Melissa Jacobs-Israel is the Coordinator of Library Services for the New York City Department of Education. In that role, she has created the New York City School Librarian Information Sharing Tool (NYCSLIST) Listserv which hosts over 1,000 school librarians in NYC. She has served the past several years as a Committee Member of AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning and currently is the Chair of AASL's newly created committee Best Apps for Teaching and Learning. Melissa has worked as an elementary school librarian and a teacher of adults with developmental disabilities. She enjoys exploring emerging technologies, social media, lifelong learning, and obsessively collecting cookbooks. Connect with Melissa on Twitter @missyji.