Melissa Jacobs-Israel is a Coordinator in the Office 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. Currently, Melissa serves as Chair of the newly created AASL Best Apps for Curriculum Task Force and a member of the AASL Best Websites for Teaching and Learning Committee. She enjoys exploring emerging technologies, social media, lifelong learning, and obsessively collecting cookbooks. Connect with Melissa @missyji or email her at email@example.com.