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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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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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Tilting at Windmills

Tilting at Windmills | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
To be critical of a society is to invite a variety of staid, boorish, and simply hostile responses. Common amongst these retorts are those that do not attempt to engage in debate in any meaningful ...
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Coming Soon to the Library: Humanoid Robots

Coming Soon to the Library: Humanoid Robots | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
They can recognize faces, speak in 19 languages, even do tai chi. One Connecticut library will be using these toddler-sized robots to teach patrons coding and programming skills.
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What happens to literacy when the internet turns into a giant TV station?

What happens to literacy when the internet turns into a giant TV station? | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Video is the future of the web. You can no longer launch a new smartphone, inaugurate a Kickstarter campaign, or even announce a business partnership without accompanying it with a slickly produced...
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Go digital or die, Australia's cultural institutions told - Government News

Go digital or die, Australia's cultural institutions told - Government News | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Technological D-Day for galleries, museums, archives and libraries.
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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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7 Questions With an LIS Professor: R. David Lankes

7 Questions With an LIS Professor: R. David Lankes | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
(Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of posts profiling the iSchool's Library and information Science faculty.) Want to be inspired about libraries? About being a librarian? Talk to David ...
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Nearly three quarters of young people prefer print | The Bookseller

Nearly three quarters of young people prefer print | The Bookseller | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk. The latest press reports about the publishing sector and updates from the City
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Some Folks At Texas A&M Set Up A Camera And Started Playing Music. What Happens Next Will Make You Unreasonably Happy.

Some Folks At Texas A&M Set Up A Camera And Started Playing Music. What Happens Next Will Make You Unreasonably Happy. | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
They won’t let you overdue it.
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