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New Article: Describing and measuring the value of public libraries ...

In the current economic climate, public libraries find themselves in the position of defending and justifying their funding and continued existence to their stakeholders. Many of these public libraries seek to prove their worth to ...
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A Spoonful of Sugar: Instructional Games in Libraries: Resources for ...

A Spoonful of Sugar: Instructional Games in Libraries: Resources for ... | Teens, Youth & Libraries | Scoop.it
Digital games in academic libraries: A review of games and suggested best practices. Reference Services Review. Gee, J. P. (2003), What video games have to teach us about learning and literacy, Palgrave Macmillan, New ...
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Changing Face of Privacy

Changing Face of Privacy | Teens, Youth & Libraries | Scoop.it
I’m leading a webinar on Facebook tomorrow, and because of that, I’ve been thinking a lot about changes I’m seeing in online privacy.
So, as librarians, we historically have been defenders of our patrons’ right to privacy.
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Back to Homeschool Party

We’ve been providing programming for homeschoolers for awhile now and it’s a bit hit with our community.
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Fort Pierce, Morningside libraries hosting fatherhood program for November - TCPalm

Fort Pierce, Morningside libraries hosting fatherhood program for November - TCPalm | Teens, Youth & Libraries | Scoop.it
Fort Pierce, Morningside libraries hosting fatherhood program for NovemberTCPalmFORT PIERCE — The St. Lucie County Library System is now hosting its parenting program, "Father & Child Connection," at two libraries.
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Amazon Launches Lending Library Without the Big Six

Amazon Launches Lending Library Without the Big Six | Teens, Youth & Libraries | Scoop.it
As rumored for months, Amazon is getting into the digital book lending business, announcing the launch of Kindle Owners Lending Library for Amazon Prime members. But there’s a hitch; none of the big six publishers are involved in the program.
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Technology in Schools Faces Questions on Value

Technology in Schools Faces Questions on Value | Teens, Youth & Libraries | Scoop.it
Schools are embracing digital learning, but evidence is scarce that the expensive technology is improving educational outcomes.
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Why is dystopia so appealing to young adults?

Why is dystopia so appealing to young adults? | Teens, Youth & Libraries | Scoop.it
As an author for young adults, Moira Young offers intriguing insights into why the current crop of dystopian fiction is so popular with teenage readers...
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YA Comes of Age

YA Comes of Age | Teens, Youth & Libraries | Scoop.it
The young adult market these days is a bit like a nephew you haven’t seen in years: transformed from a little darling into a hulking almost-grownup who is maybe even a little scary.
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YALSA President’s Report – October 2011

YALSA President’s Report – October 2011 | Teens, Youth & Libraries | Scoop.it
Monthly President’s Report – October 2011
October was a busy month for me and for all YALSA members, as we celebrated Teen Read Week™ October 16-22. It was great to see all the creative projects that members did with their teens to celebrate TRW.
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Check out the new Teen Tech Week website!

Check out the new Teen Tech Week website! | Teens, Youth & Libraries | Scoop.it
YALSA launched its new Teen Tech Week website at www.ala.org/teentechweek! This Teen Tech Week™ (March 4–10, 2012), YALSA invites you to Geek Out @ your library!
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Legalized Medical Pot Doesn't Spur Teen Use, Study Finds

Legalized Medical Pot Doesn't Spur Teen Use, Study Finds | Teens, Youth & Libraries | Scoop.it
In Rhode Island, legalizing medical marijuana did not increase its illegal use among the state's youths, according to a new study.
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The ACRL Approves New “Standards for Libraries in Higher ...

The ACRL Approves New “Standards for Libraries in Higher ... | Teens, Youth & Libraries | Scoop.it
LibraryJournal.com reports that the Association of College and Research Libraries' Board of Directors approved a comprehensive revision of the association's Standards for Libraries in Higher Education (SLHE) in October.
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At Waldorf School in Silicon Valley, Technology Can Wait

At Waldorf School in Silicon Valley, Technology Can Wait | Teens, Youth & Libraries | Scoop.it
The Waldorf School’s computer-free environment has become a draw for parents at high-tech companies like Google.
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The NEUROHUMANITIES RESEARCH GROUP @ Duke invites you to a semester of events on READING AND THE BRAIN | HASTAC

The NEUROHUMANITIES RESEARCH GROUP @ Duke invites you to a semester of events on READING AND THE BRAIN | HASTAC | Teens, Youth & Libraries | Scoop.it
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PLAYBACK: Libraries as Spaces for Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Comics | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning.
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The power of myth and magic in teenage fiction

The power of myth and magic in teenage fiction | Teens, Youth & Libraries | Scoop.it
Teenage fiction author Maggie Stiefvater reveals why magic and myth play such an important part in her books...
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Don't fear the Reader: how technology can benefit children's books

Don't fear the Reader: how technology can benefit children's books | Teens, Youth & Libraries | Scoop.it
Many parents fear that the digital revolution will tempt kids away from books.
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