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Books, libraries and technology in 25 image quotes

Books, libraries and technology in 25 image quotes | Libraries | Scoop.it
Click to enlarge The technology is changing books, the way we read, and the role of institutions playing a crucial role in education and learning. Should w
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Running a Maker Faire: Good Hard Fun at St Joachim's

Running a Maker Faire: Good Hard Fun at St Joachim's | Libraries | Scoop.it
After being inspired by our fantastic day working with Gary Stager and Sylvia Martinez at the Invent to Learn day hosted by Brisbane Catholic Education (which you can read about in the earlier post...
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The 8 Elements of The Critical Thinking Process ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 8 Elements of The Critical Thinking Process ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Libraries | Scoop.it
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Vatican library plans to digitise 82,000 of its most valuable manuscripts - Telegraph

Vatican library plans to digitise 82,000 of its most valuable manuscripts - Telegraph | Libraries | Scoop.it
A 1,600-year-old manuscript featuring the poems of Virgil is among the collection being digitised by the Vatican Apostolic Library with the help of a Japanese IT firm (RT @DigitalAgendaEU: Vatican library plans to digitise 82,000 of its most valuable...

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Libraries Without Borders unveils a library in a box designed for refugees

Libraries Without Borders unveils a library in a box designed for refugees | Libraries | Scoop.it
Libraries Without Borders will unveil its latest project at the New York Public Library: The Ideas Box, a library in a box designed by Philippe Starck to be packed onto shipping pallets and sent to refugee camps.
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Fantastic idea!

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Funding the Future of the Libraries – Smithsonian Libraries Blog

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Edible Book Festival presents books so good you can eat them

Edible Book Festival presents books so good you can eat them | Libraries | Scoop.it
The annual Edible Book Festival, sponsored by the University Library and University YMCA, brings together book lovers, food lovers and artists to create “edible books.” 
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My Books Are Not My Babies | Beyond The Margins

My Books Are Not My Babies | Beyond The Margins | Libraries | Scoop.it
By Ann Bauer This post will probably offend a few people and if it’s you, I apologize. It’s not my intent to injure but rather to set straight some of the language I hear around book publishing. Because just as it grates on me to hear someone say “I’m going ...
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A Periodic Table Of Storytelling Tropes

A Periodic Table Of Storytelling Tropes | Libraries | Scoop.it
You probably won't recognize these storytelling elements from creative writing class.
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This is a great idea and excellent for secondary students in particular.

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Avatar Creators - Web tools for kids

Avatar Creators - Web tools for kids | Libraries | Scoop.it

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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Thanks Ana.

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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, March 18, 12:04 AM

Always looking for good avatar creators for students to use on their edmodo accounts. 

Profesor Mills's comment, March 20, 6:33 PM
Most of these link to advertisements for commercial brands or websites that no longer exist
john dimitriou's curator insight, March 26, 6:58 AM

Asking students to create or identify themselves through an avatar to explain how something works or how it is made allows students to package information in a way that it helps them to unpack knowledge. Becoming personally and emotionally invested helps to engage learners. They take ownership.

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Libraries of the Future Infographic | e-Learning Infographics

Libraries of the Future Infographic | e-Learning Infographics | Libraries | Scoop.it
The Libraries of the Future Infographic presents Americans’ attitudes and expectations for public libraries and depicts the possible future of libraries.
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This provides an insight into American's views.  I wonder what a similar view of Australia would look like?

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Survey shows deep class divide in reading habits

Survey shows deep class divide in reading habits | Libraries | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Sheffield identify significant link between deprivation and not reading books
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TLT: Teen Librarian's Toolbox: Teen Makerspaces @ Your Library

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Wonderfully Bizarre Sculptures of Decaying Art and Objects

Wonderfully Bizarre Sculptures of Decaying Art and Objects | Libraries | Scoop.it
Artist Valerie Hegarty creates wonderfully bizarre sculptures of decaying paintings, furniture, and other objects. She depicts her unfortunate objects melting, rotting, or in some cases, being eate...
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Excellent Checklist for Evaluating Information Sources ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Checklist for Evaluating Information Sources ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Libraries | Scoop.it
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Awesome Explanation on The Difference Between Primary and Secondary Sources for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Awesome Explanation on The Difference Between Primary and Secondary Sources for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Libraries | Scoop.it
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Declaration for the Right to Libraries | Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

Declaration for the Right to Libraries | Advocacy, Legislation & Issues | Libraries | Scoop.it
Sign the Declaration for the Right to Libraries, from the American Library Association #ALA I signed! http://t.co/o6NSuZR3XH

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May we need one in Australia?

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Please, No Starbucks in Every Library — Annoyed Librarian

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Around the Web: 18 recent reports relevant to libraries and librarianship

Around the Web: 18 recent reports relevant to libraries and librarianship | Libraries | Scoop.it
I’m always interested in the present and future of libraries. There’s a steady stream of reports from various organizations that are broadly relevant to the (mostly academic) library biz but they can be tough to keep track of. I thought I’d aggregate some of those here. Of course I’ve very likely missed a few, so…
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10 Must-Read Books for April

10 Must-Read Books for April | Libraries | Scoop.it
Winter is (supposedly) over, and April's showers means you can spend a few more weeks indoors reading your heart out until the nice weather starts. That's why we like to think of the fourth month a...
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Collins English Dictionary | Always Free Online

Collins English Dictionary | Always Free Online | Libraries | Scoop.it
The official Collins English Dictionary online. Comprehensive and authoritative, rely on Collins for up-to-date English with insights into language trends and usage.
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John Lennon's drawings, poems and prose

John Lennon's drawings, poems and prose | Libraries | Scoop.it
Gallery: Original work from Lennon's books In His Own Write and A Spaniard in the Works is to be auctioned in June. Take a look through the portfolio
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'Noah' spurs debate pitting art vs. Bible: Column

'Noah' spurs debate pitting art vs. Bible: Column | Libraries | Scoop.it
How much artistic interpretation should be allowed? In fact, most art can serve a useful purpose.
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Women's Library to reopen doors at London School of Economics

Women's Library to reopen doors at London School of Economics | Libraries | Scoop.it
Campaigners hope LSE will permanently house the oldest and most extensive collection on women's history in Europe The Women's Library, the oldest and most extensive collection on women's history in Europe, is about to open its doors again in what...
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TLT: Teen Librarian's Toolbox: Makerspace Moments: Creativity and Science with LEGOs (TPiB Lego Challenge Ideas)

TLT: Teen Librarian's Toolbox: Makerspace Moments: Creativity and Science with LEGOs (TPiB Lego Challenge Ideas) | Libraries | Scoop.it
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Connected Librarians Day: The Library as Makerspace | Active ...

Connected Librarians Day: The Library as Makerspace | Active ... | Libraries | Scoop.it
Defined as groups of creators who come together to design, plan, and create products using both digital and non-digital tools, makerspaces are popping up in library-centered conversations. While makerspaces can include ...

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This is from last year but a great idea.

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