can provide to adult readers.
Get "The List for America's Readers" at
http://www.ala.org/ala/pressreleases2007/january2007/NotableBooksCouncillist.htm


RUSA announces Best Free Reference Web Sites
The Machine-Assisted Reference Section (MARS) of RUSA is pleased to announce the Best Free Reference Web Sites Combined Index from 1999-2006 created to recognize outstanding reference sites on the World Wide Web.
The 2006 Best Free Reference Websites list includes online information sources as varied as the Big Cartoon Database, the Encyclopedia of Chicago, and Recalls.gov from the U.S.
Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Get the details at
http://www.ala.org/ala/pressreleases2007/january2007/RUSAWebsitesindex.htm


Black History Month Resources:

Encyclopedia Britannica's Guide to Black History
http://search.eb.com/Blackhistory
Lessons to celebrate Black History Month
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson221.shtml
Black History educational resources from teachervision.com
http://www.teachervision.fen.com/black-history-month/black-history/6602.html
Black History Month Lesson Plans
http://www.lessonplanspage.com/BlackHistoryMonth.htm
Black History from Biography.com
http://www.biography.com/blackhistory/
Black History Month resources from ReadingRockets
http://www.readingrockets.org/calendar/blackhistory
African American World, by PBS
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/aaworld
Celebrating Black History
http://www.time.com/time/reports/blackhistory
PBS series "African American Lives"
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/aalives/index.html
Culture & Change -- Black History in America
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory

3 comments:

Laurie said...

oooh! Those are really interesting. I'm excited about the best free reference web sites. Thanks for sharing!

Mom2One said...

You are wonderful! Thank you!!

Mon. I'm going to check these against what I have on my bib. and add what I don't if that's OK. :D

kim said...

I so needed those reference sites. You are divine(ing).

Some titles are delicious; "The Inheritance of Loss," a lingering morsel.