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TEDxRainier - Chrystie Hill - Libraries Present and Future

Chrystie Hill works with libraries around the world and shares her knowledge to help make libraries great places. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED...
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ELAG2013: D3-4/9 MOOCs and Libraries

MOOCs and Libraries: an overview of the landscape, and how libraries can serve the "inside out" classroom. By Merrilee Proffitt Description MOOCs, or Massive...
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5 Innovations That Show Libraries Don’t Have To Die

5 Innovations That Show Libraries Don’t Have To Die | School libraries today | Scoop.it

Stan Alcorn:
1: THE BOOKLESS LIBRARY
2: LIBRARIES AS SCHOOLS

3: LIBRARIES AS MAKER SPACES

4: POP-UP LIBRARIES

5: THE OCCUPY WALL STREET LIBRARY


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Karen du Toit's curator insight, April 2, 2013 6:15 AM

Libraries are innovative! Not new concepts, but worth citing as reasons why libraries are still relevant!

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As the world goes digital, libraries adjust their strategies, by @marytablante | USA TODAY College

As the world goes digital, libraries adjust their strategies, by @marytablante | USA TODAY College | School libraries today | Scoop.it

Beyond using the library as a place to study, here are some other ways students can make use of library services provided by their universities:

• Check out laptops, iPads or calculators

• Go beyond Wikipedia and Google

Term papers and theses rely on more than a simple Google search. Professors encourage students to use scholarly and peer-reviewed articles.

University libraries have more than 600 databases...

• Ask a librarian 24/7


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Karen du Toit's curator insight, March 11, 2013 3:38 AM

Libraries are changing > spaces and services!

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What to expect from libraries in the 21st century: Pam Sandlian Smith at TEDxMileHigh

Why do we still need libraries in the age of digital, real-time information? In this emotional talk, Pam Sandlian Smith shows how she works to use the librar...
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