Teaching Generation M handbook–"hot off the presses!"

July 1, 2009 at 9:46 am 6 comments

Teaching Generation M: A Handbook for Librarians and Educators, edited by my New Jersey librarian colleague Vibiana Bowman Cvetkovic (Rutgers University-Camden) and me (Robert J. Lackie, Rider University), has hit the bookstores and is now available for your reading pleasure! Neal-Schuman (N-S) Publishers promised delivery by June 30, and true to their word, yesterday afternoon, UPS rang my doorbell with two copies, still warm from the printing press. ;)

I am especially happy to announce this publication on the Library Garden (LG) blog, since four out of the eight senior contributors to LG were willing and able to take time out of their busy schedules to write chapters within the handbook: Amy Kearns, Karen Klapperstuck, Tyler Rousseau, and, of course, myself.

I know that I also speak for lead editor Vibiana and our project development editor at N-S, Sandy Wood, when I say that we sincerely appreciated the hard work and diligence of all our two dozen-plus chapter authors. We hope that you find our handbook about working with and devising quality educational resources for “Generation M” – today’s group of teens and young adults born in the early 1980s through the mid-to-late 1990s – to be interesting and helpful.

-Robert Lackie

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6 Comments

  • 1. Janie L. Hermann  |  July 1, 2009 at 4:34 pm

    Congratulations Robert and Vibiana! It must feel wonderful to hold the finished version in your hands at last.

    Also, congrats to all the chapter authors from the LG blog team. A truly collaborative effort.

  • 2. Cynthia  |  July 3, 2009 at 5:16 pm

    Congratulations Robert! A huge accomplishment.

  • 3. April Bunn  |  July 4, 2009 at 8:54 am

    Great news! Congrats!

  • 4. Robin Brown  |  July 5, 2009 at 4:50 pm

    Do you know if there will be copies for sale at ALA?

  • 5. Robert J. Lackie  |  July 7, 2009 at 2:35 pm

    Thanks, everyone! And, yes, the book will be available at the Neal-Schuman booth on the exhibit floor at ALA.

  • 6. News Blog  |  July 10, 2009 at 1:13 am

    Nice Post
    Gay


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