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Organising knowledge: The importance of library standards in a global society | Services to Schools

Organising knowledge: The importance of library standards in a global society | Services to Schools | SCIS | Scoop.it

Organising knowledge: the importance of library standards in a global society

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New South Wales Department of Education and Communities (NSW DEC) on the release of its leading school eBook research report titled eBooks for Leisure and Learning.

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Penguin to Expand E-Book Lending

Penguin to Expand E-Book Lending | SCIS | Scoop.it
Working with Baker & Taylor, a distributor of print and digital books, Penguin will start the new pilot programs this year.
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“Kids Online” Report: Young Children’s Social Networking Habits Harder to Track than Teens’ - The Digital Shift

“Kids Online” Report: Young Children’s Social Networking Habits Harder to Track than Teens’ - The Digital Shift | SCIS | Scoop.it
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eRead Me Vegas: Windows 8 and two versions of OverDrive Media Console, What's the difference?

eRead Me Vegas: Windows 8 and two versions of OverDrive Media Console, What's the difference? | SCIS | Scoop.it
Windows 8 and two versions of OverDrive Media Console, What's the difference?
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Tim Coronel, former publisher of Bookseller and Publisher magazine, looks at the dramatic changes in ways of doing business over the past five years in the Australian book trade – and predicts what...

Tim Coronel, former publisher of Bookseller and Publisher magazine, looks at the dramatic changes in ways of doing business over the past five years in the Australian book trade – and predicts what... | SCIS | Scoop.it

Tim Coronel, former publisher of Bookseller and Publisher magazine, looks at the dramatic changes in ways of doing business over the past five years in the Australian book trade – and predicts what the future might hold, both positive and negative.

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New standard for Minimum Record on Libraries Australia | Libraries Australia

being introduced at the same time as the change to Resource Description and Access (RDA). The introduction of RDA occurs on 31 March 2013. From that time we will not be describing the minimum record in terms of the Anglo American Cataloging Rules 2nd edition (AACR2).

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Why School Libraries Matter (Hint: It’s Not Just About the Books)

Why School Libraries Matter (Hint: It’s Not Just About the Books) | SCIS | Scoop.it

On the day of the mass lobby of parliament for school libraries, author and commentator Jeff Norton reflects on the important role school ...

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Splash Home - splash.abc.net.au

Splash Home - splash.abc.net.au | SCIS | Scoop.it
Home page is the home of splash site...

ABC Splash is a new education website for Australia, packed with 100s of videos, audio clips and games. Totally free to watch and play at home and in school.

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Creating 21st Century Learners – October 2012 (pdf)

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See on Scoop.it – Student Learning through School Libraries
This booklet is one of a series presenting research findings from the revcent Pennsylvania study on the imapct of school libraries on student learning.
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Analysis: E-readers grapple with a future on the shelf

Analysis: E-readers grapple with a future on the shelf | SCIS | Scoop.it
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Amidst our growing love affair with the tablet, spare a thought for its increasingly shelfbound sibling: the e-reader.Take Taiwan's E Ink Holdings Inc, which makes most of the monochrome...
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The Inky Awards 2012 Winners Announced « Read alert | State ...

The Inky Awards 2012 Winners Announced « Read alert | State ... | SCIS | Scoop.it
Gold Inky (Australian book). Shift by Em Bailey (published by Hardie Grant Egmont). There were two things everyone knew about Miranda Vaile before she'd even arrived at our school. The first was that she had no parents – they were dead.
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Teach Twenty: School Libraries Supporting Learning

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For everything you ever needed to know about school libraries, go to this website here: http://schools.natlib.govt.nz. School-based Initiatives The day started with reports back from participants on how their in-school library ...
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I’ve been using edmodo since mid-2009. Edmodo was a chance discovery for me – it was mentioned briefly on a list of edtech tools provided during a video conference. I was so excited to ...
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New Zealand's school curriculum needs to take a lesson from video games to get kids more engaged in learning, according to Deputy Prime Minister Bill English.

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Ebook-Usage-Report-K12.pdf

School Library Journal, sponsored by Follett...

 

Survey of usage of e-Books in US school Libraries

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The new National Library, online — National Library of New Zealand

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The new National Library, online. Screenshot of the new homepage. On Wednesday 14 November, 2012, our new website, currently in open preview, takes over as the online home of the National Library of New Zealand.
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Libraries, Ebooks, and Beyond: Tablets in the Classroom - The Digital Shift USA article

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School libraries changing with move to digital resources | eSchool News

School libraries changing with move to digital resources | eSchool News | SCIS | Scoop.it

As schools across the nation move from printed textbooks to digital materials and digital learning environments, school libraries are adapting to keep pace—and new advancements are changing the very definition of school libraries and library media...

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Early thoughts and gripes with Windows 8 – Blog – ABC Technology and Games (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Early thoughts and gripes with Windows 8 – Blog – ABC Technology and Games (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | SCIS | Scoop.it
Nick wants to like Windows 8 more than he does at the moment.
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The 20 Best Learning Management Systems | Edudemic

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Are Dewey’s Days Numbered?: Libraries Nationwide Are Ditching the Old Classification System

Are Dewey’s Days Numbered?: Libraries Nationwide Are Ditching the Old Classification System | SCIS | Scoop.it
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Wendie's Wanderings: November is Picture Book Month

Wendie's Wanderings: November is Picture Book Month | SCIS | Scoop.it
This year, the celebration grows bigger with new partners such as The American Booksellers Association and The American Association of School Librarians. The Children's Book Council, Reading is Fundamental, and the ...
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