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Musings about librarianship: Is librarianship in crisis and should we be talking about it?

Musings about librarianship: Is librarianship in crisis and should we be talking about it? | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
RT @bohyunkim: Reading @aarontay - " Is librarianship in crisis and should we be talking about it?
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Libraries and Museums Become Hands-On Learning Labs | MindShift

Libraries and Museums Become Hands-On Learning Labs | MindShift | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
RT @changeequation: Libraries and Museums Become Hands-On Learning Labs http://t.co/xB1bpYqT @MindShiftKQED...
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Words

Words | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
I love our beautiful, new word wall! Right before we left for Thanksgiving break, we–well, actually Ray, Steve, and Mark–installed about twenty words.  The lovely, purple vinyl words were a gift from my generous friends at Syba Signs for whom I did...
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What’s a good book to read Miss? | School Libraries

What’s a good book to read Miss? | School Libraries | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Recently I was asked to write a guest blog post for Bright Ideas, the blog of the School Library Association of Victoria focusing on tools that encourage reading in schools.  Largely, this post wa...
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Penguin pulls new eBooks from libraries | eSchool News

Penguin pulls new eBooks from libraries | eSchool News | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Citing unspecified “concerns about the security of our digital editions,” Penguin Group USA is pulling new eBooks from libraries; in addition, it is not (Penguin pulls new eBooks from libraries | eSchool News: Citing unspecified “concerns about...
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Reading Digitally Infographic | Information Literacy in schools

Reading Digitally Infographic | Information Literacy in schools | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
From @ryanbretag Reading Digitally Infographic http://t.co/THCHvg7h #tlchat #edchat...
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In some U.S. schools, librarians are no longer saying, 'Shh ...

Buffy Hamilton, who calls herself "The Unquiet Librarian," holds the phone receiver away from her ear at the Creekview High School library in Canton, Ga., revealing a cacophony of noise in the background.
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Save Our Schools Canberra: Teacher Librarians are Fast Disappearing

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Teacher librarians are important | Libraries and Learning

Teacher librarians are important | Libraries and Learning | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Web 2.0 revolutionized the means at our disposal to filter and share information. Whether by managing information by social bookmarking or RSS reads and feeds, or communicating with our school comm...
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J.K. Rowling Gives Evidence at Leveson Inquiry (Watch Now) - The Leaky Cauldron

The best source for all things Harry Potter: news, images, video, movies, books, podcast, social network, crafts, essays and more. Talk about Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
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Musings about librarianship: 5 inspirational words of wisdom to librarians | Library Inspiration

Musings about librarianship: 5 inspirational words of wisdom to librarians | Library Inspiration | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Musings about librarianship: 5 inspirational words of wisdom to librarians | @scoopit http://t.co/lh3VTC9c...
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Students support teacher librarians - The Hub

Students support teacher librarians - The Hub | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Studies linking TLs and quality school libraries to literacy · Statistics available on school libraries in Australia · New Australian Research · Teacher Librarian numbers in decline · What we know state by state Aug 2010 · Why ...
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The Information Portal: Who selects for the library collection?

The Information Portal. The portal is description, reflection and collection. It tells the story of my journey into the world of the teacher-librarian. Sunday, November 20, 2011. Who selects for the library collection?
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In some US schools, librarians are no longer saying, 'Shh!' - Boston Herald

In some US schools, librarians are no longer saying, 'Shh!'Boston HeraldHer job "is really about helping teachers and students explore new mediums for learning," Hamilton says.
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Louder libraries for a digital age to open across US - Nashua Telegraph

Louder libraries for a digital age to open across US - Nashua Telegraph | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Louder libraries for a digital age to open across USNashua TelegraphSome librarians caution that there are downsides to running a cacophonous disco inside the library.
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Reading a book versus a screen: Different reading devices, different modes of reading? | 21st Century Information Fluency

Reading a book versus a screen: Different reading devices, different modes of reading? | 21st Century Information Fluency | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
A book or a screen – which of these two offers more reading comfort? There are no disadvantages to reading from electronic reading devices compared with reading printed texts, according to a new study.
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In the age of ebooks and smart phones, Canadian libraries more popular than ever

In the age of ebooks and smart phones, Canadian libraries more popular than ever | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
It's a sunny fall afternoon — likely one of the last warm days this year — yet Montreal's largest library is buzzing.

The Grande Bibliotheque's rows of sofa chairs and sleek desks are packed with people tapping on laptops...
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Penguin Shuts Down Libraries' Access To New E-Titles On ...

“We have always placed a high value on the role that libraries can play in connecting our authors with our readers,” said Penguin in an official statement on Monday, reports HuffPo. “However, due to new concerns about the ...
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 24 Infographics For Teacher-Librarians and Media Specialists

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 24 Infographics For Teacher-Librarians and Media Specialists | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 24 Infographics For Teacher-Librarians and Media Specialists: http://t.co/bXtO8Ypv via @misnoor...
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Poking Through Libraries, The Value in Learning What Others Know ...

Poking Through Libraries, The Value in Learning What Others Know ... | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
Poking Through Libraries, The Value in Learning What Others Know & Think. Posted by Sophie on 10:40 PM. Ever poked through someone else's library, or just a shelf? I do it all the time. It's the best way to learn about people ...
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Our response to the government

Our response to the government | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
The government’s response to the Report of the House Inquiry into School Libraries and Teacher Librarians is disappointing but not unexpected,  continuing to shift responsibility to states, while the states continue to shift to principals.
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Librarians are go: Using Zotero with students | Teacher-Librarian

Librarians are go: Using Zotero with students | Teacher-Librarian | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
"Zotero captures metadata about a resource and stores it for you in a folder you have created for the task, you are then able to edit that metadata and add tags to assist with future searchability.
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How to Use Google Search More Effectively [INFOGRAPHIC]

Fewer than 25% of students know how to perform a "reasonably well-executed search" of web information. This inforgraphic shares a few essential Google search tips and tricks.
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Save Our Schools Canberra: Teacher Librarians are Fast Disappearing

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NYC Conference Focuses on Key Role of School Librarians in Common Core Standards - School Library Journal

NYC Conference Focuses on Key Role of School Librarians in Common Core Standards - School Library Journal | SchoolLibrariesTeacherLibrarians | Scoop.it
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