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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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Google’s Project Glass is cool, but it raises a number of privacy concerns

Google’s Project Glass is cool, but it raises a number of privacy concerns | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Google's project glass is some crazy-exciting technology. Not since the original iPhone has a device appeared feeling so ahead of it's time. Potential uses for the wearable tech are ...
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No More Pencils, No More Books: Are School Librarians Becoming Obsolete? - NJ Spotlight

No More Pencils, No More Books: Are School Librarians Becoming Obsolete? - NJ Spotlight | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
No More Pencils, No More Books: Are School Librarians Becoming Obsolete?NJ SpotlightOnce the staple of nearly every school, the school librarian and media specialist is feeling a bit underappreciated -- if not under siege -- these days.
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Could 3D Printing save the Public Library system? « e-reading ...

Could 3D Printing save the Public Library system? « e-reading ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
There is a discussion going on about wether 3D Printers should be offered in public libraries. In july the University of Nevada engineering library became the first in the nation to offer 3D printing resources to the public.
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'Star Wars' Characters Bring Reading Event to Clinton-Macomb Public Library - Patch.com

'Star Wars' Characters Bring Reading Event to Clinton-Macomb Public Library - Patch.com | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
'Star Wars' Characters Bring Reading Event to Clinton-Macomb Public LibraryPatch.comOn Saturday, Oct.
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Schools shut out of cash decisions - The Daily Telegraph

Schools shut out of cash decisions - The Daily Telegraph | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
BigPond NewsSchools shut out of cash decisionsThe Daily TelegraphThe Daily Telegraph revealed yesterday that schools were told to spend their BER cash on "iconic" buildings such as halls and libraries, instead of less appealing toilet blocks and classrooms,...
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» 10,000 Tweeting Librarians…Did You Make the List?

» 10,000 Tweeting Librarians…Did You Make the List? | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Twitter Lists are a fantastic way to organize and view different groups of people you subscribe to.
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librarian.net » Blog Archive » How not to write about libraries – some guidelines for reporters

librarian.net » Blog Archive » How not to write about libraries – some guidelines for reporters | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
RT @RedPandaReads: Thanks to @jessamyn for the eloquence and advocacy.
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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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Economics Journal: Copyright and the Case of Student Materials - Wall Street Journal (India) (blog)

Economics Journal: Copyright and the Case of Student Materials - Wall Street Journal (India) (blog) | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal (India) (blog)Economics Journal: Copyright and the Case of Student MaterialsWall Street Journal (India) (blog)Unlike in Newton's time, when copyright law if it existed was probably ignored as much as it was observed, today large...
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Argentine residents unveil new library - Kansas City Star

Argentine residents unveil new library - Kansas City Star | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Kansas City StarArgentine residents unveil new libraryKansas City StarThe Kansas City, Kan., School District, which operates the KCK library system, agreed to pay the rest of the library cost if residents could raise $1.5 million to $2 million.
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Culture Minister Ed Vaizey Launches Review of E-book Lending - ARTINFO

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey Launches Review of E-book Lending - ARTINFO | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
ARTINFOCulture Minister Ed Vaizey Launches Review of E-book LendingARTINFOThe investigation will look into the systems already existing in public libraries across England, the benefits of e-lending, and its possible consequences for libraries,...
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Libraries Have Waiting Lists for J.K. Rowling's New Book - Patch.com

Libraries Have Waiting Lists for J.K. Rowling's New Book - Patch.com | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Libraries Have Waiting Lists for J.K. Rowling's New BookPatch.comBuffalo Grove-area residents can find the book at Indian Trails and Vernon Area public libraries, but most will likely have to wait for a turn to check out a copy of the book.
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ALCTS Selecting Digital Content to Preserve – part 1 « Library ...

Library Professional Development ... Learning Outcomes: This session covers key terms, standards, and concepts related to digital preservation and equips participants with planning strategies for developing a digital preservation plan/program.
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CDP23 Things: Thing 16: Advocacy - being a beacon for the profession and for libraries.

CDP23 Things: Thing 16: Advocacy - being a beacon for the profession and for libraries. | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
CDP23 Things: Thing 16: Advocacy - being a beacon for the profession and for libraries...
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