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Foreign authors warned about book censorship in China

Foreign authors warned about book censorship in China | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Books translated for the fast-growing Chinese market may be censored without the authors’ knowledge, a writers’ advocacy group reports
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Rare book experts join forces to stop tome raiders

Rare book experts join forces to stop tome raiders | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
British Library conference highlights rise in thefts from heritage libraries around the world, with tens of thousands of manuscripts missing
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In the Library with the Lead Pipe » Ice Ice Baby: Are Librarian Stereotypes Freezing Us out of Instruction?

In the Library with the Lead Pipe » Ice Ice Baby: Are Librarian Stereotypes Freezing Us out of Instruction? | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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Going beyond the Dewey Decimal System - Cranston Herald

Going beyond the Dewey Decimal System - Cranston Herald | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Education is constantly evolving, as are school libraries. This is the first in a three-part series exploring the changing roles, joys and demands of running a school library program at the …
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“Scholarship is a Conversation”: Discourse, Attribution, and Twitter’s Role in Information Literacy Instruction | The Journal of Creative Library Practice

“Scholarship is a Conversation”: Discourse, Attribution, and Twitter’s Role in Information Literacy Instruction | The Journal of Creative Library Practice | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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NYC public libraries urge reversal of recession-era funding cuts | Al Jazeera America

NYC public libraries urge reversal of recession-era funding cuts | Al Jazeera America | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
New York libraries seek more than $1 billion to repair crumbling infrastructure in library buildings
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In the Library with the Lead Pipe » Locating Information Literacy within Institutional Oppression

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Do We Really Need Libraries?

Do We Really Need Libraries? | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Between 1886 and 1919, Andrew Carnegie planted nearly 1,700 libraries across America. Over the years they grew. Now they are trying to survive.
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‘Maus’ Book About Holocaust Is Removed in Russia

‘Maus’ Book About Holocaust Is Removed in Russia | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
“Maus,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel about a Jewish family during World War II, has been removed from many bookshelves in Moscow because it bears a swastika on its cover.
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When the President Visits Your Library

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When ImaginOn manager Jason Hyatt got the word on a Friday that his building had been selected as the site of a White House event with President Barack Obama with just four days to plan, he had confidence that he and his colleagues would somehow make it happen.
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What Privacy Rights Do You Have At The Library?

What Privacy Rights Do You Have At The Library? | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
In the age of data collection by both federal agencies and private companies, some librarians say it's increasingly difficult to maintain patron privacy and intellectual freedom.
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School launches 'Go Fund Me' to save librarian's job

School launches 'Go Fund Me' to save librarian's job | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Goodyear elementary among 63 schools statewide that will lose charter funding
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In the Library with the Lead Pipe » Ice Ice Baby: Are Librarian Stereotypes Freezing Us out of Instruction?

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Reading Strategies, Student Engagement, & The Question Of "Why?"

Reading Strategies, Student Engagement, & The Question Of "Why?" | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
I've never been entirely happy with my understanding of "reading strategies," how they're supposed to work, and which are the best ones. I don't think I've ever done a great job helping students un...
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Libraries: the inside story – books podcast

From the depths of the British Library to the top of Manchester's great domed Central Library, we explore the inner workings of our most precious treasure houses of knowledge
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Copyright And Fair Use: Lesson Plans for High School, College and Graduate Education | Media Education Lab

Copyright And Fair Use: Lesson Plans for High School, College and Graduate Education | Media Education Lab | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Lesson plans and materials to help you teach about copyright and fair use. Click here to see our many educational videos to help you teach about copyright and fair use.  Table of Contents, Teaching About Copyright and Fair Use Overview, Teaching
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For videos about copyright and fair use: http://mediaeducationlab.com/copyright

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FORENSIC BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECONSTRUCTION: tracking down troublesome citations and the problem of lost knowledge - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education

FORENSIC BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECONSTRUCTION: tracking down troublesome citations and the problem of lost knowledge - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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Denying New York Libraries the Fuel They Need

Denying New York Libraries the Fuel They Need | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
In New York, libraries have more users than major professional sports, performing arts, museums, gardens and zoos combined, but see only a fraction of the funding.
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Fighting for literacy

Fighting for literacy | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Area school libraries struggle to stay up-to-date despite lack of state funding.
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'Improbable Libraries' Beautifully Depicts The Fun Side Of Libraries - Huffington Post

'Improbable Libraries' Beautifully Depicts The Fun Side Of Libraries - Huffington Post | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Library in Muyinga, Burundi


There’s just something about a library -- its well-thumbed, plastic-sheathed bestsellers and dusty shelves of obscure treasures, all just waiting to be picked up and enjoyed by you.
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France’s libraries discovering a new lease of life beyond just books

France’s libraries discovering a new lease of life beyond just books | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Seminars, events and cafes are helping some formerly staid institutions reinvent themselves as social ‘third spaces’ beyond work and the home
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This library lets you borrow a sledge hammer

This library lets you borrow a sledge hammer | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
The Somerville Tool Library is where the real sharing economy is happening
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