Wellington book for your collection: Wellingtonians: from the Turnbull collections
David Colquhoun has been Manuscripts Curator at the Turnbull for twenty years. There is still nothing else he would rather do. He has written articles and curated exhibitions about many aspects of New Zealand’s history. This is his second book.
CHICAGO — The first issue of Knowledge Quest Volume 41 will soon be arriving on the doorsteps of members of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL). The September/October 2012 issue of AASL’s official journal covers the topic of Participatory Culture and Learning and was guest edited by Buffy Hamilton and Ernie Cox.
Dr Jill Abell, talks about the practicalities and benefits of setting up a digital school library. We wanted a 24/7 service for the whole school community.The library staff add value to the service by enhancing the record discovery and retrieval of titles
The award honours an exceptional Australian teacher librarian in a school setting whose professional practice has a positive impact on student achievement and information literacy. ASLA describes the role of a teacher librarian as having three key professional areas: professional knowledge, professional practice and professional commitment
Today, in addition to introducing children to books and curating collections in school libraries, teacher-librarians are doing the same with websites and online information.
They often research and vet appropriate websites ahead of time to provide to teachers when they're covering a particular subject, just as they do with books.
But they also teach students to do better Internet searches, refine their search terms, and become more independent.
Part of the challenge is a trend teachers and librarians call "satisficing," a combination of satisfying and sufficient or suffice, said Finlay. In other words, students' approach is often "get what I need for an assignment and hand it in."
Teacher-librarians aim to get students to look deeper into their subjects.
Whether you're looking to inspire or entertain your students, the following TED talks have terrific lessons embedded in fascinating talks.While not every single talk may float your boat, there are likely a few that you should think about showing to...
The mission of the Library as Incubator Project is to promote and facilitate creative collaboration between libraries and artists of all types, and to advocate for libraries as incubators of the arts. We serve this mission both through the Library as Incubator Project website and through other offline projects.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.