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Medina middle school libraries turn new page by adding ebook collections

Medina middle school libraries turn new page by adding ebook collections | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Check it out: Medina middle school libraries turn new page by adding ebook collections.
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Malorie Blackman: Why are libraries mandatory in prisons but not schools?

Malorie Blackman: Why are libraries mandatory in prisons but not schools? | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Malorie Blackman, the children's laureate, questions why libraries are mandatory in prisons but not schools, claiming services for young readers are “disappearing”
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School library honors a teacher who loved reading

School library honors a teacher who loved reading | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
She got married in a hall that was once a library reading room, surrounded by rows of books.
Which was no surprise.
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37 Writers Share The Books That Saved Their Lives

37 Writers Share The Books That Saved Their Lives | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
“We live for books.” ― Umberto Eco
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Initiative to boost student reading during summer

Initiative to boost student reading during summer | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Research has shown there is a ‘summer slump’ for students who do not read during summer break. Additionally, studies have found children from low-income families, whose main exposure to books is through the school library, are more likely to not read during the summer. The McFarland School District has decided to take a proactive approach to decrease the summer reading gap.
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Children’s book characters to visit city libraries

Children’s book characters to visit city libraries | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Children visiting city libraries this month will be able to see two of their favourite characters in Maisy Mouse and Elmer.
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10 changes a school library must consider in the digital era | eSchool News | eSchool News

10 changes a school library must consider in the digital era | eSchool News | eSchool News | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
How can a school library support an increasingly digital education? Learn about these 10 changes to keep up with the digital transition.
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CBSE to Introduce Library and Information Science for Classes XI and XII from 2014 Session

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to introduce Library and Information Science (L.I.Sc) as a new course option for class XI and XII students from the forthcoming academic year 2014-2015. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to introduce Library and Information Science (L.I.Sc) as a new course option for class XI and XII students from the forthcoming academic year 2014-2015.
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30 Days of Back To School: Teacher-Librarian Collaboration Tips

When mk proposed the idea of 30 Days of Back To School, I was heading into uncharted territory as a solo librarian covering two libraries in my large public high school (we have about 2200 students...

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, February 11, 7:55 PM

Collaborative planning and teaching.

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The Duston School - Winners of the School Library Design of the Year Award 2012


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Lourense Das's curator insight, February 19, 2:00 AM

From 'borrowing-library' to 'function' in learning. The Duston School wins #SLA Library Design Award 2012 [video]

Maria Jose Vitorino's curator insight, February 19, 1:14 PM

fa bu lo so

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This Is What a Librarian Looks Like

This Is What a Librarian Looks Like | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
When you think of a librarian, what image comes to mind? Photographer Kyle Cassidy ventured to the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia in January to explore that question. In between networking, educational events, and panels, librarians from across the country stopped by Cassidy’s makeshift studio to sit for...
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Wonderful !!!!

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Youngsters warned over 'selfie' addiction | Bangkok Post: news

Youngsters warned over 'selfie' addiction | Bangkok Post: news | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Latest news, politics, business and sport from Thailand and Asean, plus features, opinion and multimedia from across Southeast Asia.
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“Fantastic” new library opened at village school

“Fantastic” new library opened at village school | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
A “fantastic” new nautically- themed library was officially unveiled last week after a revamp at Essendon Primary School.
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World's 20 Most Stunning Libraries

World's 20 Most Stunning Libraries | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Discover 20 of the world’s most stunning libraries, from a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the mountains of South Korea to the modern incarnation of Ancient Alexandria's legendary library.
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The World's Coolest Libraries

The World's Coolest Libraries | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
The books found within them are fascinating but the buildings that store them can be just as cool -- a stunning look at the world's coolest libraries!
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New Report Hails Librarians as Drivers of Digital Transition - The Digital Shift

New Report Hails Librarians as Drivers of Digital Transition - The Digital Shift | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
This past January, the Alliance for Excellent Education published a report showing school librarians in the front lines of the education movement to shepherd digital tools and skills into the hands of students.
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How Cuts and Closures of Elementary School Libraries Are Hurting Our Kids

How Cuts and Closures of Elementary School Libraries Are Hurting Our Kids | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
From Los Angeles to New York City, budget cuts are affecting public school libraries.
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Pullman: 'every school should have a good library' | The Bookseller

Pullman: 'every school should have a good library' | 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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Colorado Administrator Forges New Path for School Librarians

Colorado Administrator Forges New Path for School Librarians | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
When budget cuts forced her district to cut back on librarians' schedules, Julie A. Bowline re-deployed her librarians as digital literacy teachers.
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Mitch Albom to help rebuild Filipino school libraries

Mitch Albom to help rebuild Filipino school libraries | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Edward Norton to star in and adapt Jonathan Lethem's 'Motherless Brooklyn.'
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Google Search Tip

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This weekly post is charged with giving you weekly Tech Tips that you can use immediately in your library, in the classroom, or at home with your own family.

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, February 11, 7:53 PM

Some advanced tips to pass on to your students.

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How the school librarian touches every child (Includes interview)

How the school librarian touches every child (Includes interview) | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
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How the school librarian touches every child (Includes interview)
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Librarian Becky Daughtry has worked in both public and private libraries for more than 22 years.

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CBSE to offer LIS as an elective Subject in Class XI & XII from 2014-'15 | Photos | Kendriya Vidyalaya Librarians' Network

CBSE to offer LIS as an elective Subject in Class XI & XII from 2014-'15 | Photos | Kendriya Vidyalaya Librarians' Network | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
CBSE to offer LIS as an elective Subject in Class XI & XII from 2014-'15
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Libraries seek ideas for remaining relevant

Libraries seek ideas for remaining relevant | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
This week at the Carnegie Library of Homestead, talking loudly will be encouraged — at least for an hour or so. Allegheny County Library Association ...
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UK National Libraries Day 2014: “Why we love libraries” - OUPblog

UK National Libraries Day 2014: “Why we love libraries” - OUPblog | School Library Digest | Scoop.it
Today is National Libraries Day in the United Kingdom, and hundreds of activities and events are taking place in public libraries of all shapes and sizes -- from the multi-million pound Library of Birmingham, to the tiniest local libraries run by volunteers -- in order to celebrate our wonderful librarians, and the libraries they run. To celebrate National Libraries Day, we asked a few of our staff what they love about public libraries.
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