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The Woodlands Hub: Australian Curriculum English - Term Planners

The Woodlands Hub: Australian Curriculum English - Term Planners | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it

WEST AUSTRALIA: We would like to share our Term Planners document. You can use this document to track WHAT content descriptions you have taught each term. This is a tracking document only - not a planning tool for HOW you will teach the content.

The Term Planners are in the mode view of Reading/Viewing, Writing and Speaking & Listening. They pdf contains Term Planners for Foundation to Year 7.


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Downloadable [pdf] Australian Curriculum - English in modes Term planners

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DDA, Approval Plans and Collections: Trends in E-Book Purchasing

DDA, Approval Plans and Collections: Trends in E-Book Purchasing | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
There are many ways to build an academic library e-book collection. Keep up with key issues and emerging trends in e-book purchasing with the new journal from No Shelf Required.
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Academic Books and their Future

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Report by Michael Jubb presents perspectives from three key stakeholder groups —publishers, libraries, and intermediaries in the supply chain for academic books—and  highlights some key issues.
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Perceptions of transforming public library e-resource provision in England

Caution: JavaScript execution is disabled in your browser. You may not be able to answer all questions in this survey. Please, verify your browser parameters.Perceptions of transforming public library e-resource provision in England A survey to assess the library professionals' perceptions of opportunities,...
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Public Lending Right for e-books passes into law in UK

Joanna Trollope called it "justice at last", as legislation making the UK the first country in the world to extend Public Lending Right (PLR) to include remote loans of e-books and audiobooks was finally passed.
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When the Wolf Finally Arrives: Big Deal Cancelations in North American Libraries

When the Wolf Finally Arrives: Big Deal Cancelations in North American Libraries | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
For years, we in libraries have been predicting the imminent demise of the manifestly-unsustainable Big Deal -- and yet it has persisted. Now that may be changing.
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Libraries Unbound

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Each month, Libraries Unbound focuses on a key theme in the library industry, offering insights from librarians for librarians to address best practices and different perspectives on the changing industry.
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Wish I’d known… Library helper genres

Wish I’d known… Library helper genres | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
Library helper genres
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Download the genre descriptions and check out the library helper genres at the end of the document: media tie-ins, encouraging readers, form and perspective, author characteristics.
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National Repository of Open Education Resources (NROER) - India

National Repository of Open Education Resources (NROER) - India | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
NROER is a collaborative platform for those in school and teacher education in India. Initiated by the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and managed by the Central Institute of Educational Technology, National Council of Educational Research and Training, the Repository runs on the MetaStudio platform, an initiative of the Gnowledge Labs, Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education
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Most teens prefer print books

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The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has funded research by Deakin and Murdoch Universities into teenagers’ reading behaviour. Called Teen Reading in the Digital Era, the research is a pilot study of Australian teenagers’ practice using traditional print and digital platforms for recreational reading. The project’s literature says, “Research shows reading for pleasure is linked to …
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The Library - Skills & Knowledge of Librarians - Love of Books - Library Careers in 1940s

The Librarian - Do you have what it takes to be a librarian? You have to like helping people, love books and sharing knowledge. From the Library of Congres
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Directory of Open Access Journals in Education from the Education Research Global Observatory

Directory of Open Access Journals in Education from the Education Research Global Observatory | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it

ERGO is a project on the National Education Policy Center at the University of Colorado, Boulder. As a signatory to the Budapest Open Access Initiative, the ERGO is dedicated to the promotion and dissemination of open access ("free to read") scholarship in education.


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Gilbert C FAURE's comment, July 12, 2015 2:13 AM
I am in France. You can search on https://doaj.org/subjects
Arjun Rajagopalan's comment, July 12, 2015 2:32 AM
Thanks for the super prompt responses. This link worked. Great resource, particularly for those of us in India who have a hard time finding journals.
Pilar Moral's curator insight, August 3, 2015 7:24 AM

Big collection of open access educational journals.

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Lexile Level Is One of Three Components of Text Complexity

Lexile Level Is One of Three Components of Text Complexity | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it

The Common Core specifically says that there are “three equally important parts” of text complexity:

Quantitative Dimensions - Can students read it?Qualitative Dimensions - Should students read it?Reader and Task Considerations - Do students want to read it?


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Is an indication of text complexity a useful type of categorisation for school library collections and catalogues?

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The Death of Textbooks

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Artificially intelligent software is reshaping traditional teaching materials—but it's unclear what the new technology will take away from the learning experience.
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‘Always a place for pen and paper’

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In May 2012, the Gold Coast’s Varsity College made national headlines for phasing out printed books from its school library collection in favour of digital ­resources. Then-principal Jeff Davis told parents the ­library budget would be spent on e-fiction and subscriptions to online databases for research, while empty bookcases would be sold and the space reconfigured to accommodate student laptops, with wi-fi internet access and IT support desks... 
Five years on, books are back on the shelves at the state-run Varsity College thanks to a renewed focus on reading and literacy by new executive principal Steven McLuckie, who believes physical books offer better engagement for students than their digital counterparts.
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​Major Textbook Publishers Sue Follett Over Counterfeit Sales

​Major Textbook Publishers Sue Follett Over Counterfeit Sales | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it

Three of the country’s largest publishers, Pearson Education, McGraw-Hill Education and Cengage Learning, are suing Follett Corporation, a majo
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Program Materials - TexQuest - TexQuest at Education Service Center, Region 20

Reliable online resources for Texas public schools provided with support from the Texas Legislature
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Public Lending Right for e-books passes into law in UK

Joanna Trollope called it "justice at last", as legislation making the UK the first country in the world to extend Public Lending Right (PLR) to include remote loans of e-books and audiobooks was finally passed.
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Selecting resources for your collection | Collections and resources | School libraries | Services to Schools | National Library of New Zealand

Selecting resources for your collection | Collections and resources | School libraries | Services to Schools | National Library of New Zealand | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
Developing criteria and procedures to find, choose and buy items, accept donations or handle complaints makes your collection easier to manage.
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Collection Development: A Centralized Approach

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Collection development, the process of gathering and maintaining information resources for libraries has become increasingly complex, with libraries continuing to consider their blend of print volumes to e-books under shrinking budgets and a growing number of acquisition models. Luke Swindler, collection management officer for the University of North Carolina Library, sees collection development at University libraries going in one direction.
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Infographic: Workload and quality of teaching

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A recent school staff workload survey in Victoria, Australia asked teachers to consider 17 demands of quality teaching. Responses showed that 68% of primary, 65% of secondary and 62% of specialist teachers felt they had been able to select appropriate and interesting teaching resources.


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Crowd-sourced curriculum-alignment data: a survey of school libraries and proof-of-concept | ALIA Information Online 2017 Conference

Crowd-sourced curriculum-alignment data: a survey of school libraries and proof-of-concept | ALIA Information Online 2017 Conference | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
Presentation by Ben Chadwick, SCIS. Results of a 2016 survey of attitudes towards resource alignment, the current alignment practices occurring in libraries, and TL opinions towards crowd-sourced alignment metadata.
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Implementing and Promoting Digital Library Resources

You’ve just invested in new online resources for the library. But how do you let users know they’re available? In this webinar, Ann Jacobson, a Reference
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Solving the hard problem of patron privacy in digital libraries

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“A library should only collect, retain, and disclose members’ personal information so that it can provide or improve serv…”
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openingthecurriculum2014.pdf


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Janet Symmons's curator insight, June 28, 2015 3:54 PM

Interesting to compare this with the OER policies in Canada (see post earlier today)