Monthly Archive for March, 2015

Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Based in Cape Town, PRAESA (Project for the Study of Alternative Education in South Africa) is an organisation that has worked to promote reading and literature for children and young people in South Africa since 1992. The Jury’s Citation reads: With the joy of reading as its compass point, PRAESA […]

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UNESCO’s Open Access Modules

UNESCO’s Open Access Curriculum is Now Available The complete set of five Open Access (OA) modules for researchers and four OA modules for library schools is now available online. These curricula will soon be converted into self-directed e-learning tools, which will enable users to self-assess their knowledge on Open Access […]

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Canadian Sources for Children’s Literature Reviews

CM Magazine: Canadian Review of Materials, University of Manitoba Online publication, open access: https://www.umanitoba.ca/cm/ Canadian Children’s Book News: Canadian Children’s Book Centre In print (subscription) with archived issues online: http://www.bookcentre.ca/publications/canadian_childrens_book_news Quill & Quire: Key Publishers Co. In print and online, subscription only – some content available from the website: http://www.quillandquire.com/ […]

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The World Through Picture Books, 2nd edition

The IFLA Section for Libraries for Children and Young Adults. publication of the expanded second edition of The World through Picture Books, enriched with sixteen new annotated country selections and with ideas on how to use them at the  library. This new, illustrated edition features fifty-two country lists of picture […]

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Digital Citizenship portal

The following web portal “The Web We Want” provides a handbook and lesson plans that promote skills and responsible attitudes about using the Internet. It is av available in several European languages: http://www.webwewant.eu/pt_PT/web/guest/about Network website: www.saferinternet.org

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School libraries around the world

This link about school libraries  was posted by the International Librarians Network  http://interlibnet.org/2015/03/19/different-libraries-around-the-world-school-library/

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Research on libraries and literacy

Does having a library help make a child more likely to read for pleasure at school? And what about at home? Does having a library impact a child’s attitude towards reading?  Room to Read commissioned a research team to examine their libraries in Laos, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Zambia, and […]

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