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Internet Librarian: Innovative, Awesome Services & Spaces | Librarian in Black Blog – Sarah Houghton

Internet Librarian: Innovative, Awesome Services & Spaces | Librarian in Black Blog – Sarah Houghton | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Innovative, Awesome Services & Spaces Tim Donahue, Jeroen de Boer, and Keimpe de Heer De Boer and de Heer talked about a project in the Netherlands...
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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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REINVENTING THE LIBRARY

REINVENTING THE LIBRARY | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Francine Houben built a spectacular library for Delft. Now she has a bigger challenge: Birmingham. Robert Butler meets her
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Montgomery libraries change to reflect digital world

Montgomery libraries change to reflect digital world | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
The library is cutting back the hours at its branches and closing one indefinitely.
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Libraries may digitize books without permission, EU top court rules

Libraries may digitize books without permission, EU top court rules | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Copying the work to a USB stick is also allowed, but only if the rights holder gets paid, the CJEU said
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Taking A Long-Overdue Sledgehammer To The Public Library

Taking A Long-Overdue Sledgehammer To The Public Library | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Libraries are lending tools you can't 3-D print--awls, hammers, hacksaws, Moog synthesizers and human skeletons--to keep pace with the times.
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Politics & Libraries: Every great librarian is a politician | Blatant Berry

Politics & Libraries: Every great librarian is a politician | Blatant Berry | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
In a collection of old political campaign buttons I found a pink one with the number “321.8” across it in dark blue. The discovery triggered memories of activist times in librarianship four to five decades ago. In our view then, the Dewey number 321.8 was the classification for “participatory democracy,” the system of government in which our small cadre of librarians believed. We were one of dozens of groups that formed within the new Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Library Association (ALA). We believed, as I still do, that good librarians are politically enmeshed in the larger national and international issues of war, peace, social justice, and the vital role of good government in human affairs. We even tried to convince our professional organizations publicly to support our positions and amplify our voice on these issues. Sometimes we were successful.
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Radical Librarianship: how ninja librarians are ensuring patrons' electronic privacy

Radical Librarianship: how ninja librarians are ensuring patrons' electronic privacy | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Librarians in Massachusetts are working to give their patrons a chance to opt-out of pervasive surveillance. Partnering with the ACLU of Massachusetts, area librarians have been teaching and taking workshops on how freedom of speech and the right to privacy are compromised by the surveillance of online and digital communications -- and what new privacy-protecting services they can offer patrons to shield them from unwanted spying of their library activity.
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Here’s Why We Need to Protect Public Libraries

Here’s Why We Need to Protect Public Libraries | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
We live in a “diverse and often fractious country,” writes Robert Dawson, but there are some things that unite us—among them, our love of libraries. “A locally governed and tax-supported system that dispenses knowledge and information for everyone throughout the country at no cost to its patrons is an astonishing...
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Librarian of the year: how I brought books to life with my Gruffalo tea party

Librarian of the year: how I brought books to life with my Gruffalo tea party | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
The Guardian’s Lucy Ward meets an award-winning school librarian who increased library visits with a bit of imagination
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Ow.ly - image uploaded by @TechSoup4Libs

Ow.ly - image uploaded by @TechSoup4Libs | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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How tech is changing reading at libraries

How tech is changing reading at libraries | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
A conversation with Courtney Young, president of the American Library Association.
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Librarians as delegates

Librarians as delegates | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
A few posts back I mentioned Patrick Wilson's 1983 book Second-Hand Knowledge [link], in which he argues that librarians ought to pay more attention to cognitive authority. I started writing a book...
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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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Tales from a Loud Librarian: Beginning the Research Process with Sixth Grade

Tales from a Loud Librarian: Beginning the Research Process with Sixth Grade | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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Teaching and E-learning: Teaching as Inquiry: A mechanism for leading meaningful and manageable pedagogical change

Teaching and E-learning: Teaching as Inquiry: A mechanism for leading meaningful and manageable pedagogical change | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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Kol Safran קול ספרן: Are you a volunteer?

Kol Safran קול ספרן: Are you a volunteer? | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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crap detection and blogging

crap detection and blogging | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
I’ve got an inbuilt fondness for the encyclopaedia. As a child from a family with a pretty modest income, but one which valued books, Arthur Mee’s Children’s Encyclopaedia took pride of place on th...
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Brain function 'boosted for days after reading a novel'

Brain function 'boosted for days after reading a novel' | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Being pulled into the world of a gripping novel can trigger actual, measurable changes in the brain that linger for at least five days after reading, scientists have said.
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Taking Classroom Tech Use to the Next Level: Specific Traits to Look For

Taking Classroom Tech Use to the Next Level: Specific Traits to Look For | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Dissatisfied with existing frameworks used to judge the effectiveness of classroom tech a group of instructional coaches are trying to build their own tool with help from other educators.
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New Pew Report Explores Young Americans' Library Habits

New Pew Report Explores Young Americans' Library Habits | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
A new report from the Pew Research Center Internet Project offers mixed news for public libraries.
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Motivational Attributes of Children and Teenagers Who Participate in Summer Reading Clubs

Motivational Attributes of Children and Teenagers Who Participate in Summer Reading Clubs | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
By Stephanie Levitt Shaulskiy, Doctoral Candidate in Educational Psychology, Department of Educational Studies, The Ohio State University; Janet L. Capps, Assistant Professor, School of Library and...
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Pastor wants 'demonic' books removed from public library in Cleveland

Pastor wants 'demonic' books removed from public library in Cleveland | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
A Cleveland pastor wants what he calls "demonic" books pulled from the shelves of the public library
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In Maryland, a Soviet-Style Punishment for a Novelist

In Maryland, a Soviet-Style Punishment for a Novelist | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
An eighth-grade teacher who writes fiction under a nom de plume is ordered to undergo an "emergency medical evaluation" for his novel about a school shooting.
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15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers - Edudemic

15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers - Edudemic | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
How do you make students better online researchers? By understanding how they can and should use Google, of course!
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