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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
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Libraries offering 'more than books'

Libraries offering 'more than books' | School Library Digest | Scoop.it

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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

Books2eat - Home • Accueil | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
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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Students soak it up at read-in

The Greenup County High School Library had a read-in earlier this month to help promote reading. Students participated in book talks, book trailers a
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Brownwood teacher will shave her head if students...

Brownwood teacher will shave her head if students... | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
A first-grade teacher at Woodland Heights Elementary School has agreed to shave her head at the end of the school year if kids raise enough money for the school library.
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High school library named for beloved educator - By Daniel Dunkle

High school library named for beloved educator - By Daniel Dunkle | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Friends, family and fellow educators honored Becky J. Harjula Thursday, March 27 by renaming the library at Oceanside High School East in her memory.
Harjula died unexpectedly in November, having ...
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A Very Rare Book Opens 6 Different Ways, Reveals 6 Different Books

A Very Rare Book Opens 6 Different Ways, Reveals 6 Different Books | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Book binding has seen many variations, from the iconic Penguin paperbacks to highly unusual examples like this from late 16th century Germany. It’s a varia
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Letter: Are Libraries Infallible?

Letter: Are Libraries Infallible? | School Library Digest | Scoop.it

 

If you walk into a library and find an inappropriate bulletin board posting in the children’s section of the library, what do you think will happen to you if you voice your opposition?

 

If you bring it up to the library’s attention, they will say “thank you” and not remove the posting. If you persist, they state “Libraries do not bow to pressures to remove materials, images or information from our collections/premises.”

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Master of Education in School Librarianship Premieres

Master of Education in School Librarianship Premieres | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
   Longwood University has recently added a new graduate degree to its curriculum. Longwood will be the first public institution in Virginia to offer a Master of Education degree program in School Librarianship.
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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

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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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Karnataka HC prevents transfer of 172 KV students - The Times of India

The high court on Friday passed an interim order restraining the principal of Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV), Kudremukh , from issuing transfer certificates (TCs) to 172 students.
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Cville Teachers Kiss Pigs to Benefit School Library

Cville Teachers Kiss Pigs to Benefit School Library | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Some Charlottesville teachers will do whatever it takes to raise money for the school's library, even if that means kissing a pig.
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American Libraries Learn To Read Teenagers

American Libraries Learn To Read Teenagers | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
In the digi-real world, public libraries must pull out all the creative stops to attract teens.
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'They're just being mean'; Local Girl Scouts' library project set on fire overnight

'They're just being mean'; Local Girl Scouts' library project set on fire overnight | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
The children's books inside were donated by local families and Bookmans stores. Friday, someone decided it would be fun to set them on fire.
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'Little free libraries' coming to northwestern Ontario

'Little free libraries' coming to northwestern Ontario | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
The township of Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls plans to promote reading and boost community spirit by building some free libraries.
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