Monthly Archives: June 2013

Four Major Projects at Hillman Library

My internship at Hillman has become a series of 4 concurrent projects. 1. Develop a Digital Portfolio using a WordPress blog You can see the updated versions of this at esconway89.wordpress.com 2. Work as a TA to help in the … Continue reading

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Toddler Storytime: Penguins!

Because I’m doing my Storytime in the Pittsburgh area, it shouldn’t be a surprise that my Penguin Storytime was a huge hit! On these hot days, and because my library has no air conditioning, even I’ve been missing the chilly … Continue reading

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Younger Americans’ Library Habits and Expectations (Ages 16-30)

Once again, PEW (The Pew Internet & American Life Project) has published results of a study related to Public Libraries and Youth, this time focused on the age group of under-30 patrons. Some of their findings were a pleasant surprise! … Continue reading

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Digital Repositories: ICA-AtOM

ICA-AtOM 3/5 Overview of the Collection: This collection contains photographs from the Cherry Blossom Festival in 2006, taken on 3/30/2006. The digital objects were all from the same date and location. Each one was individually named. The Collection: The Process: … Continue reading

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Digital Repositories: Resource Space

Resource Space 4/ 5 Stars Description of My Collection For this collection, I pulled together a series of 10 images related to the Elk River, in North East, MD. The images included looking off of a cliff, and the waterfront. … Continue reading

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Parents, Children, Libraries and Reading

Parents, Children, Libraries and Reading The vast majority of parents of minor children — children younger than 18 — feel libraries are very important for their children. That attachment carries over into parents’ own higher-than-average use of a wide range … Continue reading

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