Joyce Valenza

Assistant Professor
Master of Information Program
Rutgers SC&I

Joyce is currently the teacher librarian at Springfield Township High School (PA). She joins the faculty of Rutgers University School of Communication & Information in January 2014. For ten years, Joyce was the techlife@school columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer. She is the author of Power Tools, Power Research Tools and Power Tools Recharged for ALA Editions. Her NeverendingSearch Blog (on the SLJ website) won an Edublogs Award for 2005 and 2009. Her Twitter chat, #tlchat won an Edublogs Award in 2011. She was selected as a Technology and Learning 100@30 and was awarded an Edublogs Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011. Her Virtual Library won the IASL School Library Web Page of the Year Award for 2001. She has won her state's PSLA Outstanding Program (2005) and Outstanding Contributor (2009) Awards. Joyce is active in ALA, AASL, YALSA, and ISTE. She contributes to VOYA, Technology and Learning, and School Library Journal. Joyce earned her doctoral degree from the University of North Texas in August, 2007 and speaks nationally about issues relating to libraries and thoughtful use of educational technology. Joyce considers herself a founder and mother of the school library Geek Tribe, #tlchat, and TL Virtual Café.

Computers in Libraries 2019

Computers in Libraries 2018

  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    • 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. E202: Ten (Or So) Secret Strategies for Serious Searchers

Computers in Libraries 2017

  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    • 10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. E101: Evolving With Evidence, Reinvigorating Your Practice of Librarianship
  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    • 3:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Open: Framework, Resources, & Practices
  • Thursday, March 30, 2017
    • 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. A305: Students & Credibility of Digital Resources

Computers in Libraries 2014

  • Tuesday, April 8, 2014
    • 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. E201: Top Trends in School Libraryland: Perfect Storms or Sweet Spots?
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