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Coming Soon - Libraries and Makerspaces Series | ALA TechSource

Coming Soon - Libraries and Makerspaces Series | ALA TechSource | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Coming Soon - Libraries and Makerspaces Series http://t.co/KVBse9yU
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LT Staff’s Favorite 2012 Reads « The LibraryThing Blog

LT Staff’s Favorite 2012 Reads « The LibraryThing Blog | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
RT @librarything: LT staff picks for our favorite five books read in 2012: http://t.co/LOn0gHgo Tell us yours at http://t.co/mAGRunSq!
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6 Search Engines for Social Good - Mashable

6 Search Engines for Social Good - Mashable | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
6 Search Engines for Social GoodMashableIllinois-based non-profit Search Kindly donates one-third of a cent (e.g., one million users equals $12,000) to build mobile libraries for underserved schools every time someone visits the site.
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[Did you know]-you can borrow books from local public libraries and ...

[Did you know]-you can borrow books from local public libraries and ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
You can also bring or download your borrowed eBooks from local public libraries in the app and read them on the go on your smartphone or tablet. Many public libraries are now loaning eBooks in Adobe EPUB or PDF ...
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E-Reader Clinics at the Libraries

E-Reader Clinics at the Libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The Rapid City Public Libraries are finishing out the holiday season by holding e-reader clinics at the libraries. These special programs will offer personalized, individual help for patrons who ha...
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iPad Apps Classified by SAMR model ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century

iPad Apps Classified by SAMR model ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
“@WendyGoodman @Clintonbreau : iPad Apps Classified by SAMR model http://t.co/2LAWsumS”; thanks @GMontgomery10
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11 Reasons a 23-Year-Old Shouldn't Run Your Social Media

11 Reasons a 23-Year-Old Shouldn't Run Your Social Media | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Sure, she understands Instagram. But do you really want a new grad controlling your brand online?
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Oh Bookmas Tree, Oh Bookmas Tree - In Reference to Murder

Oh Bookmas Tree, Oh Bookmas Tree - In Reference to Murder | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
If you're a tried-and-true booklover, then here are a few ideas for a "novel" Christmas tree that uses books in creative, fun ways. Plus, instead of sneezing your way through December over that pine tree, you'll perfume the air with...
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Bloom’s Taxonomy: The 21st Century Version

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Bloom’s Taxonomy: The 21st Century Version | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Bloom’s Taxonomy: The 21st Century Version http://t.co/pTXjXerd
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{12 Days: Tool 6} Classroom Library Checklist

{12 Days: Tool 6} Classroom Library Checklist | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Classroom libraries are more than just a collection of books. Classroom libraries support balanced literacy instruction and are an integral part of a literacy-rich environment.
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Six Great Games Based Learning Videos | Personalized learning in the 21st century

Six Great Games Based Learning Videos | Personalized learning in the 21st century | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
In the video, she explains how they can encourage 21st century skills such as collaboration and problem-solving (for more information, see '21st Century Skills and Games Based Learning'). They also ...
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2012 National Book Awards: A Night of Humor and Glitz in Spite of Hurricane Sandy’s Aftermath » Public Libraries Online

2012 National Book Awards: A Night of Humor and Glitz in Spite of Hurricane Sandy’s Aftermath » Public Libraries Online | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
2012 National Book Awards: A Night of Humor and Glitz in Spite of Hurricane Sandy’s Aftermath » Public Libraries Online http://t.co/uzFvkJu1
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VHS, Old Photos and New Masters: Fair Use at work in University Libraries

VHS, Old Photos and New Masters: Fair Use at work in University Libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The Center for Social Media showcases and analyzes media for public knowledge and action—media made by, for, and with publics to address the problems that they share.
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The right to resell: a ticking time bomb over digital goods

The right to resell: a ticking time bomb over digital goods | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
There's a brewing conflict over consumers' rights to use platforms like ReDigi to resell their books, music and other digital property. Now libraries and companies like eBay and Redbox are leading a campaign to pass "You bought it, you own it" laws.
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Fresh Paint: Teen Volunteers—Priceless | School Library Journal

Fresh Paint: Teen Volunteers—Priceless | School Library Journal | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Volunteers are a critical component of the public library organization. At my branch, nearly 20 percent of the shelving is completed by adult and teen volunteers. Each month teens log an average of 125 volunteer hours, which ...
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Getting an eReader for Christmas? Try the library for free books - Halifax News Net

Getting an eReader for Christmas? Try the library for free books - Halifax News Net | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Halifax News NetGetting an eReader for Christmas?
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NBC supports renovation of six school libraries – In2EastAfrica – East

NBC supports renovation of six school libraries – In2EastAfrica – East | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The National Bank of Commerce (NBC) has handed over a library building to Angaza Secondary School's administration in Lindi Region as part of the bank's corporate social investment ( CSI ) initiatives.
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Digital Information Literacy: Supported Development of Capability in Tertiary Environments - Education Counts

RT @tektrekker: Enjoying article on supporting development of digital info literacy http://t.co/8IiMctij
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Cornell Puts a Lawn in the Library

Cornell Puts a Lawn in the Library | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Cornell Puts a Lawn in the Library: It’s increasingly popular for college and university libraries to soothe the... http://t.co/TgP16VxX
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Avoiding scams and hoaxes | Stay Smart Online

Avoiding scams and hoaxes | Stay Smart Online | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Avoiding scams and hoaxes | Stay Smart Online http://t.co/mn2GCvpj
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How will iPad picture books affect young reader’s literacy? | The Digital Media Diet | Teaching Trends

How will iPad picture books affect young reader’s literacy? | The Digital Media Diet | Teaching Trends | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Enhanced books & children ... What are the implications for literacy? (How will iPad picture books affect young reader’s literacy?
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Have I Got a Book for You!

Have I Got a Book for You! | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
If you’ve been following the classroom library series or have a well-stocked library, you know that having a wide range of books is the backbone of your book collection. Why?
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Hacking Knowledge- How to Learn Faster, Deeper, and Better in the 21st Century.png (800x632 pixels)

Hacking Knowledge- How to Learn Faster, Deeper, and Better in the 21st Century.png (800x632 pixels) | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Great tips to hack your learning and transform yourself into a mega-brain. http://t.co/tFWme52t
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University of Technology, Sydney to build giant underground book lair

University of Technology, Sydney to build giant underground book lair | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The library of the future needs so much more than just books. So, where do you store all of those old, dead trees for on-call retrieval? Underground, of course.
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Fall 2012: Combining Advocacy and Marketing | Young Adult Library ...

Fall 2012: Combining Advocacy and Marketing | Young Adult Library ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Sometimes it's hard to separate advocacy from marketing. Advocacy should focus on the why of what we do for teens. Why the services we provide to adolescents are valuable. Marketing is about selling what we do.
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