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Public Libraries in the Digital World « network20q

Public Libraries in the Digital World « network20q | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Today I'm writing on something I've been contemplating lately–the role of public libraries with the onset of digital media. The topic is relevant and involves concepts from class like optimization, game theory, and externalities.
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Chennai Corporation to set up libraries in 76 schools - The Times of India

Chennai Corporation to set up libraries in 76 schools - The Times of India | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
In a bid to improve corporation school students’ general knowledge, the civic body has decided to set up libraries in 76 high and higher secondary schools, along with giving them daily access to newspapers.
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Library Planning to Cultivate Tech Confidence Patrons

Library Planning to Cultivate Tech Confidence Patrons | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The question of whether libraries will survive the digital age is spoken about reviewed and asked in library professional journals, conferences and among librarians all around the world. It seems that the digital age seems a ...
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Indiana library employee finds hidden gun inside donated book - New York Daily News

Indiana library employee finds hidden gun inside donated book - New York Daily News | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
New York Daily NewsIndiana library employee finds hidden gun inside donated bookNew York Daily NewsA little more than knowledge was found inside an Indiana public library book this week when an employee cracked open a donated hardback and...
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The National Literacy and Numeracy Evidence Base - teach learn share - Welcome to the Teach, Learn, Share Database

The National Literacy and Numeracy Evidence Base - teach learn share - Welcome to the Teach, Learn, Share Database | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
#austl Pls submit examples of school library involvement in literacy & numeracy programs in your school http://t.co/HQmgWPID...
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ReadWrite – 7-Year Battle To Stop Google From Digitizing Libraries Is Ending With A Whimper

7-Year Battle To Stop Google From Digitizing Libraries Is Ending With A Whimper http://t.co/dJy34ahW...
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» 10 Things You Didn’t Know Dropbox Could Do

» 10 Things You Didn’t Know Dropbox Could Do | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
I’m a big Dropbox user. I use it to back up all of my work files as well as important personal documents, pics, and audio files.
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Information Literacy Weblog: Research project into delivery of Information Literacy and Digital Scholarship

Information Literacy Weblog: Research project into delivery of Information Literacy and Digital Scholarship | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
RT @LibraryFeed: Research project into delivery of Information Literacy and Digital Scholarship http://t.co/1QVzIHUY...
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Reinventing Spaces & Places – Internet Librarian 2012 | David Lee King

Reinventing Spaces & Places – Internet Librarian 2012 | David Lee King | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
This was the closing keynote, and had some really cool ideas on reinventing libraries.
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Internet Librarian International 2012

Internet Librarian International 2012 | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Internet Librarian International's programme of practical workshops, conference sessions, and keynotes shares the latest trends in technology and innovation (@msstewart and maybe check out -
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Eagle Radio - The Station that Loves Surrey and Hampshire - News - Librarians from Surrey and Hampshire prove they're not just twinset and pearls as they descend on Parliament

Eagle Radio - The Station that Loves Surrey and Hampshire - News - Librarians from Surrey and Hampshire prove they're not just twinset and pearls as they descend on Parliament | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Librarians demand school library be made obligatory in every school (Librarians from Surrey and Hampshire descend on Parliament calling for statutory funding for school libraries http://t.co/y5WIseH0...)...
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The Chester City Blog: Report: Librarians Critical to PA Student ...

The Chester City Blog: Report: Librarians Critical to PA Student ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
"School libraries are not mandated in Pennsylvania. Neither is there any dedicated line item that exists in the state budget for school libraries. Of course, this results in school districts making decisions locally on school library ...
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Henderson Announces School Libraries Task Force – Washington ...

Henderson Announces School Libraries Task Force – Washington ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it – K-12 School Libraries District School Chancellor Kaya Henderson recently announced a task force aimed at broadening students' access to reading while strengthening support of school libraries.
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Squatters reopen Friern Barnet library after council closes service

Squatters reopen Friern Barnet library after council closes service | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Eight-strong group become 'community librarians' with locals' support after law change forces them out of residential property (Closing down public libraries in London: terrible.
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School librarian organises mass lobby at Westminster - This Is Hampshire

School librarian organises mass lobby at Westminster - This Is Hampshire | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
School librarian organises mass lobby at WestminsterThis Is HampshireThose taking part in the demonstration believe that every school should have a library and professional staff to help children find information, including online, so they...
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Online learning – the future of education? – Technology – Current Affairs – New Zealand Listener

Online learning – the future of education? – Technology – Current Affairs – New Zealand Listener | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The internet is threatening to shake up education, as it has already done with music, retail and journalism.

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DC Council members push for longer library hours - Washington Examiner

DC Council members push for longer library hours - Washington Examiner | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Washington ExaminerDC Council members push for longer library hoursWashington ExaminerD.C. library advocates told D.C. Council members Thursday that they want libraries to be open longer, but are worried that extra hours would mean more staffing.
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How has social media influenced your professional practice?

How has social media influenced your professional practice? (How has social media influenced your professional practice?
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The constant evolution of information literacy | Library Connect | Digital Media Literacy + Cyber Arts + Performance Centers Connected to Fiber Networks

The constant evolution of information literacy | Library Connect | Digital Media Literacy + Cyber Arts + Performance Centers Connected to Fiber Networks | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Like many library and information user services, information literacy has undergone great changes over the last decade.
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58 Sites for Digital Storytelling tools and Information (RT @judykmck: RT @moriarty_ok: 58 Sites for Digital Storytelling tools and Information http://t.co/FfcVfTQt #elemchat #d5chat #literacy #edstuff...)...
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How Big Is the Cloud? [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Big Is the Cloud?[INFOGRAPHIC] http://t.co/ZquyKTRy...
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Authors and illustrators supporting school libraries #lobby4schlibs - via @triciaad

Authors and illustrators supporting school libraries #lobby4schlibs - via @triciaad | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
RT @triciaad: Authors and illustrators supporting school libraries #lobby4schlibs http://t.co/3Em1t7N8...
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QUT Information Studies Group | Facebook

QUT Information Studies Group | Facebook | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
QUT Information Studies Group. 51 likes · 1 talking about this. (Have you registered yet for our upcoming Information Literacy online seminar with Meredith Farkas? There's still time!
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Customers delighted with USQ library - The Sunshine Coast Daily

Customers delighted with USQ library - The Sunshine Coast Daily | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Customers delighted with USQ libraryThe Sunshine Coast DailyThe USQ Library was announced as the number one university library in Australia and New Zealand for client satisfaction for the third time in a row, according to the 2012 Insync national...
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Campaigners lobby for school libraries - The Bookseller

Campaigners lobby for school libraries - The Bookseller | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The BooksellerCampaigners lobby for school librariesThe BooksellerA group of close to 150 campaigners is to lobby parliament for school libraries to be made statutory, with authors Chris Priestley and Philip Ardagh among those taking part today.
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