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Teacher librarians could soon be left on the funding shelf - The Age

Teacher librarians could soon be left on the funding shelf - The Age | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The AgeTeacher librarians could soon be left on the funding shelfThe AgeTraditionally, the weekly library lesson has provided the opportunity for the teacher librarian in primary schools to read aloud to children.
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Real-world examples of collection development in the digital age | American Libraries Magazine

Real-world examples of collection development in the digital age http://t.co/JlWiDLK1...
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YALS Fall 2012 It's All About Advocacy | Young Adult Library Services

YALS Fall 2012 It's All About Advocacy | Young Adult Library Services | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The theme of the issue is advocacy and it's filled with articles on the importance of speaking up for teens in school and public libraries. For example: Maureen Hartman, Hennepin County (MN) Library, writes about how ...
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» How to Better Manage Your Twitter Relationships

» How to Better Manage Your Twitter Relationships | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
One of the great things about Twitter is that so many people use it, but that also makes it a bit difficult to manage all of your connections.
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Keynote in Brunei for the Conference on GenNext Libraries | Joe Murphy – Librarian, Innovator

Keynote in Brunei for the Conference on GenNext Libraries | Joe Murphy – Librarian, Innovator | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
RT @libraryfuture: Keynote talk in Brunei http://t.co/R5AEb3Hr & we made it into the local paper http://t.co/qyNBIc51...
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An Open Letter to America’s Publishers | American Libraries Magazine

An Open Letter to America’s Publishers http://t.co/gWZXphGG...
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Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Places to Find & Watch Documentaries Online

7 Places to Find & Watch Documentaries Online http://t.co/TrtHMrDA...
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Common Core for School Librarians - A Listly List | Teens, Youth & Libraries

Common Core for School Librarians - A Listly List | Teens, Youth & Libraries | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Listly List - Common Core for School Librarians - CCSS ELA Lesson Plans | Scoop.it, Common Core: Getting There Globally | Asia Society, Nonfiction text features graphic, Reading Like a Historian, Alabama College & Career-Ready Standards (CCRS) |...
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Research Libraries Increase Spending on Digital Materials - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Teaching in Higher Education

Research Libraries Increase Spending on Digital Materials - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Teaching in Higher Education | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The shift to digital has effects on staffing as well, as new numbers from the Association of Research Libraries show.
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MANCHESTER: Library celebrates Teen Read Week - Heritage Newspapers

MANCHESTER: Library celebrates Teen Read WeekHeritage NewspapersParents of teens are encouraged to celebrate Teen Read Week at home, as well.
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The Public Library Manifesto

The Public Library Manifesto | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Why libraries matter, and how we can save them.
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Part 1…Professional Education Learning Communities … Definition…Process…Common Core

Part 1…Professional Education Learning Communities … Definition…Process…Common Core | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Welcome to a  two part post  dedicated to facilitating  21st century skills through the development of professional learning communities for educators and students.  In Part One you get… an i...
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News Hour Social media lessons for high school students | Digital Citizenship in Schools

News Hour Social media lessons for high school students | Digital Citizenship in Schools | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Tue, Oct 9 : For many of us, our online personality can suffer momentary lapses in judgement. But one Regina professor is in our city, trying to navigate students away from those mistakes.
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Times & Star | Cumbria's libraries ready to embrace smartphone apps, Twitter and Facebook

Times & Star | Cumbria's libraries ready to embrace smartphone apps, Twitter and Facebook | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
RT @Philbradley: Adoption of new technology in library results in rise in members http://t.co/bBPCDnMg...
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» 7 Productivity Links Worth Your Time

» 7 Productivity Links Worth Your Time | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Robert Bruce at Copyblogger has gathered 7 Productivity Links Worth Your Time These are all excellent resources to provide you with inspiration to get organized and stay productive.
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Education Week: Common Core Thrusts Librarians Into Leadership Role

Common Core Thrusts Librarians Into Leadership Role http://t.co/gJwYphBL...
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New Book Discovery Site NetGalley Adds New Features, Complete Redesign - Digital Book World

New Book Discovery Site NetGalley Adds New Features, Complete Redesign - Digital Book World | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
New Book Discovery Site NetGalley Adds New Features, Complete RedesignDigital Book WorldSusan Ruszala, NetGalley's President, commented, “With the support of publishers and professional readers, what started out as a simple concept—can we produce...
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Fab Labs at the Library

Fab Labs at the Library http://t.co/V0x08QtW...
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Only one week left to register for ALAO 2012! « ALAO Blog

We have an amazing conference planned featuring ACRL's Value of Academic Libraries report. Are you thinking about registering, but need a rationale to justify attending? Here's more reasons to attend ALAO 2012: ...
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Upcoming Webinar: “Start with Summon”: Information Literacy in the Age of Web-Scale Discovery - The Distant Librarian

Note the Distance Education angle in this upcoming Webinar from Serials Solutions: “Start with Summon” is what novice and experience researchers at Royal Roads University hear.
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Reading book lists for children aged 5-13

Recommended reading books for KS1, KS2 and KS3 - book lists for school libraries - http://t.co/ojmGNRAS...
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Opening the Space: School Libraries as Places of Participatory Culture

Opening the Space:  School Libraries as Places of Participatory Culture | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
On Tuesday October 9th, I presented a webinar for the American Association of School Librarians called Opening the Space:  School Libraries as Places of Participatory Culture.  This webinar was a p...
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Keep Public Libraries Free Campaign | Lianza

Keep Public Libraries Free Campaign | Lianza | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (Librarians! Got something to say about #freepubliclibraries campaign?
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Chief commissioner decides to shut down capital's only public library

Chief commissioner decides to shut down capital's only public library | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
ISLAMABAD - Islamabad Chief Commissioner (CC) Tariq Mehmood Pirzada, in a move that may be dubbed knowledge–antagonistic, has ordered to shut down the one solitary public library in the federal capital.
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Part 2…Professional Education Learning Communities…5 Easy Steps…50 Links…Goldmine of Resources

Part 2…Professional Education Learning Communities…5 Easy Steps…50 Links…Goldmine of Resources | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Welcome to a the second of this  two part post  dedicated toward facilitating the common core by developing professional learning communities for educators and students.  In Part One you learned&#8...
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