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16 Great Library Scenes in Film

16 Great Library Scenes in Film | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
When news broke last week that Dan Brown's new novel will center on some sort of mystery surrounding Dante's Inferno, I immediately began hoping that there
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Newspapers no more, and online you realise it's about knowledge

Newspapers no more, and online you realise it's about knowledge | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
When I told people what I'd done, they were aghast.
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Thomas Marino's comment, February 4, 2013 7:56 PM
I love reading paper newspapers
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A New Chapter? A Launch Of The Bookless Library : NPR

A New Chapter? A Launch Of The Bookless Library : NPR | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Imagine a library without books — only computers and gadgets. That's the vision of one Texas county that plans to launch a digital-only public library. Despite the project's cost-efficiency, one librarian argues that the plan may be too ambitious.
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Yes, its there.

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Thomas Marino's comment, February 4, 2013 7:56 PM
not for me
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30 Second Thought Leadership | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

30 Second Thought Leadership | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
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Newtown Library Flooded With Grief Books

Newtown Library Flooded With Grief Books | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
NEWTOWN, Conn. (RNS): Four days after a gunman killed 20 schoolchildren and six others inside Sandy Hook Elementary School, boxes of books showed up at the Newtown public library.
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Should there be limits on social media?

Should there be limits on social media? | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
In a week marked by controversy over Twitter posts, we ask who should control content on social media.
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Looking to Apple for Tech Lab Inspiration | Library by Design

Looking to Apple for Tech Lab Inspiration | Library by Design | School Library Digest | Scoop.it

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High School Students Use Cell Phones in Class—but not for Schoolwork, Says Study - The Digital Shift

High School Students Use Cell Phones in Class—but not for Schoolwork, Says Study - The Digital Shift | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
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Just as many high school teachers are becoming comfortable with incorporating smartphones and other digital devices into classrooms to aid with learning, a new study finds that a majority of high school students are already using cell phones in class—to text, send emails, and browse social media sites.

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Teacher raising money for school library

Teacher raising money for school library | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Malik Nelson’s love for reading and the English language drives him to help his students understand and learn, to prepare them for their future. Nelso...
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Google Zeitgeist 2012 : une année de recherches

Google Zeitgeist 2012 : une année de recherches | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
1 200 milliards de recherches. 146 langues. Découvrez les recherches effectuées dans le monde.
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What the world searched in 2012 ?!

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Seventh-grader gives petition to keep library open to school board

Seventh-grader gives petition to keep library open to school board | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
WHITTIER - Molly Hansen wears a flower in her blonde hair and lights up the room when she smiles.
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Great effort for the loved ones !!

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Advocacy for Your School Library Helps All School Libraries

Advocacy for Your School Library Helps All School Libraries | School Library Digest | Scoop.it

A teacher librarian's story......I explain to him that it is vital that librarians shout about all the wonderful activities happening in their library. I do just that with this blog, the library website, twitter, email blasts, discussions with my principal, notices in the daily memo and articles in the school monthly newsletter. Since I became a librarian, I have used whatever media was available to advertise the library. I had to.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, December 4, 2012 1:24 AM

School libraries and media centers can be the driving force for meaningful technology integration in any school.  The key: Trained Librarian/Media specialists.

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Strategic Directions for School Libraries

How will education libraries best serve their communities in 2015? Why do we need to organise information more effectively? How do we incorporate the evolving s

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Lourense Das's curator insight, December 19, 2012 11:22 AM

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Violent books pulled from middle school library after student checks them out

Violent books pulled from middle school library after student checks them out | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
DENVER — Sandy Morton says she was “shocked they would have something like that in public school,” when her 14-year-old...
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Using the internet in place of memory doesn’t make us dumber | ExtremeTech

Using the internet in place of memory doesn’t make us dumber | ExtremeTech | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Researchers at UCLA have used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to show that people experienced in web searching actually show increased brain activity while searching for new information when compared to internet novices.
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Media Center School Resource

Media Center School Resource | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Voicesnews.com is the online edition of Voices and Voices Sunday-The Weekly Star, the largest semi-weekly newspaper in southwestern Connecticut for more than 30 years.
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Transfer of schools from CTSA approved

Transfer of schools from CTSA approved | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IBNS) The Union Cabinet has given its approval to transfer schools run by the Central Tibetan Schools Administration (CTSA) to the Department of Education (DoE), Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) or any registered society run...
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Dewey the Cat-CBS Sunday Morning

In 1988, a cat was found frozen & miserable in a library drop-box. Over the next 20 years, Dewey was adopted by the library & the community of Spencer, Iowa....
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Rising cost of education worries parents, survey shows - The Times of India

Rising cost of education worries parents, survey shows - The Times of India | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
An Assocham survey showed that 65% of parents spend more than half their take-home pay on their children's education, extra co-curricular activities placing significant burden on their family budget.
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3-fold fee hike likely in Kendriya Vidyalayas - The Times of India

3-fold fee hike likely in Kendriya Vidyalayas - The Times of India | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
If your child studies in a Kendriya Vidyalaya, be prepared for a steep hike in school fee. The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan’s board of governors, which is meeting on Friday, is likely to clear a three-fold hike in fees.
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20+ Free Online Libraries - Getting Smart

20+ Free Online Libraries - Getting Smart | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
It’s a shame more people are not aware of the wide array of free online libraries. Databases, books, videos, audio recordings and e-books are available, just waiting to be viewed and used.

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How our schools are robbing students of the joy of reading

How our schools are robbing students of the joy of reading | School Library Digest | Scoop.it

Books should be a pleasure in themselves, not merely a prompt for study.


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