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April 4th: 404 Day: A Day of Action Against Censorship in Libraries | Librarian in Black Blog – Sarah Houghton

April 4th: 404 Day: A Day of Action Against Censorship in Libraries | Librarian in Black Blog – Sarah Houghton | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Join the Electronic Frontier Foundation (and me) tomorrow, April 4th, for 404 Day -- a nationwide call to action against internet censorship in libraries and
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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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NAPLAN 'meaningless' as a test of creative writing, say Treehouse authors

NAPLAN 'meaningless' as a test of creative writing, say Treehouse authors | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Best-selling children's book authors Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton question the value of the NAPLAN test and its ability to offer valuable insight into kids' reading and writing skills.
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Anzac Heroes by Maria Gill Wins Margaret Mahy Book of the Year | Booksellers New Zealand

Anzac Heroes by Maria Gill Wins Margaret Mahy Book of the Year | Booksellers New Zealand | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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Top 10 reasons we love librarians (infographic)

Top 10 reasons we love librarians (infographic) | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Librarians are the most valuable asset of every library. They are well read. They are protectors of free speech. They are much…
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The Future of Libraries

The Future of Libraries | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it

Besides lending books, the local institutions are training young journalists, renting garden plots and more
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When Does "Fair Use" Become Unfair?

When Does "Fair Use" Become Unfair? | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Copyright law allows journalists to quote just enough — but not too much — from other published material. But where to draw the line?
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Attention, Students: Put Your Laptops Away

Attention, Students: Put Your Laptops Away | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Researchers Pam Mueller and Daniel M. Oppenheimer found that students remember more via taking notes longhand rather than on a laptop. It has to do with what happens when you're forced to slow down.
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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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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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Makerspace Resources

Makerspace Resources | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Whether you're just getting started or already have a thriving Maker program going, there will be makerspace resources here for you.
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The Strange Affliction of 'Library Anxiety' and What Librarians Do to Help

The Strange Affliction of 'Library Anxiety' and What Librarians Do to Help | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
It's a real phenomenon, and Ivy League librarians are fighting it.
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Syria's secret library - BBC News

Syria's secret library - BBC News | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Enthusiasts have stocked an underground library in Syria with books rescued from bombed buildings - and users dodge shells and bullets to reach it.
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Portland teacher brings books to the homeless by bike

Portland teacher brings books to the homeless by bike | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Street Books, which started in 2011 as a three month social practice art project, is the subject of a short documentary release Thursday by NationSwell.
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