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Steal Like an Artist: Austin Kleon on Combinatorial Creativity

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"You are a mashup of what you let into your life." 

 

The genealogy of ideas, why everything is a remix, or what T.S. Eliot can teach us about creativity.

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Superintendent of Schools: Book Club - Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD

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What an excellent way to reach out to families of students in our county! 

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Barnes & Noble, Taking On Amazon in the Fight of Its Life

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Barnes & Noble, the giant that put so many independent booksellers out of business, now finds itself locked in the fight of its life, with Amazon.com lurking in the background.
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7 Ways to Follow 'The Hunger Games' Movie on Social Media

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The release of the first 'Hunger Games' film is less than two months away, but there are many ways to gear up for its debut via social media sites.
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Leap Year

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This page explains why leap years are used in modern calendars and the history behind.
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Art Spiegelman exhibition in Angouleme, France - Boing Boing

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A hero's welcome for Art Spiegelman. 

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We Were Wanderers on a Prehistoric Earth: A Short Film Inspired by Joseph Conrad

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'We were wanderers on a prehistoric earth,' says the narrator Marlow in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, 'on an earth that wore the aspect of an unknown planet.
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Google Earth 6.2 Is a Massive Improvement, Shows Smooth Blue Planet [PICS]

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You'll be amazed at what Google has just done with Google Earth. Overnight, the already useful earth-mapping application was upgraded to Google Earth 6.2, with vastly improved imagery and more.
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Support Information Literacy

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Due to the success of our National Information Literacy Awareness Month badge and because Information Literacy skills are relevant beyond just the month of October, we have decided to feature a badge that is appropriate for sharing all year long.
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Blowing Up the Book

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A new crop of digital books comes loaded with videos, songs, animated shorts and pop-up graphics. Is this the future of publishing?

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Apple vs. the textbook: Can education go paperless? - msnbc.com

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msnbc.comApple vs. the textbook: Can education go paperless?msnbc.comBut despite the tremendous success of the iPad in recent years, and despite the biggest partners in educational publishing, does the company have the ability to effect real change?
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The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors

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Why Tolstoy is 11.6% better than Shakespeare.

"Reading is the nourishment that lets you do interesting work," Jennifer Egan once said.
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The Adventures of Library Girl: Stepping Up Our Game: School Libraries and Self Assessment

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The Adventures of Library Girl: Stepping Up Our Game: School Libraries and Self Assessment http://t.co/q2Ol35Rj #tlchat #edchat #edtech...
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Publishing News: Ereader ownership doubles, again - O'Reilly Radar

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One survey said ereader and tablet ownership doubled during the holidays; a second showed that Amazon may not be losing money on its Kindle Fire sales.
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About James: We Can Get Our Kids Reading | The Official James Patterson Website

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James Patterson weighs in  -- as parents, we have to do better! As librarians, our knowledge and skills in reader's advisory can help. 

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Beyond books: what it takes to be a 21st century librarian

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From connecting with people to keeping up with the latest technologies, there is a whole lot more to the job than stamping due dates...
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The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore: An Oscar-Nominated Film for Book Lovers

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The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore offers a modern tribute to an old world.
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We the People: Your Voice in Our Government

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WhiteHouse.gov is the official web site for the White House and President Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States.
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Libraries turn to cloud for e-book lending

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Millions of Americans now own Kindles, Nooks and other e-readers. And libraries are taking notice, expanding their collections of e-books they can loan to patrons.
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Confessions of an Aca/Fan: Archives: On Transmedia and Education: A Conversation With Robot Heart Stories' Jen Begeal and Inanimate Alice's Laura Fleming (Part One)

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School Library Monthly Blog » Blog Archive » Enjoy Our Class Book : Information Literacy in the Wild

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