Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools
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Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools
Transitioning traditional libraries to Learning Commons
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Technology Trends in Libraries for 2014

Technology has changed the face of libraries, and is continuing to change how we work and how we deliver services to customers. This workshop introduces emer...
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Linda Dougherty's curator insight, April 15, 2014 12:37 PM

Awesome take-aways to look at for your school library.

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Pew Study Suggests Libraries (And Print) Still Have A Future In An E-Book World | TechCrunch

Pew Study Suggests Libraries (And Print) Still Have A Future In An E-Book World | TechCrunch | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
A new study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project looks at the future of libraries.
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Rhonda Kay's comment, March 21, 2013 1:46 PM
Many Libraries already have these things...which suggests we need to do a better marketing job.
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E-book Reading Jumps; Print Book Reading Declines

E-book Reading Jumps; Print Book Reading Declines | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
23% of Americans ages 16 and older read an e-book in the past year, up from 16% the year before. The share who read a print book declined to 67%, from 72%.
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Library as Platform: Unlocking the Potential of Our Communities

Our buildings matter. Our services matter. But they don’t matter on their own, and we do not determine their value – that is a job for the community.
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Extraordinary Librarians: The Digital Shift

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School libraries: A shift to digital

School libraries are making a noticeable shift toward digital collections in an effort to keep up with 21st century student collaboration.
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A 21st Century Librarian Helps Students See Through the Cloud -- THE Journal

A 21st Century Librarian Helps Students See Through the Cloud -- THE Journal | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
Today’s librarians have to know things like responsible use policies and how to guide students in the effective use of the internet for research.
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Book Suggestion Search Engine for your Students based on author, title, or interest

Book Suggestion Search Engine for your Students based on author, title, or interest | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
BookLamp is a book analytic engine powered by the Book Genome Project. BookLamp's technology has applications in book discovery, reader advisory, and book suggestions similar to how Pandora.com analyzes music.
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Angela Wilkins's curator insight, March 17, 2013 9:22 AM

Matching Student Interest

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Together for Learning - Collaboration space to share Learning Commons Resources

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Patricia Carmichael's curator insight, September 24, 2013 7:50 PM

OKay, online but still a good idea for pedagogy insights...

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5 Online Libraries Teachers should Know about

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Angela Wilkins's curator insight, March 17, 2013 9:21 AM

Knowledge Building

Marci Milius's curator insight, June 21, 2013 10:07 AM

Great list of sites for anyone in education.