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Content of interest to those who work in the wilderness that is the middle school library.
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Did Shakespeare write his plays? - Natalya St. Clair and Aaron Williams

Did Shakespeare write his plays? - Natalya St. Clair and Aaron Williams | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Some people question whether Shakespeare really wrote the works that bear his name – or whether he even existed at all. Could it be true that the greatest writer in the English language was as fictional as his plays? Natalya St. Clair and Aaron Williams show how a linguistic tool called stylometry might shed light on the answer.
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John Green Accidentally Stole A 13-Year-Old Girl's Quote

John Green Accidentally Stole A 13-Year-Old Girl's Quote | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
An honest mistake of misattribution, made right by the author.
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Flipboard moves to the web with plans to host some news publishers' content

Flipboard moves to the web with plans to host some news publishers' content | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
After attracting more than 50m monthly readers on tablets and smartphones, US startup smashes down its walled garden and hopes partners will see the potential
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Are Google's Results Getting Too Ad-Heavy & Self-Promotional?

Are Google's Results Getting Too Ad-Heavy & Self-Promotional? | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Are Google's search results getting too ad-heavy and leading back to Google's own content too much? A new blog post suggesting that Google's non-paid listi
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Awesome Visual Featuring 13 Important Google Search Tips for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Awesome Visual Featuring 13 Important Google Search Tips for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
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Students Lack Basic Research Skills, Study Finds – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Students Lack Basic Research Skills, Study Finds – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
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Public Domain Project Offers Tons of Copyright-free Media to Use in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Public Domain Project Offers Tons of Copyright-free Media to Use in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
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Post-Artifact Books and Digital Marginalia

Post-Artifact Books and Digital Marginalia | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Our vision at Findings is to provide a place for readers to capture, store, and share digital marginalia…such as highlights from an ebook, or notes about blog posts or newspaper articles from the...
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How We Will Read: Maria Popova

How We Will Read: Maria Popova | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
This post is part of “How We Will Read,” an interview series exploring the future of books from the perspectives of publishers, writers, and intellectuals. Read our kickoff post with Steven Johnson...
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How We Will Read: Baratunde Thurston

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This post is part of “How We Will Read,” an interview series exploring the future of books from the perspectives of publishers, writers, and intellectuals. Read our kickoff post with Steven...
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How We Will Read: Laura Miller and Maud Newton

How We Will Read: Laura Miller and Maud Newton | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Welcome to the second installment of "How We Will Read," a series exploring the future of reading from the perspectives of publishers, writers, and intellectuals. This week, we talked to Laura Miller...
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How We Will Read: Clive Thompson

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This post is part of “How We Will Read,” a Findings interview series exploring the future of books from the perspectives of publishers, writers, and intellectuals. Read our kickoff post with Steven...
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Art cyclopedia: The Fine Art Search Engine

Art cyclopedia: The Fine Art Search Engine | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
The Artcyclopedia is an index of online museums and image archives: find where the works of over 8,000 different fine artists can be viewed online.
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BFTP: What does a good library tell you about a school? - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

BFTP: What does a good library tell you about a school? - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Your library is your portrait. - Holbrook Jackson

... children in one set of schools are ...
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How a major newspaper bungled a vaccine story, then smeared its critics

How a major newspaper bungled a vaccine story, then smeared its critics | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
The Toronto Star, Canada's highest-circulation daily newspaper, has built a reputation for excellent investigative reporting, including justly celebrated exposes of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford.
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Google adds fact-checked medical information to search

Google is introducing high-quality medical data to its search engine, hoping to give users worried about that rash that won't go away some fact-checked peace of mind. Starting in the next few days,...
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OCLC Classify -- an Experimental Classification Service

Classify is an OCLC Research prototype that helps you classify books, magazines, movies, and music using the Dewey Decimal Classification system or the Library of Congress Classification system.
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Tools of the Trade: A Library Starter Kit for Harvard Freshmen - Harvard College Library

A Library Starter Kit for Harvard Freshmen Resources and tips for research projects in your first year.
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Google scholar

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Google scholar | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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stevenberlinjohnson.com: Anatomy Of An Idea

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Anatomy Of An Idea | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
People often ask me about my research techniques. You would think this would be a relatively straightforward question, but the truth is that I have to keep changing my answer, because my techniques are constantly shifting as new forms of...
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How We Will Read: Paul Carr

How We Will Read: Paul Carr | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Paul Carr is a British author of several books as well as a columnist for such acclaimed publications as The Guardian and TechCrunch. Thanks to his satire and hilariously cynical style, he has been...
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How We Will Read: Richard Nash

How We Will Read: Richard Nash | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
This post is part of “How We Will Read,” a Findings interview series exploring the future of books from the perspectives of publishers, writers, and intellectuals. Read our kickoff post with Steven...
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How We Will Read: Clay Shirky

How We Will Read: Clay Shirky | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
This post is part of “How We Will Read,” an interview series exploring the future of books from the perspectives of publishers, writers, and intellectuals. Read our kickoff post with Steven Johnson...
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