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Changes to Facebook Privacy Settings: An Information Literacy Perspective

Changes to Facebook Privacy Settings: An Information Literacy Perspective | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Facebook recently altered its privacy settings for users. Most notably, it removed the ability to hide your profile from a general search.  There will still be settings to determine what informatio...
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Resourceful FREE webinar for Libraries - 7 Ways Libraries can assist Patrons with transition to the new Curriculum (CCSS)

Resourceful FREE webinar for Libraries - 7 Ways Libraries can assist Patrons with transition to the new Curriculum (CCSS) | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
After the success of the first session, another session of the webinar will be hosted on December 19th of 2012.
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We Want Ebooks for Libraries - YouTube

We Want Ebooks for Libraries http://t.co/yNEbzqET video with @DavidLeeKing
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Instagram moves into damage control as users threaten exodus

Instagram moves into damage control as users threaten exodus | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
PHOTO-SHARING site Instagram is fighting to stop an exodus of users after a change to its privacy policy prompted a backlash from people concerned about their lack of control over how the company would use their images.
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Doctors prescribe reading to kids and soon, a trip to the library ...

Doctors prescribe reading to kids and soon, a trip to the library ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
State Library of Kansas launches pilot program, “Checkup and Check Out: For Kansas Kids”. Topeka, KS, — The State Library of Kansas awarded four Kansas libraries grants to support the implementation of the “Checkup ...
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Teacher quits after Twitter exposure

Teacher quits after Twitter exposure | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The Victorian Education Department has urged teachers to use social media responsibly, following a case in which a high school teacher posted raunchy images and explicit sexual remarks on a public Twitter account.
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A Quick Guide to 21st Century Critical Thinking Skills for Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | teacher tools for this century

A Quick Guide to 21st Century Critical Thinking Skills for Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | teacher tools for this century | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
A Quick Guide to 21st Century Critical Thinking Skills for Educators ~ Educational Technology... | @scoopit http://t.co/0psCfxyp
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Make our libraries accessible, public and inspiring | SmartPlanet

Make our libraries accessible, public and inspiring | SmartPlanet | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
SmartPlanet’s C.C. Sullivan looks at libraries across the country to assess the new scheme for the New York Public Library by Foster and Partner (@rpogrebin quoted your solid piece on Foster's NYPL redo on #SmartPlanet item on U.S.
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Online Survey | Information literacy tuition in UK HE institutions: Assessing impact | Information Literacy - Education

Online Survey | Information literacy tuition in UK HE institutions: Assessing impact | Information Literacy - Education | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
This research is being undertaken as part of a MSc in Information Science at City University The aim is to assess if the information literacy tuition given in UK higher education institutions, has an impact on student outcomes and institutional...
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2013: Hello. Goodbye.

2013: Hello. Goodbye. | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Infographic on emerging and departing trends…
2013: Hello. Goodbye.
http://toptrends.nowandnext.com/2012/12/19/2013-hello-goodbye/
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Reinventing archival methods - Future Tense - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Reinventing archival methods - Future Tense - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
How do archivists ensure they remain relevant in a world where information is just a click away? (RT @History_Week: Great overview of how archivists are affected by the digital age.....
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NZ school uses Minecraft game to design classrooms

NZ school uses Minecraft game to design classrooms | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Computer-aided design on the sly. (NZ school uses Minecraft game to design classrooms http://t.co/eqFNl9z0)
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Use The Leadership Wheel to help you lead the way – every day

Use The Leadership Wheel to help you lead the way – every day | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
I found this wheel useful in thinking about and framing the leadership roles of library leaders.  I found it via an articlein the Globe & Mail today (https://secure.globeadvisor.com/servlet/ArticleNews/story/gam/20121217/RBCAMGRMAIN1216ATL). Use The...
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University Libraries is Now Accepting Reserve Requests for Spring ...

University Libraries is Now Accepting Reserve Requests for Spring ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Spring semester is just around the corner, and putting course materials on reserve at the University Libraries has never been easier. The library encourages.
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My school web feature wish list - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

My school web feature wish list - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
One of our elementary school principals not long ago relayed this rather frightening but instructi... (My school web host feature wish list http://t.co/Vdl9OUo5 What's on yours?
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Growing Online Learning Critical for Continuing Education - The EvoLLLution | The EvoLLLution

Growing Online Learning Critical for Continuing Education - The EvoLLLution | The EvoLLLution | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Higher ed institutions must put more emphasis on distance ed to reach a broader audience including adult learners http://t.co/Q17duSl9
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The Quiet Volume 12 Jan | State Library of New South Wales

The Quiet Volume 12 Jan | State Library of New South Wales | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Special event - The Quiet Volume - 12th January 2013 - Sat, 12 Jan 2013 10:00 AM http://t.co/klugwFwZ
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NSR Interviews: 2012 in Review | No Shelf Required

NSR Interviews: 2012 in Review | No Shelf Required | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
.@noshelfrequired interviews: 2012 in review http://t.co/ZpY1MIj8
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PHOTOS: New York Public Library In 2018

PHOTOS: New York Public Library In 2018 | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The New York Public Library's flagship building on Fifth Avenue is undergoing a $300 million renovation, courtesy of the London-based architect Foster + Partners.
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O'Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing Conference 2013 - O'Reilly Conferences, February 12 - 14, 2013, New York, NY

O'Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing Conference 2013 - O'Reilly Conferences, February 12 - 14, 2013, New York, NY | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
O'Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing Conference, happening in New York, NY, February 12-14, 2013, is where the publishing industry gathers every year to discover successful new business models, unsurpassed digital design techniques, and cutting...
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Digital literacy added to community education in schools

Digital literacy added to community education in schools | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The National Party is New Zealand's largest Centre-Right political Party, led by John Key. National primarily targets conservative and classic liberal voters.
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2012 I Love My Librarian Award Winners Honored - American Libraries

2012 I Love My Librarian Award Winners Honored - American Libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
2012 I Love My Librarian Award Winners Honored American Libraries “The intelligence, wit, and energy she brings to her work has changed the way all of us—from students to faculty to administrators—think about information literacy.” “Community...
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Librarians move to fill void for 'digital natives'

Librarians move to fill void for 'digital natives' | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The University of Western Ontario - Western provides the best student experience among Canada's leading research-intensive universities. (How are your information literacy skills?
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New MOOC Introduces You to the Wonderful World of Infographics & Data Visualization

New MOOC Introduces You to the Wonderful World of Infographics & Data Visualization | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Hans Rosling, a professor of global health at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute, became something of an internet celebrity because of his knack for presenting data in extremely imaginative ways. As you'll see above, he's the master of data visualization.
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The Word Weblog Was Born 15 Years Ago Today

The Word Weblog Was Born 15 Years Ago Today | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The Word Weblog Was Born 15 Years Ago Today (Dec.
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