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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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Sharing = Stealing: Busting a copyright myth

Sharing = Stealing: Busting a copyright myth | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Consumers copy and share digital files. This has been blamed for a potentially catastrophic decline in certain markets. But why do consumers copy? And is it as economically harmful as often thought?
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How Google Has Changed Student Research - Edudemic

How Google Has Changed Student Research - Edudemic | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
You know how some days, you feel older than others? I always tend to feel old when I look at education trends and examine just how far technology has come since I was in graduate school (which really doesn’t feel that long ago).  Even though I was in graduate school during the late 2000′s,  many …
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Stepping into the Stream: Bringing Netflix-style Video to Libraries

Stepping into the Stream: Bringing Netflix-style Video to Libraries | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Streaming video is well established in the consumer market (YouTube has been around since 2005 and Netflix since 2007) but is still gaining momentum in the library market. It’s not yet a huge category—LJ’s Materials Survey included downloadable/streaming movies as a category for the first time in 2013, finding that the responding libraries spent 0.6 percent of their materials budget on downloadable movies, which represented 0.9 percent of their total circulation—but it’s certainly on the rise.
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Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
An essential part of online research is the ability to critically evaluate information. This includes the ability to read and evaluate its level of accuracy, reliability and bias. When we recently as
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Pro Bono Librarianing

Pro Bono Librarianing | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
I'm an attorney, and one of the things that attorneys are encouraged (in some states,required) to do is pro bono work. "Pro bono" means "for good" and is generally representation of a low-income pe...
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Joy Cowley - Influences

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Getting websites unblocked - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

Getting websites unblocked - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
I am back working on the revised version of Indispendable Librarian this week and I'll be sharing ...
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K-12 Education in a Post-Literate Age

K-12 Education in a Post-Literate Age | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Students' inability to navigate books with ease is a painful example of the book's declining role in society, writes Christopher L. Doyle.
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The Internet Is Killing Most Languages

The Internet Is Killing Most Languages | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Ninety-five percent of languages aren't leaping the digital divide.
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from the Biblio Files: Safe Spaces

from the Biblio Files: Safe Spaces | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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Principals Know: School Librarians are the Heart of the School — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Principals Know: School Librarians are the Heart of the School — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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Why It Matters to Be Passionate About Reading

Why It Matters to Be Passionate About Reading | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
"...I used to hate reading, it wasn't cool, you know?  But then when I heard you were my teacher, I was kinda excited because in your room it was ok to like reading." He speaks these words to me as...
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On the slow death of a middle school library

On the slow death of a middle school library | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
  I spent the last period of my day yesterday scavenging through the literary graveyard that was once our middle school library. The space, which has languished unattended for a few years, has...
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Gutenberg eAudiobooks - Audiobooks from Gutenberg - Research Guides at Eastern Michigan University

Nearly 200 audiobooks from Gutenberg.org are now available in the EMU library catalog and free to download. This guide will tell you how to find them and also give other libraries the opportunity to add them to their own collections.
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Don’t miss Google’s new site info card! (and more from Mary Ellen Bates’ search refresh) — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Don’t miss Google’s new site info card! (and more from Mary Ellen Bates’ search refresh) — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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Education Week

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Fight for Libraries, Prevent Book Deserts - BOOK RIOT

Fight for Libraries, Prevent Book Deserts - BOOK RIOT | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Rep. Paul Ryan's budget proposal cuts funding for the Institute of Museum and Library Services and could create 'book deserts' across the U.S.
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Extreme Library Makeover Innovation audit

Extreme Library Makeover Innovation audit | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Innovation audit for libraries that want to take charge of the future.
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TXLA 2014 | Leading From The Library

Step Out of the Stacks and Into The Limelight
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YA Books and More: Why Genrefy? The Hows and Whys I Decided to Change

YA Books and More: Why Genrefy? The Hows and Whys I Decided to Change | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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Books? Or No Books? Envisioning the Academic Library of the Future

Books? Or No Books? Envisioning the Academic Library of the Future | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
With increased focus on sharing of collections, consortial delivery programs, and collaboration amongst libraries in identifying and preserving print runs and last copies, the academic library is changing dramatically....
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Ebooks and the Demise of ILL | Peer to Peer Review

Ebooks and the Demise of ILL | Peer to Peer Review | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Today I want to talk about one of the greatest services academic libraries offer to scholars, one that is absolutely essential for any sort of advanced scholarship, and one that is facing the biggest obstacle of its 140-or-so-year-old existence. I’m talking about interlibrary loan (ILL) and the threat it faces from ebooks.
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No time to peruse a book? Not to worry – speed-reading is back (+video)

No time to peruse a book? Not to worry – speed-reading is back (+video) | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
A crop of new apps – including Spritz, Velocity, AccelaReader, and Rooster – claim to help readers get through books more quickly.
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Interview with a Librarian for Incarcerated Youth

Interview with a Librarian for Incarcerated Youth | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
An interview with librarian and advocate Amy Cheney, who works with incarcerated youth in Alameda, California.
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April 4th: 404 Day: A Day of Action Against Censorship in Libraries | Librarian in Black Blog – Sarah Houghton

April 4th: 404 Day: A Day of Action Against Censorship in Libraries | Librarian in Black Blog – Sarah Houghton | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Join the Electronic Frontier Foundation (and me) tomorrow, April 4th, for 404 Day -- a nationwide call to action against internet censorship in libraries and
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