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Visibility @ your library » Make a difference for school libraries: sign ...

Visibility @ your library » Make a difference for school libraries: sign ... | Best Library Ideas | Scoop.it
If you value your school library and the contributions it makes to your child's education, you can make a difference. Sign – and encourage family members and friends to sign – the White House petition that will ensure that ...

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New Briefing Paper and Podcast From ULC: “Libraries, Publishers and Public Access to E-Books” | LJ INFOdocket

New Briefing Paper and Podcast From ULC: “Libraries, Publishers and Public Access to E-Books” | LJ INFOdocket | Best Library Ideas | Scoop.it
“Libraries, Publishers and Public Access to E-Books” http://t.co/U8PCMi4YtG @LibraryJournal #ebook #lendingebook
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Pulse of The People: Schools need strong libraries - Troy Record

Pulse of The People: Schools need strong libraries
Troy Record
As you consider where to make cuts and what programs to eliminate, please consider the following information about school library programs and school librarians.

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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Teacher-Librarians

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Teacher-Librarians | Best Library Ideas | Scoop.it

>A great list of resources for all levels of librarians.

 

"Here's a megalist for my fellow media specialists/teacher-librarians. It's taken a while to gather all the information and I will continue to add to this page. Currently there are close to 185 sites listed. There is SO MUCH information out there! Please feel free to add your suggestions!"


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The time for libraries is now! |

The time for libraries is now! | | Best Library Ideas | Scoop.it
When it comes to literacy, information and life-long learning, the pulsing energy of change powers the curriculum of learning throughout the year at breakneck speed. ...

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Visual.ly lets you design Infographics for presentations

Visual.ly lets you design Infographics for presentations | Best Library Ideas | Scoop.it

Visual.ly is the world’s largest community of dataviz and infographics that let you create, explore and share infographics online. This can be a good resource for data presenters and educators to create stunning and awesome infographics for elearning or businesses.

Visual.ly homepage http://visual.ly/


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Smashwords - School Libraries: What's Now, What's Next, What's Yet to Come - A book by Kristin Fontichiaro

Smashwords - School Libraries: What's Now, What's Next, What's Yet to Come - A book by Kristin Fontichiaro | Best Library Ideas | Scoop.it
A crowdsourced collection of over 100 essays from around the world about trends in school libraries written by librarians, teachers, publishers, and library vendors. Edited by Kristin Fontichiaro and Buffy Hamilton.

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Pocket Libraries Teach Literacy and Leadership in Cambodia - Room to Read Blog

Pocket Libraries Teach Literacy and Leadership in Cambodia  - Room to Read Blog | Best Library Ideas | Scoop.it
Finding time read during school breaks is a universal challenge for students around the globe, but in Cambodia, where children’s books are an unaffordable luxury for most families, it can be nearly impossible.
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Web 2.0 & Cool Tools

Web 2.0 & Cool Tools | Best Library Ideas | Scoop.it
Glogster full of Web 2.0 (Glogster full of Web 2.0 http://t.co/6O0VAIpt via @pinterest...)...
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What is Curation?

This is the first in a series of videos explaining the shifts we're seeing in the world of content creation. Curation has exploded with the growth of Twitter, Tumblr and now Pinterest.

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Acquiring, managing and using ebooks in your library - Friday 12 April 2013, Hobart

Acquiring, managing and using ebooks in your library - Friday 12 April 2013, Hobart | Best Library Ideas | Scoop.it

Professional learning for: Teacher Librarians, Librarians and Library Personnel.

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* Managing e-books for school libraries - Michael Jongen, Library Services Coordinator, SCIS, Education Services Australia

 

* Digital resources with Overdrive - Sue Warren, Educational Consultant, Softlink Australia
* GALE ebooks - Rick Susman, Managing Director, The Booklegger

* Wheelers ePlatform - Darren Brain - Business Development Manager (Schools), Wheelers
* eBook 101 - Tom Danby, Managing Director, INT Books

* eBooks, ePubs, eTexts and open education resources - a perfect storm is brewing! - Dr Jill Abell, Director of Information Services & ICT at The Hutchins School, Hobart


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Hoping this will help TLs and schools achieve changes to e- resources!

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Connecting the Classroom and the Library: How One School Uses Web-Based Library Projects to Build Information-Literacy Skills


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New literacies, new learning, new question marks - Library 2.0

New literacies, new learning, new question marks - Library 2.0 | Best Library Ideas | Scoop.it
Although librarians are educators, who work mostly with people outside the formal education system, the learning component of library work is gaining momentum. Among others this is due to the growing importance of ...

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Year in Architecture 2012: Waves of the Future [8 Photo Galleries]

Year in Architecture 2012: Waves of the Future [8 Photo Galleries] | Best Library Ideas | Scoop.it

Library architecture


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Library and Information History - timeline

Library and Information History - timeline | Best Library Ideas | Scoop.it
A timeline of libraries and information history including technologies, epic events and just cool things you didn't know before.

Via Joao Brogueira, Errol A. Adams JD/MLS, Karen du Toit, Patrick Provencher
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Visibility @ your library » Make a difference for school libraries: sign ...

Visibility @ your library » Make a difference for school libraries: sign ... | Best Library Ideas | Scoop.it
If you value your school library and the contributions it makes to your child's education, you can make a difference. Sign – and encourage family members and friends to sign – the White House petition that will ensure that ...

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Catholic Schools to Replace Textbooks with New Technology | Education News

Catholic Schools to Replace Textbooks with New Technology | Education News | Best Library Ideas | Scoop.it
As many Catholic schools across the nation tackle budget crises, some look to ditch textbooks and embrace new technologies in the classroom.

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Teaching Us to Read Again (Infographic) - The Digital Reader

Teaching Us to Read Again (Infographic) - The Digital Reader | Best Library Ideas | Scoop.it

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“We know that access to effective school library programs, staffed by ...

“We know that access to effective school library programs, staffed by ... | Best Library Ideas | Scoop.it
“We know that access to effective school library programs, staffed by trained school librarians, has a positive impact on student achievement” – five senators show their support. Posted on November 10, 2011 by Jacob Roberts| Leave a ...

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The Medium is the Message: Augmented Reality and Libraries

The Medium is the Message: Augmented Reality and Libraries | Best Library Ideas | Scoop.it
RT @WeAreAR: The Medium is the Message: Augmented Reality and Libraries http://t.co/jxA2Fbq9 #AR ^PS...
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Cocoa Box: Penultimate for iPad

Cocoa Box: Penultimate for iPad | Best Library Ideas | Scoop.it

Penultimate - write, sketch, imagine and remember. Make it your own, then share and collaborate with your coworkers, classmates, and friends.


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