Dear American Memory Fellows,
It has been good to see news of your dissemination activities related to
American Memory. Sounds like it has been a busy year for us all! Here are
most of the dissemination activities of American Memory Fellows Peter
Milbury and Brett Silva:
Presentations and Conferences:
June and August 1997: Presentation: American Memory Resources, to The 1997
California History-Social Science Technology Academy, Chico, CA.
(Curriculum Resource Developers for the SCORE History-Social Science
October 1997: Primary Sources Online: Using High Quality Learning Resources
On the Internet In Your Classroom, Two-part Workshop for Chico Unified School
District teachers and librarians.
November 1997. North State History Social Science Conference in November,
Redding, CA. Presentation to the Secondary participants.
November 1997: The News On Parade: Finding and Using Free On-Line Daily News
on the Internet (included a section on American Memory), a conference session
for California School Library Association annual conference, Pasadena, CA.
Fall, 1997. Presentations to Pleasant Valley High School Social Science
Department (Chico, CA) two different times.
Publications & Articles:
In the California School Library Association (CSLA) Newsletter:
September, 1997 Article in CSLA Newsletter:
Pathways to the American Memory:
Using Online Collections At The Library Of Congress
(Describe/recommend use of American Memory collections; general
article with overview of American Memory.)
February, 1998 Article in CSLA Newsletter:
Pathways to Black History:
Celebrating National Black History Month
(Describe/recommend 5 American Memory collections
focusing on African Americans)
April, 1998 Article in CSLA Newsletter:
Pathways to Foreign Lands:
Websites for the Foreign Language Curriculum
Describe/focus on Library of Congress: Country Studies/Area Handbook
May, 1998 Article in CSLA Newsletter:
American Memory Treasure Pathways:
Online Collections From The Library Of Congress
(Describe/focus on six collections.)
Sept./Oct. The Book Report (Linworth Publishing) Issue Theme:
Teaching Research Skills Electronically)
Article: "Effective searching buys time to reflect, ponder
and analyze. (American Memory is mentioned, "...or primary
sources from the Library of Congress American Memory Web
Listserv Mentions: Posted numerous messages regarding American Memory to
LM_NET, the discussion group for school library media professionals (over
9,000 members world-wide.)
Articles In press:
June, 1998 Article for CSLA Newsletter:
American Memory From the Library of Congress cited and described
as one of my favorites for using with teachers and students.
Conferences & Workshops Planned to Mention/Teach American Memory:
July, 1998. San Jose State University, San Jose, CA. School Of Library &
Information Science Summer One Week Intensive: Review of new and essential
online resources for school library media teachers.
November, 1998. Pre-conference workshop on effective use of new and
helpful online resources for school library media teachers. Annual
Conference of the California School Library Association, Oakland, CA.
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Peter Milbury [log in to unmask]
Librarian-Mentor Teacher http://www.cusd.chico.k12.ca.us/~pmilbury
American Memory Fellow: Library Of Congress - National Digital Library
Chico High School, Chico, CA 95926 http://dewey.chs.chico.k12.ca.us
A National Blue Ribbon and California Distinguished School 530-891-3036