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Teacher Librarain Guide - LibGuide by Joyce Valenza

Teacher Librarain Guide - LibGuide by Joyce Valenza | Librarians Teaching Information Literacy | Scoop.it
Guides for practicing Teacher Librarians and TL wannabes!
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In digital age, librarians are needed more than ever [infographic]

In digital age, librarians are needed more than ever [infographic] | Librarians Teaching Information Literacy | Scoop.it
It's so good such infographics like the one presented below are created. They don't only list challenges both librarians and library patrons face in times

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Librarians and the Digital Age

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"In digital age, librarians are needed more than ever..."

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Digital Public Library of America on edshelf

Digital Public Library of America on edshelf | Librarians Teaching Information Literacy | Scoop.it

The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science. The DPLA aims to expand this crucial realm of openly available materials, and make those riches more easily discovered and more widely usable and used, through its three main elements:

1. A portal that delivers students, teachers, scholars, and the public to incredible resources, wherever they may be in America. Far more than a search engine, the portal provides innovative ways to search and scan through the united collection of millions of items, including by timeline, map, format, and topic.

2. A platform that enables new and transformative uses of our digitized cultural heritage. With an application programming interface (API) and maximally open data, the DPLA can be used by software developers, researchers, and others to create novel environments for learning, tools for discovery, and engaging apps.

3. An advocate for a strong public option in the twenty-first century. For most of American history, the ability to access materials for free through public libraries has been a central part of our culture, producing generations of avid readers and a knowledgeable, engaged citizenry. The DPLA will work, along with like-minded organizations and individuals, to ensure that this critical, open intellectual landscape remains vibrant and broad in the face of increasingly restrictive digital options. The DPLA will seek to multiply openly accessible materials to strengthen the public option that libraries represent in their communities.

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Historical Primary Sources | UC Berkeley

Historical Primary Sources | UC Berkeley | Librarians Teaching Information Literacy | Scoop.it
A guide to finding primary sources in history at the UC Berkeley Libraries
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Combining The Nation's Digitized Libraries, All In One Place

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The Digital Public Library of America seeks to keep digital collections available to all, free.
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This would be a good source of primary documents for academic research.

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25 Libraries We Most Love on Pinterest - OEDB.org

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"Numerous libraries — be they specialty, public, or affiliated with a school — have harnessed its popularity to push education and literacy causes to the digital generation."


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National Archives and Records Administration

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The online collection of resources from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.  Includes Teacher Resources, and Veterans' Service Records.

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