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The New Supply Chain and Its Implications for Books in Libraries (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu

The New Supply Chain and Its Implications for Books in Libraries http://t.co/9oDf5FNU...
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The ABC's of Information Literacy | greggfesta

The ABC's of Information Literacy | greggfesta | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Information Literacy is the ability to identify what information is needed, understand how the information is organized, identify the best sources of information for a given need, locate those sources, evaluate the sources critically, and share...
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Reconceptualising the School Library as Collaborative Makerspace | Services to Schools

Reconceptualising the School Library as Collaborative Makerspace | Services to Schools | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Library as makerspace for “hanging out”, “messing around”, and “geeking out” about digital media. Love it!
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A university goes the 'school' way - The Hindu

A university goes the 'school' way - The Hindu | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The HinduA university goes the 'school' wayThe HinduEach school will now have only one library.
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Adopt a School Program has officially started! Start giving books today.

Adopt a School Program has officially started! Start giving books today. | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The purpose of this program is that most schools don't have the room to budget for school books. The Adopt a School program sponsored by Indigo is to help schools across Canada get new books into those libraries.
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Library Links: ERAC report - eBooks, eReaders and School Libraries

Library Links: ERAC report - eBooks, eReaders and School Libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
ERAC report - eBooks, eReaders and School Libraries. Explore devices, formats, and issues (Jan 2012). http://eraccommons.ca/ebooks/. Thinking about eBooks? Want to know what some of the issues are? Some of the ...
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The 25 Most Beautiful Public Libraries in the World - Flavorwire

The 25 Most Beautiful Public Libraries in the World - Flavorwire | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Flavorwire: Cultural news and critique from Flavorpill (The 25 Most Beautiful Public Libraries in the World http://t.co/438XdmQQ...)...
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10 Wonderful Libraries Repurposed from Unused Structures - Flavorwire

10 Wonderful Libraries Repurposed from Unused Structures - Flavorwire | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Flavorwire: Cultural news and critique from Flavorpill (Love that corporate world buildings are made into Public Libraries!
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A Class to Teach You How to Use Google

A Class to Teach You How to Use Google | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Using Google seems simple enough. But the company says that most people are not taking advantage of all the features Google offers, from simple to sophisticated, to make searching more efficient.
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Thing Fifteen: Attending, presenting at and organizing seminars ...

My professors stress the importance of attending conferences and seminars. I agree with their reasons. It's definitely a way to get your name out in the library word and network while still learning new things that aren't ...
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Personal Learning Environments and the revolution of Vygotsky’s Zone of Proximal Development | Teachers Tech

Personal Learning Environments and the revolution of Vygotsky’s Zone of Proximal Development | Teachers Tech | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Personal Learning Environments and the revolution of Vygotsky’s Zone of Proximal Development | Teach http://t.co/jS1VCk94...
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Save Queensland's Government Libraries

Save Queensland's Government Libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Save Queensland's Government Libraries. Reducing funding and closing these libraries run by highly qualified library and information professionals means decisions made may not be based on the best available current evidence.
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Information Literacy/Instruction Librarian - HigherEdJobs

Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Information Literacy Librarian will take a central role in organizing, delivering, and promoting the library, its resources, and information literacy instruction to faculty and students at...
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British Columbia Teacher-Librarians' Ning

British Columbia Teacher-Librarians' Ning | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
British Columbia Teacher-Librarians' Ning is a social network (Just added a new blog post on British Columbia Teacher-Librarians' Ning http://t.co/uy9BrVtU...)...
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Media and Information Literacy as a Composite Concept | Exploring the interactions among public opinion, governance, and the public sphere

Media and Information Literacy as a Composite Concept | Exploring the interactions among public opinion, governance, and the public sphere | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Media and Information Literacy as a Composite Concept http://t.co/2MLg1MMK via @zite...
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50 Best iPad Apps for Users with Reading Disabilities | TeleRead ...

50 Best iPad Apps for Users with Reading Disabilities | TeleRead ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
TeleRead - News and views on ebooks, libraries, publishing and related topics. HOME| · AROUND THE WORLD| · EREADERS| · LIBRARY| · COPYRIGHT| ...
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Librarians out in force for CILIP Big Day 2012 - libfocus

Librarians out in force for CILIP Big Day 2012 - libfocus | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Over 180 librarians, all members of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, attended the special day which included the Annual General Meeting (AGM).
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Librarians On YouTube: Case Study No. 0527: Lost in the Stacks

Librarians On YouTube: Case Study No. 0527: Lost in the Stacks | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
KEVIN MCCABE: Not all librarians are keeping it down. One group is actually rocking their way to a record deal. ... Thursday night, the band took to Brooklyn's own Royal Blue Studios in Bed-Stuy, to record their first professional album.
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Oceano Schools Fight to Keep Library - KCOY.com

Oceano Schools Fight to Keep LibraryKCOY.comOCEANO, Calif- State budget cuts over the years have taken a toll on education, including access to school libraries. But at least one local district is refusing to close this chapter.
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» Privacy and the Social Web: 13 Resources

» Privacy and the Social Web: 13 Resources | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Navigating the world of social media can be difficult to do while also protecting your privacy.
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» 7 Things You Should Know About the Evolution of the Textbook

» 7 Things You Should Know About the Evolution of the Textbook | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The folks at Educause have put together a new “7 Things” guide, this time describing 7 Things You Should Know About the Evolution of the Textbook.
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Teacher librarians crucial in info age | School Library Advocacy

Teacher librarians crucial in info age | School Library Advocacy | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
We stand at the crossroads of two futures for Australian children.
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Global Impact Study presents at IFLA 2012 - The Global Impact Study

Global Impact Study presents at IFLA 2012 - The Global Impact Study | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The presentation, part of the Policy, Strategy, and Advocacy track, focused on results from the Global Impact Study, particularly findings about libraries, based on the study's user survey data. Another objective of the session ...
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Facebook

Facebook | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Join Facebook to connect with Australian Teacher Librarian Network and others you may know.
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Bex Without Spex: Thing 16: advocacy

Bex Without Spex: Thing 16: advocacy | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Advocacy is a really important skill to have as a librarian for both personal (you can 'sell' yourself and show what a difference you have made to the library and the people you serve) and professional reasons (you can 'sell' ...
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