I'm trying to stay tuned in what's happening in the field of information literacy, school libraries, ICT and learning environments. I am working on my PhD degree and working as a children's librarian, a school librarian and a lecturer in Turku University of Applied Sciences.
This report on urban school districts in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Vista, CA, illustrates the setbacks faced by each and the steps taken to restore or maintain school librarians after budget cuts following the 2008 recession.
Noosa Library Service is set to become the first Australian public library to recruit a NAO humanoid robot.
The fully-programmable robot’s mission is to provide fun and practical robotics and computer programming training for adults and young people. It’s part of a new library initiative called Robots for Everyone.
“Coding has been described as a necessary language for the 21st century and a key skill for future economic success in digitally driven communities,” says Library Collections and Services Coordinator Tracey King.
The Internet is a behemoth, and it's growing every day. So how is a child to make sense of it all? How can she find what she needs as she writes, say, a school report on the solar system? Dr. Eleni Mitsakaki is trying to help.
"Are you on Facebook? Do you know of all of the library Facebook Groups that you can join and instantly connect with hundreds, in some cases thousands (and in one particular group over 10,000) other librarians?"
Jopa elinkeinoelämän edustajat ovat vaatineet hallitusta perumaan koulutus- ja tutkimusrahoituksen mittavat leikkaukset puhumattakaan koulutusta työkseen puolustavista järjestöistä, kuten Akavasta. Oppositiopuolueista on väläytelty koulusäästöistä myös välikysymystä.
The number of people visiting public libraries in NSW is at an all-time high with internet and online usage going through the roof, according to the latest statistics released by the State Library of NSW.
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