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- Curation is the new search: seven tools you may not know you can search with

- Curation is the new search: seven tools you may not know you can search with | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.

 

Good basic overview of Scoop.it and other curatioon tools; also reinforces the  point that curation tools are also good search tools.


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Updates and resources on policy development, resourcing the curriculum, collection evaluation and innovation in collections.
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ALIA Schools: What does the 21st century school library collection look like?

ALIA Schools: What does the 21st century school library collection look like? | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
Saturday 17 March 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm seminar for primary and secondary teacher librarians and others responsible for school library services. 
* keynote presentation by Heather Baillie explores the concepts underpinning the creation and development of a modern school library collection
* panel of speakers who will share what their collection currently looks like and identify the reasons behind their decisions
* workshop to explore how the recently published Policies and Procedures Manual and the associated Collection Rubric
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School library collection assessment rubric

School library collection assessment rubric | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
Assessment tool to support the Manual for Developing Policies and Procedures in Australian School LIbrary Resource Centres. How user-centred is your school's resource collection?
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Hot Topics Library Guides

Hot Topics Library Guides | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it

The Federation Library has produced a number of Hot Topics guides on various subjects that have generated interest. The guides contain summaries of books, DVDs and journal articles held by the library. PDFs are available for download. 

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‘Always a place for pen and paper’

‘Always a place for pen and paper’ | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
In May 2012, the Gold Coast’s Varsity College made national headlines for phasing out printed books from its school library collection in favour of digital ­resources. Then-principal Jeff Davis told parents the ­library budget would be spent on e-fiction and subscriptions to online databases for research, while empty bookcases would be sold and the space reconfigured to accommodate student laptops, with wi-fi internet access and IT support desks... 
Five years on, books are back on the shelves at the state-run Varsity College thanks to a renewed focus on reading and literacy by new executive principal Steven McLuckie, who believes physical books offer better engagement for students than their digital counterparts.
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​Major Textbook Publishers Sue Follett Over Counterfeit Sales

​Major Textbook Publishers Sue Follett Over Counterfeit Sales | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it

Three of the country’s largest publishers, Pearson Education, McGraw-Hill Education and Cengage Learning, are suing Follett Corporation, a majo
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Program Materials - TexQuest - TexQuest at Education Service Center, Region 20

Reliable online resources for Texas public schools provided with support from the Texas Legislature
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Public Lending Right for e-books passes into law in UK

Joanna Trollope called it "justice at last", as legislation making the UK the first country in the world to extend Public Lending Right (PLR) to include remote loans of e-books and audiobooks was finally passed.
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Selecting resources for your collection | Collections and resources | School libraries | Services to Schools | National Library of New Zealand

Selecting resources for your collection | Collections and resources | School libraries | Services to Schools | National Library of New Zealand | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
Developing criteria and procedures to find, choose and buy items, accept donations or handle complaints makes your collection easier to manage.
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Collection Development: A Centralized Approach

Collection Development: A Centralized Approach | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
Collection development, the process of gathering and maintaining information resources for libraries has become increasingly complex, with libraries continuing to consider their blend of print volumes to e-books under shrinking budgets and a growing number of acquisition models. Luke Swindler, collection management officer for the University of North Carolina Library, sees collection development at University libraries going in one direction.
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Infographic: Workload and quality of teaching

Infographic: Workload and quality of teaching | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it

A recent school staff workload survey in Victoria, Australia asked teachers to consider 17 demands of quality teaching. Responses showed that 68% of primary, 65% of secondary and 62% of specialist teachers felt they had been able to select appropriate and interesting teaching resources.


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Crowd-sourced curriculum-alignment data: a survey of school libraries and proof-of-concept | ALIA Information Online 2017 Conference

Crowd-sourced curriculum-alignment data: a survey of school libraries and proof-of-concept | ALIA Information Online 2017 Conference | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
Presentation by Ben Chadwick, SCIS. Results of a 2016 survey of attitudes towards resource alignment, the current alignment practices occurring in libraries, and TL opinions towards crowd-sourced alignment metadata.
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Implementing and Promoting Digital Library Resources

You’ve just invested in new online resources for the library. But how do you let users know they’re available? In this webinar, Ann Jacobson, a Reference
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Solving the hard problem of patron privacy in digital libraries

Solving the hard problem of patron privacy in digital libraries | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
“A library should only collect, retain, and disclose members’ personal information so that it can provide or improve serv…”
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An important consideration when selecting a supplier. What information is required do provide student access?
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Collections

Collections | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
Collections by Follett is a new, collaborative way for educators to collect and share resources from anywhere, at any time, and with anyone.
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DDA, Approval Plans and Collections: Trends in E-Book Purchasing

DDA, Approval Plans and Collections: Trends in E-Book Purchasing | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
There are many ways to build an academic library e-book collection. Keep up with key issues and emerging trends in e-book purchasing with the new journal from No Shelf Required.
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Academic Books and their Future

Academic Books and their Future | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
Report by Michael Jubb presents perspectives from three key stakeholder groups —publishers, libraries, and intermediaries in the supply chain for academic books—and  highlights some key issues.
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Perceptions of transforming public library e-resource provision in England

Caution: JavaScript execution is disabled in your browser. You may not be able to answer all questions in this survey. Please, verify your browser parameters.Perceptions of transforming public library e-resource provision in England A survey to assess the library professionals' perceptions of opportunities,...
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Public Lending Right for e-books passes into law in UK

Joanna Trollope called it "justice at last", as legislation making the UK the first country in the world to extend Public Lending Right (PLR) to include remote loans of e-books and audiobooks was finally passed.
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When the Wolf Finally Arrives: Big Deal Cancelations in North American Libraries

When the Wolf Finally Arrives: Big Deal Cancelations in North American Libraries | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
For years, we in libraries have been predicting the imminent demise of the manifestly-unsustainable Big Deal -- and yet it has persisted. Now that may be changing.
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Libraries Unbound

Libraries Unbound | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
Each month, Libraries Unbound focuses on a key theme in the library industry, offering insights from librarians for librarians to address best practices and different perspectives on the changing industry.
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Wish I’d known… Library helper genres

Wish I’d known… Library helper genres | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
Library helper genres
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Download the genre descriptions and check out the library helper genres at the end of the document: media tie-ins, encouraging readers, form and perspective, author characteristics.
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National Repository of Open Education Resources (NROER) - India

National Repository of Open Education Resources (NROER) - India | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
NROER is a collaborative platform for those in school and teacher education in India. Initiated by the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and managed by the Central Institute of Educational Technology, National Council of Educational Research and Training, the Repository runs on the MetaStudio platform, an initiative of the Gnowledge Labs, Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education
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Most teens prefer print books

Most teens prefer print books | Library collections for learning | Scoop.it
The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has funded research by Deakin and Murdoch Universities into teenagers’ reading behaviour. Called Teen Reading in the Digital Era, the research is a pilot study of Australian teenagers’ practice using traditional print and digital platforms for recreational reading. The project’s literature says, “Research shows reading for pleasure is linked to …
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The Library - Skills & Knowledge of Librarians - Love of Books - Library Careers in 1940s

The Librarian - Do you have what it takes to be a librarian? You have to like helping people, love books and sharing knowledge. From the Library of Congres
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