1. SLJ Summit 2011: Lee Rainie

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    Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Internet & American Life Project, delivered the plenary at the School Library Journal Summit, September 23, 2011 in Washington, DC. The event topic: "The Future of Reading."

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    • SLJ.com Reviews the Playaway View

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      Jeff Hastings reviews the simple, personal video player that comes preloaded with educational content for preschoolers through high school students as a companion to his August, 2011 print review available in School Library Journal and on SLJ.com

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      • SLJ.com Reviews the Nook Color from Barnes & Noble

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        The touchscreen tablet meets the standard eReader in the nook color. But is it the right fit for you and your patrons? Jeffrey Hastings takes a look at the "Reader's Tablet," as a companion to his full print review of the product available in the September, 2011 issue of School Library Journal and on SLJ.com.

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        • Echo SmartPen

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          Imagine a pen that records audio right along with exactly what you write as you record it. Then imagine you can share those "pencasts" online. School Library Journal's Jeffrey Hastings reviews Livescribe's Echo SmartPen and thinks about how k-12 teachers might benefit. The review is a companion to his article in the July 2011 issue of School Library Journal and also available on SLJ.com

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          • SLJ Reviews OverDrive School Download Library

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            With Amazon announcing that it'll team up with OverDrive to support seamless downloads to Kindles and Kindle apps, it's finally possible to download loaned eBooks viewable on virtually any device. SLJ.com's Jeffrey Hastings is excited about the possibilities as he checks out the OverDrive School Download Library.

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            • SLJ Day of Dialog 2011: "Diversity in YA Literature"

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              A panel discussion at School Library Journal's 2011 Day of Dialog at Fordham University, NYC, May 23. Moderator: Liz Burns Panelists: Authors Paul Griffin, Malinda Lo, Cindy Pon, Rita Williams-Garcia

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              • SLJ Summit 2010: Peter Gutierrez

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                Peter Gutierrez, NCTE Commission on Media, presented on fandom and reading at School Library Journal's Summit in Chicago on October 22-23.

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                • SLJ Summit 2010: Patrick Carman

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                  Author Patrick Carman at School Library Journal's Leadership Summit on "The Future of Reading," held October 22-23, 2010 in Chicago.

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                  • SLJ Summit 2010: Steven Bell

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                    Steven Bell, Associate University Librarian, Temple University on "Embedded Etexts: A Stealth Approach to Stimulate Ebook Reading." School Library Journal Summit: 'The Future of Reading," October 22-23, Chicago.

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                    • SLJ Summit 2010: Todd Brekhus

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                      Todd Brekhus, President, Capsptone Digital, kicked off School Library Journal's Summit: "The Future of Reading," held October 22-23 in Chicago.

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