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The Community is Your Collection

The Community is Your Collection | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
"The Community is Your Collection" Closing Keynote for ILEADU March Session. Springfield, IL (via pre-recorded video). Abstract: Librarians build tools to enhance their true collection - the commun...
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Eight Librarians Flip Their Skills To Serve a New Calling

Eight Librarians Flip Their Skills To Serve a New Calling | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
These powerhouse librarians leveraged their experience to shift careers midstream, after decades on the job, or post-
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Teaching Information Literacy Now

Teaching Information Literacy Now | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Laura Gardner, 2016 SLJ School Librarian of the Year finalist, updates her lesson plans for the era of fake news.
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Will Librarians Be The Overseers Of The Information Age?

Will Librarians Be The Overseers Of The Information Age? | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Julie Todaro, President of the American Library Association, ALA and Eleni Miltsakaki, founder and CEO of Choosito! sat down with Rod Berger to discuss the role
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Digital and Substantive Skills for Every Citizen, Worker and Consumer in the 21st Century #ecil2016

Digital and Substantive Skills for Every Citizen, Worker and Consumer in the 21st Century #ecil2016 | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
The Keynote Speech at day 2 of the European Conference on Information Literacy 2016 , in Prague today was Jan Van Dijk , talking abou
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Ebook Lending Startup BookBites Tracks Children's Reading Progress

Ebook Lending Startup BookBites Tracks Children's Reading Progress | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
A platform on which children's can borrow and read ebooks, BookBites integrates visual elements and tracking tools to encourage reading and book discovery.
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Critical information literacy unconference #ecil2016

Critical information literacy unconference #ecil2016 | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
I'm in Prague for the European Conference on Informaation Literacy , and today there was an additional event: an unconference on critica
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Book Reading 2016

Book Reading 2016 | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
A growing share of Americans are reading e-books on tablets and smartphones rather than dedicated e-readers, but print books remain much more popular than books
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30 great opening lines in literature

30 great opening lines in literature | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
The Telegraph's pick of 30 of the most famous opening lines in literature
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Libraries of the future are going to change in some unexpected ways

Libraries of the future are going to change in some unexpected ways | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Your idea of a library might be
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Library Olympics

Library Olympics | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
On a rare sunny but cool June day in Dayton, Ohio, the University of Dayton Libraries staff competed (and excelled in!) the inaugural Library Olympics. Developed by the professional development team, led by Erik Ziedses des Plantes, the day featured journal Jenga, journal toss, cart racing, book balancing, speed sorting and a scavenger hunt that played out on Twitter.
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Ten Things Your Administrator Needs to Know as the School Year Begins | Knowledge Quest

Ten Things Your Administrator Needs to Know as the School Year Begins | Knowledge Quest | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
10. That you are a teacher who teaches not content but process. You teach children to be information literate, digitally literate, media literate, and visually literate. The skills that you teach, the dispositions that you help children to develop, the responsibilities... Read More ›
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Want to Live Longer? Become a Bookworm

Want to Live Longer? Become a Bookworm | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Reading books does more than ward off dementia : It also increases your lifespan, according to Yale researchers. In fact, the more time a person spends reading, the less likely they are to die. Researchers... Health News Summaries. | Newser
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Fake News, Alternative Facts and Librarians As Dedicated Defenders of Truth

Fake News, Alternative Facts and Librarians As Dedicated Defenders of Truth | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Let's be clear, there's no such thing as "alternative facts." The same fact can be used by different people to support alternativ
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Truth, truthiness, triangulation: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Truth, truthiness, triangulation: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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Cultivating a School-Wide Independent Reading Culture

Cultivating a School-Wide Independent Reading Culture | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Literacy Classroom Visits meet the needs of leaders as they collect and analyze information about classroom practices to provide teachers with support.
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Critical information literacy unconference #ecil2016

Critical information literacy unconference #ecil2016 | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
I'm in Prague for the European Conference on Informaation Literacy , and today there was an additional event: an unconference on critica
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Are We Future Ready Librarians?

Are We Future Ready Librarians? | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
This week I had a wonderful opportunity to present to my teacher librarian friends on a TL Virtual Cafe webinar. I have to admit that
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Kids prefer real thing to ebooks - Entertainment - NZ Herald News

Kids prefer real thing to ebooks - Entertainment - NZ Herald News | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Kiwi youngsters are reading more than ever - and they prefer diving into a physical copy of Harry Potter or The BFG to ebooks. - New Zealand Herald
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The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens

The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
E-readers and tablets are becoming more popular as such technologies improve, but research suggests that reading on paper still boasts unique advantages
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Positive rewards from creating a school-wide reading culture

Positive rewards from creating a school-wide reading culture | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Wellesley College have a thriving reading culture and are reaping the benefits, which include winning the Kids’ Lit Quiz 2016 world final in Auckland
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Op-ed: To stay relevant, libraries must rethink how they connect to communities — NewsWorks

Op-ed: To stay relevant, libraries must rethink how they connect to communities — NewsWorks | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Since the advent of the Internet libraries no longer have a monopoly on information Across the country the changing digital landscape means that libraries need to rethink the role they play within
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Library Olympics

Library Olympics | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
On a rare sunny but cool June day in Dayton, Ohio, the University of Dayton Libraries staff competed (and excelled in!) the inaugural Library Olympics. Developed by the professional development team, led by Erik Ziedses des Plantes, the day featured journal Jenga, journal toss, cart racing, book balancing, speed sorting and a scavenger hunt that played out on Twitter.
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Reading in mind: Book Scheme for mental health

Reading in mind: Book Scheme for mental health | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
The Reading in Mind Book Scheme for mental health offers the community an additional resource for managing and treating mild to moderate…
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