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'Cloud Library' eBooks coming to your living room - InMaricopa.com

'Cloud Library' eBooks coming to your living room - InMaricopa.com | Libraries, Leadership and Foresight. | Scoop.it
InMaricopa.com'Cloud Library' eBooks coming to your living roomInMaricopa.com“This is our next step in putting the library in your living room, your doctor's office, your back yard, your vacation site or wherever you may choose to access our eBooks...
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avast! blog » Avast is now free for schools and libraries in the USA

avast! blog » Avast is now free for schools and libraries in the USA | Libraries, Leadership and Foresight. | Scoop.it
Starting this week, we have made most of our Avast antivirus products and solutions free for use by schools and libraries in the US. This is just the first step and if it is successful, we will extend it worldwide
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Penguin expands library ebook lending with Baker & Taylor ...

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Less than a year after ending its relationship with digital library distributor OverDrive, Penguin is expanding ebook library lending in new partnerships with Baker & Taylor and 3M. But neither distributor supports Kindle ...
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5 Reasons to Thank a Teacherpreneur

5 Reasons to Thank a Teacherpreneur | Libraries, Leadership and Foresight. | Scoop.it

A broader definition comes from the book Teaching 2030; teacherpreneurs are:

 

“…teacher leaders of proven accomplishment who have a deep knowledge of how to teach, a clear understanding of what strategies must be in play to make schools highly successful, and the skills and commitment to spread their expertise to others – all while keeping at least one foot firmly in the classroom.”


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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, December 1, 2012 9:02 PM

A read over this provides an inspiration for reaching higher goals as a teacher.

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Beyond Talent and Smarts: Why Even Geniuses Struggle

Beyond Talent and Smarts: Why Even Geniuses Struggle | Libraries, Leadership and Foresight. | Scoop.it

"Americans have a complicated relationship with this kind of relentless striving."

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Leadership & Management Daily

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Leadership & Management Daily, by Danielle Mikesell: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos. (RT @DanielleValues: Leadership & Management Daily is out!
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Getting the best out of people - ISO 10018 aids ISO 9001 implementation (2012-11-15) - ISO

Getting the best out of people - ISO 10018 aids ISO 9001 implementation (2012-11-15) - ISO | Libraries, Leadership and Foresight. | Scoop.it
Getting the best out of people - ISO 10018 aids ISO 9001 implementation: ISO
10018:2012, Quality management – G...
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A new way forward in collective leadership?

A new way forward in collective leadership? | Libraries, Leadership and Foresight. | Scoop.it
We have built a world in which competition rules but it's time to pay more attention to the art of collective leadership, says Petra Kuenkel (RT @glouriais: A new way forward in collective #leadership?
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MakerBot Introduces 3D Photo Booth In Its New York Store, Print Your Face In 3D | TechCrunch

MakerBot Introduces 3D Photo Booth In Its New York Store, Print Your Face In 3D | TechCrunch | Libraries, Leadership and Foresight. | Scoop.it
Today was the official grand opening of the MakerBot Store in New York. Head over to 298 Mulberry Street and you can buy MakerBot printers, filament, and pre-made items, such as bracelets, watches and toys.
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A new chapter for libraries - FT.com

A new chapter for libraries - FT.com | Libraries, Leadership and Foresight. | Scoop.it
The debate about libraries, in the UK at least, tends to get stuck in fixed or outmoded ideas about what constitutes a library.
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Linking Mission to Strategy and Action

Linking Mission to Strategy and Action | Libraries, Leadership and Foresight. | Scoop.it
 At a recent  team retreat, Jen Pahlka identified a problem that crops up at Code for America (a non-profit she started that I am an adviser to), and that I immediately...
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New California State Library Releases “The Emerging Story of ...

New California State Library Releases “The Emerging Story of ... | Libraries, Leadership and Foresight. | Scoop.it
The California State Library has announced an exciting new tool for public libraries. The Emerging Story of California Public Libraries is a document designed to help libraries reframe their stories of why they are still relevant ...
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12 Most Gratifying Leadership Gifts

12 Most Gratifying Leadership Gifts | Libraries, Leadership and Foresight. | Scoop.it
David Dye is thankful for the 12 Most Gratifying Leadership Gifts.
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Much-trumpeted survey proves the opposite of what the surveyors seem to think it does - The Shatzkin Files

Much-trumpeted survey proves the opposite of what the surveyors seem to think it does - The Shatzkin Files | Libraries, Leadership and Foresight. | Scoop.it

"The survey results are interpreted as evidence that the big publishers are making a terrible mistake being cautious about making ebooks available for library lending."

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Self-taught African Teen Wows M.I.T.

15-Year-Old Kelvin Doe is an engineering whiz living in Sierra Leone who scours the trash bins for spare parts, which he uses to build batteries, generators ...
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Corporate culture changes only when people change | SmartBlogs

Corporate culture changes only when people change | SmartBlogs | Libraries, Leadership and Foresight. | Scoop.it
Only when leaders proactively manage productivity AND citizenship do organizations enjoy a high performance, values-aligned culture.
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On Thankful Leadership - Wired 4 Leadership

On Thankful Leadership - Wired 4 Leadership | Libraries, Leadership and Foresight. | Scoop.it
"The first job of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you." For that leadership inspiration alone this is a great Thanksgiving Day 2012.
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Leadership Series Part II : Why is leadership so important? - StopDoingNothing Academy

Leadership Series Part II : Why is leadership so important? - StopDoingNothing Academy | Libraries, Leadership and Foresight. | Scoop.it
Leadership Series Part II : Why is leadership so important?
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Solving Your Biggest Innovation Challenge

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The big prize for companies: innovating "innovation at scale."...
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Conway and Proffitt Paper Describes What Can Be Accomplished by Implementing Shared Archival Collections Assessment Practices

Conway and Proffitt Paper Describes What Can Be Accomplished by Implementing Shared Archival Collections Assessment Practices...
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Social Media Will Play a Crucial Role in the Reinvention of Business

Social Media Will Play a Crucial Role in the Reinvention of Business | Libraries, Leadership and Foresight. | Scoop.it
Social media can bring ideas from the edge of the company to the core.
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Andy's Answers: How McGraw-Hill does amazing things with its social intranet | SmartBlogs

What could help a huge corporation like McGraw-Hill operate more efficiently, connect global offices, crowdsource ideas and develop products?
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20+ Free Online Libraries - Getting Smart

20+ Free Online Libraries - Getting Smart | Libraries, Leadership and Foresight. | Scoop.it
It’s a shame more people are not aware of the wide array of free online libraries. Databases, books, videos, audio recordings and e-books are available, just waiting to be viewed and used.
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