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Websites at the Next Level – Internet Librarian 2012 | David Lee King

Websites at the Next Level – Internet Librarian 2012 | David Lee King | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Websites at the Next Level from David King Here are my slides from my session.
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Part 2: Where young people discover and get their books

Part 2: Where young people discover and get their books | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
RT @pewinternet: High-school age readers were more likely to have borrowed the last book they read (37%) than to have bought it (26%) http://t.co/oxkPL1dI...
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Information Literacy Weblog: UK major report: Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes

Information Literacy Weblog: UK major report: Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
UK major report: Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes http://t.co/UToZlTRM...
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AASL’s Fall Forum Focuses on Transliteracy and School Libraries | American Libraries Magazine

AASL’s Fall Forum Focuses on Transliteracy and School Libraries | 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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8 Ideas, 10 Guides, And 17 Tools For A Better Professional Learning Network - TeachThought

8 Ideas, 10 Guides, And 17 Tools For A Better Professional Learning Network - TeachThought | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Personal learning networks are a great way for educators to get connected with learning opportunities, access professional development resources, and to build camaraderie with other… (8 Ideas, 10 Guides, And 17 Tools For A Better Professional Learning...
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Building a new [virtual] learning world

Are you ready to consider gaming in your curriculum? This presentation is a discussion starter for the ALIA schools seminar Learning in a Changing World.
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9 Creative Storytelling Tools That Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again -- THE Journal

9 Creative Storytelling Tools That Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again -- THE Journal | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
T.H.E. Journal asked educators for the most creative storytelling apps available, and we did a little digging on our own, too. The tools and apps we found turn students into novelists, artists, and moviemakers.
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Joint Libraries: Models That Work

Joint Libraries: Models That Work | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it

A public/community college joint-use library is an especially good combination. The missions and the service populations are similar enough to provide significant overlap and allow for excellent services to all users.

 


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Part 3: Library use and importance

Part 3: Library use and importance | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
RT @lbraun2000: RT @pewinternet: Do you use you local public library? How?
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America's Facebook Generation Is Reading Strong - NPR

America's Facebook Generation Is Reading Strong - NPR | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
NPRAmerica's Facebook Generation Is Reading StrongNPR...
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Working Together 68: Why I Love Teacher-Librarians

Working Together 68: Why I Love Teacher-Librarians | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
I reach out like a drowning person and ask the teacher-librarian, Kate Girard, if she'd like to co-teach a unit on poetry with me in the library. I hold my breath. She agrees. She thinks I have something wonderful planned and is ...
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Thing 16 – Getting involved cont'd… | Librarian head space

Thing 16 – Getting involved cont'd… | Librarian head space | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
It IS unfortunate the These Economic Times have necessitated a push, a rise in advocacy. In Australia we have been less affected by the GFC etc, but libraries can be seen as soft targets – so there is always time and room for ...
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Information Literacy Weblog: Digital and Information Literacies at Cardiff University

Information Literacy Weblog: Digital and Information Literacies at Cardiff University | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Information Literacy Weblog: Digital and Information Literacies at Cardiff University http://t.co/ssfFnsXS...
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Library/Technology Ideas

Library/Technology Ideas | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Information Literacy infographic (Information Literacy infographic http://t.co/bPPEessF...)...
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BBC News - UK government looks at ways to put ebooks in libraries

UK government looks at ways to put ebooks in libraries - http://t.co/D2jO2Qlk...
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Amazon apparently discontinues Kindle Touch in favor of Paperwhite

Amazon apparently discontinues Kindle Touch in favor of Paperwhite | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Amazon has apparently discontinued the Kindle Touch, which started at $99, in favor of the new Kindle Paperwhite, which starts at $119 and is still experiencing 4- to 6-week shipping delays.
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Creating Communities Through Makerspaces by Buffy Hamilton Atlanta ...

Unfortunately, I did not get to present due to a family medical crisis, but here are my slides for anyone interested in the topic.
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The inexorable rise of open access scientific publishing

The inexorable rise of open access scientific publishing | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Stephen Curry: A new study shows that the rise of open access publishing of academic research is faster than anyone had previously realised (The inexorable rise of open access scientific publishing, via @ExLibrisGroup
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Teaching in the Age of Siri

Teaching in the Age of Siri | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
As AI mobile services evolve, teachers are challenged to design instruction & assessment in ways that require more than simply asking Siri for the answer.
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Booktalks and Video Booktalks | Scholastic.com

Booktalks and Video Booktalks | Scholastic.com | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Lists of booktalks and video booktalks available for hundreds of children's books, as a resource for teachers and librarians. Booktalking is one of the most effective ways to get students reading.

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YALSA's Teens’ Top Ten: An Interview with John Green | The Hub

YALSA's Teens’ Top Ten: An Interview with John Green | The Hub | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it

Teen Read Week is October 14th through 20th, but here at The Hub, we’re celebrating for ten days so we can bring you interviews, guest posts, videos, and more with each of the authors whose books made this year’s Teens’ Top Ten. Today we feature John Green, whose book The Fault in Our Stars is #2 on this year’s list.

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Stop Companies from Tracking Your Kids Online | Common Sense Media

Stop Companies from Tracking Your Kids Online | Common Sense Media | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Advice from Common Sense Media editors. Don't let companies track kids without your permission. Join thousands of other parents who want to guard kids' privacy from invasive online tracking.
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TechSoup: Tech-Savvy Staff: Better Service for Library Users

TechSoup: Tech-Savvy Staff: Better Service for Library Users | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Would you like to help staff gain the tech skills they need in order to effectively assist patrons? Join our webinar to find out how one library succeeded with this challenging staff development goal.
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Making a New Promise with Our Community | ALSC Blog

Making a New Promise with Our Community | ALSC Blog | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The Library would be a dynamic place providing opportunities to enable individuals and their families to grow and learn and succeed. By fulfilling that promise, the Library will build a cadre of advocates who will work on its ...
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