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Why Wikipedia Does Belong in the Classroom

Why Wikipedia Does Belong in the Classroom | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The proper place of social media in the classroom remains a mystery to most people, with Wikipedia standing as the biggest, baddest new media nemesis of them all.
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CORE Education's Ten Trends 2012 | CORE Education

CORE Education's Ten Trends 2012 | CORE Education | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
CORE Education explores ten emerging ICT trends that will impact upon the education landscape for New Zealand and the world. These are known as CORE Education’s Ten Trends.
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3 Sure-Fire Ways to Generate New and Great Ideas

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Generate New and Great Ideas | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
First, the bad (that’s the way I prefer it): To have new and great ideas require work. The belief that an excellent idea just pops into your head in an AHA! moment is wrong. Eureka, like overnight success, takes time.
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» The New Supply Chain and Its Implications for Books in Libraries

» The New Supply Chain and Its Implications for Books in Libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it

Joseph J. Esposito, independent management consultant. Ebooks and higher educaiton libraries.

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What So Proudly We Hail – Common Core allows librarians to shine

What So Proudly We Hail – Common Core allows librarians to shine | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Like most school librarians, Ms. Hearne has been trained both as a teacher and a librarian, a combination she thinks is perfectly suited to helping students and teachers as the Common Core State Standards presses them into ...
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Re-Imagining and Indigenizing the Library's Role in Educating New ...

You are cordially invited to re-imagine the role of libraries – specifically the Education Library, First Nations House of Learning Xwi7xwa Library, and more broadly, school libraries will be examined.
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Tangled Librarian: The Librarian Has Left the Building

Tangled Librarian: The Librarian Has Left the Building | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The Library Goddess is sending us weekly reminders to take care of ourselves, even though she knows we will probably still take care of everyone and everything before we do so. I registered for two conferences this fall and ...
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Book Buzz | York County school libraries embrace technology amid ...

Book Buzz | York County school libraries embrace technology amid ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
But what about the libraries in our schools? As York Daily Record/Sunday News education reporter Angie Mason shows in today's front-page article, school librarians are working with more technology, but it comes at a price.
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University of Delaware Library offers multimedia literacy program - University of Delaware

University of Delaware Library offers multimedia literacy program - University of Delaware | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
University of DelawareUniversity of Delaware Library offers multimedia literacy programUniversity of Delaware20, 2012--The University of Delaware Library has announced a new multimedia literacy program of instruction.
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E-Readers and the Public School Problem | TeleRead: News and ...

E-Readers and the Public School Problem | TeleRead: News and ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Tags: disabled-accessible e-readers, e-readers for the blind, e-readers in libraries, e-readers in public schools, Free Library of Philadelphia, good e-reader, Sacramento Public Library · Facebook · Twitter · LinkedIn · E-mail ...
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Hector Macaskill Memorial Scholarship in Children's Librarianship ...

Hector Macaskill Memorial Scholarship in Children's Librarianship ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
QAA Quality Mark for UK Higher Education Quality and Standards · Cambridge-India Win Win Relationship. Master's and PhD Scholarships in Library and ...
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Call for Proposals: PRACTICAL GUIDES FOR LIBRARIANS (A ...

... understand, and implement professional resource featuring multiple checklists, forms, and other usable features;; be written and edited by librarians for librarians; and,; meet and exceed the highest standards of professional ...
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Library benefits from 'techie director' - Lexington Dispatch

Library benefits from 'techie director' - Lexington Dispatch | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Library benefits from 'techie director'Lexington DispatchRuth Ann Copley walked into a conference room at the Lexington Branch of the Davidson County Public Library on Thursday holding a tight grasp on four to five pieces of the newest consumer...
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Son of Citation Machine

Citation generator.

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Curation for schools

Curation tools develop a range of skills for students including information literacy...
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QR Code Treasure Hunt Generator from classtools.net

QR Code Treasure Hunt Generator from classtools.net | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Design a QR Code 'Treasure Hunt' to get students using their mobile devices to move and to learn...
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ALA Press Release | American Library Association

Continuing issues and conflicts with ebooks and public libraries.

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ALA President Protests Library Ebook Sales Practices in Open Letter ...

ALA President Protests Library Ebook Sales Practices in Open Letter ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
ALA President Maureen Sullivan American Library Association (ALA) President Maureen Sullivan released an open letter today denouncing the refusal by several. ... Advocacy Spotlight: Putting Libraries on the Ballot ...
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Leave comment - Save NYC Libraries

Leave comment - Save NYC Libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
There is a brand new force in library advocacy and those of who fight in the budget trenches are ecstatic that it is here. The EveryLibrary PAC combines grassroots guts with steely-eyed professional political chops.
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A Day in the Life of a Librarian: Interlibrary Loan Conference

A Day in the Life of a Librarian: Interlibrary Loan Conference | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The world of libraries and information is rapidly changing and, in order to stay on top of new trends, there's nothing better than attending a conference! There are many professional conferences a librarian can attend to learn ...
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An American Librarian Visits IFLA | Backtalk - Library Journal

An American Librarian Visits IFLA | Backtalk - Library Journal | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
An American Librarian Visits IFLA | BacktalkLibrary JournalEngeström is from the Center for Research on Activity, Development and Learning (CRADLE) at the University of Helsinki.
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Danish Librarian Shares Experience At Library Conference - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Danish Librarian Shares Experience At Library Conference - Scoop.co.nz (press release) | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Danish Librarian Shares Experience At Library ConferenceScoop.co.nz (press release)“LIANZA Conference is a great chance for library and information professionals to share expertise and advice with each other in our changing and challenging...
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Alumna Receives Award for "Innovative Use of Technology in ...

Alumna Receives Award for "Innovative Use of Technology in ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
... Winifred Sewell Prize at the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Conference held in Chicago, Illinois from July 15-18, 2012. The Winifred Sewell Prize recognizes “innovative use of technology in promoting biological ...
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ALSC12 Why You Should Go! - ALSC - American Library Association

ALSC12 Why You Should Go! - ALSC - American Library Association | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Quality, specialized program content–because it's ALSC, every program has been something I could apply to my job as a Children's Librarian or pass along to another person at my library. The lovely people at this conference ...
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Library Postcards: Carnegie Public Library, Scottsburg, Indiana

Library Postcards: Carnegie Public Library, Scottsburg, Indiana | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Carnegie Public Library, Scottsburg, Indiana. [LIB7012] Structure of brick and limestone designed by Clifford Shopbell & Co. in Renaissance Revival style; 1986 addition designed by Pecsok, Jelliffe, Randall & Nice.
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