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3 Informational E-Books for Teachers and Educators

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3 e-books for educators and teachers...
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World Digital Library - maps, manuscripts, films, and more

World Digital Library - maps, manuscripts, films, and more | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
The World Digital Library will make available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from cultures around the world, including manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films,...
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Library Association of Victoria - archive of presentations and resources

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Libraries 2020: Imagining the library of the (not too distant) future | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Associate Director Kristen Purcell shares Pew Internet's latest data on mobile, social networking, and e-reading in her keynote address for the 2012 State University of New York Librarians Association Annual Conference in New York City.
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4 great infographics about self-publishing | Ebook Friendly

4 great infographics about self-publishing | Ebook Friendly | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
Infographics are a fantastic way to provide a lot of useful information in an attractive, attention-keeping form.
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Social Media, Social Networking and School Libraries.

Social networking is a participatory medium that is changing the very nature of our professional connections, our community practices and the nature of learning...
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Libraries Grapple With The Downside Of E-Books : NPR

Digital books are the fastest growing area of publishing. Libraries are seeing a surge in demand for e-book titles as well, but there's a downside.
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eBook Options for Libraries

An investigation into viable ways for libraries to offer ebooks...
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Do Your Students Know How to Cite a Tweet?

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Do Your Students Know How to Cite a Tweet? | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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How to Download e-books from the Public Library on the iPad | PadGadget

How to Download e-books from the Public Library on the iPad | PadGadget | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
Have you checked out a book from your public library and read it on your iPad yet? You didn’t know you could do that?
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Show your students how to download ebooks from your public library.

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Survive and Thrive! An Advocacy Toolkit for School Librarians

Survive and Thrive! An Advocacy Toolkit for School Librarians | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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WorldCat.org: The World's Largest Library Catalog

WorldCat.org: The World's Largest Library Catalog | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
Find what you want in a library near you with WorldCat, a global catalog of library collections.
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Why Barnes & Noble-Microsoft pact hurts Google - CBS News

Why Barnes & Noble-Microsoft pact hurts Google - CBS News | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
The software giant's investment in Barnes & Noble poses a serious threat to the search company's hopes for Android...
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Twitter for teacher librarians

Why Twitter?A Presentation for Teacher Librarians By Beth Redford @bethredford Dynamic Landscapes Conference May 11, 2012...
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rethink – rebuild - rebrand: think iCentre

Featured address at School Library Association of Victoria (SLAV) 'Creating collaborative learning spaces: Future school library scenarios' seminar held at Vict...
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Information Literacy Infographic

Information Literacy Infographic | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
via – http://easybib.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/information-literacy_final.png...
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You are what you write...

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Directly Download an Enhanced ePUB eBook to Your iPad - Playing with Media

Directly Download an Enhanced ePUB eBook to Your iPad - Playing with Media | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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To Remain Relevant, Libraries Should Help Patrons Create — The Digital Shift

To Remain Relevant, Libraries Should Help Patrons Create — The Digital Shift | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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Integrating Google Tools 4 Teachers

A workshop presented Colette Cassinelli, Google Certified Teacher...
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How to Read .ePub Ebooks on Firefox and Chrome [Quicktip]

How to Read .ePub Ebooks on Firefox and Chrome [Quicktip] | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
ePub is an open standard format for ebooks, a format used to publish electronic books, magazines and newspapers.
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Is It Time to Stop Using the Word 'Textbook'?

Is It Time to Stop Using the Word 'Textbook'? | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
Charging $162 for a textbook may or may not be morally acceptable, but I am pretty confident that it will soon cease to be commercially sustainable.
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Neat Radio Time Machine - compare changes in BillBoard Top 100 over the years

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12 Ways To Use Google Search In School, By Degree Of Difficulty | Edudemic

12 Ways To Use Google Search In School, By Degree Of Difficulty | Edudemic | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
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Is Too Much Tech Bad for the Modern Teenager? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Is Too Much Tech Bad for the Modern Teenager? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Learning Commons - 21st Century Libraries in K-12 schools | Scoop.it
This infographic provides some perspective on just how immersed the moder teenager is in technology.
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