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‪The Game Changer with Dr Joyce Valenza Session 1‬‏ - YouTube

Video of keynote presentation from the School Library Association of Victoria, Friday 29 July 2011. A must watch for all in school libraries!
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How academic libraries annoy academics | Social Justice Librarian

How academic libraries annoy academics | Social Justice Librarian | SCIS | Scoop.it
The comments say as much as about the issue as the original article. How do school libraries annoy teachers?
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Libraries and ebooks: tough issues that it’s time to debate

Libraries and ebooks: tough issues that it’s time to debate | SCIS | Scoop.it
UK government legislates so that patrons in libraries can download digital editions to their ebook readers without libraries infringing copyright.
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Public libraries in NZ ready to lend ebooks

Public libraries in NZ ready to lend ebooks | SCIS | Scoop.it
A local initiative developed by library and educational book supplier Wheelers launches a trial next month of its homegrown ebook lending service
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Room to Read launches in New Zealand - Skoll Foundation (blog)

Room to Read launches in New Zealand - Skoll Foundation (blog) | SCIS | Scoop.it
Skoll awardee Room to Read, which is based in San Francisco, now has a branch in Auckland, New Zealand.
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SLANZA11 archive

SLANZA11 archive | SCIS | Scoop.it
The stream of tweets from the very active tweeters at the SLANZA conference, Auckland.
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Robert Muchamore: 'I sound like a smug git, but I am proud of what I've done' - The Guardian

Robert Muchamore: 'I sound like a smug git, but I am proud of what I've done' - The Guardian | SCIS | Scoop.it
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Fight to stay free - Gisborne Herald

Fight to stay free - Gisborne Herald | SCIS | Scoop.it
Library bureaucrats, trade unions and library-users themselves have rallied together to support an opposition member's bill — Keeping New Zealand Libraries Free.
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Becoming the embedded school librarian begins with understanding our place in the New Zealand Curriculum | Half pint of wisdom

Becoming the embedded school librarian begins with understanding our place in the New Zealand Curriculum | Half pint of wisdom | SCIS | Scoop.it
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July's Featured Author for School & Library Visits

July's Featured Author for School & Library Visits | SCIS | Scoop.it
Nova Ren Suma is the featured author for July on the Penguin Young Readers Authors Appearances page on the Teachers & Librarians site!
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Things NOT To Do on Social Media

Things NOT To Do on Social Media | SCIS | Scoop.it
Useful stuff for training sessions on social media:
Things NOT To Do on Social Media (4:04 minutes)

Summary:
11 Things NOT To Do on Social Media
“1. Do Not share pictures, photos or artwork that could potentially incriminate or embarrass you.
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Why We Won’t Purchase More Kindles at The Unquiet Library

Why We Won’t Purchase More Kindles at The Unquiet Library | SCIS | Scoop.it
I share this information not to 'bash' a vendor, but to help colleagues have as much information as possible as they prepare to make decisions about devices and providers of ebook content in the upcoming school year. I’ll have a post up later this week about the options we’re exploring and how we feel they will meet the needs of our students and teachers.
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Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo bow to Apple sales edict

Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo bow to Apple sales edict | SCIS | Scoop.it
Booksellers Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo have removed links to their web-based stores from their apps for the iPhone and iPad, and the Google Books app has vanished completely.
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Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science (OLDIS) / Joan M. Reitz

Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science (OLDIS) / Joan M. Reitz | SCIS | Scoop.it
"ODLIS is designed as a hypertext reference resource for library and information science professionals, university students and faculty, and users of all types of libraries. The primary criterion for including a term is whether a librarian or other information professional might reasonably be expected to know its meaning in the context of his or her work. A newly coined term is added when, in the author's judgment, it is likely to become a permanent addition to the lexicon of library and information science."
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Flickr: Creative Commons

Flickr: Creative Commons | SCIS | Scoop.it
Creative Commons is a non-profit that offers an alternative to full copyright. Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of license.
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Blackfriars Priory School Library

The first school in South Australia using Libguides? Links also to Weblinks, Pathfinders and the Online Referencing Generator (ORG)
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Brighten Your RSS Feeds with NewsSquares

Brighten Your RSS Feeds with NewsSquares | SCIS | Scoop.it
Not all RSS readers are the same. Indeed, some are far more useful than others and deserve to be pulled from the pack. One such reader is NewsSquares, a Chrome app specifically catered to the interests of news readers. While still in the final beta stages, NewsSquares is a great way to browse your various news feeds while enjoying a very visually appealing means of access.
Via Howard Rheingold
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Extremist Web sites - Authorities & Vocabularies (Library of Congress)

Extremist Web sites - Authorities & Vocabularies (Library of Congress) | SCIS | Scoop.it
Controversial subject heading applied by NLA to Fowler's Wikileaks book. Later changed, but printed in all copies via Cataloguing in Publication data
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The Crisis in Research Librarianship / Rick Anderson

Guest Editorial."nor does the catalog's value necessarily increase as we increase our investment in it."
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Addington School Library: Term 2 Week 11 New Books

Addington School Library: Term 2 Week 11 New Books | SCIS | Scoop.it
Addington Library: Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand: Addington School Library is a bright, colourful room full of books for every interest for every child at the school. Ms Blackburn is the Teacher in charge of the ...
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