Monthly Archive for September, 2013

Bologna Process and librarianship education

Volume 30, Number 1-2 / 2013 of Education for Information is now available on the iospress.metapress.com website at http://iospress.metapress.com/content/wh6615445r17. This issue contains: “The impact on education for librarianship and information studies of the Bologna Process and related European Commission programmes — and some outstanding issues in Europe and beyond.” By […]

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International School Library Month

October is International School Library Month. Please visit the event site http://www.iasl-online.org/events/islm/ to download the poster, bookmarks and a host of other resources that have been prepared to help you celebrate this year’s event. It’s still not too late to register for the Bookmark Exchange Project or to register for […]

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Jane Addams Children’s Book Awards

On October 18, 2013, in New York City,  authors and illustrators will be honored with Jane Addams Children’s book Awards.  This year the ceremony also celebrates the publication of The Jane Addams Children’s Book Award: Honoring Children’s Literature for Peace and Social Justice since 1953 (Scarecrow Press, 2013), a book […]

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Rubenstein / Library of Congress Literacy Awards

First Winners of Library of Congress Literacy Award Winners Announced Reach Out and Read, 826 National and PlanetRead Receive Prizes. Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has chosen the winners of the 2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards, a new program originated and sponsored by philanthropist David M. Rubenstein. The […]

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Student privacy issue

The following information which was published in the Dutch newspaper Trouw on 17 September 2013 http://www.trouw.nl/tr/nl/4492/Nederland/article/detail/3511258/2013/09/17/School-Zweden-mag-Google-cloud-niet-gebruiken.dhtml may be of great interest to some of you: English text: A judge in Sweden has decreed that a school in Sweden may not store data in Google Cloud Sweden’s Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen) […]

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Virtual global STEMx and library 2.0 conferences

The first ever Global STEMx Education Conference starts this Thursday, and it’s going to be AWESOME. We have 178 accepted practitioner sessions on science, technology, engineering, math, and more; as well as sixteen terrific keynotes; all starting 24 hours a day at 11am US Pacific Time Thursday. Don’t miss out–all […]

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Right to Libraries Statement

As part of 2013-2014 ALA President Barbara Stripling’s America’s Right to Libraries Campaign, The Declaration for the Right to Libraries is a strong public statement for individuals, communities, and our nation. https://www.facebook.com/DeclarationforLibraries

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