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Bridging the LIS/Library Divide

Bridging the LIS/Library Divide
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Of course we want LIS educators who are innovative and cutting edge, flipping their classrooms, responding quickly to changes in library services, and moving to collaborative, project-based learning.
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21st Century Library Strategic Plan Model – The Book!

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"Crash Course in Strategic Planning" is now available from Libraries Unlimited. Visit their website for more information and your book orders. 

 

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Why librarians (and therefore librarys) will always be better than Wikipedia. 

Why librarians (and therefore librarys) will always be better than Wikipedia.  | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
As librarians we protect our services, collections, and patrons from censorship and bias. Simply put- We do not allow it. From too much left or right wing material to too much sci-fi or mystery.
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On the value of balance

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Information sherpas, Literacy promoters, collection curators, & protector of patrons!

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The 21st Century Library Director is a CEO

The 21st Century Library Director is a CEO | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
I have to play solitaire to go to sleep. I didn’t use to. I would watch tv, read, dozing and drifting to quiet my mind. And eventually I would drift off. But that doesn’t work anymore. My mind races.
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Toward More Strategic Searching with Presearch Strategy Mapping

Toward More Strategic Searching with Presearch Strategy Mapping | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, I shared how we used Think, Puzzle, Explore as a fun and meaningful learning structure to ignite student interest in a topic and to build prior knowledge as we started a unit of study on sustainability with 11th grade AP students.
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21st Century Library Blog - 2014 in Review

21st Century Library Blog - 2014 in Review | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
Thank you to all of our readers and followers! It has been a fantastic year.  We are looking forward to next year and all the coming innovations in Libraries!
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The Future of Libraries Has Nothing to Do with Books - GOOD Magazine

The Future of Libraries Has Nothing to Do with Books - GOOD Magazine | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
Will 2015 be the year that the public library makes a comeback?
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Evolution and Change in Graduate Professional School Libraries - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Evolution and Change in Graduate Professional School Libraries - Inside Higher Ed (blog) | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
Evolution and Change in Graduate Professional School Libraries
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
Graduate professional students often have substantial work experience before returning to school.
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The Top 10 Library Stories of 2014 - Publishers Weekly

The Top 10 Library Stories of 2014 - Publishers Weekly | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
PW takes a look back at some of the library stories that captivated the publishing world in 2014, and what they portend for 2015
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Imagining the library of the future - The News Journal

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Imagining the library of the future
The News Journal
... many cities, counties and towns have taken on the challenge of reinventing the local library. One of the most successful is Chattanooga, Tenn.
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It's About Time | Office Hours - Library Journal

It's About Time | Office Hours - Library Journal | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
“I Don’t Have The Time.” Have you said this in a meeting or a discussion with a colleague? Has this rolled off the tongue when confronted with an unexpected change, a new technology, or another initiative?
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LJ Index 2014: The Star Libraries - Library Journal

LJ Index 2014: The Star Libraries - Library Journal | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
Despite the promotion of outcome-based evaluation by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) almost from its inception in 1996, the difference among an input, an output, and an outcome is still unclear to many in the public library...
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LJ Index 2014: What's Next for the LJ Index & Star Library Ratings - Library Journal

LJ Index 2014: What's Next for the LJ Index & Star Library Ratings - Library Journal | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
When we conceived the LJ Index in 2008, neither we nor anyone else in the public library community would have imagined we all would have to wait five years for a new output measure to be mandated for U.S.
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Colorado Springs library is ahead of the tech curve

Colorado Springs library is ahead of the tech curve | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
Remember the days when your neighborhood librarian believed silence was golden, and their domain was filled with shushes, books and walls full of card catalogs?
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The 21st Century Library is Now on FaceBook!

The 21st Century Library is Now on FaceBook! | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
We are pleased to announce that The 21st Century Library Blog now has a 'sister' Facebook page!! The 21st Century Librarian   We will share timely news, articles and research about The 21st Century...
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First Look Inside The Boston Library's Astonishing, Colorful Renovation

First Look Inside The Boston Library's Astonishing, Colorful Renovation | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
The renovated second floor is sleek, colorful, mod, with lots of sunlight streaming in.
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Benefits of supporting the public library - theday.com

Long gone are the days when public libraries simply loaned books.In an increasingly digitized age these taxpayer-supported institutions have
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21st Century Library and Open Government

21st Century Library and Open Government | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
With a degree in English Literature and advanced education my parents have so generously funded…along with decades as a librarian and an Administrator…I like to think of myself as “well-spoken”.  I occasionally even relish the notion that I might ...
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Library funding cuts provide opportunity for change

Library funding cuts provide opportunity for change | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
Zanesville Times Recorder Library funding cuts provide opportunity for change Zanesville Times Recorder After several studies, the library has decided to focus more on the technological future of books and reference material, scaling back on some...
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Libraries need to decide their future before someone else does…!

Libraries need to decide their future before someone else does…! | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
I was forwarded a very interesting article the other day. “Clash in the Stacks” by Carl Straumshein on Inside Higher Ed.
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Rethinking the library proves a divisive topic at many liberal arts institutions - Inside Higher Ed

Rethinking the library proves a divisive topic at many liberal arts institutions - Inside Higher Ed | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
Rethinking the library proves a divisive topic at many liberal arts institutions Inside Higher Ed Several library directors at liberal arts institutions have lost their jobs as they clash with faculty and administrators over how much -- and how...
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21st Century Strategic Management – Revisited

21st Century Strategic Management – Revisited | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
In the fall of 2010, in a series of posts about Strategic Planning, I stated that the Strategic Plan was essential to the survival of a 21st Century Library.
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A time of Thanksgiving…

A time of Thanksgiving… | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
During the lovely Thanksgiving week, I find myself reflecting on what I am Thankful for this year. As always I am deeply thankful for my family and my life.
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21st Century Libraries Abound in Denmark!

21st Century Libraries Abound in Denmark! | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
Now fully recuperated from the jet lag, I have had time to reflect on my amazing experiences during my time in Denmark as a guest of the Danish Union of Librarians.
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Defining 21st Century Success: Are You Expert 2.0 or Hero 2.0?

Defining 21st Century Success: Are You Expert 2.0 or Hero 2.0? | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
I want to be clear: I'm not 100 years old. But when the twelve year old girl sitting next to me at the Broadcom Masters awards started talking about what to do with Raspberry Pi, the first answer that came to my mind was: "eat it?
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The 21st Century Library Paradigm Shift?

The 21st Century Library Paradigm Shift? | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
Someone recently viewed an old post of mine (Dr. Steve) from June, 2010, Are We in a 21st Century Library Paradigm Shift?
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My Salute to Librarians | Backtalk - Library Journal

My Salute to Librarians | Backtalk - Library Journal | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
From the moment I entered the hushed, sacred precinct of the Brownsville Children’s Library in Brownsville, Brooklyn, back in the mid-1930s, I have been a passionate advocate of the public library.
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