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The latest news regarding ECU’s Department of Library Science

Recent Award

Congratulations to Tabitha Dickerson! Based on the survey she completed for the YALSA/Best Buy Mobile donation program, her school has been selected to receive the $2000 donation from Best Buy to purchase digital resources for teen services.

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Sedley Abercrombie Presents at NCTIES Conference

Sedley Abercrombie (Summer 2011) presented at the NCTIES (North Carolina Technology in Education Society) conference in Raleigh in March, 2013.  She had over 40 elementary media coordinators drop in to hear her present “Utilizing Digital Resources in the Elementary Media … Continue reading

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NCSLMA Presentation

Dr. Kaye Dotson and Rita Anderson from Martin County Schools (MLS 2011) presented Leadership, Vision, and Partnerships: The Foundation for Expanded Formats of Education at the NCSLMA (N.C. School Library Media Association) conference in October 2012.

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Partnering, School Library Leadership, and Online Education

Dr. Kaye Dotson from our department, Dr. Kylie Dotson-Blake from the ECU Dept. of Higher Adult and Counselor Education, and Rita Anderson (ECU MLS 2011) published a recent article on partnering and online education: Dotson, K. B., Dotson-Blake, K. P. … Continue reading

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Sun Valley Elementary School Wins Top Awards in State and World

Kevin Vickers (MLS 2011) reports that his school, Sun Valley Elementary in Monroe, NC, came in 1st place in NC and 2nd place worldwide in the Read for the World Record.   The students spent their summer vacation reading for 2,567,912 … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Past Graduates

Congratulations to Jennifer (Jen) Baker, who is the new media coordinator at Pamlico County High School. Last fall, Kevin Vickers (MLS 2011) completed his National Board certification.

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Yontz at the Librarian Networking Summit

Dr. Elaine Yontz collaborated with Dr. Tom Terrell, Librarian at Granville Central High School, to facilitate a session “One to One to Win: How School Librarians Can Make the Difference in the New Normal” at the 8th Annual Librarian to … Continue reading

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Jones and Marson Present at ALA Midwinter

Dr. Jami Jones and Dr. Barbara Marson presented at the NCATE Program Review Training session at ALA Midwinter in Seattle, WA on January 25.  They discussed their experiences in writing a successful program report. In August of 2012, the ECU … Continue reading

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Lynda Lee Stine Werdal

Our condolences go to the family of Lynda Lee Stine Werdal, MLS graduate (1983), who passed away on January 26, 2013.  She served as librarian with Burroughs Wellcome and later at Joyner Library at ECU in the Interlibrary Loan Department.

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DLS Faculty Donate Books

In what has become a yearly tradition, the DLS faculty gathered for a holiday celebration and brought children and young adult books to be donated to the Little Willie Center in Greenville, NC.  Founded in 1990, the Little Willie Center … Continue reading

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