In This Issue
- NYLA and NYAM Host Cory Doctorow
- New New York Literary Landmarks
- NYLA @ BEA 2015
- NY Study on Impact of School Librarians
- Seven Inducted into NYS Writers Hall of Fame
- Former Lives of Libraries: Cohoes Public Library
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June 2015 | Volume 63 | Number 3
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A Message from the President...
2015 June e-Bulletin President’s Report, from Geoff Kirkpatrick
Roundtables, revitalization and roadtrips.
School Libraries DO Increase Student Achievement
By: Joette Stefl-Mabry, Ph.D. University of Albany, SUNY
For decades researchers have tried to link school librarians with increases in student achievement. However, prior research generated very little convincing evidence of an impact - until now.
Author Cory Doctorow: Information Doesn't Want to be Free
Along with the library at the New York Academy of Medicine, NYLA hosted a lecture by Cory Doctorow at the academy on June 6, in New York City. Doctorow is a science fiction author, activist, journalist, blogger and the co-editor of Boing Boing. and Cataloging Librarian, Binghamton University Libraries
Former Lives of Libraries: Cohoes Public Library
Once a church, and home to a Mastodon, the Cohoes Public Library has quite a history.