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How to transition to a virtual and physical learning commons, with 21 century principles
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Copyright at UBC

Stay updated with copyright as the law unfolds.

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MAKE | WORK IN PROGRESS: Resources For Retooling Libraries ...

MAKE | WORK IN PROGRESS: Resources For Retooling Libraries ... | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
“Virtual Dave” Lankes is an associate professor at Syracuse University's School of Information Studies. ... England: IdeaStore is a different approach to library service where learning plays a major role: http://www.ideastore.co.uk/ ...
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As demand for e-books soars, libraries struggle to stock their virtual shelves - Washington Post

As demand for e-books soars, libraries struggle to stock their virtual shelves - Washington Post | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
As demand for e-books soars, libraries struggle to stock their virtual shelvesWashington PostThe publisher, Simon & Schuster, doesn't make any of its digital titles available to libraries.
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Librarians Without Borders' 2011 Annual Report

Published: Librarians Without Borders' 2011 Annual Report, including numbers and narrative about our Guatemala work:


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Curation as a 21st Century Skill | Barbara Bray - Rethinking Learning

Curation as a 21st Century Skill | Barbara Bray - Rethinking Learning | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Curation skills are the new 21s century skill. Barbara Bray lists the skills needed for curating and asks questions on how this can work with kids.
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Creating the Library of Tomorrow from the Ground Up | MindShift

Creating the Library of Tomorrow from the Ground Up | MindShift | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
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Authors' virtual visits to library intrigue young readers

Authors' virtual visits to library intrigue young readers | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it

The Brentwood Library staff has latched onto Skype, an Internet video conferencing system, to bring in guest authors and avoid the hassle of coordinating travel schedules, itineraries and such.
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iLibrarian » E-Books and Libraries: 25 Resources

iLibrarian » E-Books and Libraries: 25 Resources | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
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Digital Storytelling Workshop | Digital Learning Commons

Digital Storytelling Workshop | Digital Learning Commons | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
I'm an International Environmental Policy Student here at MIIS, this is my first year and I'm very excited to be working with the Digital Learning Commons. My strengths are in Geographical Information Systems and Geographic ...
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The Learning Commons » What is a Learning Commons

The Learning Commons » What is a Learning Commons | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
RT @HeidiSiwak: What is a Learning Commons?
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Virtual library opens in Second Life – Hypergrid Business

Virtual library opens in Second Life – Hypergrid Business | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
UK's Virtual Library of Birmingham opens its doors in Second Life for public exploration & comments http://t.co/wpw8D1vS...
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The Harvard Library Innovation Laboratory at Harvard Law School

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How Will We Read: In Public Libraries? | Education News

How Will We Read: In Public Libraries? | Education News | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Libraries must meet the expectations of both kinds of users with limited financial resources. Issues related to digital content are being addressed by a new working group we created in the American Library Association.
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Pippa's Homeschool and Library Blog: High Tech High Touch in HCS Learning Commons- Letting go of the Physical Book

Pippa's Homeschool and Library Blog: High Tech High Touch in HCS Learning Commons- Letting go of the Physical Book | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it

Letting go of the Physical book and embracing new technology at HCS Learning Commons.  We are enjoying the ride!

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What's In Store for the Library Automation Industry in 2012? | ALA ...

What's In Store for the Library Automation Industry in 2012? | ALA ... | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
The year will mark the beginning of a new cycle of transitions in automation platforms that will run to completion over the next decade. 2012 will be a watershed year in the roll out of a new generation of library automation ...
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Amazon’s Kindle Lending Library Zooms Past 75,000 Titles, Authors Earn $1.70 Per Borrow — The Digital Shift

Amazon’s Kindle Lending Library Zooms Past 75,000 Titles, Authors Earn $1.70 Per Borrow — The Digital Shift | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it

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Tech Transformation: Teachers as Leaders - part 1

Tech Transformation: Teachers as Leaders - part 1 | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it

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The Library as a Digital Learning Space - T.H.E. Journal

The Library as a Digital Learning Space - T.H.E. Journal | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
The Library as a Digital Learning SpaceT.H.E. JournalA high school in Connecticut is developing and honing a hybrid library that incorporates both traditional books and new digital technologies.
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New downtown Vancouver library offers resources, fun - The Columbian

New downtown Vancouver library offers resources, fun - The Columbian | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
New downtown Vancouver library offers resources, funThe ColumbianSome might say these kids would be better advised to seek out the first-floor computer commons, equipped with all-new stations where anyone, young and old, can use one free for an...
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5 Higher Ed Tech Trends for 2012 - Campus Technology

5 Higher Ed Tech Trends for 2012 - Campus Technology | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
5 Higher Ed Tech Trends for 2012Campus TechnologyThe resources will fall under a Creative Commons license, which means they'll be open for reuse and customization. California is not alone in this endeavor.
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Barnes & Noble Seeks Next Chapter - Wall Street Journal

Barnes & Noble Seeks Next Chapter - Wall Street Journal | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Los Angeles TimesBarnes & Noble Seeks Next ChapterWall Street JournalNow it is locked in a battle with Amazon and another deep-pocketed rival, Apple Inc., to sell both electronic books and the high-tech devices consumers use to read them.
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Gutenberg 2.0: Kindling the Reading Habit - Huffington Post (blog)

Gutenberg 2.0: Kindling the Reading Habit - Huffington Post (blog) | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Gutenberg 2.0: Kindling the Reading HabitHuffington Post (blog)DJ: The library is an expensive institution and many argue leaves a lot to be desired. Billions are spent annually on libraries in the US (per Association of Research Libraries).
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Hackasaurus: showing kids how the Web is not just to be consumed

Hackasaurus: showing kids how the Web is not just to be consumed | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Jess – I came to the project through my work with the Hive Learning Network, an initiative started by the MacArthur Foundation as part of their Digital Media and Learning portfolio. They connect museums, libraries and ...
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Pippa's Homeschool and Library Blog: New Year's Resolutions: Strengthfinders 2.0

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The Harvard Library Innovation Laboratory at Harvard Law School — Slaw

The Harvard Library Innovation Laboratory at Harvard Law School — Slaw | 21 century Learning Commons | Scoop.it
When John Palfrey was appointed vice-dean of library and information services at Harvard Law School a couple of years ago, one of the first things he did was create the Harvard Library Innovat (New @slaw_dot_ca : The Harvard Library Innovation Laboratory...

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