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Google, Kurzweil, and the Information Transformation Age - Huffington Post

Google, Kurzweil, and the Information Transformation Age - Huffington Post | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Google, Kurzweil, and the Information Transformation Age
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That can automatically change the reading level to match the age or literacy level of the individual? That can convert legalese into plain language?
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Pew Releases New Numbers About eBook Reading, eReader Usage, and Library Use in Different Communities

Pew Releases New Numbers About eBook Reading, eReader Usage, and Library Use in Different Communities | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Surely at some point soon we can get cardholders to know that libraries have e-books.  It seems a simple matter to collect cardholders e-mail addresses and phone numbers and addresses and tell them.  You must already have a poster at the door and...
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Can E-Books and Libraries Coexist?

Can E-Books and Libraries Coexist? [INFROGRAPHIC] http://t.co/0o6gsmJw
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YouCanToo!

YouCanToo! | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
YouCanToo! is New York's website to motivate and inspire adult learners! http://t.co/fwgpPaZU
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It’s Time: Create Smart Policies to Support Student Tech Use

It’s Time: Create Smart Policies to Support Student Tech Use | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Technology has become a seamless part of students' lives in and out of the classroom, and schools must find ways to integrate it.
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Andrew long overdue at National Library - The Canberra Times

Andrew long overdue at National Library - The Canberra Times | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The Canberra Times
Andrew long overdue at National Library
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''Librarians pining is not a pretty sight,'' a Library spokeswoman said.
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Changes to Facebook Privacy Settings: An Information Literacy Perspective

Changes to Facebook Privacy Settings: An Information Literacy Perspective | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Facebook recently altered its privacy settings for users. Most notably, it removed the ability to hide your profile from a general search.  There will still be settings to determine what informatio...
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Resourceful FREE webinar for Libraries - 7 Ways Libraries can assist Patrons with transition to the new Curriculum (CCSS)

Resourceful FREE webinar for Libraries - 7 Ways Libraries can assist Patrons with transition to the new Curriculum (CCSS) | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
After the success of the first session, another session of the webinar will be hosted on December 19th of 2012.
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We Want Ebooks for Libraries - YouTube

We Want Ebooks for Libraries http://t.co/yNEbzqET video with @DavidLeeKing
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Instagram moves into damage control as users threaten exodus

Instagram moves into damage control as users threaten exodus | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
PHOTO-SHARING site Instagram is fighting to stop an exodus of users after a change to its privacy policy prompted a backlash from people concerned about their lack of control over how the company would use their images.
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Doctors prescribe reading to kids and soon, a trip to the library ...

Doctors prescribe reading to kids and soon, a trip to the library ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
State Library of Kansas launches pilot program, “Checkup and Check Out: For Kansas Kids”. Topeka, KS, — The State Library of Kansas awarded four Kansas libraries grants to support the implementation of the “Checkup ...
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Teacher quits after Twitter exposure

Teacher quits after Twitter exposure | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The Victorian Education Department has urged teachers to use social media responsibly, following a case in which a high school teacher posted raunchy images and explicit sexual remarks on a public Twitter account.
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A Quick Guide to 21st Century Critical Thinking Skills for Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | teacher tools for this century

A Quick Guide to 21st Century Critical Thinking Skills for Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | teacher tools for this century | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
A Quick Guide to 21st Century Critical Thinking Skills for Educators ~ Educational Technology... | @scoopit http://t.co/0psCfxyp
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Infuse Learning - BYOD Student Assessment Tools | Personalized learning in the 21st century

Infuse Learning - BYOD Student Assessment Tools | Personalized learning in the 21st century | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Infuse Learning is a student assessment service that can work on any student device in the same way as Socrative.
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4 Excellent Infographics on 21st Century Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Experiencias de aprendizaje

4 Excellent Infographics on 21st Century Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Experiencias de aprendizaje | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
4 Excellent Infographics on 21st Century Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | @scoopit http://t.co/beJc8OKl
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Free internet access at Guelph libraries saved for now, future unclear

Free internet access at Guelph libraries saved for now, future unclear | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Free internet access at Guelph public libraries will continue next year, but its long-term future is uncertain.
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TED: Markham Nolan: How to separate fact and fiction online

TED: Markham Nolan: How to separate fact and fiction online | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
From TED: Markham Nolan: How to separate fact and fiction online...
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SOURCES - the game. - University of Huddersfield Repository

SOURCES - the game. - University of Huddersfield Repository | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Walsh, Andrew (2012) SOURCES - the game. [Teaching Resource] (to help students improve their information literacy) http://t.co/Z71OjcSk
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While it may seem counterintuitive, one of my favorite success strategies for online learning is to limit study time. What tactics have proven most useful to you?

While it may seem counterintuitive, one of my favorite success strategies for online learning is to limit study time. What tactics have proven most useful to you? | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The term “non-traditional student” once referred to students taking online courses. Today, though, the online platform is becoming the new tradition, thanks to factors like convenience, cost, and easy access.
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University Libraries is Now Accepting Reserve Requests for Spring ...

University Libraries is Now Accepting Reserve Requests for Spring ... | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Spring semester is just around the corner, and putting course materials on reserve at the University Libraries has never been easier. The library encourages.
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My school web feature wish list - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

My school web feature wish list - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
One of our elementary school principals not long ago relayed this rather frightening but instructi... (My school web host feature wish list http://t.co/Vdl9OUo5 What's on yours?
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Growing Online Learning Critical for Continuing Education - The EvoLLLution | The EvoLLLution

Growing Online Learning Critical for Continuing Education - The EvoLLLution | The EvoLLLution | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Higher ed institutions must put more emphasis on distance ed to reach a broader audience including adult learners http://t.co/Q17duSl9
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The Quiet Volume 12 Jan | State Library of New South Wales

The Quiet Volume 12 Jan | State Library of New South Wales | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Special event - The Quiet Volume - 12th January 2013 - Sat, 12 Jan 2013 10:00 AM http://t.co/klugwFwZ
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NSR Interviews: 2012 in Review | No Shelf Required

NSR Interviews: 2012 in Review | No Shelf Required | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
.@noshelfrequired interviews: 2012 in review http://t.co/ZpY1MIj8
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PHOTOS: New York Public Library In 2018

PHOTOS: New York Public Library In 2018 | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The New York Public Library's flagship building on Fifth Avenue is undergoing a $300 million renovation, courtesy of the London-based architect Foster + Partners.
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