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11 issues facing academic libraries right now.

11 issues facing academic libraries right now. | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
A friend asked me if I had any thoughts on the top issues facing academic libraries right now, for a class she's teaching for first year LIS students. It turns out -- no surprise -- I do have thoug...
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Maine High School Creatively Spoofs Hit Song ‘All About That Bass’ [VIDEO]

Maine High School Creatively Spoofs Hit Song ‘All About That Bass’ [VIDEO] | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Mount Desert High School in Bar Harbor has come up with a cute parody of Meaghan Trainor's hit song, All About That Bass.  Students at MDI High School
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Science Shows Something Surprising About People Who Still Read Fiction

Science Shows Something Surprising About People Who Still Read Fiction | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
More proof that readers of fiction are a very special breed.
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C.S. Lewis on Why We Read

C.S. Lewis on Why We Read | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
How great books both change us and make us more ourselves.

"A book is a heart that only beats in the chest of another," Rebecca Solnit wr
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How Libraries are Advancing and Inspiring Schools and Communities

How Libraries are Advancing and Inspiring Schools and Communities | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Libraries are experimenting with some exciting ways to inspire and engage the community by creating meeting and maker spaces with old technology and new.
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Russell Brand pledges funding to set up library at his former school

Russell Brand pledges funding to set up library at his former school | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Brand makes announcement at lecture on importance of reading, where he recounts stories of reading while growing up
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Creating a school-wide reading culture | Services to Schools

What does it take to create a culture of reading in a school? Staff and students from Mahurangi College and Kingsford Primary School in Auckland share insights on reading for pleasure, how it links to literacy, and what they do to get everyone in the school reading.
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The Next Library and the People Who Will Use It

The Next Library and the People Who Will Use It | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
The latest findings from the Pew Research Center's library research and the implications of that research for the future of libraries
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How young adults select fiction | Services to Schools

How young adults select fiction | Services to Schools | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
In 2013 Rachel Randall, for her Victoria University School of Information Management research, studied the fiction selection behaviour of 3 focus groups of teenagers, all members of Auckland Libraries. Her findings may also be applicable to NZ secondary school libraries.
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Anger as silence in libraries is shattered by creches and concerts

Anger as silence in libraries is shattered by creches and concerts | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Many people have had enough of the noisy transformation and a campaign is now underway to get Britain's libraries to return to their intended purpose as places of quiet reading.
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Re-Envisioning the MLS: Free the Librarians - iSchool MLS

Re-Envisioning the MLS: Free the Librarians - iSchool MLS | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
On Thursday, November 6, Dave Lankes delivered the iSchool’s first thought leader presentation our three-year Re-Envisioning the MLS initiative. Co-sponsored by the Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC), Dave delivered Burn the Libraries, Free the Librarians, which offered a number Continue reading →
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Picking The Locks: Redefining Copyright Law In The Digital Age

Picking The Locks: Redefining Copyright Law In The Digital Age | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
In his new book, Cory Doctorow shows creators how to survive in the digital age. He says the problem with copyright law is tech platforms have more control over content than the people who make it.
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Therapy dogs help give kids reading confidence

Therapy dogs help give kids reading confidence | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
The Tail Waggin’ Tutors visit the Genoa Branch Library regularly.
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Love letters to libraries: Chris Riddell

Love letters to libraries: Chris Riddell | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
From his first adventures in reading, to the librarians who inspired him, follow illustrator Chris Riddell’s graphic journey through life-changing books - exclusively for the Guardian
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Ferguson Library Stays Open as Schools and Services Close

Ferguson Library Stays Open as Schools and Services Close | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Director of the library praised those who have given "stunning donations."
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See the Possible: Little Free Libraries come to Fairfax

See the Possible: Little Free Libraries come to Fairfax | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
It was a simple idea to share books with friends and neighbors, and now the movement has gone around the world.
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Talking Shop with Dave Tyckoson: The Importance of Being a Reference Librarian, by Dave Tyckoson | Booklist Online

Talking Shop with Dave Tyckoson: The Importance of Being a Reference Librarian, by Dave  Tyckoson | Booklist Online | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Booklist Online Book Review: Talking Shop with Dave Tyckoson: The Importance of Being a Reference Librarian.Tyckoson, Dave (author).FEATURE.First published October 3, 2014 (Booklist Online).Reference - Library Science
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Brooklyn wins 4th annual ‘Battle of the Book Sorters’ | Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn wins 4th annual ‘Battle of the Book Sorters’ | Brooklyn Daily Eagle | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
4th annual ‘Battle of the Book Sorters’ pits Brooklyn Against Washington State
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Google Scholar pioneer on search engine’s future

Google Scholar pioneer on search engine’s future | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
As the search engine approaches its 10th birthday, Nature speaks to the co-creator of Google Scholar.
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Why have a school librarian today?

Why have a school librarian today? | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
I love this video created by the California Association of School Librarians.  I hope my own state organization, the South Carolina Association of School Librarian can take our recent School Librar...
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Shaping the 21st Century Public Library: Chattanooga’s Story — Next Century Cities

Shaping the 21st Century Public Library: Chattanooga’s Story — Next Century Cities | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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Death of the library website redesign

Presentations describing the steps involved in a library website redesign are ubiquitous. Most redesigns involve exhaustive plans, dense reports, and thorough…
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