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Glenn R. Miller

  I’m pleased to announce that Academic Search Main Edition (ASME), an EBSCO product, is once again available in POWER Library. This online resource provides about 1,800 full-text journals and 1,300 that are full-text and peer-reviewed. Some of ASME’s subjects include...

Stephanie Bragg

  By Stephanie Bragg, Children’s Librarian Paoli Library The biggest buzzword of the decade in children’s learning is STEM, or STEAM or STREAM, or whichever letters one may choose to represent.  For those who may be unaware, the general concept is learning in the areas...

Build your confidence and learn how to facilitate STEM into a library setting.  Toni Stith of the Carnegie Science Center will discuss how to create a collaborative STEM learning environment and the resource materials that you’ll need for children aged 10-14. In the morning ...

Shannon Conner

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

Laura Kuchmay

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

You didn’t go to the Public Libraries and STEM conference in Denver?  You can read the background papers and access other resources. Also consider accessing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) expertise through free resources and opportunities from the STAR Library...

Did you know that minorities are underrepresented in STEAM education and professional fields, and that children of color routinely score below their white peers in math and science? The library can help bridge this STEAM gap with programs and services developed with the intent of...