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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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Mark Zuckerberg Starts A Book Club, Becomes This Generation’s Oprah

Mark Zuckerberg Starts A Book Club, Becomes This Generation’s Oprah | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is this generation's version of Oprah. His crowd-sourced New Year's resolutions post on Facebook prompted Zuck to start a book..
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The case against e-readers: Why reading paper books is better for your mind.

The case against e-readers: Why reading paper books is better for your mind. | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Hard copy books are just more pleasant to read.
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Washington DC's Public Library Will Teach People How to Avoid the NSA

Washington DC's Public Library Will Teach People How to Avoid the NSA | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
It’s wonderfully subversive for a government institution to teach people how to use Tor in a series called “Orwellian America.”
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School libraries shelve tradition to create new learning spaces

School libraries shelve tradition to create new learning spaces | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
You might think technology would spell the end of books and libraries. But many schools have embraced the digital revolution and built innovative spaces that foster a love of literature
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Newport News school libraries explore new ways of 'helping kids learn how to learn'

Newport News school libraries explore new ways of 'helping kids learn how to learn' | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
NEWPORT NEWS — School librarians in Newport News are exploring new ways of helping students dig deeper and question further.
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Constructive Summer: Building the Unified Library Scene: Innovation and being brave

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NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Library Edition - The New Media Consortium

NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Library Edition - The New Media Consortium | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
The NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Library Edition, examines key trends, significant challenges, and emerging technologies for their potential impact on academic and research libraries worldwide. While there are many local factors affecting libraries, there are also issues that transcend regional boundaries and common questions; it was with these questions in mind that this report was created.
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Government must fund digital resource for libraries, says Sieghart | The Bookseller

Government must fund digital resource for libraries, says Sieghart | The Bookseller | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
The Sieghart review in
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Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
The writer and internet activist Cory Doctorow wants to overhaul the world's copyright laws to make them fit for purpose in the digital age. His new book is called 'Information Doesn't Want to be Free'.
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Bedtime reading may keep you awake, if on a glowing screen - The Boston Globe

Bedtime reading may keep you awake, if on a glowing screen - The Boston Globe | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
You might want to think twice about curling up with your cellphone, iPad, or laptop at bedtime. Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital reported Monday that reading a book on a glowing screen before bedtime delayed when people fell asleep and left them feeling less alert the next morning, compared with reading a regular book. Reading on the backlit iPad screen suppressed the sleep hormone melatonin and shifted people’s circadian clocks, which govern the sleep-wake cycle.
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Before The Internet, Librarians Would 'Answer Everything' — And Still Do

Before The Internet, Librarians Would 'Answer Everything' — And Still Do | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
The New York Public Library recently came upon a box of questions posed to the library from the 1940s to the '80s — an era when humans consulted other humans for answers to their daily questions.
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Amazon Offers All-You-Can-Eat Books. Authors Turn Up Noses.

Amazon Offers All-You-Can-Eat Books. Authors Turn Up Noses. | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Some self-published writers say their income has seen a large and rapid decrease under Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited program, and argue that the system is unfair.
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CES 2015 - 3D printers

CES 2015 - 3D printers | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
I spent the first day of the exhibit hall opening working to see all the 3D printers that I could, and that turned out to be basically an all-day affair. This year CES isolated all of the 3D printe...
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If we stop telling kids what to read, they might start reading again

If we stop telling kids what to read, they might start reading again | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
It's an age old question, but with new evidence.
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They're Watching You Read by Francine Prose

They're Watching You Read by Francine Prose | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
What are the implications for readers, and writers, of new technology allowing publishers to know which books we’ve finished or not finished, how fast we have read them, and precisely where we snapped shut the cover?
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Karl Ove Knausgaard defends authors who write what ‘must not be written’

Karl Ove Knausgaard defends authors who write what ‘must not be written’ | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
In the week after the Charlie Hebdo attack, Norwegian novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard argues that only writers who break the boundaries of taste can forge a common identity
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21st-Century Libraries: The Learning Commons

21st-Century Libraries: The Learning Commons | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Libraries become a different kind of learning destination when schools reimagine them as open, transparent spaces that invite student communication and collaboration.
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Tales from a Loud Librarian: Is it Too Late to Talk about the New Year?

Tales from a Loud Librarian: Is it Too Late to Talk about the New Year? | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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Big news of 2014: Libraries reinvented? - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

Big news of 2014: Libraries reinvented? - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
The educational press and social networking world have been kind to school libraries recently. Amo...
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School libraries shelve tradition to create new learning spaces

School libraries shelve tradition to create new learning spaces | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
You might think technology would spell the end of books and libraries. But many schools have embraced the digital revolution and built innovative spaces that foster a love of literature
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Sense and Sensibility: Why Librarians Remain Essential to Our Schools

Sense and Sensibility: Why Librarians Remain Essential to Our Schools | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Unless lawmakers can be made to understand the critical role these and other educational professionals play in contributing to schools in which we can all be confident and proud, then many of these positions will remain in jeopardy to the detriment o...
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Podcast: Neil Gaiman and Martin Rowson on censorship - Index on Censorship | Index on Censorship

Podcast: Neil Gaiman and Martin Rowson on censorship - Index on Censorship | Index on Censorship | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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UK writers cheer as 'despicable' ban on sending books to prisons is lifted

UK writers cheer as 'despicable' ban on sending books to prisons is lifted | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
J.K. Rowling, Philip Pullman, Julian Barnes, and others expressed delight when a high court in the United Kingdom struck down a ban on sending books to prisoners.
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Talk, Sing, Read, Write, Play: How Libraries Reach Kids Before They Can Read

Talk, Sing, Read, Write, Play: How Libraries Reach Kids Before They Can Read | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
This isn't your typical story time; public libraries are designing new programs to help parents and caregivers interact with toddlers in ways that will encourage future reading.
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