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8 Ways The Librarian Of The Future Will Keep Themselves Busy

8 Ways The Librarian Of The Future Will Keep Themselves Busy | I'm for libraries! | Scoop.it
8 Ways The Librarian Of The Future Will Keep Themselves Busy

Via Mihaela Banek Zorica, Lourense Das, Liz Carnell
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But I'm already really busy!!!   Rescooped from classmate @Liz Carnell

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Lorena Swetnam's curator insight, September 14, 2013 3:49 PM

As Cindy Rogers stated, the future is now.  I do this every time I teacher a lesson about research. 

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Yes, the future is here and now!
Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, November 14, 2013 4:03 AM

New trends in Librarianship

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The Twitteraholic's Ultimate Guide to tweets, hashtags, and all things Twitter

The Twitteraholic's Ultimate Guide to tweets, hashtags, and all things Twitter | I'm for libraries! | Scoop.it
Most educators who learn to use Twitter effectively say they learn more from their personal learning network (PLN) on Twitter than they've achieved from any other forms of professional development ...
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Mike Woods's curator insight, June 26, 1:24 AM

Why twitter is important. 

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'The Wrong Book' Auslan version - YouTube

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I think this is one of my most favourite picture books. The ipad app version is terrific too.

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Promoting your school library - YouTube

This short promotional film, developed by ALIA Schools, is for principals, school communities, teacher librarians, library staff and teachers. The film gives...
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Love this great video from ALIA about Teacher Librarians. With funding cuts in schools many school libraries have to reduce their staff. This is an important advocacy tool to show the importance of having trained library staff.

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Social Media Etiquette: Be Followable

Social Media Etiquette: Be Followable | I'm for libraries! | Scoop.it
“ Do you know the do's and don'ts for social media? While "etiquette" is an old-fashioned word, it fits perfectly. Social Media Etiquette is simply a guide to how to behave online just as dinner tabl...”
Via Alan Horton, Mandie Petrucci Socialmedia, Shirley Muxworthy
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Love the image they have used here!
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Mike Woods's curator insight, June 23, 7:17 PM

Social media manners; are you ok?

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Reading: Why Are Those 20 Minutes a Day So Important?

Reading: Why Are Those 20 Minutes a Day So Important? | I'm for libraries! | Scoop.it
Reading: Why Are Those 20 Minutes a Day So Important?

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 25, 1:45 PM

This is an excellent visual. An analogy would be to meditation where we set time aside for reading or meditation and adhere to it.

Mike Woods's curator insight, June 16, 7:52 PM

Keep reading folks...

 

Biblio Teca's curator insight, June 18, 2:18 AM

That's actually a very interesting way to break down or demonstrate the cumulative effects of time spent reading on literacy. Great stuff!

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10 Of The Best Content Curation Tools

10 Of The Best Content Curation Tools | I'm for libraries! | Scoop.it
What are the best content curation tools for you? Find out to streamline your workflow, share better content and delight your audience with relevant posts.
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More good suggestions for content curation tools.

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Social media in the Library - The Age

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Social media in the Library
The Age
The University of Melbourne's Library uses social media extensively to promote the library to a wide appreciative audience who engage with it via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Via Evgenia Vasilakaki
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An interesting article about social media use in an academic library. Does the VU library use social media?

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10 Social Media Marketing Tips for Libraries - iLibrarian

10 Social Media Marketing Tips for Libraries - iLibrarian | I'm for libraries! | Scoop.it

10 Social Media Marketing Tips for Libraries - iLibrarian: There are now so many social media platforms availabl... http://t.co/DjbuAkyo


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Life after Facebook: The ‘next big thing’

Life after Facebook: The ‘next big thing’ | I'm for libraries! | Scoop.it
A Free Press For A Free People Since 1997
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An article shared on Facebook by Social media student, Tom. Thanks Tom.

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How Libraries Are Using Social Media | American Libraries Magazine

How Libraries Are Using Social Media | American Libraries Magazine | I'm for libraries! | Scoop.it
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Jan Garner passed on the link to this interesting article on how libraries are using social media. Thanks Jane.

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Information Evaluation Rubric

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72% of librarians seen as tech leader. Not enough! - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

72% of librarians seen as tech leader. Not enough! - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | I'm for libraries! | Scoop.it
http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2013/12/k-12/steal-infographic/

Only 72%?

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Using nets to recapture library patrons

Using nets to recapture library patrons | I'm for libraries! | Scoop.it
For many communities, the library is still a place where people gather for a little peace and quiet, as well as the chance to kick back and learn, but with new technology moving into the book niche, some establishments could be looking to go above...

Via Thomas Faltin, Renee Lomer
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I'm worried I might fall asleep in these.

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'The Very Cranky Bear' Auslan version - YouTube

THE VERY CRANKY BEAR by Nick Bland, 2008 Text and illustration copyright ©Nick Bland, 2008 First published by Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Aust...
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Another Nick Bland classic.

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Too Many Elephants In This House - Auslan - YouTube

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From ALIA National Simultaneous Storytime. My son uses sign language so I am always happy to find a signe version of a picture book.

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16 Social Media Don'ts | Social Media Today

16 Social Media Don'ts | Social Media Today | I'm for libraries! | Scoop.it
16 simple social media tricks to Never do.

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Holley Jacobs's curator insight, December 4, 2013 5:27 AM

Great tips for keeping up to date with your social media networks without spending all day. A positive approach to addressing messages that are negative in nature. That piece is valuable in itself.
Regards, 
~ Holley Jacobs

#socialmedia

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Maker Programmin​g on the Library Floor, Part I Design It - YouTube

Description: Design It * Make It * Share It  is a Library Services and Technology Act-funded project run by the Free Library of Philadelphia, focused on yout...

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Onondaga County Public Library Content Creation's curator insight, December 23, 2013 12:13 PM

Worthwhile webinar on maker programming at the library. Discusses funding, staffing, and programming.  Also points to the importance of seeking out opportunities (never saying "No" to something that looks interesting), full time staffing for maker spaces, and ways to build on existing programming. 

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Storify - Create stories using social media

Storify - Create stories using social media | I'm for libraries! | Scoop.it
Create stories using social media. Turn what people post on social media into compelling stories. Collect the best photos, video, tweets and more to publish them as simple, beautiful stories that can be embedded anywhere.
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Take a tour of Storify to see if you can better organise your social media.

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Biblio Teca's curator insight, June 19, 2:30 AM

Providing a narrative thread? Could be a good way to navigate through all that information ? Thanks Margie.

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Paper.li – Be a publisher

Paper.li – Be a publisher | I'm for libraries! | Scoop.it
Publish Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or any web content into your own online newspaper.
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Paper.li is another content curation tool like Scoop.it. Which do you think you would prefer?

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How Public Libraries are Using Pinterest | It's Time to Rediscover ...

How Public Libraries are Using Pinterest | It's Time to Rediscover ... | I'm for libraries! | Scoop.it
Pinterest, the wildly popular social network, is a favorite of public libraries. Around the country, many libraries have been using it to promote book collections and events, and share information, crafts and more.

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Revolutionising Libraries with Social Media

Great slide show on social media in libraries.


Via Carli Spina
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This slideshow was put together a few years ago. I wonder how much has changed since then? 

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The Web at 25

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Throughout 2014, The Pew Research Center will mark the 25th anniversary of the creation of the World Wide Web with a series of reports and other activities related to the current state of online life and the potential future of the internet.
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Happy birthday to the WWW! Twenty-five years old today.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Librarians Take On New Roles In Digital Age

INFOGRAPHIC: Librarians Take On New Roles In Digital Age | I'm for libraries! | Scoop.it
There is no doubt that technology has had a lasting impact on libraries. Once thought to be going the way of traditional bookstores, libraries have rebounded and are thriving in a technology fueled world.
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A great infographic in this article about public libraries.

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How Google is Changing Education

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A look at the many ways Google is enhancing education.

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SCIS's curator insight, December 16, 2013 9:45 PM

Love them or hate them you can't ignore Google and the inroads they are making into education and your school?

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Social Media Etiquette for Professionals

This article contains timely tips on how to maintain a professional image with colleagues while engaging effectively in social media.
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Some good tips here. I realy like the idea of using HALT before you post.

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