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“Teens are using the library to hang out, socialize, and study.”

21 May

1. What most of us already knew – Library full, computer lab not-so-full http://justinthelibrarian.wordpress.com/2010/05/19/the-future-of-the-teen-library/
2. Test ebook version of “Tachy The Echidna” http://www.intbooks.com.au/Echidna/ uses Flash book software – the book loads in separate window. Anyone reading the book cannot copy it or download it. They can print a page using the big buttons above the text. No sound or video, so far, but this could be done later.
3. NLA Treasure trove resources http://www.nla.gov.au/librariesaustralia/marketing.html Online digital hoards http://members.ozemail.com.au/~macinnis/writing/online-sources.htm thanks to Peter Macinnis
4. Digital participation in schools http://slav.globalteacher.org.au/2010/05/20/digital-particpation/
5. Media converter http://www.mediaconverter.org/ convert quicktime into wmv format to use with moviemaker also convert mp3 into wav
6. Tips for applying for a library job http://meredith.wolfwater.com/wordpress/2010/05/18/tips-for-library-job-applicants-in-a-tight-market/
7. LibGuides as your Content Management Sys? -Ubiquitous Librarian (Brian Mathews) http://tinyurl.com/292v4tr
8. The teaching role of Librarians http://jasontbedell.com/the-role-of-the-librarian
9. Who you gonna call http://improveverywhere.com/2010/05/18/who-you-gonna-call/
10. Cardiff University’s Handbook for Information Literacy http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/insrv/educationandtraining/infolit/hilt/
11. Software for managing print quotas http://www.papercut.com/
12. UNESCO on copyright http://tinyurl.com/252tgnr
13. Naplan analysis http://inside.org.au/naplan-and-the-states-an-intriguing-result McKinsey http://www.mckinsey.com/clientservice/Social_Sector/our_practices/Education/Knowledge_Highlights/Best_performing_school.aspx
14. Check Facebook settings http://chrisbetcher.com/2010/05/bye-bye-facebook/ Evolution of privacy on Facebook http://bit.ly/cAzF0c
15. EBooks, Bookselling, and Big Changes « ResourceShelf: http://is.gd/cimzz
16. Google Docs Blog: New themes in Google forms: http://is.gd/cim5q
17. Student panels–Technology and Privacy http://futura.edublogs.org/
18. Children of lesser-educated parents achieve higher levels of education with > 20 books in the home: http://bit.ly/cOGiP9
19. 5 Great Twitter Visualizer Tools: http://j.mp/aCfYIY
20. Disaster unfolds in the Gulf of Mexico”

 
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