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Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds

Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
Research suggests that recall of plot after using an e-reader is poorer than with traditional books
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New Infographic From BookNet Canada With Findings From Kids and E-Reading Survey | LJ INFOdocket

New Infographic From BookNet Canada With Findings From Kids and E-Reading Survey | LJ INFOdocket | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
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100 Recommended Search Engines for Serious Scholars

100 Recommended Search Engines for Serious Scholars | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
by Staff Writers of OnlineUniversities.com : 100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars (Revised) Back in 2010, we shared with you 100 awesome search engines and research resources in our ...
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The Complete Guide To Twitter Hashtags For Education

The Complete Guide To Twitter Hashtags For Education | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
What is a hashtag? A word or phrase preceded by a
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Kenneth Peterson's curator insight, April 1, 2013 1:20 PM

A great list of hashtags to follow or to use in education related discussions!

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7 Apps To Turn Your iPad Into A Digital Whiteboard

7 Apps To Turn Your iPad Into A Digital Whiteboard | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
7 Apps To Turn Your iPad Into A Digital Whiteboard
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The Future of Librarians in an EBook World

The Future of Librarians in an EBook World | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
Technology can actually make it easier to connect library patrons with an actual person.
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Kenneth Peterson's curator insight, April 1, 2013 1:23 PM

Our Libraries and Librarians need to redefine their roles as trainers of our students in the use of quality digital resources

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Can E-Books and Libraries Coexist?

Can E-Books and Libraries Coexist? | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
E-reader owners read more books in a year than their print-only counterparts. Is print really a dying medium?
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Kenneth Peterson's curator insight, February 6, 2013 7:58 PM

Ebooks are just one more strategy to encourage reading among our students

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14 Open Resources For High School

14 Open Resources For High School | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
Tom Vander Ark is an education advocate, advisor, and author of Getting Smart: How Personal Digital Learning is Changing the World. Tom is Founder and Executive Editor of Getting Smart and a partner in Learn Capital.
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Print Books, Basic Ebooks may Top Enhanced Ebooks at Fostering Literacy, Says Study - The Digital Shift

Print Books, Basic Ebooks may Top Enhanced Ebooks at Fostering Literacy, Says Study - The Digital Shift | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
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Creating custom E-Books from Wikipedia

This video demonstrates the new EPUB export functionality in Wikipedia.
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As E-Books Conquer Print, Amazon Introduces New Serialized E-Publishing Format - The Digital Reader

As E-Books Conquer Print, Amazon Introduces New Serialized E-Publishing Format - The Digital Reader | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
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E-book settlement has publishing world in turmoil

E-book settlement has publishing world in turmoil | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
Publishing insiders worry that a decisive court ruling benefiting retailer Amazon.com Inc. will undermine an industry already struggling with the transition to e-books.
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Cool Tools for Featuring Student Book Reviews - The Digital Shift

Cool Tools for Featuring Student Book Reviews - The Digital Shift | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
There's nothing like a book recommendation from a friend. Encourage students to share their opinions by creating a student-driven book review site. Richard Byrne shows you how in the accompanying screencasts.
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9 Tips Every Teacher should Know about Google Scholar ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

9 Tips Every Teacher should Know about Google Scholar ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
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Kenneth Peterson's curator insight, June 7, 2013 1:20 PM

Great tips on having more productive and focused searches

Alison Jeffery's curator insight, February 22, 4:40 PM

Potentially a useful resource for EE students?

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30hands for iPhone & iPad - App Info & Stats | iOSnoops

30hands for iPhone & iPad - App Info & Stats | iOSnoops | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
30hands for iPhone & iPad - App Info & Stats
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Use Twitter to improve your teaching | Teach Primary

Use Twitter to improve your teaching | Teach Primary | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
Visit Teach Primary Magazine for free lesson plans, news, events, product reviews and KS1 and KS2 learning resources covering CPD, NQTs, PSHE, SEN, Maths, Science, Literacy and much more
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The App Gap - Where are the Apps for Middle School?

The App Gap - Where are the Apps for Middle School? | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
The App Gap - Where are the Apps for Middle School? The app market is saturated with ABC & 123's... while the necessity for older students is so evident?
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Kenneth Peterson's curator insight, October 24, 2013 2:20 PM

There are great opportunities and challenges to using iPads for Middle School Students, some of which are mentioned in this article.

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Ebook Platforms in Libraries: A new report in the works | No Shelf Required

Ebook Platforms in Libraries: A new report in the works | No Shelf Required | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
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Internet Librarian: 50 Great Mobile Apps for Libraries | Librarian in Black Blog – Sarah Houghton

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10 Best iPad Apps for College Students

10 Best iPad Apps for College Students | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
These apps offer an assist with studying, time management, and having fun.
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On Reading with Kids on the iPad, Mixed Feelings Persist Among Parents - The Digital Shift

On Reading with Kids on the iPad, Mixed Feelings Persist Among Parents - The Digital Shift | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
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No text to speech in Amazon’s new Paperwhite Kindles: Why? To push us toward Fire tablets and boost Amazon-owned Audible? - The Digital Reader

No text to speech in Amazon’s new Paperwhite Kindles: Why? To push us toward Fire tablets and boost Amazon-owned Audible? - The Digital Reader | Ebooks and e-resources | Scoop.it
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