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Technology for learning commons, libraries, including literacy tools, apps, media, internet privacy, copyright, and plagiarism.
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Get a Read on This: Libraries Bridging the Digital Divide: Andrew Roskill at TEDxCharleston - YouTube

A serial entrepreneur and a digital community advocate, who is founder and CEO of BiblioLabs, a software and media company focused on helping libraries provi...
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How do we make libraries better?  We need software that is easy to use, engaging and immediately accessible.  We also need to be actively advocating for our libraries!  Enter the learning commons which does just that.  As we move into a new age of libraries it is good to evaluate what we are doing right and what we need to improve on.  Of course no ways can we compete with Google and Amazon :)  But we are FREE!  and that you cannot BEAT!  So in terms of economy we are bridging the digital divide in terms of poverty!

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The Library of the Future

The Library of the Future | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
Experience the immersive, collaborative, innovative James B. Hunt, Jr. Library at NC State in this video.
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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, January 22, 2014 11:53 AM

Dream!  This learning commons is now and happening and not waiting for the future to dictate its future.  This is library advocacy!!

Jo Dane's curator insight, March 27, 2014 7:54 AM

One of the most impressive libraries I have seen! Designed for the student who has not yet been born! Now that is future thinking!

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5 trends poised to rock education | eSchool News | eSchool News

5 trends poised to rock education | eSchool News | eSchool News | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it
Education is often slow to adopt new trends, but these five technologies are poised to transform teaching and learning in classrooms today.
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Top tech trends in education today from eSchool News.  

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101 Gadgets That Changed The World - Top 101 Gadgets of All Time

101 Gadgets That Changed The World - Top 101 Gadgets of All Time | Library Web 2.0 skills | Scoop.it

The alarm clock. The personal computer. The smartphone. The radio. You know the greatest gadgets of all time (and you’ve probably owned most of them), but which has changed the world more than any other)

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