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Museums and Libraries Awarded Grants to Support Early Learning

Museums and Libraries Awarded Grants to Support Early Learning | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Education Week staff writer Lesli A. Maxwell and contributing writer Julie Rasicot are reporters and bloggers with a long track record of covering education.
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The RFID Opportunity | American Libraries Magazine

The RFID Opportunity http://t.co/1JPNpSFL...
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Information Literacy Weblog: Recent articles

Information Literacy Weblog: Recent articles | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Information Literacy Weblog: Recent articles: Recent articles. A few assorted articles I hadn't picked up before...
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Teaching Resources | Media Education Lab | school libraries and technology

Teaching Resources | Media Education Lab | school libraries and technology | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
from AASL Tip of the Day #aasl (RT @skjohns: RT @skjohns: Teaching Resources | Media Education Lab | @scoopit http://t.co/noYlyynw...)...
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Fill The Shelves

Fill The Shelves | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Our mission is simple. Too many schools have shelves without books, or the books have been read by... (Help underfunded school libraries Fill The Shelves to encourage youngsters to read. Awesome idea!
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McGraw-Hill Exec: Tech will make us rethink age grouping in schools

McGraw-Hill Exec: Tech will make us rethink age grouping in schools | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Here's an interesting article quoting a publishing exec who thinks technology will make us rethink age grouping in schools and organize them instead by. ... McGraw-Hill formally launches ebook library for libraries ...
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School kids get access to millions of books - Crain's New York Business

School kids get access to millions of books - Crain's New York Business | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
School kids get access to millions of booksCrain's New York Business"By expanding the volumes of our school libraries to include the collections of three of the largest public library systems in the country, we are increasing the opportunities for...
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Children need exciting non-fiction books – and libraries

Children need exciting non-fiction books – and libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Letters: Once, there were hundreds of such books available, covering every topic imaginable.
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Chicago Public Library amnesty program brings in more than 100,000 lost materials - chicagotribune.com

Chicago Public Library amnesty program brings in more than 100,000 lost materials http://t.co/mIlY5x85...
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The State of iPads in Education: A Giant Mess | TeleRead: News ...

The State of iPads in Education: A Giant Mess | TeleRead: News ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
TeleRead - News and views on ebooks, libraries, publishing and related topics. HOME ... Our school's parent association has earmarked technology as a priority issue, but iPads/tablets are just one piece of a bigger puzzle.
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Cooking up a School Library Workshop/Cohort Opporunity ...

Cooking up a School Library Workshop/Cohort Opporunity ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Do you want to grow as an educator so that you can empower your students to be 21st century workforce ready? Do you want to grow in a collaborative environment with colleagues so that you can better get to a “yes” in a ...
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Can You Trust That Link? | Internet Safety for Kids & Families

Can You Trust That Link? | Internet Safety for Kids & Families | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
In an age when everyone can author or share information to a mass audience almost instantly, it is more critical than ever to develop and sharpen our ability to discern the credible from the implausible things we see online.
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N.J. school librarians are reduced in volume

N.J. school librarians are reduced in volume | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Once a staple of nearly every school, the school librarian/media specialist is feeling underappreciated these days, if not under siege. (N.J.
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Project Information Literacy: A large-scale study about early adults and their research habits

Project Information Literacy: A large-scale study about early adults and their research habits | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
RT @infolitdoodle: RT @infolitdoodle: Project Information Literacy: A large-scale study about early adults and their research habits http://t.co/nbfLupYi...
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Everything Library

Everything Library | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
“Library Skills” = Information Literacy Skills = Common Core Skills (“Library Skills” = Information Literacy Skills = Common Core Skills http://t.co/kCYSPVHn...)...
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Main Home Page for Envisioning the library of the future

Arts Council England survey on public libraries.
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EXCLUSIVE: Eleventh hour u-turn on Wootton library move - Northampton Chronicle & Echo

EXCLUSIVE: Eleventh hour u-turn on Wootton library move - Northampton Chronicle & Echo | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Northampton Chronicle & EchoEXCLUSIVE: Eleventh hour u-turn on Wootton library moveNorthampton Chronicle & EchoFor the past eight years, the public library for Wootton has combined with the school library at Caroline Chisholm School as part of a...
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Are Dewey's Days Numbered?: Libraries ... - School Library Journal

Are Dewey's Days Numbered?: Libraries ... - School Library Journal | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Pushing between snack time and reading group, Zack, a third-grade boy, ducks into our school library while another class is beginning to check out books. “Sue, do you have anything about making stuff with paper?
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New library unveiled for kids in Olney - 6abc.com

New library unveiled for kids in Olney - 6abc.com | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
6abc.comNew library unveiled for kids in Olney6abc.comThere were high fives as students from James R. Lowell Elementary in Olney walked wide-eyed into their newly renovated school library, which includes new furniture, iPads and 2,000 new books.
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Waiting for teacher-librarians | quietube

quietube: Videos without the distractions.
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» Law Librarians on Twitter

» Law Librarians on Twitter | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
I’ve been putting together a List of Law Librarians to follow on Twitter. So far I’ve included over 100 law librarians, but I’d love to see this number get up to the maximum 500 members.
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Could downloaded e-books be the saviour of libraries? - Channel 4 News (blog)

Could downloaded e-books be the saviour of libraries? - Channel 4 News (blog) | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Channel 4 News (blog)Could downloaded e-books be the saviour of libraries?
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Endangered Species: News Librarians « As the Page Turns

This is how journalists once obtained background information. These people known as research librarians would do fact-checking, archival work and contributed to the professional standards of journalism.
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Information Literacy Weblog: Media and Information Literacy: strength through diversity

Information Literacy Weblog: Media and Information Literacy: strength through diversity | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Well-worth viewing: Media and Information Literacy: strength through diversity - http://t.co/HU1VnwCe...
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