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Manners-Matter-900.jpg (873x4000 pixels) | Library and Information Services | Scoop.it
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Somethings are worth knowing.

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A Visual Guide To Every Single Learning Theory - Edudemic

A Visual Guide To Every Single Learning Theory - Edudemic | Library and Information Services | Scoop.it
This detailed analysis and chart of every single learning theory is worth zooming in and studying.
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Digital Humanities & Libraries: More of THAT!

Digital Humanities & Libraries: More of THAT! | Library and Information Services | Scoop.it
In this report on the Digital Humanities & Libraries THATCamp, held in conjunction with the 2012 Digital Library Federation Forum meeting in Denver, Michelle Dalmau, Acting Head of Digital Coll...
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Gamification and Education: the Core Principles

Gamification and Education: the Core Principles | Library and Information Services | Scoop.it
This is re-posted from Iridescent's blog and was written by Kevin Miklasz, Director of Digital Curriculum at Iridescent.   I always like to say the gaming industry has done in 30 years what th...
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In one of my subjects, one of the lectures was spread out over a week and taught using the ideas of gamification. The topic for that particular lecture was, of course, Gamification. Despite my initial reservations, I found it an engaging method of education.   

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Infographic: A Day In The Life Of The Internet - Marketing Technology Blog

Infographic: A Day In The Life Of The Internet - Marketing Technology Blog | Library and Information Services | Scoop.it
2.4 billion internet users worldwide with 70% of them using the internet every day. That's 37.3% of the world's population... an increase of 566% since the year 2000.
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Some truly amazing statistics.

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The Digital Footprint Of 3 Different Generations - Edudemic

The Digital Footprint Of 3 Different Generations - Edudemic | Library and Information Services | Scoop.it
Let's look at your digital footprint: By next year (2014), humans will generate 5 billion gigabytes of data every 10 minutes. By any standards, that's a whole lotta data. I'm imagining a pretty immense cloud here.
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And that is why the future will always need information professionals. 

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Librarians: Your Most Valuable MOOC Supporters - OEDB.org

Librarians: Your Most Valuable MOOC Supporters - OEDB.org | Library and Information Services | Scoop.it
Librarians are a major part of universities, but they're almost entirely missing from the MOOC conversation. That's a big mistake.
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The internet allows almost anyone to participate in a MOOC. As an LIS student I feel the need to understand how MOOCs work. Fortunately, there's a link to a MOOC on MOOCs in this article. 

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Libraries Changed My Life

Libraries Changed My Life | Library and Information Services | Scoop.it
Real life accounts from library patrons whose lives have been changed for the better by libraries.
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This is a great blog. A 'Thank You' to libraries and librarians.

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Twitter / Trillian_01: @Diane_Keaton #Libraries The ...

Twitter / Trillian_01: @Diane_Keaton #Libraries The ... | Library and Information Services | Scoop.it
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Look at all those books!

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Designing a 21st Century Roadmap for Public Libraries

Designing a 21st Century Roadmap for Public Libraries | Library and Information Services | Scoop.it
Designing a 21st Century Roadmap for Public Libraries: Tapping Our Inner Futurist Friday, April 26, 2013 in Upper Merion, PA with Garry Golden, Forward Elements, Inc.  Now available: Program PDF. S...
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Libraries of the Future [VISUALIZATION] | LibraryScienceList.com

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7 Things Libraries Can Do with Google Glass - OEDB.org

Google Glass has been getting a lot of attention lately.
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Librarians, as always, keeping in step with the new tech.

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How to Boost Engagement with Your Audience In Library Social Media | LibraryScienceList.com

How to Boost Engagement with Your Audience In Library Social Media | LibraryScienceList.com | Library and Information Services | Scoop.it
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Good simple advice. I wonder how many libraries practice any of this. Are these good principles to adopt or not?

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Top Five Takeaways

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It would seem from this infographic that we, as librarians, have our work cut out in not just telling clients about our resources but, being very active in making sure that clients know how to make the best use of them. This also reminds me that librarians need advanced communication skills when assisting clients in finding the information that the client needs.

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Is This Kickstarter Project the Future of Blogging?

Is This Kickstarter Project the Future of Blogging? | Library and Information Services | Scoop.it
Ghost is a new Kickstarter project that wants to reinvent blogging. Does it have what it takes?
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Is it a Hackerspace, Makerspace, TechShop, or FabLab?

Is it a Hackerspace, Makerspace, TechShop, or FabLab? | Library and Information Services | Scoop.it
The past decade has seen the sudden, dramatic appearance of community spaces offering public, shared access to high-end manufacturing equipment. These spaces are interchangeably referred to as hack...
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Screwy Decimal: A World Without Libraries

Screwy Decimal: A World Without Libraries | Library and Information Services | Scoop.it
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A great piece from Screwy Decimal A.K.A. Rita Meade. 

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How Technology Is Shaping The Future Of Libraries - Edudemic

How Technology Is Shaping The Future Of Libraries - Edudemic | Library and Information Services | Scoop.it
So what's the future of libraries and what are they now doing to ensure they're relevant and useful for generations to come?
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Wow! 40 Retro Library Posters!

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Wow! 40 Retro Library Posters! | Library and Information Services | Scoop.it
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Simply fantastic!

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30+ Super Library & Information Science Careers | LibraryScienceList.com

30+ Super Library & Information Science Careers | LibraryScienceList.com | Library and Information Services | Scoop.it
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Access to information: 15 things you need to know to get it right

Access to information: 15 things you need to know to get it right | Library and Information Services | Scoop.it
How can open data evangelists or information services professionals help redress global inequalities? Our live chat panel share ideas and resources
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This is worth reading just for the differing points of view from our percieved wisdom. For example, in an age where we are becoming more digitized it is interesting to see that the most used resources at one library are the paper agricultural journals.

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Libraries: A Canvas for Creating Meaningful User Experience | UX Magazine

Libraries: A Canvas for Creating Meaningful User Experience | UX Magazine | Library and Information Services | Scoop.it
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