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Helping Users Help Themselves with Self-Service Technologies ...

Helping Users Help Themselves with Self-Service Technologies ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
With many libraries facing the squeeze of rising usage and flat or declining funding, self-service technologies have become more of a necessity. Librarians who discussed these technologies with LJ said that self-service options generally ...
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Geek Out | American Libraries Magazine

Geek Out | American Libraries Magazine | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Since receiving a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the library has started hosting mentor-led technology sessions for teens.
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School libraries hit hard by budget cuts | Library Stuff

School libraries hit hard by budget cuts | Library Stuff | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
“The kids are back, but the media center at one of California's largest high schools is quiet, even for a library. That's because the 4,000 students at James Logan High School in Union City are starting the school year without ...
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Presentations are About More than Survival | From the Bell Tower - Library Journal

Presentations are About More than Survival | From the Bell Tower - Library Journal | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Presentations are About More than Survival | From the Bell TowerLibrary JournalWhy is everyone in the audience at a library conference expecting the next incarnation of Steve Jobs or Seth Godin?
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Community groups offer 'safe havens' for kids during Chicago teachers strike - The Grio

Beyond ChronCommunity groups offer 'safe havens' for kids during Chicago teachers strikeThe GrioThe library is one of 78 public libraries in the city that are serving as 'safe havens' for students who are not in school because of the teachers strike.
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Libraries - Adventures in North Carolina Culture

Libraries - Adventures in North Carolina Culture | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
In one of my first meetings with our State Librarian of North Carolina, I heard reports of increased demand from job seekers at public libraries across our state. One of the best examples is rural Duplin County in eastern North ...
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Your Public Library is Hot! | In The Hills

Your Public Library is Hot! | In The Hills | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Once upon a time the public library was like a secular cathedral, an esteemed but somewhat aloof guardian of literacy and information where patrons came and went in reverent silence. Not anymore. Today's library is action ...
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School Library Monthly Blog » Blog Archive » Vital Statistics

School Library Monthly Blog » Blog Archive » Vital Statistics | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Now, I'm ever aware of tilting the balance of this blog too far into the world of “learning to be a librarian,” so here's where this strategy applies to the needs of practicing school librarians. Even in schools with well-funded and ...
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2012 September Year of Yay – Back to School Library Tour | Yay ...

2012 September Year of Yay – Back to School Library Tour | Yay ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Hey everyone! It's time for another Year of Yay! ride and this time we're proud to present an awesome ride involving downtown area libraries. Join us on Saturday September 22 at 9:30 AM at the open shelter in Goodale Park.
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Reflections on the First Week of School, from an E-Savvy Teacher ...

Reflections on the First Week of School, from an E-Savvy Teacher ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
We're officially one week into the new school year, and when I compare this—my seventh back-to-school experience as a teacher—with my first year in this. ... Follow us on. Connect.
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Complete Copyright for K-12 Librarians and Educators

Complete Copyright for K-12 Librarians and Educators | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
From the publisher:School librarians and educators have specific copyright questions that are often glossed over in larger books on the subject. Now, thanks to best-selling copyright authority Carrie Russell, there's a resource ...
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How Library Spaces are Changing | District Dispatch

How Library Spaces are Changing | District Dispatch | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Ultimately, Kresh says that her libraries rely on volunteers and supporters to advocate for funding for her libraries. “Our funding comes from a local municipality, and we make sure that the friends of the library understand when ...
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Common Core Thrusts Librarians Into Leadership Role - Education Week News

Common Core Thrusts Librarians Into Leadership Role - Education Week News | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Education Week NewsCommon Core Thrusts Librarians Into Leadership RoleEducation Week NewsIt's the second week of the school year, and middle school librarian Kristen Hearne is pulling outdated nonfiction books from the shelves.
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OCLC receives $4.1 million grant to support ongoing operations of ...

OCLC receives $4.1 million grant to support ongoing operations of ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
“Together, our goal has been to equip these libraries with the technologies and skills needed to change lives and strengthen communities through access to information.” “Over these 10 years we have seen how offering ...
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LTA: BCTF Video: Waiting for more teacher-librarians

LTA: BCTF Video: Waiting for more teacher-librarians | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Posted by Langley Teachers' Association at 2:50 PM · Email ThisBlogThis! ... Labels: BCTF, BCTF Video, BCTF YouTube, Waiting for more teacher librarians ... Time for teachers to roll up their sleeves and get to work!
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The Trouble With Trends | Peer to Peer Review - Library Journal

The Trouble With Trends | Peer to Peer Review - Library Journal | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The Trouble With Trends | Peer to Peer ReviewLibrary JournalThat's the anxious impulse that leads to the dystopian message on a lot of PowerPoint slides at library conferences: “change – or die.” I wondered what the view looks like from the ground.
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Press Release: Evanced Solutions Offers Free, Educational Webinar ...

... LLC, a leader in library technology solutions, announced today that they will be hosting a free, educational webinar entitled, “Empowering Young Readers,” on September 26 at 1 p.m. EST. Cathy Potter, a school librarian at ...
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COMMON CORE THRUSTS LIBRARIANS INTO LEADERSHIP ROLE

COMMON CORE THRUSTS LIBRARIANS INTO LEADERSHIP ROLE | 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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Warwickshire library survives as dance school - BBC News

Warwickshire library survives as dance school - BBC News | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
BBC NewsWarwickshire library survives as dance schoolBBC NewsVolunteers at the new community library in Dordon have transformed part of it into a dance hall in order to raise enough money to keep it going.
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What a Teacher Librarian Can Do For You | Library 2.0

Developed by the Colorado Association of School Librarians, the following is a you tube clip that succinctly explains the roles of a teacher librarian. The.
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Link Letter #3 « Library Links!

Link Letter #3 « Library Links! | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
He or she can be. . . like Santa Claus's elf! *Just like students and teachers, every teacher-librarian has different strengths and interests. Given that most teacher-librarians are part-time, tap into your teacher-librarian's passion ...
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This Morning I'm Thankful For Public Libraries | Escaping the Crab ...

This Morning I'm Thankful For Public Libraries | Escaping the Crab ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The public library system was the internet of 100 years ago, long before we could reach into our pockets and touch the whole world.
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AUTUMN PASSPORT: Keeping Up With the Kindle, a Library Association ... - Litchfield County Times

AUTUMN PASSPORT: Keeping Up With the Kindle, a Library Association ... - Litchfield County Times | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
AUTUMN PASSPORT: Keeping Up With the Kindle, a Library Association ...Litchfield County TimesIn an age of lightning-fast technological change and dwindling funding, public libraries face the challenge of keeping up with the 21st century, while...
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Libraries embrace new technology - KTIV

Libraries embrace new technologyKTIVIn an era of digital media, like Kindles and I-Pads, you might think libraries are going the way of the dinosaurs.
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Vintage posters: Wither the school library? | Lost and Found Books

Vintage posters: Wither the school library? | Lost and Found Books | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Once upon a time…the school library was the heart and soul of every school.
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