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Netvibes page: feeds from LIS journals and news sites

This page has the latest items from selected journals, news and professional sites

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What students really do in libraries: From texting and Facebook to online shopping, just 18% of time is spent actually READING

What students really do in libraries: From texting and Facebook to online shopping, just 18% of time is spent actually READING | Updates for librarianship | Scoop.it
Among the 730 students observed at two universities in Long Island, New York, perusing Facebook and social media accounts for 11.4per cent of library time.
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Elsevier Announces 2013 Library Connect Charleston Conference Award

NEW YORK, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Submissions for first time presenters participating at the Charleston...
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Six social-media skills every leader needs | McKinsey & Company

Six social-media skills every leader needs | McKinsey & Company | Updates for librarianship | Scoop.it
Organizational social-media literacy is fast becoming a source of competitive advantage. Learn, through the lens of executives at General Electric, how you and your leaders can keep up. A McKinsey Quarterly article.

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Brightest kids from poor backgrounds 'lose out in reading' | The Bookseller

Brightest kids from poor backgrounds 'lose out in reading' | The Bookseller | Updates for librarianship | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk.
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Government publishes Digital Strategy - Information & Advice Blog

Government publishes Digital Strategy - Information & Advice Blog | Updates for librarianship | Scoop.it

"The Government’s Digital Strategy has just been published and a few things in particular deserve a mention. There does seem to be a disconnect between the Government’s various pronouncements on “Assisted Digital”....

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Kundapur: National Library Week Celebrated in Koteshwar Government Primary School

Kundapur: National Library Week Celebrated in Koteshwar Government Primary School | Updates for librarianship | Scoop.it
Kundapur: National Library Week Celebrated in Koteshwar Government Primary School...
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Learning Environments for the 21st Century

With Howard and Andrew Gardner
Wednesday, November 7

The field of education is undergoing a revolution precipitated not only by the rapid growth of new technologies, but by the demands of an evolving global economy. These changes combined require collaboration, creativity and critical thinking.

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Lodi Library a haven for people after the storm - NorthJersey.com

Lodi Library a haven for people after the storm - NorthJersey.com | Updates for librarianship | Scoop.it
Library becomes the place to be after Sandy.
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Sandy and media literacy « NeverEndingSearch

Sandy and media literacy « NeverEndingSearch | Updates for librarianship | Scoop.it

Joyce Valenza's blog @ School Library Journal gives suggestions on using Hurricane Sandy for media literacy instruction.


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Why our public libraries are under threat like never before

Why our public libraries are under threat like never before | Updates for librarianship | Scoop.it
The future of libraries in the UK is in jeopardy because of "drastic" cuts and the "looming threat" of privatisation, a leading union warned today.
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Libraries: Linking Seniors in a Digital World | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

See how computer training and access to technology are empowering seniors in Houston.
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American Libraries E-Content Supplement (June 2013)

American Libraries E-Content Supplement (June 2013) | Updates for librarianship | Scoop.it
American Libraries E-Content Supplement (June 2013)
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Academic Libraries Contribute Nearly 28% of Overall University Spending on Data Curation for Major Scholarly Projects

(PRWEB) July 11, 2013 -- Primary Research Group has published The International Survey of Academic Library Data Curation Practices, ISBN 978-1-57440-245-2.
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Moscow libraries turn into hi-tech media centers | Russia Beyond The Headlines

Moscow libraries turn into hi-tech media centers | Russia Beyond The Headlines | Updates for librarianship | Scoop.it
Moscow libraries will soon complete the first phase of a major reform. By fall, five libraries will have been turned into modern media centers and district clubs
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Library campaigners predict 1,000 closures by 2016

Library campaigners predict 1,000 closures by 2016 | Updates for librarianship | Scoop.it
The Library Campaign says closures amounting to a quarter of UK libraries have been hidden by 'patchwork nature' of local government decisions
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Publications Database

@bumsonseats Take a look at the Sheffield iSchool's dissertation database, sure you can find some good ones! http://t.co/wFLdNrLbnO
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Open Access Publishing: Potential Unintended Consequences of the Finch Proposals

Open Access Publishing: Potential Unintended Consequences of the Finch Proposals | Updates for librarianship | Scoop.it

"The recommendations of Dame Janet Finch in relation to ‘open access’ (OA), seem to represent the first steps in what looks to be an inexorable trend towards a major reform of academic publishing. "


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Academic Librarians Get Graphic - Library Journal

Academic Librarians Get Graphic - Library Journal | Updates for librarianship | Scoop.it
Library JournalAcademic Librarians Get GraphicLibrary JournalLibNinjasCover Academic Librarians Get Graphic Kansas State University Salina and Kansas Wesleyan University partnered to create a graphic novel that explains how to conduct effective...
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Why you should never, ever steal an image off the internet « Charles Apple « copydesk.org

Why you should never, ever steal an image off the internet « Charles Apple « copydesk.org | Updates for librarianship | Scoop.it

Um, "journalists" not so concerned with intellectual property. RT @MarkChilton: The danger of the Google Image search.


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Unintended Education: What We Actually Learned in Library School | Peer to Peer Review

Unintended Education: What We Actually Learned in Library School | Peer to Peer Review | Updates for librarianship | Scoop.it
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Librarians move to fill void for 'digital natives'

Librarians move to fill void for 'digital natives' | Updates for librarianship | Scoop.it
The University of Western Ontario - Western provides the best student experience among Canada's leading research-intensive universities.
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Library 2.012 Session Recording Links and Information

The recordings of presentations in this online conference

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Libraries: Changing Lives, Transforming Communities | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

One in three people in the U.S. do not have home access to the internet. See how libraries are changing the way we connect. http://www.gatesfoundation.org/un...
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