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Maily : iPad email App for 4 year olds (& up)

Maily : iPad email App for 4 year olds (& up) | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it

"Your Kids first email"
" Kids create emails using five tools adapted to their needs: pencils, brushes, photos, backgrounds, stamps and their own words.
Kids have their own inbox where they receive mails from friends and family, and can reply right away.
When their e-mail is created, they can easily send it to mom and dad, their grandparents or close friends
"Maily accounts are created and supervised by you, the parents.
You decide who your children can communicate with."


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Read A Book Day

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NATIONAL READ A BOOK DAY National Read A Book Day is observed annually on September 6th.  On August 9th, we all celebrated National Book Lovers Day.  While these bookish days may seem similar, National Read a Book Day invites us ALL to grab a book we might enjoy and spend the day reading.   Don't…
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5 things we learned from WanaCryptor, the biggest ransomware attack in internet history

5 things we learned from WanaCryptor, the biggest ransomware attack in internet history | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
On Friday, some hospitals in the United Kingdom were struck with a peculiar attack. Read on.
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Arte of Now: Practice of Immediacy in the Arts | bookscover2cover

Arte of Now: Practice of Immediacy in the Arts | bookscover2cover | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
Arte of Now by Nicolee McMahon is an exploration of creativity and practice in the present moment. It is creative energy known as “practice of immediacy.”
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AI vs. Hackers

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The annual cost of cyberattacks is expected to increase from US$3 trillion in 2015 to US$6 trillion by 2021.

With cybersecurity, the best defense might just be automated. As hackers grow more sophisticated, cybersecurity teams are increasingly incorporating adaptive tools built around artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technology.

The need is apparent: According to Cybersecurity Ventures, the annual cost of cyberattacks is expected to increase from US$3 trillion in 2015 to US$6 trillion by 2021. Enter AI-backed tools, which can be designed to constantly look for threatening
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7 Grammatical Errors You May Not Realize You’re Making - EasyBib Blog

7 Grammatical Errors You May Not Realize You’re Making - EasyBib Blog | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
How can you correct an error if you're not aware of it? Check out these 7 grammatical errors you might not even realize you’re doing.
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Carla Hayden Thinks Libraries Are a Key to Freedom

Carla Hayden Thinks Libraries Are a Key to Freedom | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
The 14th librarian of Congress on radical librarians and how information literacy can combat fake news.
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Valibrarian | Imagine! Balancing Your Physical and Virtual Life (Tip #2)

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Libraries of the future are going to change in some unexpected ways

Libraries of the future are going to change in some unexpected ways | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
David Pescovitz, a research director at the Institute for the Future, has some ideas about what libraries of the future will look like.
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Three Easy Tricks to Improve Your Online Security

Three Easy Tricks to Improve Your Online Security | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
There’s a lot of misinformation about security online. The truth is that by taking a few simple steps you can make yourself much safer. Here are the basic, super easy ways to do it:
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NaNoWriMo @ Second Life®: INTERVIEWS: WRITING IN A VIRTUAL WORLD

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On new and not so new librarians

On new and not so new librarians | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
I think "librarian" now means many different things in contemporary libraries and that outstanding future libraries will be full of a mix of professionally qualified people who bring an increasingly diverse range of skills to libraries. So, who are these additional or relatively new folk and what skills do they bring? Here are my thoughts.…
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Pokemon Go game pulls youngsters to north-east libraries - Press and Journal

Pokemon Go game pulls youngsters to north-east libraries - Press and Journal | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
North-east librarians have revealed their delight that the Pokemon Go craze which has swept the world is now luring youngsters back to books. The game encourages players to use their mobile phones to track down and catch virtual monsters in the real world. Produced by US-based games developer Niantic for Japanese video game giants Nintendo,... Read Full Story
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Envisioning Future Education: 6 Exciting Predictions

Envisioning Future Education: 6 Exciting Predictions | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
Have a look at these 6 intriguing scenarios for future education, from the minds of some of the greatest educators in the world.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, June 27, 2016 6:48 PM

Check this out! Thanks to Elizabeth E. Charles.

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“Wiki Rembrandt” Virtual Museum: Notes for Educators

“Wiki Rembrandt” Virtual Museum: Notes for Educators | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
“Wiki Rembrandt” virtual museum was created as an easy and quick* tool for educators.  At first glance, this might look like an
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Minecraft: New marketplace for community creators

Minecraft: New marketplace for community creators | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
Exclusive music news, big interviews, entertainment, social media trends and video from the news people at BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra.
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Choosing & Using Sources: A Guide to Academic Research | Open Textbook

Choosing & Using Sources: A Guide to Academic Research | Open Textbook | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it

Choosing & Using Sources presents a process for academic research and writing, from formulating your research question to selecting good information and using it effectively in your research assignments.


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Sue Alexander's curator insight, April 9, 8:03 PM
Excellent resource
ALLien's curator insight, April 9, 9:30 PM
Good overview of the research task process
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Libraries have become a broadband lifeline to the cloud for students

Libraries have become a broadband lifeline to the cloud for students | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
The role of the library in the digital age has grown thanks to cloud tools.
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Digital Citizenship: News Literacy in 2017 | DigitalJLearning Network

Digital Citizenship: News Literacy in 2017 | DigitalJLearning Network | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
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How Savvy are Your Students?: 7 Fake Websites to Really Test Their Evaluation Skills - EasyBib Blog

How Savvy are Your Students?: 7 Fake Websites to Really Test Their Evaluation Skills - EasyBib Blog | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
Looking to test your students’ capabilities at figuring out if a website is real or not? Use these fake websites to help.
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Why Do We Fall for Fake News?

Why Do We Fall for Fake News? | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
People fall for fake news because they don't value journalistic sources and consider themselves and their friends as credible news sources, says one researcher.
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Hangouts On Air moving from Google+ to YouTube Live - YouTube Help

Hangouts On Air moving from Google+ to YouTube Live - YouTube Help | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
Hangouts On Air will move from Google+ to YouTube Live on September 12. If you want to schedule new Hangouts On Air you will need to use YouTube Live. Events cannot be scheduled on Google+ after Se
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Education - Outreach Wiki

Education - Outreach Wiki | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
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Using Wikipedia (as contributors) might be a good tool for advocating metaliteracy and helping students take on the personal responsibility of digital citizenship.
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Virtual Avebury: Exploring Ancient Landscapes Through Virtual Reconstructions

Virtual Avebury: Exploring Ancient Landscapes Through Virtual Reconstructions | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
An investigation into the potential of virtual worlds to assist in understanding ancient sites.
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Poor citation practices are continuing to harm the humanities and social sciences.

Poor citation practices are continuing to harm the humanities and social sciences. | Future of Libraries: Beyond Gutenberg | Scoop.it
Citation and referencing patterns are not trivial things but solid and important indications of the presence of primary academic virtues. Patrick Dunleavy looks at disciplinary differences and argu…
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The importance of citation is imperative to learning yet is often ignored in digital culture.
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