In this podcast, Infopeople’s book maven, Michael Cart, talks about the importance of introducing LGBTQ books into secondary school classrooms. He discusses it in the context of his own youth, and how helpful such books can be in making kids not feel so alone and different.
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There’s no doubt about it. This is a busy time of year! As you work to juggle the many personal and professional demands the final months of the year bring, it’s important to remember to take breaks, too.
In this podcast, Infopeople’s resident book maven, Michael Cart, shares his 13 picks for the greatest characters in LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) literature for young adults. What are your picks?
A well written survey can give you valuable insights into what your community members want and need from the library, providing accurate, meaningful and actionable results. In Success with Surveys, an upcoming 4-week course for Infopeople, instructor Rita Gavelis emphasizes that clearly defining your goal is the most important thing to do when creating a survey. Gavelis says,
In this podcast recorded earlier this past summer, Michael Cart talks about a new biography of Lewis Carroll by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst. Titled The Story of Alice, this new bio looks at the life of Carroll and how he came to write the Alice in Wonderland books.