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The role of the Library within Universities is continually changing. eLearning is also growing globally. Libraries and eLearning are now woven together into the fabric of teaching and learning for students and educators everywhere.
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Another click in the wall

Another click in the wall | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it
With a world of information now available online, the classroom is not a place, it's an attitude. This new way of learning looks nothing like the schools we grew up with.
Craig Patterson's insight:

"Reshape the role of the teacher into a facilitator"

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Harvard’s Copyright First Responders to the Rescue

Harvard’s Copyright First Responders to the Rescue | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it
While most academic librarians are familiar with the basics of copyright law, the questions they’re asked are getting more complex.
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New MOOC Teaches Educators and Librarians About Copyright

New MOOC Teaches Educators and Librarians About Copyright | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it
For many of us in the information industry, copyright is the bane of our existence. We need more than a passing familiarity with key intellectual property and copyright issues, yet the environment is incredibly complex. And while copyright issues plague libraries and the teaching profession, most of us without formal legal training and degrees don't feel adequately prepared or comfortable responding to questions we face during the normal course of business. So the announcement that a team of three well-respected librarian-lawyers would be teaching a massive open online course (MOOC) through Coursera about copyright was greeted with a great deal of excitement from within the library community. Fortunately, the free course did not disappoint.
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2014-nmc-horizon-report-library-EN.pdf

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100 Search Engines For Academic Research

100 Search Engines For Academic Research | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it
100 Search Engines For Academic Research

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pru's curator insight, August 20, 4:13 AM
Plenty to evaluate in here.
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U Texas Students, Faculty Get Dedicated Collaboration Space -- Campus Technology

U Texas Students, Faculty Get Dedicated Collaboration Space -- Campus Technology | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it
Instructors, librarians and students at the University of Texas at San Antonio have a new, decked-out classroom dedicated to collaboration. "GroupSpot," as it has been named, sits on the second floor of the main library and is intended to be used by faculty for their courses during the day and by students the rest of the time.
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iLibrarian » 5 Ways to Use Pinterest in Your Library

iLibrarian » 5 Ways to Use Pinterest in Your Library | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it
"Pinterest is a digital pinboard application which started just last year but has quickly become one of the top 10 most trafficked social networking websites according to Hitwise. During the second week in December the website had over 11 million visitors. This is pretty impressive considering that the site is still in the invite-only stage."
Via Monica Ehrenstråle (Nilsson), Niels Damgaard, Anu Ojaranta, NairarbilUCA, SciEng Librarian
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Elizabeth Hutchinson's comment, February 19, 2012 5:09 AM
I cant wait to try this out. Thanks
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25 Libraries We Most Love on Pinterest

25 Libraries We Most Love on Pinterest | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it
“ These libraries are must-follows on everyone's favorite social bookmarking site, Pinterest.” Multimedia buffs will absolutely adore how these libraries are using Pinterest to show off their impressive photo collections, research tips and other areas of interest. View them here: http://oedb.org/library/beginning-online-learning/25-libraries-we-most-love-on-pinterest
Via Fe Angela M. Verzosa, SciEng Librarian
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Open Access and its impact on the future of the university librarian

Open Access and its impact on the future of the university librarian | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it
“ We are shifting from content ownership by individual libraries to joint provision of services on a larger scale, says Stephen Barr...”
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Higher Education Funding Committee Discusses Open Textbook Library for NDUS

Higher Education Funding Committee Discusses Open Textbook Library for NDUS | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it
Heavy textbooks could soon be a learning tool of the past for North Dakota University students.
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Updated Cost Analysis of the Open Course Library | Student PIRGs

Updated Cost Analysis of the Open Course Library | Student PIRGs | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it

In response to growing concerns about the high cost of textbooks, the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges launched the Open Course Library (OCL), a project to outfit 81 of the state's largest- enrolled courses with high-quality, low-cost educational materials. Funded jointly by the Washington State Legislature and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the project sought to offer faculty and students a more affordable alternative to expensive textbooks


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Hey Amazon: Where Is the Netflix for College Textbooks? — Higher Education — Medium

Hey Amazon: Where Is the Netflix for College Textbooks? — Higher Education — Medium | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it
Is reading going the way of all-you-can view movies?
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How 'Frozen' fandom changed Disney's stance on copyright infringement

How 'Frozen' fandom changed Disney's stance on copyright infringement | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it

 

 


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Jeni Mawter's curator insight, July 24, 10:12 PM

The slippery slope of Copyright in today's market. 

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Chris Osterndorf:  "From films, to toys, to parks, Walt Disney's original vision has come to fruition so completely it’s hard to imagine even he knew what was possible.  And one of the chief ways Disney has kept that original vision intact is by building a reputation for being very, very litigious."

Greg Clemett's curator insight, July 26, 5:00 AM

Same old adage... all publicity is good publicity?

Or... 'we're making so much money, why bother with time and cost of fighting it'!

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Florida’s newest university opens bookless library

Florida’s newest university opens bookless library | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it
Florida Polytechnic University’s enormous facility promises to make “many more books available for the students” in digital format
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Penn's 'ModPo' MOOC partners with the New York Public Library | Penn Current

Penn's 'ModPo' MOOC partners with the New York Public Library | Penn Current | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it
Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman created an American tradition of radical poetry about 160 years ago, and this year, Penn’s Kelly Writers House (KWH) and the New York Public Library (NYPL) have created a radical way to teach it.
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Making Noise in the Library

Making Noise in the Library | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it

Students can put their hands on digital books and information from virtually anywhere, but the library is the main place on campus where traditional and new knowledge resources, the latest information technology, and skilled instructors converge in an ongoing process of learning, teaching, and research.


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NMC Library Horizon Report 2014 (Pt. 2 of 6): Key Trends for Libraries, Learning, and Technology

NMC Library Horizon Report 2014 (Pt. 2 of 6): Key Trends for Libraries, Learning, and Technology | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it
There’s a rich and rewarding experience awaiting trainer-teacher-learners who explore the “key trends” section of  the newly-released (first ever) New Media Consortium (NMC) Horizon Project educati...

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▶ The unexpected journey from a 60 minute lecture to a MOOC: a librarian's mid-way report - YouTube

This talk was delivered on April 4th 2013 e.SCAPE conference at Concordia University in Montréal, part of the presidential series of talks. More details at h...
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Libraries a Major Player in Campus eLearning Initiatives - continuum

Libraries a Major Player in Campus eLearning Initiatives - continuum | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it
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A public library that only uses QR codes | SmartPlanet

A public library that only uses QR codes | SmartPlanet | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it
An Austrian city without a public library plasters QR codes with free books throughout its streets.
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How should academic libraries communicate their own value?

How should academic libraries communicate their own value? | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it
“ Libraries are not synonymous for a 'large undergraduate study hall'.”
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Duke Libraries Offers E-Books and Audiobooks for Personal Mobile Devices -- Campus Technology

Duke Libraries Offers E-Books and Audiobooks for Personal Mobile Devices -- Campus Technology | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it
Duke University Libraries has launched a new service, called Duke OverDrive, which lets students, faculty and staff download e-books and audiobooks to their personal mobile devices, including iPhones, iPads, Nooks, Android phones and tablets and Kindles.
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Hack School Libraries!

My blog: http://blog.schoollibraryjournal.com/neverendingsearch/ My tweets: @joycevalenza My deets: http://aboutme.com/jvalenza This preso: http://tinyurl.com/…;
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The Digital Public Library of America: Collaboration, Content, and Technology at Scale (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu

The Digital Public Library of America: Collaboration, Content, and Technology at Scale (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it
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Technology improves higher learning, it doesn't kill it

Technology improves higher learning, it doesn't kill it | Libraries and eLearning | Scoop.it
As MOOC mania approached its peak in 2012, Anant Agarwal, the president of the Massive Open Online Course platform edX, claimed: Online education for students around the world will be the next big thing…
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