Library Science Chapter of the TWU Former Students Association
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Colleen Graves Named Finalist in School Library Journal's Librarian of the Year Award
Colleen Graves has been recognized as one of the top three finalists for this award and will receive $500 in Scholastic materials of her choice. Graves is currently featured in the September 2014 issue of School Library Journal. Ms Graves, Lamar Middle School Librarian (Lewisville ISD) Lewisville, Texas is known for establishing a Makerspace and introducing a series of Maker Monday workshops and incorporating technologies into their lessons. Ms Graves has transformed the library from a quiet, desolate place to a hub of activity. Read more
Do You Hear What I Hear? Juried paper presented by Dr. Richey
Jennifer Richey, Ph. D. co-presented a paper, Do You Hear What I Hear? Questioning the Legitimacy of Audiobooks as “Reading” Material, at the International Federation of Library Associations Satellite Conference in Paris France, August 23, 2014. The paper focused on the contributions that audiobook “reading” can make to the literacy development and content knowledge of adolescent listeners.