Monthly Archive for January, 2013

Children-only public library

The Fantastic Swedish Library Experiment Originally posted on December 17, 2012 by hotkeyblog When Sarah Odedina was in Sweden a few weeks ago, she had a chance to stop by an amazing children’s library. She was inspired by the model, and thinks this project could have incredible applications in the UK […]

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Extended Call for Proposals: Intergenerational Literacies

The IFLA Literacy and Reading and Information Literacy Sections are seeking proposals for  its programme,  Intergenerational Literacies, to be held at the IFLA Conference in Singapore in August 2013. The deadline for proposals has been extended to February 24, 2013. The challenge of new information and learning landscape can lead to all sorts of information […]

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Information Literacy Efforts Benchmarks

Information Literacy Efforts Benchmarks, 2013 Edition, ISBN 157440-214-5     The 115 page study presents data from 60 North American colleges and universities about their academic library and institutional information literacy efforts.  The study helps librarians and others to answer questions such as:  What are staffing and staff time use trends […]

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International Children’s Book Day April 2

Frost may be on the ground, but planning for spring library programs is well underway! Now is the perfect time to add a program celebrating international children’s books to your April selection of programs and lesson plans for children. USBBY (United States Board on Books for Young People) has been […]

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