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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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School Library Handbook: management and procedures - a guide for New Zealand schools

School Library Handbook: management and procedures - a guide for New Zealand schools | SCIS | Scoop.it
This guide provides a framework for New Zealand school library teams to create your own school library handbook. It covers the educational and management aspects of an effective school library as well as operational procedures.
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Pokie funds 'crucial', in spite of concerns - Stuff.co.nz

Pokie funds 'crucial', in spite of concerns - Stuff.co.nz | SCIS | Scoop.it
I don't think you would find a sport club or association in New Zealand that doesn't rely in some way on gaming.
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Joyce Valenza Down Under

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Joyce Valenza shares all the presentations from her New Zealand and Australian tour, July 2011. A wealth of ideas and resources on school libraries, digital literacies, literature promotion, apps and social media in education from an engaging and enthusiastic leader and practitioner.
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V&A Victoria Albert Museum The Tiger Who Came to Tea

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For those lucky enough to get to the V&A in the coming months.
The Museum of Childhood's exhibition From The Tiger Who Came to Tea to Mog and Pink Rabbit running from 28 May-2 September 2011. An intriguing respective of Judith Kerr, whose vast body of work includes the popular Mog series and The Tiger Who Came to Tea.
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June 2011 - National Library of Australia

Canberra : The Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, 2011. AN: 47122299 ANL eng ANL contributed cataloguing School libraries Australia.Teacher-librarians Australia. Australia. Parliament. House of Representatives.
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Information Literacy Weblog: IL articles and links

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The free online magazine of the School Library Association of New Zealand Aotearoa, called Collected, is an interesting publication of short articles and news. Issue one (August 2010) includes: ...
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cpd23 Thing 2: investigate – time for Miss Marple | The Body in ...

cpd23 Thing 2: investigate – time for Miss Marple | The Body in ... | SCIS | Scoop.it
So instead I filtered by School libraries. After all it is from the schools that our main user group comes from. There were some great titles out there but quite a few that I clicked on were blogging away but not about cpd23.
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Romance Reading Timeline: 1970s Pt. 1 « The Festering Blurb ...

Romance Reading Timeline: 1970s Pt. 1 « The Festering Blurb ... | SCIS | Scoop.it
I know I was reading a ton of books that year from my school library. Yeah…maybe it was just time. Gorgeous dress on the cover. Shitty logic. Zarco told the heroine that she was too beautiful to be a nurse.
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Campaign for official NZ recognition of five Pacific languages - Radio Australia

Campaign for official NZ recognition of five Pacific languages - Radio Australia | SCIS | Scoop.it
A campaign is gathering pace in New Zealand for recognition of the five main Pacific languages as official minority languages.
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KAIAPOI NORTH SCHOOL LIBRARY: 'KIA ORA' - to all our international ...

'KIA ORA' - to all our international viewers of the KNS Library Blog. 'Kia ora' to you all from us at Kaiapoi North School, New Zealand. We would love for you to comment on anything you see on our blog or recommend any ...
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Softlink Pacific Congratulates Kids' Lit Quiz Winners - PRWire

Softlink Pacific Congratulates Kids' Lit Quiz Winners - PRWire | SCIS | Scoop.it
It was inspiring to see such passion for reading and literacy across New Zealand, and to see teams from every single region participating in the competition.”
First place winners Tahuna Normal Intermediate School will be representing New Zealand in the international final of the 20th Celebration International Kids' Lit Quiz against other winning teams from the United Kingdom, South Africa and China in Hamilton on the 19th of July.
For more information on the Kids’ Lit Quiz, visit: http://www.kidslitquiz.com
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Recent Australian Government Publications June 2011 - Dewey Classified

Inquiry into school libraries and teacher librarians in Australian schools [electronic resource] / House of Representatives Standing Committee on Education and Employment.Canberra : The Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, 2011.
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Processing Archives, Arrangement & Description (ARANZ School Archives SIG)

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How do you arrange archival records?
Archival materials are less managed and less manageable than library materials. Archives have no subject categorization schemes as libraries do. Archives are arranged according to provenance and, where possible, original order is maintained.
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Who Ate My Amazon Account? / Laura Northrup

Who Ate My Amazon Account? / Laura Northrup | SCIS | Scoop.it
Just an e-commerce account? Note that he not only owns a Kindle and many annotated books for it, but has also now lost his purchase history and his wish list.
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Acqweb's Directory of Collection Development Policies on the Web

Public Libraries Andover, Massachusetts — Memorial Hall Library Barrie Public Library, Ontario Bettendorf Public Library, Iowa Campbell County Public Library, Wyoming Christchurch Metropolis Libraries, New Zealand Eugene Public ...
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IL articles and links - AVJIN

The free online magazine of the School Library Association of New Zealand Aotearoa, called Collected, is an interesting publication of short articles and news. Issue one (August 2010) includes: ...
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Gay and Lesbian Lessons May Soon Be Mandatory in California ...

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Lack of Books on Gay Parenting in New Zealand Shocks Researcher: According to school of educational psychology and pedagogy senior lecturer Ann Hardie, gay and lesbian parents seem to be absent from most school libraries ...
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School buildings get good report card - PS News

"This investment has transformed the learning environment for thousands of students across Australia,” he said.
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Libro International: Libro International author Jeff Evans with a ...

Libro International: Libro International author Jeff Evans with a ... | SCIS | Scoop.it
Many of you will know that Fuli and I run a volunteer, Registered Charity collecting books in NZ and sending them up to needy school libraries in the Central Pacific. We work with the Education departments of the various ...
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What Big Media Can Learn From the New York Public Library / Alexis Madrigal

What Big Media Can Learn From the New York Public Library / Alexis Madrigal | SCIS | Scoop.it
the NYPL is succeeding online because of desire. The library's employees give a shit about the digital aspects of their institution, and they are supported in that shit giving.
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