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Welcome to the brave new world of Moocs

Welcome to the brave new world of Moocs | Future Libraries | Scoop.it
Although Moocs like to speak of creating their own communities, living on a virtual campus is not the same as having to turn up to lectures and coming face to face with an institution’s teachers and administrators. As Moocs attempt to carve out

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Marta Torán's curator insight, March 12, 2014 11:16 AM

Sobre acreditaciones, MOOCs y empleo

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The Future of Library Services for and with Teens: A Call to Action

The Future of Library Services for and with Teens: A Call to Action | Future Libraries | Scoop.it

As part of the year-long National Forum on Libraries and Teens effort, YALSA has released a report, "The Future of Library Services for and with Teens: A Call to  Action" providing direction on how libraries need to adapt and change to meet the needs of 21st century teens.


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, January 9, 2014 2:50 PM

This report outlines the issues and the paradigm shift needed for libraries to adequately meet the needs of teens. 

Jan Watts's curator insight, February 8, 2014 1:57 AM

Are you a Teens and Young People's librarian? Have  a look at this call to arms....

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Award-winning author calls for libraries to be included in education budget - The London Book Fair

Award-winning author calls for libraries to be included in education budget - The London Book Fair | Future Libraries | Scoop.it
Prize-winning novelist Jeanette Winterson has called for the government to remove libraries from council leisure budgets and put them into the education (RT @LondonBookFair: Award-winning author calls for libraries to be included in education budget...
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The Harvard Library Innovation Laboratory at Harvard Law School

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Big Box Supermarket Turned Into a Library

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We told you about the Walmart in McAllen, Texas, that the town converted into a library. Turns out, reusing big box stores is a lot more common than I'd expect. Neatoramanaut xcentric pointed out this shining example of a "big ...
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Pullman: 'every school should have a good library' - The Bookseller

Pullman: 'every school should have a good library' - The Bookseller | Future Libraries | Scoop.it
Pullman: 'every school should have a good library' The Bookseller Philip Pullman has spoken out in defence of school libraries, saying it is "very important that every school, secondary or primary, should have a properly staffed, and properly...
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Promoting Multiple Literacies (Principles of New Librarianship)

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In my last post, I outlined 5 principles that I believe new librarianship encompasses. Today, I'm going to delve into the first principle a little further: promoting multiple literacies. Which lite...

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10 Things in School That Should Be Obsolete

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Flickr: Corey Leopold By Greg Stack So much about how and where kids learn has changed over the years, but the physical structure of schools has not.
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Still Here | Metropolis Magazine

Still Here | Metropolis Magazine | Future Libraries | Scoop.it
A funny thing happened on the way to its predicted obsolescence.
The library became more popular than ever.
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