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Welcome to Open Library (Open Library)

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Wow. Today I learned that Demand Progress cofounder Aaron Swartz helped found Reddit, watchdog.net, and this great site.
I knew that he was big, I didn't know that he started this site also. 

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SocialTech: Young People's Learning Technology Priorities

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Although the first  section is interesting, I am curating this study due to the second half of the blog.  It includes research which involved 400 young people (11-19 years old) about what they want regarding the use of technology in the classroom

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Educational Technology Guy: All PDF books from National Academies Press are now FREE

Educational Technology Guy: All PDF books from National Academies Press are now FREE | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

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Seth's Blog: The future of the library

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What is a public library for? First, how we got here: Before Gutenberg, a book cost about as much as a small house. As a result, only kings and bishops could afford to own a book of their own. This...
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50 Essential Sites and People for School Librarians |

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With names like Elizabeth Kahn, Kathy Schrock, the Cool Cat Teacher and more, this list will serve as a wonderful meta list of resources.

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A comprehensive list of essential sites and people school librarians should know.

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Google Livres

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Search the latest index of the world's books. Find millions of great books you can preview or read for free.


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Are Digital Media Labs the Libraries of the Future? - Education - GOOD

Are Digital Media Labs the Libraries of the Future? - Education - GOOD | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Libraries are going through an identy crisis.
I like this quote:  "We are in one of these rare moments in time where what it means to be literate today, what it meant for us, is going to be different from what it means to be literate for our kids,"
This article talks about what one library is doing to manage this transition.


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