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Welcome! The dates are set for the Library 2.013 Worldwide Virtual Conference. The third annual global conversation about the future of libraries is schedul…
Why doesn’t the research on school libraries resonate with educational policymakers and funding allocators?
Very narrow view but some interesting points raised
Director Lee Rainie spoke at the Computer in Libraries 2013 Conference on Tuesday event, during its "Innovative & Awesome Tech" session.
After two and a half years of development, the Digital Public Library of America finally flipped the switch on and opened its website at DP.LA.
Almost half and half- that would be more than adults!
To many people, Google IS the internet. It’s the default homepage and the first port of call before accessing any site. It’s arguably the most important invention since the Internet itself.
People who enjoy reading books not only relish reading them, but also enjoy discussing the books they have read with others. The sharing of interpretations of plots and ideas in a book is thoroughly fun and stimulating for book lovers.
We love Teacher Librarians! This infographic is created by Mia MacMeekin.
Look at all that school librarians do!
The Librarian...the most diversified teacher of all!
NSDL.org is an online science library with links to high quality science, technology, engineering, and math resources for K-12 teachers, faculty, librarians, students and informal learners. Funded by the National Science Foundation.
A National Science Digital Library oferece recursos on-line, de alta qualidade, para o ensino e aprendizagem com ênfase nas disciplinas de ciências, tecnologia, engenharia e matemática. Fornece ainda informações descritivas estruturadas (metadados) sobre recursos educacionais na web e a maioria dos recursos da biblioteca adere aos princípios do Open Educational Resource (OER).
Overview of how the adoption of e-books is happening in American society and in higher education.
Lovereading4kids has been created to be the ultimate childrens online independent bookstore created using the experience we have as parents and book lovers, who want children to read great books.
Most people’s knowledge of librarianship is a mash-up of Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy in Desk Set, some warm and fuzzy memories from an elementary school class visit, Rupert Giles from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, even fuzzier memories of...
it’s about listening to our users’ needs and connecting them with the information, resources, and services that can help them get on with their lives
A survey of teachers shows that digital tools are widely used in their classrooms and professional lives. Yet, many of these middle and high school teachers are hampered by disparities in student access to digital technologies.
It's no secret how the recently built Panorama House, which stretches along the hilltop like a beautiful, stone accordion, got its name.
Guidelines for how to cite tweets in academic papers
We blog. We post. We upload. We share. We like. We Tweet. Using social media, we all write our own individualized own history books. Every relationship, every kiss, every romantic thing we hear – we broadcast it to the Internet.
The Australian School Library Association (ASLA) is calling upon Australian educational decision makers to employ teacher librarians as part of the solution to improve national student learning and literacy. The association's report, Future learning and school libraries, highlights the positive role teacher librarians have in supporting future learning within the school.
A summary of key points in the report include:- a review of the global environment in which modern learners and educators are immersed,- the educational implications of trends affecting contemporary schooling, - the means of evaluating education outcomes, and - key alerts on the critical role of the teacher librarian.
Take a look at this infographic that was created by surveying over 1,000 students in grades K - 5. They were asked to identify their favorite fictional characters, the easiest and hardest subjects in school, what they want to be when they grow up, reading preference - tablet or book, top three favorite things about school and more! Drawing on the infographic were also drawn by kids.
In a digital age where many commentators tolled the death knell for the book-bound library, we’ve reported time and time again that the libraries of the future are the ones that react and adapt to new technology, not run from it.A library that’s...