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I’m breaking up with eBooks (and you can too) | Librarian in Black Blog – Sarah Houghton

I’m breaking up with eBooks (and you can too) | Librarian in Black Blog – Sarah Houghton | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
I want to break up with eBooks.Don’t get me wrong, eBooks is dead sexy and great arm candy at parties, as well as a magnet for attention and memorable...
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American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL): Neal Shusterman and Michelle Knowlden's UNSTRUNG

American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL): Neal Shusterman and Michelle Knowlden's UNSTRUNG | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens
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4 Big Ideas Around the Connected Educator

4 Big Ideas Around the Connected Educator | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Cross posted to the Langwitches Blog by Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano   We are in the middle of the Connected Educator Month. I am looking at 4 big ideas around the connected educator through the ...
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Blogging as a Curation Platform

Blogging as a Curation Platform | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
I have written about curation before using Twitter as a Curation Tool and about the importance of helping our Students Becoming Curators of Information.  Sue Waters also just published a very compr...
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With no Internet at home, Miami-Dade kids crowd libraries for online homework

With no Internet at home, Miami-Dade kids crowd libraries for online homework | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Families with no Internet access at home camp out at Miami-Dade County libraries for their chance to log on to school websites and finish online school work.
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Heise Teaches & Writes (and Reads on another blog): 180 #bookaday Read Alouds

Heise Teaches & Writes (and Reads on another blog): 180 #bookaday Read Alouds | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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Two Virginia Educators Offer Best Practices for ‘Teaching in the Cloud’

Two Virginia Educators Offer Best Practices for ‘Teaching in the Cloud’ | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Two librarians from Loudoun County (VA) Public Schools share the growing success of their district's
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Miami-Dade libraries need to end ‘bookish’ attitude, panel says

Miami-Dade libraries need to end ‘bookish’ attitude, panel says | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
To woo new users, libraries should target start-up businesses, crafters and community groups. Step one: 3-D printers coming to Miami-Dade branches.
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What Kind of Town Bans Books? - The New Yorker

What Kind of Town Bans Books? - The New Yorker | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
A group of parents recently pressured the public school I attended, in Texas, into banning seven books from assigned reading lists.
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Study Ties College Success to Students' Exposure to a High School Librarian - The Digital Shift

Study Ties College Success to Students' Exposure to a High School Librarian - The Digital Shift | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Training high school students in digital research and partnering them with a school librarian can instill a high level of confidence during college, according to preliminary observations of a study underway by EBSCO.
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Does Amazon's Monopoly Really Matter?

Does Amazon's Monopoly Really Matter? | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Anti-trust law is easier to sell when it's focused on protecting consumers, not smaller producers.
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Improving the Library Homepage through User Research -- Without a Total Redesign

Improving the Library Homepage through User Research -- Without a Total Redesign | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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The future of the book

The future of the book | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
The Economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.
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A Good, Dumb Way to Learn From Libraries – The Conversation - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

A Good, Dumb Way to Learn From Libraries – The Conversation - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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Why 'deep reading' is good for your health

Why 'deep reading' is good for your health | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Scientists say deep reading helps neurons and cells connect and remain functional while also reducing stress.
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​Amazon to open first physical store - CNET

​Amazon to open first physical store - CNET | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
As the holiday shopping season draws near, the e-commerce giant is about to take its fight with retailers offline, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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Grooming Students for A Lifetime of Surveillance

Grooming Students for A Lifetime of Surveillance | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
The same technologists who protest against the NSA’s metadata collection programs are the ones profiting the most from the widespread surveillance of students.
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Popular on Amazon: Wildly misleading self-published books about Ebola, by random people without medical degrees

Popular on Amazon: Wildly misleading self-published books about Ebola, by random people without medical degrees | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
A cottage industry is profiting off people's fears.
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Librarians won’t stay quiet about government surveillance

Librarians won’t stay quiet about government surveillance | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
How librarians became one of the loudest voices in the surveillance debate.
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The Hidden Costs of E-books at University Libraries - Times of San Diego

The Hidden Costs of E-books at University Libraries - Times of San Diego | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
E-book prices seem entirely reasonable now, but once a library signs on, it must continually pay the rising subscription fee or the books will just vanish.
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