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Campaign to form a Library PAC

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10 Wonderful Libraries Repurposed from Unused Structures - Flavorwire

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Free Technology for Teachers: The Teacher-Librarian is Your Best Tech Resource

Free Technology for Teachers: The Teacher-Librarian is Your Best Tech Resource | News on Libraries | Scoop.it

What does a school librarian do?  It's lots more than just books!

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Personal Librarian Program | Yale University Library

"The Personal Librarian (PL) Program is designed to introduce students entering Yale College to the collections and services of the Yale University Library. As a Yale freshman you will be matched with a Librarian, who will help you with any research involving the Library and its collections. Students doing more advanced work in their major should contact their Subject Specialist."


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One Innovation You Should Know About

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A pioneering mobile library service initiative, Library Live and On Tour features “LiLi”, the highly visible Cube. LiLi and Smitty Miller will take the library to community hubs. Unlike traditional ‘bookmobiles’, LiLi will stress services, access to information, and awareness of the library, rather than being exclusively about library materials.


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Making Stories: Libraries & community publishing

Our presentation at SXSWi 2012. Many thanks to the awesome Nate Hill, Michael Porter, and Char Booth for rocking the house.

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Libraries Jumping on the Augmented Reality Bandwagon — The Digital Shift

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Human-Centered Librarianship

Human-Centered Librarianship | News on Libraries | Scoop.it

Quote: "Our product is knowledge, connection, acceptance, creativity, and curiosity."

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To Attract Parents and Kids, Libraries Should Think Mobile — The Digital Shift

To Attract Parents and Kids, Libraries Should Think Mobile — The Digital Shift | News on Libraries | Scoop.it

Quote: "Library patrons between the ages of 21 and 40 ... turn to mobile technology when looking for content..."

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OverDrive Reports 35 Million Digital Titles Checked Out in 2011, Page Views Up 130 Percent — The Digital Shift

OverDrive Reports 35 Million Digital Titles Checked Out in 2011, Page Views Up 130 Percent — The Digital Shift | News on Libraries | Scoop.it

Information on ebooks in libraries

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For Libraries and Publishers, an E-Book Tug of War

For Libraries and Publishers, an E-Book Tug of War | News on Libraries | Scoop.it
Several publishers have barred libraries from buying their e-books, saying that allowing unlimited e-reading isn’t a sustainable business model. But one publisher is trying a different approach.

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You know you are a 21st-century librarian when… - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

You know you are a 21st-century librarian when… - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | News on Libraries | Scoop.it

Quote: "This list has been around for a few years, but I've updated it to serve as an "interest grabber" at the beginning of a chapter. Can you add to the list?"

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SOPA: A Call to Action for Librarians — The Digital Shift

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"...library technologist Jessamyn West, has called on her peers in the profession to take action, for starters, by becoming informed."

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Are Librarians Still Important? | Scholastic.com

Are Librarians Still Important? | Scholastic.com | News on Libraries | Scoop.it
In a word, yes. In fact, they may be an administrator's most underutilized resource. Learn how schools are freeing them up to help students, faculty, and principals find the information they need.
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Sherman Alexie: Librarians Are My Superheroes | American Libraries Magazine

Sherman Alexie: Librarians Are My Superheroes | American Libraries Magazine | News on Libraries | Scoop.it
American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.

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In the Library with the Lead Pipe » What Is Digital Humanities and What’s it Doing in the Library?

In the Library with the Lead Pipe » What Is Digital Humanities and What’s it Doing in the Library? | News on Libraries | Scoop.it

"... it is in this publicly visible, collaborative, online network and infrastructure that the Library should begin to see itself."

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Future U: Library 3.0 has more resources, greater challenges | Ars Technica

Future U: Library 3.0 has more resources, greater challenges | Ars Technica | News on Libraries | Scoop.it
Libraries strive to balance the physical and digital despite dwindling budgets.
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YALSA » What’s This Thing Called Google Knowledge Graph?

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Libraries on the front lines of advocating for freedom of information

Libraries on the front lines of advocating for freedom of information | News on Libraries | Scoop.it

Quote: "...libraries play a more profound, yet sometimes overlooked, role in the advocacy for freedom of information."

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Should Libraries Get Out of the eBook Business?

Should Libraries Get Out of the eBook Business? | News on Libraries | Scoop.it
Or get out at least until there is a better system? I know what you are going to say, I can hear it already - "We can't! Our patrons demand ebooks!
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Top 10 Public Libraries of the New Age

Top 10 Public Libraries of the New Age | News on Libraries | Scoop.it

Quote: "For starters, just like most public buildings, the library needs to become as a new hub for social life among the local community."

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Guest Blog Post: Library on Wheels

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Library on Wheels is a program that the Sequoyah High School Media Center has been doing for a little over three years now, and we are pleased with the results.  Library on Wheels  is the name we...
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» Highlighting one student’s call for school library advocacy AASL Blog

» Highlighting one student’s call for school library advocacy AASL Blog | News on Libraries | Scoop.it

Quote: "Jonathon chose to highlight the plight of school librarians in the era of drastic budget cuts. He turned up more than sixty studies demonstrating the clear relationship between school libraries and student achievement."

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WHAT IF? The Library Blackout Scenario - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education

WHAT IF? The Library Blackout Scenario - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education | News on Libraries | Scoop.it

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The Rise of the Learner Experience Librarian - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Rise of the Learner Experience Librarian - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education | News on Libraries | Scoop.it

"How do we improve learning?"


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