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7 Reasons Why Adults Read YA Books

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Young Adult authors may not all be young, but they're hungry -- to tell and to sell.

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Learning in Progress: MinecraftEDU - The Journey Begins

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Bayfield library embarks on project to inspire interest in science, math

Bayfield library embarks on project to inspire interest in science, math | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

Since this is an after-school program, a primary goal is to make the learning fun.

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Design Thinking for Libraries

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Markers of quality: The role of librarians in everyday life information literacy | Peer to Peer Review

Markers of quality: The role of librarians in everyday life information literacy | Peer to Peer Review | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

"This all started when my teenage son reported that Adam Sandler has Ebola. He saw it trending on Facebook. I sighed inwardly and asked if he had looked at the source of the information. Being the son of a librarian he quickly said: “Yes! ..."

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5370- Profile of a Graduate Student & Librarian

Just a quick little video highlighting some characteristics of a good graduate student and attributes of a successful librarian!

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Public Libraries Support Refugees

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In the midst of the ongoing international migration crisis, libraries worldwide are finding ways to support newly arriving refugees.
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A Survey Of Librarian Perceptions of Informatio...

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Teaching research competencies and information literacy is an integral part of the academic librarian’s role. There has long been debate among librarians over what are the most effective methods of instruction for college students.

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Instrument-lending programs spreading at libraries across Canada

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Memory of Kingston musician inspired friends to catalogue and lend instruments – an idea spreading to Canada’s major cities

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Jonathan Franzen’s Bedtime Stories

We’re pretty sure Jonathan Franzen’s bedtime story is a metaphor for something, but we’re not sure what. Subscribe To "The Late Show" Channel HERE: http://bi...
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Happy Digital Citizenship Week – talk to a kid about being a good netizen | Ann Treacy | Blandin on Broadband

Happy Digital Citizenship Week – talk to a kid about being a good netizen | Ann Treacy | Blandin on Broadband | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

This is Digital Citizenship Week! I thought I’d go off the board a little bit to invite everyone to celebrate Digital Citizen Week by talking to a kid about what it means to be a good and safe citizen online.

Many years ago I was the computer teacher at a small grade school – grades K-8. I can tell you that kids take to technology – but they aren’t born knowing it. They need guidance. I now have my own kids who think they can use technology – and one is the queen of Instagram but when I asked her to get Maps working for me as I drove she had no idea what to do – because using technology isn’t just using technology. It’s using maps, asking good questions and evaluating answers, it’s writing a paragraph with a thesis and supporting sentences, it’s knowing when to be friendly and when to be warned.

 

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21 Books Everyone Needs to Read (as recommended by New York City librarians)

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BuzzFeed asked a bunch of librarians at New York Comic-Con what books they'd recommend everyone read before they die...


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Read All About It: A New Teacher’s Guide to Analyzing Newspapers | Teaching with the Library of Congress

Read All About It: A New Teacher’s Guide to Analyzing Newspapers | Teaching with the Library of Congress | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Read All About It: A New Teacher’s Guide to Analyzing Newspapers. A blog post at "Teaching with the Library of Congress" on 2015-10-07.

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Libraries are adding 'maker spaces' to attract DIY crowd - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Libraries are adding 'maker spaces' to attract DIY crowd - Minneapolis Star Tribune | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

By Jessie Van Berkel: With 3-D printers, software and DIY tools, libraries hope ‘maker spaces’ draw users. 

 

"People are visiting libraries less as e-books become more popular, Deputy Library Director Ben Trapskin said. So communities are rethinking how to use the buildings.

“We really want to breathe some new life into what we’re all about,” he said. “This is a good reason for people to come back into the space.”

 


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6 Active Learning Spaces Your Library Should Have | Knowledge Quest

6 Active Learning Spaces Your Library Should Have | Knowledge Quest | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

Active Learning Spaces In the book Get Active: Reimagining Learning Spaces for Student Success, the authors identify six types of active learning spaces that are essential for creating an engaging learning environment for students.


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BBC - Seriously...10 Women Who Changed Sci-Fi

BBC - Seriously...10 Women Who Changed Sci-Fi | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Profiling some of the finest female science fiction authors.

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Librarians in the Digital Age | American Libraries Magazine

Librarians in the Digital Age | American Libraries Magazine | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
ALA President Sari Feldman and President-Elect Julie Todaro respond to a recent Wall Street Journal editorial about librarians in the age of Google.
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Why I Am Not a Maker | Debbie Chachra | The Atlantic

Why I Am Not a Maker | Debbie Chachra | The Atlantic | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

Every once in a while, I am asked what I “make.” A hack day might require it, or a conference might ask me to describe “what I make” so it can go on my name tag.

I’m always uncomfortable with it. I’m uncomfortable with any culture that encourages you take on an entire identity, rather than to express a facet of your own identity ("maker," rather than "someone who makes things"). But I have much deeper concerns.

An identity built around making things—of being “a maker”—pervades technology culture. There’s a widespread idea that “People who make things are simply different [read: better] than those who don’t.”

I understand where the motivation for this comes from. Creators, rightly, take pride in creation.

 

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The size of NB’s workforce is smaller now than back in 2008. Only province to shrink.

The size of NB’s workforce is smaller now than back in 2008.  Only province to shrink. | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
New Brunswick saw an uptick in job creation in the last few months on 2015 and an overall real GDP growth rate (the final number is not in) of likely something above one percent.  That may not seem like much but compared to the average rate of zero since 2008 that is a good step forward. A lot of folks  - me included - now believe the labour market is becoming the biggest drag on GDP growth potential in New Brunswick.  As you can see from the chart below we are the only province in Canada that has seen its labour force shrink since 2008.  Across Canada the number of people working or looking for work has increased by 1.16 million people.  In New Brunswick, it has shrunk by 4,000. Growth/decline in the size of the labour force (% change 2008-2015) Source: Statistics Canada … Continue reading →
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Six easy ways to tell if that viral story is a hoax

Six easy ways to tell if that viral story is a hoax | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Our journalism expert explains how to tell fact from fiction.
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Tumblr’s Meme Librarian has the best job on the Internet

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What is a "meme librarian?"
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Markers of Quality: The Role of Librarians in Everyday Life Information Literacy | Peer to Peer Review

Markers of Quality: The Role of Librarians in Everyday Life Information Literacy | Peer to Peer Review | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

This all started when my teenage son reported that Adam Sandler has Ebola. He saw it trending on Facebook. I sighed inwardly and asked if he had looked at the source of the information. Being the son of a librarian he quickly said: “Yes!

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Voices: Why Americans love public libraries - Herald Times Reporter

Voices: Why Americans love public libraries - Herald Times Reporter | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Indisputable fact — Americans love their public libraries.
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Why kids still need ‘real books’ to read — and time in school to enjoy them #books #reading

Why kids still need ‘real books’ to read — and time in school to enjoy them #books #reading | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

Nancie Atwell is the renowned founder of the Center for Teaching and Learning, an award-winning non-profit independent K-8 demonstration school in Edgecomb, Maine, where she teaches seventh- and eighth-grade writing, reading and history. She is the author of numerous books, including the classic “In the Middle: A Lifetime of Learning About Writing, Reading, and Adolescents,” which has inspired teachers for years, and she has won numerous awards, including the first-ever $1 million Global Teacher Prize given last month by the Varkey Foundation.

Atwell’s school has a national reputation for its research-based literacy methods which focus on engaging and challenging students while fostering relationships between faculty and parents. A hallmark of the school are the collections of books, carefully selected by adults, from which students can choose. Afterward the children develop lists of books they found inspiring, an effort to help guide other young people looking for great books to read. The recommended book lists are on the school’s website and popular with teachers around the country.

Here’s a speech Atwell gave at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York City about the importance of providing books to children in classrooms, allowing them to choose the ones that interest them and then giving them time to lose themselves in the stories:

 

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A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources | OEDB.org

A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources | OEDB.org | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Makerspaces, sometimes also referred to as hackerspaces, hackspaces, and fablabs are creative, DIY spaces where people can gather to create, invent, and le

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Around the World in 50 Books: Exciting News About Books For Young People with Disabilities - North York Central Library Blog

One of the terrific things about working with The IBBY Collection of Books for Young People with Disabilities is the sense of community and connection that comes from looking at books that have been published around the world, all of them for and about children and teens with disabilities. There...

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