Articles, Book Chapters, Editorials, Talks, and other sundry verbiage
(If a link to the text is missing or doesn’t work, let me know and I will see that you are able to access the article. - Doug)
12 Point Library/Media Program Checklist for Building Administrators Book Report, Jan 1996 (Updated 2017)
Alliance for Childhood’s Fool’s Gold report (a response) School Library Journal Dec 2000
Are Libraries (and Librarians) Heading Toward Extinction? Teacher-Librarian, Dec 2003
Are You Sure You Want an Internet Filter? Virtual Censorship is Still Censorship TechTrends, May/June 1998
Backtalk column response to "Just Give It to Me Straight: A Case Against Internet Filtering" Phi Delta Kappan, June 2004
Becoming Indispensable School Library Journal’s Learning Quarterly, Feb 2003.
Best Practices for Meeting CIPA Requirements EdTech Magazine Q4 2005. Best Practices for Meeting CIPA Requirements Ver 2
Budgeting for Lean Mean Times, MultiMedia Schools Nov/Dec 1995
Captured by the Web: K-12 Schools and the World Wide Web MultiMedia Schools Mar/Apr 1995
Censorship by Omission, Library Media Connection, January/February 2010
Change from the Radical Center of Education Teacher-Librarian, June 2008.
Changed but Still Critical: Brick and Mortar School Libraries in the Digital Age, InterED, Association for the Advancement of International Education [AAIE], Fall 2010.
Changing responsibilities of the school technology leader. CIOReview, Special Edition, 2018
Cloudy Forecast for Educational Technology, Leading & Learning, date?
"Cloudy" Future of the K-12 CIO: How moving to the cloud changes the role of the K-12 CIO. CIO Review, October 15, 2015
Collaboration and Reflection Minnesota Media, 2004, Synergy, School Libraries of Victoria, 2004
Communication with a Bang (and Few Whimpers): Teacher Webpages in as Little as 10 Minutes (with Anne Hanson), Library Talk, Sept/Oct 2001
“Computing in the Clouds” Leading & Learning, Dec/Jan 2009/10.
Connections for Learning, a SayWire White Paper on social networking tools in education, 2009.
Creative Commons and Why It Should Be More Commonly Understood, Library Media Connection, May/June 2009, Connections, School Catalogue Information Service (Australia), Issue No. 82, Term 3 2012.
Curriculum Built Not to Last (Recognized by ALA’s Library Instruction Round Table as one of the “The Top 20 Library Instruction Articles” for 1999) School Library Journal, Apr 1999
Dangers and Opportunities: Challenges for Libraries in the Digital Age Minnesota Media, 2007. (Australian version)
Data Mining Primer and Implications for School Library Media Specialists Knowledge Quest, May/June 2004.
Designing Research Projects Students (and Teachers) Love MultiMedia Schools, Nov/Dec 1999
Developing an Ethical Compass for Worlds of Learning (Identified by MERLOT as a distinguished, high-quality source of learning material), MultiMedia Schools, Nov/Dec 1998
Developing Creativity in Every Learner, Library Media Connection, October 2012
Developing Ethical Behaviors in Students: What Schools Must Do Educational and Media Technology Yearbook, 2003
Do Schools Still Need Bricks and Mortar Libraries? (Point/Counterpoint) Leading & Learning, November 2009.
Driving Second Order Change with Technology, Education Technology Insights, May 2017
Empathetic Skills and School Libraries: Critical for Both Students and Librarians. Teacher-Librarian, May-June, 2019
Ethical Issues Surrounding Technology Use in Elementary Schools Click! Computers and Learning in Classrooms K-6 (The University of Melbourne Australia) 1998
Ethical Issues Surrounding Technology Technology Use in Schools The Education Technology Guide,Issue 15. (Published by the Australian Media Group, Blackburn, Victoria)
Ethics in the use of technology from Ethics in School Librarianship: A Reader edited by Carol Simpson Linworth, 2003
Everything I have learned about education and life over the past 55 years summed up in 15 or 20 minutes. Graduation address for Nova Southeastern University June 7, 2008
Fight the Zero-Sum Game Interactive Educator, Winter 2006.
Framework for Teaching and Technology (Danielson and NETS-T) Learning & Learning, February 2011
Future of the Book column used in Essay Writing Step-by-Step (Pascal Press, Glebe NSW AU, 2002) by Kristine Brown
Getting the Most from Your School Library Media Program Principal, Jan/Feb 2005
Good Policy for Policies (Techno Intelligence), School Library Journal, March 2003 (also in Lothrop's Student Cheating and Plagiarism in the Internet Era, 2000
Guidelines for Educators Using Social and Educational Networking Sites (with Jen Hegna) Library Media Connection, March/April 2010
The Hoax on You The Book Report, May 2002
How a K-12 School Uses the Internet, Media Spectrum (Michigan Association for Media in Education), 3rd quarter 1995
“How did you use your computer in school today?” Education Technology Insights, April 2016.
How Our School Got Full Internet Access, Technology Connection, Nov 1994
I Wish You a Day of Ordinary Library Miracles and Other Things to Rejoice In Teacher-Librarian poster, May 2005
Illusion of Change, Education Week Commentary, April16, 2008
Imagining the Future of the School Library (with Rolf Erikson and Christian Long), DesignShare, November, 2006.
Implementing an Information Literacy Curriculum: One District’s Story NASSP Bulletin, Mar 1999
Improving Administrative Technology Skills, School Administrator, May 2005.
Information, Communications, and Technology (ICT) Skills Curriculum Based on the Big6 Skills Approach to Information Problem-Solving. 2010 with Mike Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz (ERIC document)
Information Power: Building Standards That Are Useful, Teacher Librarian, Dec 2000
Information Power from a District Perspective, Emergency Librarian (Teacher Librarian), Sept 1998
Internet Filters: Censorship by Any Other Name?, Emergency Librarian (Teacher Librarian), May 1998
“Is BYOD Fair?” Tech & Learning, August 7, 2012.
Just in Case, Just in Time, Just in Part: Three Levels of Staff Development, MACUL Journal, 2007
Keep Your Building Technicians by Keeping Them Happy, School Library Journal, May 2000
Keeping Kids Engaged Fights Plagiarism, Too, Education Digest, May 2004.
Less Simple Answer to Evaluating Technology’s Impact, School Administrator, Apr 1998
Lessons School Librarians Teach Others American Libraries, December 2004. (Referenced in the 7th edition of the ALA’s Intellectual Freedom Manual and now available online.) and chosen for inclusion in The Whole Library Handbook 4.
The Librarian: Your Technology Partner. Library Media Connection, August/September, 2013
Libraries for a Post-Literate Society Multimedia & Internet @ Schools, July/August 2009
Libraries in the Cloud Library Media Connection, May/June 2011
Library Facilities for Schools Where Every Student Has a Device (with Jennifer LaGarde), Informed Librarian Online, April 2014.
Life in the Cloud. AISA Fall ConneXions 2010
Lighting Lamps, Leading & Learning's Blog Cafe, June/July
Little bunny books and why student reading rights are critical. Transform & Thrive, Mackin, June 2018
LMS and the LMS: How the Library Media Specialist Can Support Teachers’ Use of a Learning Management System. School Library Connection, January 2017.
Lobbying for Spare Change - or Real Change CSLA (California School Library Association) Journal, Spring 2006 and Minnesota Media, 2006
“Make a Copyright U-Turn and 5 Other Audacious Statements about Copyright and Educational Fair Use,” Learning & Media (Pennsylvania School Library Association), Spring 2009.
Managing Digital Resources Library Media Connection, September 2007
Mankato Schools: A Diskless Wonder! Apple News, May 1999
Mankato Schools Internet Project Internet Research, Winter 1995
Maslow and Motherboards: Taking a Hierachical View of Technology Planning MultiMedia Schools, January/ February 2003.
Media Trends in the Midwest Media Educator (Georgia Library Media Assoc.), Winter 1997
Minnesota Can’t Afford to Skimp on School Libraries Minneapolis Star-Tribune, April 7 1994
Minnesota E-12 Schools and the Internet: A School Day in the Life of Lena Fernandez. Text of briefing for the METC, February 21, 2003
New and Improved School Library Media Program School Library Journal, June 1995
Part 1, Leading & Learning with Technology, Dec/Jan 2000-01
Part 2, Leading & Learning with Technology, Feb/Mar 2001
On Winning the AASL/ABC-CLIO Grant: the Prize that Made a Difference Knowledge Quest, 2004, Vol 33
Plagiarism-Proofing Assignments Phi Delta Kappan, March 2004.
Politics of Money for the School Library Media Professional Minnesota Media, Fall 1994
President’s Message Minnesota Media, 2004
Print and electronic library resources - a marriage made in heaven. School Libraries in Canada
Proactively Teaching Technology Ethics Library Media Connection, January 2004
Proactivity and Reflection: Tools to Improve Collaborative Experiences. Minnesota Media, 2004
PLSA (Probability of Large Scale Adoption) Predictors Education Technology Solutions (Australia), Vol 22, May 2008 and MediaSpectrum: Journal of the Michigan Association for Media in Education, Fall 2007.
Raising Good Citizens for a Virtual World: An Online Ethics Primer for Parents AASL’s FamilyConnect, Fall 2000
Real Flexibility (and a variety of responses, pro and con, to the article) School Library Journal, Nov 2001 (Also a paper by graduate student and media specialist Christine Hurley exploring the topic.)
Really Slick Chicken Tricks [Children’s story and illustrations] Cricket Magazine, May 1990 (final draft)
“Reboot Camp” (Ongoing, online professional development)” with Joyce Valenza, School Library Journal,May 2008
Results of a Survey on Library Media Professional Staffing Cuts. np. September 2002
Reviews On-Line and PR Too, School Librarian’s Workshop, May 1991
Right Brain Skills and the Media Center: A Whole New Mind(set), KQWeb March/April 2007
Rules for the Social Web Threshold, Summer 2007
School Librarian: Your Ultimate Digital Resource. Educational Leadership, February 2019
See Sally Research or the Evolution of the Modern Research Project: An Environmental Scan with Joyce Valenza Chapter in McLeod's book What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media, Wiley, 2012
Seven Most Critical Challenges That Face Our Profession Teacher-Librarian, May/June 2002 and Synergy(School Library Association of Victoria) 2003.
Sharing the Wealth: A Competitive Bid Process to Allocate Resources Electronic Learning, May 1995
Shy Person’s Guide to Lobbying, Minnesota Media, 2007
Skills for the Knowledge Worker Teacher-Librarian, October 2006.
Small Class Size Improves Education: a No-Brainer Right? St. Paul Pioneer Press, Jan 21 1999
Some Design Considerations When Building or Remodeling a Media Center (also titled “Questions to Ask When Building or Remodeling a New Media Center”) ERIC ED425609, Jan 1, 1998 and Effective Learning Spaces (School Library Association of Victoria), 2003
Stars in Parents’ Eyes Mankato Free Press opinion on school rating systems in Minnesota, September 17, 2003.
Stretching Your Technology Dollar Educational Leadership (ASCD), December 2011/January 2012
Stone Soup: A Classroom Parable MultiMedia Schools, Nov/Dec 1996
Student Access to Internet: Librarians and Teachers Working Together to Teach Higher Level Survival Skills, The Emergency Librarian (Teacher Librarian), Jan 1995
Survival Skills for the Information Jungle Creative Classroom, Aug 2001
Sustainable Technology np, 1997
Taming the Chaos (dealing with student-owned technologies in the classroom), Leading & Learning with Technology, Nov 2010.
Teacher Web Pages that Build Parent Partnerships MultiMedia Schools, September 2000
Technology in the Mankato Schools Minnesota School Board Association Journal, Early Winter 1997
Technology Literacy for Administrators (with Eric Bartleson), School Administrator, Apr 1999
Technology Upgrade Book Report and Library Talk, Apr/May 2000
Things that keep us up at night (with Joyce Valenza) School Library Journal, October 2009.
Turning the Page (E-books and their impact on libraries) School Library Journal, November 2004.
Top Ten School Library Game Changers of the Past Twenty-Five Years. Teacher Librarian, April, 2013
Top Ten Secrets for a Successful Workshop Library Media Connection, October 2006
“Upgrade: Easing into Technology Integration” chapter in The Computer as And Educational Tool: Productivity and Problem Solving 5th ed by Richard C. Forcier and Don E. Descy, Pearson, 2008.
Using Planning and Reporting to Build Program Support The Book Report, May 1992
Using Internet Filters Wisely. M/T News, Nov 2004
Virtual Librarian Minnesota Media Fall 1993, Updated and reprinted in IMPACT: Association for Teacher-Librarianship in Canada, Fall 1999, and ACCESS, Australian School Library Association, 2005 .
Virtual Realities: Technology for Tots Minnesota School Board Association Journal, Early Spring, 1998
Weeding the Neglected Collection School Library Journal, Nov 1990
What Does It Look Like? Part I: The Code 77 Rubrics Technology Connection, Dec 1997
What Does It Look Like? Part II: Rubrics for Restructuring Technology Connection, Jan 1998
What Gets Measured Gets Done: The Importance of Evaluating Your Library Media Program The Book Report, Sept/Oct 2001
What Gets Measured Gets Done: A School Library Media and Technology Program Self-study Workbook np 2001 (updated 2007).
What I Learned at Wonewok: Participating in the 3M Marketing Retreat, March 28-31, 2003 Knowledge Quest, 2003 Vol 32
What the Public Library Could Learn From Barnes & Noble Mankato Free Press, June 3, 1996
What You See and What You Don’t See: A Tour of Dakota Meadows Minnesota Media, Winter 1993
Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad (c)? School Library Journal, October 2008.
“Why Do I Still Need a Library When I Have One in My Pocket?: The Teacher-Librarian’s Role in 1:1/BYOD Learning Environments. (with Jennifer LaGarde), Teacher-Librarian, June 2014
Why Do We Need Libraries When We Have the Internet? Knowledge Quest, Dec 2002
Why I Write For Publication KQWeb, May/June 2001
Why, What, How and WHO of Staff Development in Technology: The Growing Importance of Teacher-Librarian’s Role in Helping Create Technology-Savvy Educators ISIS Conference Paper, Summer 2000, FETC Connection
Why Minnesota’s Children Need Internet Access text of talk given at TIES meeting, 1994.
Will Information Power Help Integrate Technology Into the School Library Media Program? School Library Journal, Jan 1999
You know you’re a librarian in 2006 when… Teacher-Librarian poster, 2006
Your School Library Media Program and No Child Left Behind text of AASL brochure, 2004
Hits from LM_Net
Hit: What If Education Really Worked? (Media specialists speculate about a truly educated society), June 2000
Hit: Is It Plagiarism? (Web sites cited in the bibliography but not in the body of the paper. Opinions from media specialists on whether this is plagiarism.) December 1999
Hit: An X-files type question: the computer jinx (“She gets near the computer and it acts weird.” 30+ cases and suggested cures.), December 1999