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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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Curation for schools | Digital School Libraries

Curation for schools | Digital School Libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Curation tools develop a range of skills for students including information literacy. This excellent set of slides by Lisa Nash looks at the growth of curation, its value to learning and provides an introduction to a range of popular curation tools.
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Free Internet Access In Public Libraries A Basic Human Right | Scoop News

Free Internet Access In Public Libraries A Basic Human Right | Scoop News | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The President of the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA) Heather Lamond told delegates at the annual LIANZA conference that free internet access in libraries should be a basic human right.
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Information Literacy, more than just skills. « createyourlibrary | Online research

Information Literacy, more than just skills. « createyourlibrary | Online research | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The teacher librarian can directly support students to continue with their research in this phase through scaffolds, questioning techniques, recalling strategies and discussions about searching. Information literacy is using the ...
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The socioeconomic value of QLD public libraries

RT @myleejoseph: The Library Dividend: socio-economic value of Qld public #libraries #roi #value from @slqld http://t.co/i91urvEd...
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Hokie Hijinx takes over campus libraries - Virginia Tech Collegiate Times

Hokie Hijinx takes over campus libraries - Virginia Tech Collegiate Times | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Hokie Hijinx takes over campus librariesVirginia Tech Collegiate TimesThis week, Virginia Tech's library system will be hosting a 'Hokie Hijinx' scavenger hunt, which aims to get Tech students more familiar with the university library system and...
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How An Amsterdam School Uses Facebook Timeline In History Classes

How An Amsterdam School Uses Facebook Timeline In History Classes | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
A high school class in Amsterdam has started using it for educational purposes and you can check out the hard work they've done!
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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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Collection (Not) as Curation: How Exhibitions are Different From ...

While there seems to be some consensus on the specificity required of actual curation among those questioning these new uses of the word, another term has yet to become the new standard, though the word “collecting” is often juxtaposed against...
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Personal Learning Network for School Library Staff | Services to Schools

Personal Learning Network for School Library Staff | Services to Schools | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Personal Learning Network for School Library Staff http://t.co/gnDVL3sf via @l2_s2s...
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» 6 Podcasting Tips From the Pros

» 6 Podcasting Tips From the Pros | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Cindy King at the Social Media Examiner offers 6 Podcasting Tips From the Pros. These are all great tips from very knowledgeable podcasters, the only one I might add would be: #7 Offer Engaging Content.
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Circulating Ideas: Episode Seventeen: Wendy Stephens

Circulating Ideas: Episode Seventeen: Wendy Stephens | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
CI17: Steve speaks with school librarian Wendy Stephens http://t.co/cL7efbtt #libraries #libchat #edchat...
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The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You | Digital School Libraries

The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You | Digital School Libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
RT @Edudemic: The 35 Best Web 2.0 #Classroom Tools Chosen By You.
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10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy - Forbes

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy - Forbes | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Privacy for dummies.(10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy - Forbes http://t.co/8PjRP1Y3...)...
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