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The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens: Scientific American

The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens: Scientific American | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
E-readers and tablets are becoming more popular as such technologies improve, but research suggests that reading on paper still boasts unique advantages
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Findings Blog: How We Will Read Series

Findings Blog: How We Will Read Series | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Collect and connect ideas from the web and books with Findings.com
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Visualistan: How Google Ranks a Website #infographic

Visualistan: How Google Ranks a Website #infographic | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
In the How Google Ranks a Website Infographic below you can discover some powerful seo facts and seo tips take a look on it.
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63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

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63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World
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An Excellent Guide on Teaching Students about The Research Process ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Big Changes Are Coming To Google Search Results -- Are You Ready?

Big Changes Are Coming To Google Search Results -- Are You Ready? | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Face it: We've gotten too used to our familiar search results. The simple lists, the basic titles, the easy tags and categories; they've all been with us since the dawn of the search engine age. 2013 saw a few changes in search engine results page (SERP) format, but for the [...]
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10 changes a school library must consider in the digital era | eSchool News | eSchool News

10 changes a school library must consider in the digital era | eSchool News | eSchool News | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
How can a school library support an increasingly digital education? Learn about these 10 changes to keep up with the digital transition.
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Reflections on the LIS professional qualification | Ginformation Systems

Reflections on the LIS professional qualification | Ginformation Systems | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
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What Should a 21st-Century School Library Look Like?

What Should a 21st-Century School Library Look Like? | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
There’s an empty room at the REALM Charter School, which opened three years ago in an existing commercial building in Berkeley, Calif. When Emily Pilloton, director of the school’s Studio H design and build class, and Hallie Chen, an eighth-grade teacher, asked students what they envisioned for the space, they...
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10 of The Best Bibliography and Citation Tools for Teachers and Student Researchers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 of The Best Bibliography and Citation Tools for Teachers and Student Researchers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
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Social Media Skills for Librarians | David Lee King

Social Media Skills for Librarians | David Lee King | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Last week, I gave a presentation at McGill's Web2PointU Symposium - a cool conference run by students of the School of Information Studies at McGill Un
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In Los Angeles, 87 Percent of Public School Libraries Lack a Librarian - COLORLINES

In Los Angeles, 87 Percent of Public School Libraries Lack a Librarian - COLORLINES | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
The district employs 98 school librarians for 768 school libraries.
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Sofia Fragou's curator insight, February 13, 2:37 AM

"...many principals have been forced to keep libraries locked or run them illegally with parent volunteers or other school site staff. California law does not allow fill-ins for trained library staff." !!!

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Tags and hashtags: The ultimate guide to using them effectively

Tags and hashtags: The ultimate guide to using them effectively | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Denis Duvauchelle is the CEO and co-founder of Twoodo, the ultimate online collaborative tool.





Why does researching [hash]tags matter?
Whether it’s blog articles, publications, ...
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A Must Have Poster on Digital Literacy ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Must Have Poster on Digital Literacy ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it

Via Susan Oxnevad, Kevin Akita
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Love the idea that digital citizenship is part of the continuum of information and tech literacy.

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Reading is different online than off, experts say

Reading is different online than off, experts say | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Our brains, neuroscientists warn, are developing new circuits with a big impact on non-digital reading
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Flipboard buys Zite from CNN to quash a rival - CNET

Zite will fade away as a standalone app, as Flipboard folds the rival's recommendation tech into its own news reader.
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9 Tips Every Teacher should Know about Google Scholar ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Summary of Findings

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The focus of this report is the creation of a new typology of Americans’ public engagement with public libraries, which sheds light on broader issues around t
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TEDxASB - Doug Johnson - 2/25/10 - YouTube

Topic: Entertainment vs. Engagement: Why it's Imperative Educators Know the Difference Description: When asked a defining characteristic of the "Net" Generat...
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Five-Minute Film Festival: Copyright and Fair Use for Educators

Five-Minute Film Festival: Copyright and Fair Use for Educators | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
In K-12 education, it's a challenge to navigate the copyright and fair use waters. What can educators use? How can they use it? VideoAmy has collected some fun, engaging videos to help teachers and students understand the confusing subject.
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17 Genius Photos Of People Posing With Books

17 Genius Photos Of People Posing With Books | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
New York bookstore manager Emily Pullen and her colleagues have spent the last couple of years posing with the books they work with. You can follow her journey here .
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Humans of New York

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Writing for the Mobile Web | David Lee King

Writing for the Mobile Web | David Lee King | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Writing for the mobile web is a LOT like all those "writing for the web" articles you've probably seen before, but with more emphasis on scannability and
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Personality Inventory

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This is a fake inventory. Everybody gets the same results.

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This is a fake inventory! Everybody gets the same results!

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LA Times - Nothing to celebrate on 'Public Domain Day' 2014

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Why I Teach Freshman | Information Wants To Be Free

Why I Teach Freshman | Information Wants To Be Free | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Website of librarian, writer, speaker, consultant and LIS educator, Meredith Gorran Farkas. Includes the popular Information Wants to be Free blog.
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