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Long Live Paper

Long Live Paper | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
While e-readers and multimedia may seem appealing, the idea of replacing an effective learning platform — the paper textbook — with a widely hyped but still unproven one is extremely dangerous.
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First Nations in B.C. gain libraries thanks to judge, ex-officer

First Nations in B.C. gain libraries thanks to judge, ex-officer | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Write to Read project has now built libraries in six First Nations. Former Lieutenant-Governor Stephen Point started the project after visiting remote communities in B.C. "A book is a fork in the road. It’s a turning place. It’s got the power to create a different future," said Point.
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Honor student at Shaw University arrested for studying past library hours

Honor student at Shaw University arrested for studying past library hours | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
The end of the school year is quickly approaching and campus libraries are filled with students who are busy studying for final exams.
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Meet the Author, Jaishree Misra at KV Pattom: Report and Images

Meet the Author, Jaishree Misra at KV Pattom: Report and Images | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Ms Jaishree Misra, the well known author of seven best selling novels, the Ancient Promises, Rani, Afterwards, Secrets and Lies, Secrets and Sins, Scandalous secret, and Accidents like Love and Mar...
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20 Libraries That Changed the World - OEDB.org

20 Libraries That Changed the World - OEDB.org | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Libraries — especially those open to the public — perfectly embody the idea that education and culture exist as a basic human right, not the exclusive doma
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Youngzine | News and more for the Young

Youngzine | News and more for the Young | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Youngzine is an online News Magazine for school age children. It provides an educational, entertaining, yet safe way for kids (and adults) to get the latest news from around the world.
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School libraries urged to embrace the digital--cautiously | eSchool News | eSchool News

School libraries urged to embrace the digital--cautiously | eSchool News | eSchool News | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
School libraries are changing, but librarians are still helping students learn the best ways to locate and evaluate digital information.
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In PA schools, movement to keep school librarians on the books

In PA schools, movement to keep school librarians on the books | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Photo by Wikimedia Commons Things may be looking up for school libraries in the commonwealth. Researchers say school libraries across Pennsylvania are still lacking the proper resources, but staffing levels may be increasing in the next school year. In 2011, the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association did a statewide survey of 78 percent of the school districts in the commonwealth, and found many programs wanting. Subsequent studies tracked changes in staffing levels - because budget cuts made the state Department of Education unable to follow such developments alone. Mary K. Biagini, associate professor of information science at the University of Pittsburgh, assisted with the surveys. The big drop happened about three years ago with state budget cuts, when about 100 school librarian positions were eliminated.
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S L Faizal's Experiments with Reading Innovations in Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pattom

S L Faizal's Experiments with Reading Innovations in Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pattom | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
It’s not every day that you come across someone like S L Faizal, a librarian who thrives on reading innovations in the school library. From launching the first library blog in India, to promoting i...
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Digital partnership yields instant results for library

Digital partnership yields instant results for library | School Library Digest | Scoop.it

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Forty-eight hours after Siouxland Libraries announced its partnership with a music and video streaming company called Hoopla Digital, the soundtrack from the movie “Frozen” was the most popular item checked out.

Within that period, 177 people had registered to use the streaming digital service with 272 items in circulation, said Heather Stephenson, electronic resources librarian for Siouxland Libraries.

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Myanmar’s “E-Libraries” Bring Students Up to Speed After Military Rule

Also: Xenophobia and immigration in Singapore, Thai PM facing legal dismissal.
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School Libraries Adapt or Face Closure in Digital Age

School Libraries Adapt or Face Closure in Digital Age | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Most of us have fond memories of our school libraries, remembering them as colorful places with overly friendly librarians. It may be hard to believe, but
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Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
The Ingersoll Middle School Library held the Second Annual Battle of the Books March 18 through March 21.
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Sir William Stanier Community School in Crewe take trip to Washington DC and New York

Sir William Stanier Community School in Crewe take trip to Washington DC and New York | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Sir William Stanier Community School in Crewe take trip to Washington DC and New York
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Innovative Summer Reading Project

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom library has launched an innovative summer reading programme titled ‘Face a Book: The Reading Challenge’ (FaB C...
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Campaigners send 'atheist handbook' to all school libraries - Education - TES News

Campaigners send 'atheist handbook' to all school libraries - Education - TES News | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Breaking education news about schools and further education. Find leading opinion, podcasts, comment and analysis on education from TES News
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Innovations at Coopertown Elementary School earns librarian state award - News Of Delaware County - Delco News Network

Innovations at Coopertown Elementary School earns librarian state award - News Of Delaware County - Delco News Network | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Delco News Network is your source for all Delaware County 24-hour breaking news, local news, sports, entertainment and more. View weather updates, watch videos and photos. Keep up with News and local Sports. Find restaurants, entertainment, cars, homes and jobs at Delco News Network.
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Students Surprise Jaishree Misra

Students Surprise Jaishree Misra | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
When author Jaishree Misra met the students of Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom, she was slightly taken aback to learn that such young readers had read her works. “Whe...
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5 Things That People Don’t Realize their Librarians Do

5 Things That People Don’t Realize their Librarians Do | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
by Rebecca Tischler, Head Editor, INALJ Tennessee 5 Things That People Don’t Realize their Librarians Do Many people still have the stereotypical image of a librarian stuck in their head: an older ...
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Des Moines libraries' best bookworms

Des Moines libraries' best bookworms | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Meet 3 library super users
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Small Attends School Library Research Summit - iSchool News - iSchool - The School of Information Studies - Syracuse University

Small Attends School Library Research Summit - iSchool News - iSchool - The School of Information Studies - Syracuse University | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Small Attends School Library Research Summit
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Libraries offering 'more than books'

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As investment in UK library services continues to fall and borrowing rates drop, many libraries are facing closure or severely restricted opening hours.

So can a broader range of events, from breastfeeding groups to bulb planting, keep people coming through the doors?

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Books2eat - Home • Accueil

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Books2eat .com . International Edible Book Festival . Festival international du livre mangeable
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Van Meter Library Voice: For School Library Month We Celebrate How Our Libraries Change Our Lives

Van Meter Library Voice: For School Library Month We Celebrate How Our Libraries Change Our Lives | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
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North Yorks school library service to close | The Bookseller

North Yorks school library service to close | The Bookseller | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk. The latest press reports about the publishing sector and updates from the City
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J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts' Will Be Trilogy

J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts' Will Be Trilogy | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Following in the footsteps of "The Hobbit" franchise, Warner Bros. is planning "three megamovies" for J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter spinoff, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” The New York Ti...
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