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5 Places To Find Free Educational eBooks

5 Places To Find Free Educational eBooks | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

Hunting down classic literature and important manuscripts may mean more than a quick Google search for many of us. You may turn to paid sources like Amazon or even (the humanity!) turn to printed books in your library. The horror! We kid. We love the library and feature effective ways to use libraries all the time.

So what happens when Google, Amazon, and your local library come up short in your quest for free educational eBooks? Never fear, there are a few critical resources you should know about. From Harvard to Bartleby to the International Children’s Digital Library … there’s plenty of ways to find a quality epub or downloadable book for your classroom or pleasure reading. Here’s some of our favorites:


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A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education

A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

For those of you who are new to this blog and want to learn about how to use blogs in teaching then I recommend you read the above mentioned article. Today, however we are going to add up to what we have already said about blogging but this time we have an infographic from our colleague Langwitches. This graphic contains all the things you need to know as a teacher to set up your blog and the educational pluses you get from it. Not that we have not already talked about this, but just the visual attractiveness of this infographic and also the compactness of information makes it worth printing off and even sharing with students . Please check it out and let us know about your suggestions.


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Content Curation for the School Librarian

Content Curation for the School Librarian | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it


Robin Good: "Content Curation and the School Librarian" is the featured article for the latest issue of Knowledge Quest magazine.


Authored by Nikki D. Robertson the article illustrates some of content curation key strengths, how the author has utilized content curation for her academic projects, and popular curation tools for those interested in exploring the field further.


PDF download here: http://bit.ly/QgtjwU





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Lucy Wyatt's curator insight, October 7, 2013 12:44 PM

With students accessing different kinds of material and the same material in different ways, the OPAC and vertical file may not be the best way to lead your students to the best content.  This article shows differing ways of attacking the problem.

 

Leigh Zika's curator insight, June 12, 2015 9:34 PM

Good examples of content curation tools for school librarians and teachers/students.

Brooke Roberson Buxton's curator insight, April 22, 12:12 PM

Easy article that introduces several key curation tools for use in the school library.