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ALA encourages librarians to give a shout out to libraries on Digital ...

ALA encourages librarians to give a shout out to libraries on Digital ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Through our ongoing work with the American Library Association's Office for Information Technology (OITP) Digital Literacy Task Force ,we have learned about the critical role librarians play in developing resources for ...
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vla-conf-program-2012.pdf

elcome to the Virginia Library. Association 2012 Conference,. Libraries: Adding Value to Our. Communities. This year our conference returns to the same. Williamsburg venue of past conferences, but it is sporting a new name, ...
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Social media summed up by donuts

Social media summed up by donuts | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it

.Photo by douglaswray http://instagram.com/p/nm695/#


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Going Visual: 10 Free Tools to Create Infographics That Pop

Going Visual: 10 Free Tools to Create Infographics That Pop | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
You've probably seen infographics popping up everywhere. Here's 10 tools to help you create your own inforgraphics.
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» Makerspaces in Academic Libraries

» Makerspaces in Academic Libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Maura Smale writes for ACRLog about Making Things in Academic Libraries. This thought-provoking article discusses what makerspaces could mean in the academic library realm.
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Just hook it into our veins

Just hook it into our veins | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Just hook it into our veins (The internet forms a crucial part of our everyday lives, but are we growing a little too attached to the warmth...)...
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MediaSmarts

MediaSmarts | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Welcome to the MediaSmarts' website, home to one of the world's most comprehensive collections of digital and media literacy resources.
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Speaking Out About Bullying Requires Guts - ABC Open

Speaking Out About Bullying Requires Guts - ABC Open | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Speaking out about bullying is not easy. So, first and foremost, I would like to commend the young people who had the courage to share their stories for the 'Bullying is a reality' short film.
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Imagine a search engine that simply removed the top 1 million most popular web sites from its index. What would you discover?

Imagine a search engine that simply removed the top 1 million most popular web sites from its index. What would you discover? | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Imagine a search engine that simply removed the top 1 million most popular web sites from its index. What would you discover? (Fed up with seeing the same results from Google again and again?
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My Take on Librarians

My Take on Librarians | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
From my recent Slideshare presentations, I have had a number of questions about what my thinking is about the role of teacher-librarians?  Here is the slide that has generated some discussion on th...
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Loveliest Libraries

Loveliest Libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Explore beautiful home and public libraries with us on Pinterest: http://t.co/M6blzOso...
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20 Twitter Hashtags Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic | Teacher Librarians of the 21st Century

20 Twitter Hashtags Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic | Teacher Librarians of the 21st Century | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
20 Twitter Hashtags Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic via @Mrs_BN | @scoopit http://t.co/scWR8VBD...
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Smashwords — School Libraries: What's Now, What's Next, What's Yet to Come — A book by Kristin Fontichiaro

Smashwords — School Libraries: What's Now, What's Next, What's Yet to Come — A book by Kristin Fontichiaro | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
A crowdsourced collection of over 100 essays from around the world about trends in school libraries written by librarians, teachers, publishers, and library vendors. Edited by Kristin Fontichiaro and Buffy Hamilton.
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2012 Australian Teacher Librarian of the year, Alinda Sheerman BACIRC

2012 Australian Teacher Librarian of the year, Alinda Sheerman BACIRC | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it

It was announced yesterday that Alinda Sheerman is the Australian Teacher Librarian of the Year 2012. Congratulations Alinda!

What an incredible honour and privilege! I have been inundated with congratulatory emails and social networking messages from family ...

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Librarian as Tech-Support « Law Library Technology

Librarian as Tech-Support « Law Library Technology | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
In this pursuit, I think many of us in this profession have assumed that younger patrons coming into our libraries already have an impressive set of technology skills. Many librarian conferences, and LIS literature, continue to ...
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Idea Box draws community to public library

Idea Box draws community to public library | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The Idea Box at Oak Park Public Library is a new experiment in community participation and library programming that invites visitors to “explore, learn, and play.” The 9 x 13 glass-enclosed space opened in March and has already played host to...

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» 18 Library Tech Stories You May Have Missed

» 18 Library Tech Stories You May Have Missed | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
This fall has already seen quite a few library-technology stories, so it’s time for another round-up post. Here are the latest tech-related library articles you won’t want to miss!
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Survive and Thrive! An Advocacy Toolkit for School Librarians

Survive and Thrive!  An Advocacy Toolkit for School Librarians | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
CO School libraries highlight Survive & Thrive for excellent support/advocacy for school libraries!
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Storybook archive opened - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Storybook archive opened - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
A treasure trove of children's classic literature is being dusted off and displayed in libraries across Canberra.
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What’s the future of learning in a networked society? Watch Ericsson’s latest short film to find out.

What’s the future of learning in a networked society? Watch Ericsson’s latest short film to find out. | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
"This is the first generation of people that work, play, think and learn differently than their parents. They are the first generation to not be afraid of technology. It's like ... (What’s the future of learning in a networked society?
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Google search to get more personal

Google search to get more personal | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Google search to get more personal http://t.co/APVfeQJG...
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Open Access and Your Publications: What's Copyright Got to Do with It?--GROUP RATE (ALA Editions Workshop) - Books / Professional Development - Books for Academic Librarians - Books for Public Libr...

Open Access and Your Publications: What's Copyright Got to Do with It?--GROUP RATE (ALA Editions Workshop) - Books / Professional Development - Books for Academic Librarians - Books for Public Libr... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
This is a group rate for 3 or more people viewing from a single computer.
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Using Moodle to Complete a Knowledge Survey

Using Moodle to Complete a Knowledge Survey | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
  What is a knowledge survey “A standard Knowledge Surveys consists of many questions that cover the entire content of a course. Questions cover all levels of Bloom’s scale of thin... (Sounds interesting - who is doing this in this way?
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How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography | olinuris.library.cornell.edu

Excellent guide to annotated bibliographies, from Cornell University Libraries: http://t.co/n7gAl8j8...
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How You Can Help | Lianza

How You Can Help | Lianza | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (Did you know it only takes 5 minutes to email your MP to Keep Public Libraries Free?
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