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This section contains links to full text articles from Media Spectrum 1998-present. Media Spectrum is the journal of MAME, the Michigan media specialists' association.

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Vol 30, No 3 Fall 2003 Reading

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  • "From the Editors"
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  • "From the President"
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  • "Michigan's School Library Study and Other School Library Resources" by Kristine Tardiff
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  • "Who Says Library Media Specialists Don't Make a Difference?" by Gloria Klinger
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  • "Writing for the Improving Literacy Through School Libraries Program" by Marcia Mardis
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  • "The Media Specialist's Role in Improving Reading Skills Across the Curriculum" by Marilyn Kiefer
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  • "Author! Author!" by Susan Spaniol
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  • "A Life in Children's Books" by Toni Buzzeo
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  • "Kids Still Need Libraries: Re-Opening & Staffing Detroit Elementary Libraries" by Dian Walster and Angela McKissic-Samuels
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  • "Raising Voices: Storytelling in the Media Center" by Judy Sima
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  • "World Library Partnerships" by Thomas Stream
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  • "Facilities Focus: Upton Middle School" by Charlotte Wuepper
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  • "Shout it Out!: The Power of Public Relations: Science Fiction: Where to Start?" by Cindy Dobrez and Lynn Rutan
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  • "A Few of Our Favorite Things" by Sharon Iverson
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  • "Professional Potpourri"
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  • "Contributors"
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Vol 30, No 2 Spring 2003 Leadership

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  • "From the Editors"
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  • "Stop Me If You've Heard This One: Media Specialists & Active Learning" by Marcia Mardis
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  • "Internet Plagiarism: An Agenda for Staff Inservice & Student Awareness" by Margaret Lincoln
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  • "Media Specialist Evaluation" by Jan Dohner
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  • "It's a Winning Combination" by Judy Gregory, Karen L. Potter, and Anne Marie Lilly
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  • "Freedom to Read - A Learning Experience" by Susan Gilmore
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  • "Building a Website Teachers Will Use" by Kathy Zwyghuizen
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  • "Wading Through the 'Stuff Swamp'" by Roberta Magid Sibley
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  • "It Takes a School to Convert a Catalog..." by Jill Cline
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  • "Underground Railroad" by Katy Koskela
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  • "Celebrate!" by Kathleen McBroom
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  • "Team Troy" by Cathy Marine
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  • "New Format for Reliable Reference" by Judy Evers
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  • "More Than Classroom Resources: The Back Alleys and Dark Corners of MTN" by Marcia Mardis
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  • "The League of Women Voters Supports the Elementary Library Media Program" by Barb Berry
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  • "Learning to Lead: The School Library Program at the U of M" by Jolie Valentine Matedne
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  • "Facilities Focus: Montabella Middle School" by Shirley Wulff and Katrina Gormley
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  • "Professional Potpourri" by Mary Ann Paulin
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  • "Shout it Out!: The Power of PR: Signature Files" by Cindy Dobrez and Lynn Rutan
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  • "A Few of Our Favorite Things" by Sharon Iverson
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  • "Contributors"
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Vol 30, No 1 Winter 2003 Technology

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  • "From the Editors"
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  • "MTN Announces Digital Archive of Media Spectrum" by John Heilman
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  • "Michigan Authors and Illustrators Database" by Mary Ann Paulin
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  • "MeL Databases Now Available @Home"
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  • "RSVP—It’s Not Just a Reply Anymore: The REMC Streaming Video Project" by Connie Solis & Cynthia Kleinheksel
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  • "The Kaiser Family Foundation Study on How Filtering Affects Access to Health Information" by Nancy Willard
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  • "PDA FAQ" by David Henderson
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  • "Building Bridges Between Information and Technology" by Kristin Furdak
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  • "Michigan Teacher Network Continues to Support Educators in New & Exciting Ways" by Laura Stroup
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  • "David Loertscher Speaks" by Cyndi Phillip
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  • "Facilities Focus: Walled Lake Northern High School" by Jeff Drewno
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  • "Facilities Focus: Birmingham Groves High School" by Roberta Sibley
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  • "Facilities Focus: Tecumseh High School" by Karen Arnold
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  • "Facilities Focus: Plymouth High School" by Charlie Jones
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  • "Facilities Focus: Oscoda Diary—Second Entry" by Thomas Anderson
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  • "Professional Potpourri" by Mary Ann Paulin
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  • "Shout It Out! The Power of PR: Renovating a Curriculum Website Hotlist" by Lynn Rutan
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  • "A Few of Our Favorite Things" by Sharon Iverson
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  • "Contributors"
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Vol 29, No 3 Fall 2002 Reading



Vol 29, No 2 Spring 2002 Leadership



Vol 29, No 1 Winter 2002 Technology

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  • "From the Editors"
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  • "The American Memory Historical Collections: Primary Sources for Online Learning" by Margaret Lincoln
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  • "The Birds and the Bees: Revisiting Search Basics" by Marcia Mardis
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  • "Partnership Uniting Libraries and Schools Electronically" by Jim Wiljanen
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  • "MEL EBooks -- Electronic Books from AccessMichigan" by Rebecca Cawley
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  • "The Michigan Teacher Network Looks to the Future" by Marcia Mardis
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  • "Whither (or Wither!) the Wires?" by Tim Staal
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  • "REMC Cooperative Acquisition Projects: 30 Year Partnership Continues to Expand" by Frank Bommarito
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  • "What Makes a Smart Board Smart?" by Susan Thornton
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  • "Are You TAPPED IN?" by Karen Lemmons
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  • "MACUL Programs & Initiatives for Michigan Educators" by Ric Wiltse
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  • "Camp Wanna-Be-A-Techie: A Recipe for a PDA (Professional Development Activity)" by Marsha Lambert
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  • "Facilities Focus: L'Anse Creuse Public Schools" by Shirley Dudak
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  • "Professional Potpourri" by Mary Ann Paulin
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  • "Shout It Out! The Power of PR: You've Got Mail--Electronic Publications for Your Schools" by Lynn Rutan
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  • "A Few of Our Favorite Things" by Sharon Iverson
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  • "Contributors"
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Vol 28, No 3 Fall 2001 Reading

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  • "From the Editors"
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  • "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Update..." by Judy Evers
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  • "It's Here in the Book! Strategies for Young Researchers" by Jane Rossi
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  • "A Taste of the Best Books for Young Adults Committee" by Cindy Dobrez
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  • "So You Are Writing a Book Review?" by Laura Woodruff
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  • "How to Write a Fiction Annotation" by Dorothy M. Broderick
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  • "Picture Story Books Get My Vote" by Terence Madden
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  • "Library of Michigan Youth Services Advocate" by Kristine Tardiff
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  • "The Making of a Printz" by Peter Butts
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  • "Books Are Basic" by Robert Townsend
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  • "Guys Read" by Penguin Putnam
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  • "But There's Nothing Good to Read (In the Library Media Center)" by Denice Hildebrandt
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  • "The Bechtel Fellowship: Children's Literature Research Funds Are Available" by Mary Ann Paulin
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  • "The Forgotten Literature: The Joke" by Peter Butts
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  • "Facilities Focus: Atlanta Community School" by Mary Lou Barber
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  • "Professional Potpourri" by Mary Ann Paulin
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  • "Shout It Out! The Power of PR: My Friends Don't Understand--Thoughts About Good Readers" by Cindy Dobrez and Lynn Rutan
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  • "A Few of Our Favorite Things" by Sharon Iverson
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  • "Contributors"
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Vol 28, No 2 Spring 2001 Leadership

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  • "From the Editors"
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  • "The Library Teacher and RESPECT" by Anne Gnagi
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  • "Life After Apartheid: South Africa's School Libraries" by Sherill Pryor
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  • "Leading With Sojourner Truth" by Laura Woodruff
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  • "What Happened to the Librarian?" by Gloria Lewis
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  • "Bridging the Implementation Gap" by Deborah Larson
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  • "Research in the Big City: a Field Trip to Wayne State & Detroit Public Libraries" by Martha Spear
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  • "Leadership Through Collaboration" by Denise Lovse
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  • "What's It All About, Alfie?" by Sue Porter
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  • "Building Bridges Within the MAME Organization" by Marsha Lambert
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  • "MAME Award Winners"
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  • "Leadership--A Lifelong Commitment" by Barbara A. Berry
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  • "Librarian Leadership Learned Along the Way" by Margaret Lincoln
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  • "The Little District That Could" by Patricia Pulis
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  • "Burton Brooks--Extraordinary Leader" by Roger Ashley
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  • "Facilities Focus: Renovating Media Centers: the Role of the Media Specialist" by Barbara Clark
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  • "Professional Potpourri" by Mary Ann Paulin
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  • "Shout It Out! The Power of PR: Book Fairs Do More Than Sell Books" by Cindy Dobrez and Lynn Rutan
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  • "A Few of Our Favorite Things" by Sharon Iverson
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  • "Contributors"
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Vol 28, No 1 Winter 2001 Technology

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  • "From the Editors"
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  • "Michigan Teacher Network Expands" by Kate Pittsley
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  • "AccessMichigan" by Rebecca Cawley
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  • "Accessing the Deep Web: Finding What Search Engines Don't" by Marcia Mardis
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  • "Making the Web Work for You" by Jerry Hopkins
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  • "Publishing Children's Work on the Web" by Eileen Peck
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  • "A Short History of the Internet" by Jean Rademacher
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  • "How Do I Find It?" by Jean Rademacher
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  • "Little Kids in the Lab: K-2 Students Working with Technology" by Marilyn Western
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  • "Filamentality: What to Do With a MACUL Grant" by Barbara Parker
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  • "Connecting to the Michigan 4-H Children's Garden Online" by Norman Lownds
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  • "Media Violence: Our Attraction to Violent Entertainment" by Maggie Annerino
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  • "Media Production: A Class for the 21st Century" by Terry Blevins
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  • "Electrathon Racing: Another Form of Technology" by Michael Terry
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  • "Reading, Rewiring & Robotics: Marshall's Technology Education" by Marsha Lambert
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  • "The Electronic Book" by Melissa White
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  • "Facility Focus: Leslie High School" by Marie E. Charnley
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  • "Professional Potpourri" by Mary Ann Paulin
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  • "Shout It Out! The Power of PR: Alien Invasion" by Cindy Dobrez and Lynn Rutan
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  • "Profile: Traverse City Central High School"
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Vol 27, No 3 Fall 2000 Reading



Vol 27, No 2 Spring 2000 Leadership

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  • "From the Editors"
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  • "Building Leaders Through Quality Staff Development" by Dee Gwaltney
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  • "Yellow Brick Superhighway: How Dorothy Got Her ACT II Together" by David Frankel
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  • "Meet the Needs of All Kids & Maximize Use of Technology" by Dr. John Butts
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  • "Michigan Technology Training Resource" by Eileen Peck & Carol Sherry
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  • "Technology Staffing Guidelines" by Betty Van Dam
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  • "Ameritech Technology Academy: Tech Integration Training" by Ric Wiltse & Jim Wiljanen
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  • "Virtually the Easiest Meeting I've Ever Attended!" by Connie Solis
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  • "Easy Z39.50" by Patrick Bonadeo
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  • "Moving or Renovating a Library? Help is Available" by Sue Hornbach
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  • "MAME Award Winners"
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  • "Fireflies: Leading from the Inside Out" by Michael Klosner
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  • "Planning for and Constructing New Library Media Centers" by Jack A. Mansfield
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  • "Adult Volunteers" by Peg Sanford
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  • "The 21st Century Learning Community" by Paul Bielich
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  • "A Library in an Elementary School?" by Carolyn Anderson
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  • "Leadership: Circumstance or Style" by Steve Norvilitis
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  • "The MAME Website: Your Information Gateway" by Sue Hornbach
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  • "Harbor Lights Middle School" by Ginger Sisson
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  • "Professional Potpourri" by Mary Ann Paulin
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  • "Shout it Out! The Power of PR: Banned Book Display" by Lynn Rutan & Sharon Iverson
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  • "The Development of a Leader" by Tim Quinn, Ph.D.
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  • "Profile: Douglas Elementary School"
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Vol 27, No 1 Winter 2000 Technology

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  • "President's Message"
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  • "Why Technology?" by Gregory Czarnecki
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  • "Multimedia Skills: Part of the Library Media Curriculum" by Victoria Defields
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  • "Simple Machines in Action: Designing a Car in a Draw Program" by Jerry Hopkins and Barbara Parker
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  • "Snapshots of Who We Are: Viewing Culture Through Fifth Grade Eyes" by Terence Madden and Pamela Chamberlain
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  • "Camera Connections for the Classroom: Decisions that Make a Difference" by Ginny Foster and Tom Spearing
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  • "Filamentality: Webbing the Curriculum to the Standards" by Teri Terry
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  • "PowerPoint: How to Get Your Point Across in a Fun & Creative Way" by Melissa White
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  • "Technology Pioneers: A Staff Development Model from Holland Public Schools" by Mike Allgaier and Phil Schlemmer
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  • "Creating a Web Page That Works!" by Nancy Larsen and Joanne Steckling
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  • "Library Orientation Online" by Margaret Lincoln
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  • "Battle Flags to the Rescue! MGTV Launches Education Research" by Bill Trevarthen
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  • "Library Clip Art on the WWW" by Barbara Parker and Jerry Hopkins
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  • "In Memory of Kathleen A. Nist" by Dee Gwaltney
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  • "AccessMichigan in the Schools: a TLCF Project" by Ruth Dukelow
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  • "Michigan Teacher Network: an Online Clearinghouse for K-12 Educators" by Kate Pittsley
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  • "Ride the TechTrain to Online Learning" by Carole Kosanovich
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  • "The Dialogue Web" by Bob Kosanovich
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  • "Networking 101 for Media Specialists" by Paul Hillman
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  • "Featured Facility: Patrick Henry Middle School" by Mary James
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  • "Professional Potpourri" by Mary Ann Paulin
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  • "Shout it Out! The Power of PR: Book Talks" by Cindy Dobrez and Lynn Rutan
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  • "Affiliate Focus: ISTE Continues Leadership in Technology in Education" by Bill May and Marty Pierson
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  • "SIG Focus: Join a MAME Special Interest Group (SIG)" by Marti Alexander
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  • "Profile: Clarkston High School"
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Vol 26, No 3 Fall 1999 Reading



Vol 26, No 2 Spring 1999 Leadership

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  • "From the Editors"
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  • "The Library Media Specialist as Leader in Change" by Gloria Gale
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  • "A Leader is a Mentor" by Ginger Sisson
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  • "The Media Specialist as Staff Development Leader" by Victoria Defields
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  • "Collaborative Leadership at the Middle School Level" by Charlotte Poole
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  • "Outreach IS Leadership" by Paula Pryor and Lizbeth Messing
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  • "Leadership Is Visibility" by Annette Marie Haley
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  • "The Curriculum System" by Timothy Staal
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  • "Rubrics for Leadership" by Doug Johnson and Eric Bartleson, Ph.D.
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  • "The Leading Edge" by Elaine Woods
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  • "The Michigan Framework & Information Power: Resources for Realizing the Vision" by Laurie Schmitt
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  • "Telementoring: A Leadership Tool for the 21st Century" by Peter Butts
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  • "ICONnect: Telecollaborative Leadership & Training" by Peter Butts
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  • "Affilitate Focus: Information Power: Building Partnerships for Learning" by Sharon Coatney
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  • "Featured Facility: Alaiedon Elementary School" by Ginger Sisson
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  • "Shout it Out! The Power of PR: PR and Leadership" by Cindy Dobrez and Lynn Rutan
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  • "Professional Potpourri" by Mary Ann Paulin
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  • "Bits & Pieces: The New Kid on the Block" by Gail Hagelstein
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  • "Profile: DeWitt High School"
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Vol 26, No 1 Winter 1999 Technology

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  • "From the Editors"
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  • "NextDay Grant: Seed Money for New Multimedia Standard" by Cyndi Phillip and Russell Stanton
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  • "Technology in Authentic Learning: HS Spanish & Government Classes" by Kathleen Garland-Rike
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  • "Forge a Stronger Home-School Connection with Technology" by Linda Wacyk
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  • "MAME LISTSERV: Have You Joined?" by Sue Hornbach
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  • "Jason + the Big 6 = Techno-Research" by Karen S. Becknell
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  • "AccessMichigan Update" by Sue Schwartz and Ruth Dukelow
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  • "Distance Learning: It's Not Just For Classes Anymore" by Sue Porter
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  • "Kids Did This! Student Internet Projects" by Ric Wiltse
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  • "RAP: Research and Production" by Laura Meyer
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  • "Cybercafe: What Is It and Why Should You Try It?" by Patricia M. Pulis
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  • "Featured Facility: Byron Center High School" by Mary James
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  • "SIG Focus: MAMS" by Marti Alexander
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  • "Affilitate Focus: Washington Thoughts" by Stan Zenor
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  • "Shout it Out! The Power of PR" by Cindy Dobrez and Lynn Rutan
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  • "Professional Potpourri" by Mary Ann Paulin
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  • "Bits & Pieces: Technology integration" by Gail Hagelstein
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  • "Contributors"
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  • "Profile: Ada Christian School"
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Vol 25, Nos 3 & 4 December 1998 Looking Forward: MAME Celebrates 25 Years of Providing Service for Michigan Students and Educators



Vol 25, Nos 1 & 2 July 1998 Looking Back: MAME Celebrates 25 Years of Providing Service for Michigan Students and Educators