Monthly Archive for July, 2014

Boys and reading

Here are some good tips about getting boys to read: http://trevorcairney.blogspot.com.au/2014/07/getting-boys-excited-about-reading.html?utm_content=bufferbb4b5&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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UK research on children’s reading

http://dern.org/dern/research-reviews/page/what-are-children-reading an excellent summary of the recent UK research

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Global info literacy resources

Here is the UNESCO’s new publication: information literacy resources from around the world in different languages: You have 10 days to download it (should you wish to do so) by clicking on the following URL: http://www.unesco.org/tools/fileretrieve/3f6c8626.zip Section committee members Mireille and Lesley helped develop this document.

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Virtual library conference

The International Librarians Network will hold a virtual conference on the future of libraries will be held on 8-9 October 2014, with presentations in a number of different time zones. http://ilnetwork.wordpress.com/2014/07/18/library-2-014-worldwide-virtual-conference/

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LIS Education and Research Seminar

III International Seminar on LIS Education and Research (LIS-ER) http://bd.ub.edu/liser/    Barcelona, 4-5 June 2015  The Faculty of Library and Information Science at the University of Barcelona celebrates its centenary (1915-2015) with a seminar on the future of Library and Information Science Education and Research Introduction The School of Library and […]

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Dissertation on school libraries

In March 2014 the degree of Doctor philosophiae (Dr. Phil.) was awarded to Belgian colleague Natalie Mertes by the Humboldt University, School of Library and Information Science in Berlin.  The subject of Natalie’s dissertation is: Teachers’ Conceptions of Student Information Literacy Learning and Teachers’ Practices of Information Literacy Teaching and Collaboration with […]

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UK report: Support school libraries

  A multipartisan group of members of Parliament and peers has called for a good library in every school in the UK in a new report, The Beating Heart of the School, that says libraries make “a huge contribution to young people’s educational attainment.” The call follows a long-running campaign […]

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