Archive for March, 2014

Children are vulnerable and though we cannot protect them from everything we can however help in avoiding the exploitation of our children. Librarians who are well qualified in searching out information can help in doing just that.

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Cybersecurity and School Libraries

Elizabeth “Betty” Marcoux

Teacher Librarian

Marcoux, E. “. (2010). Cybersecurity and school libraries. Teacher Librarian, 38(2), 67-68. Retrieved from

Abstract of the article:

The article discusses the important role given to teacher librarians in creating a curriculum inside the classroom that uses internet in order to promote learning. However, the there are some caution given in students conducting online research at their schools. One of the best practices highlighted in this article was about a California teacher in the US, who was given an award by Google for “marrying the subject of agriculture with technology in his school. He and other educators are effectively integrating various social work network tools and electronic information sources  into their work while advancing learning in their areas” (Marcoux, 2010). The internet space may sometime be a scary place for students as well as parents/guardians but effective education…

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Heritage Library Staff

Posted: March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

I visited the Heritage Library last Friday and was delighted with the work ethic and the efficiency of the staff members. Their pleasantness, question asking and suggestions remind me of the how much a warm friendly smile and disposition can break at nervousness that any patron may have. As Information holders we would to strive hard help the patron to find what they need and try to understand their query.  Heritage Library I rate you.