What is OELMA?                                      

The Ohio Educational Library Media Association is Ohio's preeminent professional association for highly effective school librarians and libraries. 

The mission of the Ohio Educational Library Media Association is to meet the needs of Ohio’s learners as we advocate for and provide professional development to school librarians.

  • Home
    Home This is where you can find all the blog posts throughout the site.
  • Tags
    Tags Displays a list of tags that have been used in the blog.
  • Bloggers
    Bloggers Search for your favorite blogger from this site.
  • Login
    Login Login form
Recent blog posts
October is National Information Literacy Awareness Month.  President Obama issued the first national proclamation establishing National Information Literacy Awareness Month in 2009.  This was the first time that this important 21st century skill set received federal attention at the national level (National Forum for Information Literacy).  Since 2009, twenty-five states...
Hits: 1427
Continue reading 0 Comments
Yes, you can, according to Joyce Valenza! How? You can sign up to participate in the late-night AASL (un)Conference. Check out this really cool event at https://www.smore.com/xtbha and read more about it at http://blogs.slj.com/neverendingsearch/2015/08/22/celebrating-edcamp-libcamp-unconference/  This sounds like an amazing social learning event. Could also be a great model for PD on...
Tagged in: AASL 2015
Hits: 943
Continue reading 0 Comments

Activities, Awards and Author

Posted by on in News
  I am really excited about the upcoming October 3rd day-long event.  I get to choose between learning about MakerSpaces or ideas on becoming an author, and as a bonus I get a tour of the Columbus School for Girls Beaton Library and one of the most innovative branches of...
Tagged in: Annual Meeting author
Hits: 471
Continue reading 0 Comments

OELMA - Its Future is YOU!

Posted by on in News
In 2016, OELMA will celebrate its 40th anniversary.  In those 40 years the school library landscape has undergone some dramatic changes, not to mention so has the role of the school librarian.  OELMA has been right there with you all the way.  Why?  Because it is your professional association governed...
Hits: 385
Continue reading 0 Comments

The State of eBooks in School Libraries

Posted by on in News
School Library Journal recently published a fairly comprehensive article about the use of ebooks in school libraries. I found it particularly informative, if not reassuring, as I still grapple with how to best use, promote and purchase ebooks for my libraries.   http://www.slj.com/2015/09/technology/getting-to-e-the-state-of-the-school-ebook-market/    ...
Hits: 376
Continue reading 0 Comments

Member Login

Upcoming Events

Bottom Banner

Follow Us On Twitter


RT @aasl: School librarians ensure their students have the best chance to succeed - this AASL infographic shares how: https://t.co/1qfagrg8