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Barnes & Noble’s $249 Nook Tablet to challenge Amazon’s Kindle Fire | VentureBeat

Barnes & Noble’s $249 Nook Tablet to challenge Amazon’s Kindle Fire | VentureBeat | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
Barnes & Noble is taking on Amazon and its Kindle Fire tablet by expanding its lineup of Nook e-readers to include a lighter, faster, 7-inch color touchscreen device called the Nook Tablet, according to documents obtained by Engadget.
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Amazon starts lending library for Kindle owners with Prime membership; big publishers stay out

Amazon starts lending library for Kindle owners with Prime membership; big publishers stay out | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that it is starting a lending library for Kindle owners, letting them borrow one electronic book per month.
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A Bibliographic Framework for the Digital Age (October 31, 2011): Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative (Library of Congress)

News and Announcements (Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative, Library of Congress).
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Libraries and learning communities - Internet Librarian

Libraries and learning communities Lee Rainie, Director, Pew Internet Project 10.18.11 Internet Librarian – Monterey, CA Email: [email_address] Twitter: @Lr...
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Digital textbooks open a new chapter

Digital textbooks open a new chapter | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
South Korea is embarking on a new educational chapter - digitising its entire curriculum.
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Google introduces “Infinite Digital Bookcase,” acts as virtual librarian | VentureBeat

Google introduces “Infinite Digital Bookcase,” acts as virtual librarian | VentureBeat | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
Google introduced the newest form of bookcase to your browsers today -- what it calls an "Infinite Digital Bookcase," and damn does it look cool. The company announced the bookcase in an official blog post.
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SlimeKids - School Library Media Kids

SlimeKids - School Library Media Kids | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
SlimeKids is a user-friendly website where students can research, watch book trailers, play educational games and access literacy-related resources.
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6 Reasons We're In Another 'Book-Burning' Period in History

6 Reasons We're In Another 'Book-Burning' Period in History | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
What's contained in this article is going to make 80 percent of you want to punch me in the face....
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Libraries Fight Back: Ebook Checkouts Up 200%

Libraries Fight Back: Ebook Checkouts Up 200% | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
Ebook checkout increased by more than 200% in 2010 according to a recent study from OverDrive, the leading distributor of ebooks and digital audiobooks to libraries.
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Amazon to book publishers: Welcome to the jungle, baby

Amazon to book publishers: Welcome to the jungle, baby | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
Amazon is continuing to disrupt the publishing industry by signing deals with popular authors, and the latest is thriller writer Barry Eisler.
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2.011 Conference - Library 2.0

2.011 Conference - Library 2.0 | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
We are pleased to announce the Library 2.011 worldwide virtual conference, November 2 - 3, 2011.
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Student Induction, Libraries, Prezi, and Interactive Maps « thewikiman

Student Induction, Libraries, Prezi, and Interactive Maps « thewikiman | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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PLAYBACK: Libraries as Spaces for Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Comics | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning.
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Free music, free books, free games, free poems and free puzzles that help teach children how to read and improve reading comprehension

Free music, free books, free games, free poems and free puzzles that help teach children how to read and improve reading comprehension | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
Free music downloads, free games, children's books, children's music, children's songs, sing-along songs, and animated cartoons help teach kids to read.
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Have You Tried Backchanneling in Your Classroom? Why Not Try These 32 Web Sites and Videos!

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Have You Tried Backchanneling in Your Classroom? Why Not Try These 32 Web Sites and Videos! | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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Digital library aims to expand kids' media literacy – USATODAY.com

Digital library aims to expand kids' media literacy – USATODAY.com | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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Free Teacher Resources | Discovery Education

Free Teacher Resources | Discovery Education | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
Free elementary, middle and high school teacher resources, including puzzlemaker, student games and activities and lesson plans.
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Home pdf epub ebook download rapidshare megaupload

Home pdf epub ebook download rapidshare megaupload | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
Download ebooks, magazines, novel, audiobooks...
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