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Thoughts from Carl Grant: Impressions of the new library services platforms - Part 6 - Alma by Ex Libris

Thoughts from Carl Grant: Impressions of the new library services platforms - Part 6 - Alma by Ex Libris | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
MT @carl_grant: Next post in series on new library services platforms: Alma by Ex Libris. .
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Orange Lies: Masterlibrarian

Orange Lies: Masterlibrarian | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
There are also plans for a professional version- Masterslibrarian- and a celebrity edition: Keynote Librarian. Details are sketchy, but it is thought the aspiring librarians will have to undergo: a metadata standards invention test ...
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Marketing Your Library - American Libraries

Marketing Your Library - American Libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Marketing Your LibraryAmerican LibrariesPeople always buy into marketing libraries; they really want to do it. But they go away, and it just doesn't happen.
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The 25 Most Beautiful Public Libraries in the World - Flavorwire

The 25 Most Beautiful Public Libraries in the World - Flavorwire | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it

The idea of the Library as a 'Place' is evidence in these buildings, stunning and insprirational! Flavorwire: Cultural news and critique from Flavorpill (Thanks to @lucymday I know where I'll be reading in January when it's snowing outside...http://t.co/aAbbutE7...)...

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10 museums, libraries to be honored at White House - Wall Street Journal

10 museums, libraries to be honored at White House - Wall Street Journal | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
10 museums, libraries to be honored at White HouseWall Street JournalThe 10 honorees range from school libraries and children's museums to a park conservancy.
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Speaker presentations from Internet Librarian 2012

Speaker presentations from Internet Librarian 2012. Speaker presentations from Internet Librarian 2012, October 22-24, are now available ... Christensen named South Dakota Librarian of the Ye... CRL 2013 Primary Source Awards ...
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» Technology Solutions Planning in Libraries: Overview

» Technology Solutions Planning in Libraries: Overview | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
This is another topic that I give a 3-hour workshop on, and since I’ve had positive feedback on the other two series of posts on Card Sorting and Personal Digital Archiving, I figured this might be worth sharing as … (Technology Solutions Planning...
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Cataloging Futures: LC Bibliographic Framework Transition: Eric Miller's update forum

The Library of Congress recently posted a webcast: Library of Congress New Bibliographic Framework Initiative: Update Forum with Eric Miller. This is LC's initiative to develop a replacement for the MARC format.
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Library digitisation a bonus | Australian Teacher Magazine - No.1 national education sector publication

Library digitisation a bonus | Australian Teacher Magazine - No.1 national education sector publication | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
This month’s help desk author, Dr Jill Abell, talks about the practicalities and benefits of setting up a digital school library.
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Announcing the Global Student Leadership Forum — THINK Global School

Announcing the Global Student Leadership Forum — THINK Global School | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
THINK Global School and the Flat Classroom Project are excited to announce the formation of a Global Student Leadership Forum, which aims to encourage students to gather in a formal capacity to discuss issues and propose future directions for the...
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Library offers e-readers | Saugerties Times

Library offers e-readers | Saugerties Times | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Keeping the library up-to-date is important to the technology-oriented library director, who says that offering e-readers on loan is something every library should do. “We ought to provide the community with what they need and ...
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An Open Letter to E-Book Retailers: Let’s have a return to common sense | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics

An Open Letter to E-Book Retailers: Let’s have a return to common sense http://t.co/ZiAH1qZK...
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» 4 Analytics Tools Librarians Should Know About

» 4 Analytics Tools Librarians Should Know About | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Analytics tools are an invaluable way to show the ROI of marketing campaigns, popularity and usability of website content, value of blog posts, social media influence, and much more.
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14 Stunning University Libraries

14 Stunning University Libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
“RT @BibliOdyssey: 14 Stunning University Libraries http://t.co/Qob5ESmE”...
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UGA strives to make digital history - Red and Black

UGA strives to make digital history - Red and Black | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
UGA strives to make digital historyRed and BlackDigital Public Library of America began as an idea in October 2010 and has grown to encompass seven “hub sites” in different states.
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N.H. Schools Stocking Their Virtual Shelves With E-books - New Hampshire Public Radio

N.H. Schools Stocking Their Virtual Shelves With E-booksNew Hampshire Public RadioBut one place that's been slow to adopt e-books is public school libraries.
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Connect Guys with Authors - American Libraries

Connect Guys with Authors - American Libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Connect Guys with AuthorsAmerican LibrariesThat was the message the New Albany–Floyd County (Ind.) Public Library set out to impart this summer through our first “Guys Read” program series, which was designed to attract boys to the library and get...
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ACLU Sues Utah School District for Removing Book on Lesbian Moms - SheWired

ACLU Sues Utah School District for Removing Book on Lesbian Moms - SheWired | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Fox 13 Now - Salt Lake CityACLU Sues Utah School District for Removing Book on Lesbian MomsSheWiredThe American Civil Liberties Union has filed suit against a Utah school district for its decision to remove a picture book featuring lesbian mothers...
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In Praise of the Hashtag

In Praise of the Hashtag | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
How a gimmick that developed as shorthand on Twitter blossomed into a poetic genre all its own. (#NYUliteracies hot topic: NYT article re the art/craft/science/poetry/trend of the hashtag - meta-literacy!
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Tattooed Librarian Calendar to Raise Funds for Massachusetts Library Association - Library Journal

Tattooed Librarian Calendar to Raise Funds for Massachusetts Library Association - Library Journal | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Library JournalTattooed Librarian Calendar to Raise Funds for Massachusetts Library AssociationLibrary JournalSales of the calendar will benefit the MLA, which supports Massachusetts libraries and librarians with awareness campaigns, legislative...
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American Library Association announces Emerging Leader participants for class of 2013 | American Libraries Magazine

American Library Association announces Emerging Leader participants for class of 2013 | American Libraries Magazine | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.
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Books in Browsers 2012

Books in Browsers 2012 | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
For information about the Books in Browsers 2012 conference please visit: http://bib.archive.org/ (RT @toc: Books in Browsers 2012 videos of complete program now online!
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Millions 'lack basic net skills'

Millions 'lack basic net skills' | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
A report commissioned by digital champion Martha Lane Fox finds 16 million Britons do not have the skills to complete simple online tasks.
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School Library Monthly Blog » Blog Archive » Resources for School ...

School Library Monthly Blog » Blog Archive » Resources for School ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
In a previous blog post about the Pennsylvania School Library Study, I included a link to the School Library Impact Study Project, a 2011 project of school library students in Debra Kachel's School Library Advocacy course at ...
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Portrait of a town - ABC Riverina NSW - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Portrait of a town - ABC Riverina NSW - Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Sophie Joyce moved to Wagga Wagga at 17 to study photography. Three years on she's getting ready to leave but not before she completes a photographic series that's close to her heart.
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