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Librarians are go: Leading from the Library

Librarians are go: Leading from the Library | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
RT @staceyt: Judy's call to arms : Leading from the Library http://t.co/F4iwHBhN @heyjudeonline...
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» 6 Great New eBooks Infographics

» 6 Great New eBooks Infographics | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
There have been a slew of eBook infographics created this year, each giving insightful statistics in a visual way. Here are six that I have found recently, all posted since June of this year.
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Appeals Court: Michigan Libraries Can't Ban Guns « CBS Detroit

Appeals Court: Michigan Libraries Can't Ban Guns « CBS Detroit | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Rosemarie Aquilina earlier restricted patrons from openly carrying firearms onto the property of the Capital Area District Library. The gun rights advocacy group Michigan Open Carry had ...
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YALSA » Connect, Create, Collaborate: Sparking the Maker Movement at your Library

YALSA » Connect, Create, Collaborate: Sparking the Maker Movement at your Library | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Connect, Create, Collaborate: Sparking the Maker Movement at your Library, @yalsa http://t.co/EebX45ys...
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» Why We Buy Into Ideas (And How to Convince Others of Our Thoughts)

» Why We Buy Into Ideas (And How to Convince Others of Our Thoughts) | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Iris Shoor, co-founder at Takipi writes for Lifehacker about Why We Buy Into Ideas (And How to Convince Others of Our Thoughts). This is a very interesting article about decision-making and persuasion.
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SLJ Summit 2012: Full-Time School Librarians Boost Student Test Scores in Reading, Writing, Says PA Report | School Library Journal

SLJ Summit 2012: Full-Time School Librarians Boost Student Test Scores in Reading, Writing, Says PA Report | School Library Journal | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Need for full-time teacher-librarians - http://t.co/fsV5hHDh...
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Australian Teacher Librarian of the Year 2012

Australian Teacher Librarian of the Year 2012 | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Thanks @kbonanno outstanding celebration of the contribution and value of teacher librarians @ TL awards 2012 http://t.co/0Ffxzij0 #asla...
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First-year college student online research preferences | Bibliographic Wilderness

Bibliographic Wilderness http://t.co/XKjcItfy...
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Publications - Australia's Asia Literacy Non-Problem

Publications - Australia's Asia Literacy Non-Problem | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The Centre for Independent Studies is the leading independent public policy 'think tank' within Australasia.
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A whole pile of useful stuff: Prometheus articles debate public libraries

A whole pile of useful stuff: Prometheus articles debate public libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
RT @JSSBennett: “@UKpling: Public Libraries News: A whole pile of useful stuff: Prometheus articles debate public libraries http://t.co/6uTVolzl...
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Higher Education Network | The Guardian

Higher Education Network | The Guardian | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Latest news and comment on Higher Education Network from guardian.co.uk ("The hive" as a new model of university/public libraries.
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Stephen King's 'Different Seasons' Banned From High School Library - The Inquisitr

Stephen King's 'Different Seasons' Banned From High School Library - The Inquisitr | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Stephen King's 'Different Seasons' Banned From High School LibraryThe InquisitrStephen King's non-horror anthology Different Seasons was recently pulled from a library in a California school district, according to the Los Angeles Times.
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Weebly is the easiest way to create a website or blog

Weebly is the easiest way to create a website or blog | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Named one of TIME's 50 Best Websites, Weebly has an easy, drag & drop interface to create your own website. It's free, powerful, and professional.
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iPads set to take over from books in school libraries, principal says ...

iPads set to take over from books in school libraries, principal says. October 26, 2012 - 11:35am — Blake. Seems Like A Bad Idea... Principal of Madison Park Primary David Lawton said books would become a "thing of the past".
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SLJ Summit 2012: Of Leadership and ‘Blended-Learning Baristas’ | School Library Journal

SLJ Summit 2012: Of Leadership and ‘Blended-Learning Baristas’ | School Library Journal | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
“I love the library, and I firmly believe in it,” says Mark Ray, a former teacher librarian and Washington’s 201...
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Google's Open Course Builder: A Giant Leap into 21st Century Online Learning | WiredPlanet

Google's Open Course Builder: A Giant Leap into 21st Century Online Learning | WiredPlanet | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Blogger Todd Finley takes us on a tour of Google's Open Course Builder and reflects on the academic culture of a Learning Management System.
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WrestleMania Reading Challenge registration open for teachers and librarians

WrestleMania Reading Challenge registration open for teachers and librarians | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
At WWE In Your Corner, the WWE Universe can learn more about WWE’s community outreach programs involving many of the Superstars and Divas, including WWE’s Circle of Champions, the be a STAR Alliance and the WrestleMania Reading Challenge.
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DRM be damned: How to protect your Amazon e-books from being deleted

DRM be damned: How to protect your Amazon e-books from being deleted | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Amazon recently erased all of one Kindle users' e-books. Ars shows how to stop it.
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Future of learning: obsolescence of knowledge, return to real teaching

Future of learning: obsolescence of knowledge, return to real teaching | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Leading entrepreneurs and thought leaders provide a look at the future of education in a short documentary from Ericsson. It discusses how technology is changing the way students learn as well as what it means to learn and teach in a connected era.
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Digital Media and Technology in Afterschool Programs,Libraries,and Museums (The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Reports on Digital Media and Learning): Diana Rhoten,Becky Herr-Stephen...

Digital Media and Technology in Afterschool Programs,Libraries,and Museums (The John D. and Catherine T.
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Information Literacy Weblog: Recent articles

Information Literacy Weblog: Recent articles | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Information Literacy Weblog: Recent articles http://t.co/WvDdOcH7...
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DIY History: Help build the historical record by building it yourself - The University of Iowa Libraries

DIY History: Help build the historical record by building it yourself - The University of Iowa Libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Help us transcribe diaries, letters and cookbooks (DIY History.
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Patricia Martin: The Future of Libraries in a Digital Culture

The Future of Libraries in a Digital Culture http://t.co/SAoFMmn1...
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Estimating the economic value of libraries

Estimating the economic value of libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
(2012). Estimating the economic value of libraries. Prometheus: Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 367-369.
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