Author Archives: David Wee

on exploring emerging information formats… [edited]

For a long time, one of my favorite sayings has been, “It takes a village to raise a child…” I have been thinking a lot about that in our library programming of late. When push comes to shove, our reality … Continue reading

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on Gilligan in the library…

I’m going to just put it out there. This is an awkward subject and an awkward post, but here goes… Sometimes being a librarian makes me feel like I’m Gilligan stuck on a deserted island. A lot of the time … Continue reading

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on teaching teachers to be wolves in a “fake news” world…

I had an opportunity to teach my teachers about “fake news.” “I’m not a librarian. What should I be teaching my kids about fake news?” After reading Courtney Walker’s latest post, I have to admit, I added the quotation marks … Continue reading

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on the releasing of wolves into your library curriculum…

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Happy New Year! I don’t know about the rest of you, but winter break served as a wonderful time for me to catch my breath, take a break from obsessing about fake news, and READ SOME BOOKS! I hit a … Continue reading

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a post that is mostly a really long list of links to other people’s stuff on media literacy and fake news…

The “fake news” problem is all over the news and all of the sudden everybody wants to be “information literate” and “media literate.” This is a good thing in the scheme of things because maintaining a functional democracy with a … Continue reading

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on when evidence is not always so evident…

What do jury duty, National Honor Society, and debate research in frosh classes have in common? Why, that would be… EVIDENCE! My question to you this month is: What are you teaching your students about evidence in their research work? I have … Continue reading

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on taking note(s)…

I’m wondering, this month, how everybody else out there in Library Land handles the seemingly simple, but actually quite perplexing, task of taking notes in the service of research. I’m not asking about anything fancy like how you skillfully coach … Continue reading

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on what i did on my summer vacation…

As a child so very long ago in the era now known as the “days of yore” my teachers used to ask us to write about what we did over our glorious 3 months of summer vacation. Here at Mid-Pacific our … Continue reading

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on knowing (not) what I am doing…

I’ve been struggling to figure out what to write about this month. While I’ve been doing a lot of professional development, I don’t know what to do with all of it yet, which is nothing new. Therefore, what follows is … Continue reading

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on #macgyverlibrarianship…

[youtube] One of my favorite things about the AISL Annual Conference is the opportunity to visit the libraries of friends and colleagues from different places and act on my nosy tendencies. I like to look in the workroom cupboards and … Continue reading

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