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Springshare : Librarian Social Network
https://springshare.com/
Springshare : Librarian Social Network
Our mission is to help libraries provide great service to users and succeed in a digital-first world. We're quickly becoming the go-to cloud software vendor for libraries.
Springshare was founded in 2007 by Slaven Zivkovic, an ed-tech entrepreneur with a history of library innovations (fittingly, he also spent his undergraduate years as a library student assistant). Today we're among the fastest-growing library technology vendors, serving many thousands of libraries worldwide.
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Facebook Grp : International School Library Connection
https://www.facebook.com/groups/SLAsia/
Facebook Grp : International School Library Connection
This group has been set up as an informal support group for school librarians and support staff working across the world. If you do not fir this criteria, your request to join will be ignored.
We welcome all comments, photographs and topics along these lines. Share what you are doing, invite others to comment on burning issues and ask questions.
Tell us about your author visits, and upcoming professional opportunities. We learn better together, and everyone can add posts and comments.
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Shamblesguru's Live Twitter Stream
https://twitter.com/shamblesguru
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Books and libraries ... a curation at Pinterest
https://www.pinterest.com/taniatorikova/books-and-libraries/
Books and libraries ... a curation at Pinterest
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I Need a Library Job ... jobs eResource center
http://inalj.com/
The I Need a Library Job jobs eResource center! A community of information professionals working together to help you find a job.
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Standards of professional excellence for teacher librarians
https://bit.ly/11Qia6p
Australian Standards of professional excellence for teacher librarians
These standards are from the appendix of Statement on teacher librarians in Australia
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What do [TL] Teacher Librarians Teach?
https://bit.ly/10SrqVK
What do [TL] Teacher Librarians Teach?
Infographics (pdf)
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Teacher librarians could soon be left on the funding shelf
https://bit.ly/TqzKIK
Teacher librarians could soon be left on the funding shelf
The library is the heart of the primary school, and it is the teacher librarian who brings it alive.
Yet a slow erosion of this position is under way and a permanent loss of such a fundamental person in our primary schools would have devastating consequences in the lives of our children.
Originally a full-time position, regardless of the size the school, the days worked by teacher librarians are now dictated by the number of students.
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Manifesto for 21st Century School Librarians Rubric (Hong Kong)
http://aless.wikispaces.com/21st+Library+Sharing
Manifesto for 21st Century School Librarians .. Rubric Hong Kong customisation
This rubric was set up using Jennifer LaGarde's idea of creating a common rubric for mapping out what people are doing in their libraries in her district which are reflective of a 21st Century School Library based on the ...
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Librarian Forum on the TES (UK)
http://community.tes.co.uk/tes_librarians/f/104.aspx
Librarian Forum on the TES : Times Educational Supplement (UK)
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NESA Librarians Group
http://nesalib.blogspot.com/
NESA Librarians' Group
The Near East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools (NESA) is a non-profit, voluntary association of more than 90 private, independent international schools in the Near East and South Asia, a region stretching from Libya, Greece and Egypt in the west, to Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in the east.
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Shelfari .. social network with books in mind.
https://www.goodreads.com/?shelfari_flash=true
Shelfari makes it easy to see what your friends are reading, what others with similar tastes have enjoyed, and even get and give book recommendations.
With Shelfari you can easily connect with new and old friends to talk about the books you are passionate about. Join a group devoted to your favorite author or bring your book club online.
Shelfari empowers you to show off the books you are passionate about. Build your shelf in Shelfari and then embed your shelf in your blog, website, or social networking site of choice.
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Cultural Images of Librarians
http://www.tk421.net/essays/nwyt.pdf
Cultural Images of Librarians
Librarian stereotypes in popular culture support the image of a librarian as a shushing school marm who does little more than stamp and shelve books. Maybe thatís all youíve seen librarians do.
However, this perception is about as inaccurate as believing that Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan is nothing more than a glorified bank teller.
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What IS the role of the library in the PYP?
http://tinyurl.com/2scyhm
What IS the role of the library in the PYP?
I.B. Asia Pacific Teachers Convention March 2007 (pdf of PowerPoint)
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New role of the Teacher Librarian
http://tinyurl.com/3yhyaz
New role of the Teacher Librarian
I.B. Asia Pacific Teachers Convention March 2007 (pdf of PowerPoint)
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Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki
http://www.libsuccess.org/index.php?title=Main_Page
Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki
Welcome to Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki. This wiki was created to be a one-stop shop for great ideas and information for all types of librarians. All over the world, librarians are developing successful programs and doing innovative things with technology that no one outside of their library knows about. There are lots of great blogs out there sharing information about the profession, but there is no one place where all of this information is collected and organized. That's what we're trying to do.
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Competing in a Google world
https://www.scisdata.com/
Competing in a Google world
How can the library compete in a world where the reflex reaction to any query that starts with 'who, what, when, where' is 'Google it!'?
What is it that librarians need to do to ensure survival in this world? What can librarians do to define the difference and enrich the experience of information seeking and delivery?
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Libraries and Librarians: Videos and PowerPoints
http://libraryvideosonline.blogspot.com/
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SLIC--School Librarians in China (Wiki)
http://slic.wikispaces.com/
SLIC--School Librarians in China (Wiki)
Think of SLIC as a space to share -- share ideas, lessons, books, lists, experiences, authors, software, databases. Let's make it a space where we collaborate and inform by building an online community of school (teacher) librarians in China.
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Librarian talks from Jessamyn West
http://www.librarian.net/talk/
Librarian talks from Jessamyn West ... PowerPoints presentations are online.
Topics e.g. include
Tech Trends in Libraries, the Good News and the Bad News | The Information Poor & the Information Don? Care: Small Libraries and the Digital Divide | Flickr, Tagging, and the F-Word | Hot Hot Robot | Choice: Empowerment Through Information Technology [seriously] | Revolting Librarians Redux Review | Emerging Technology and Libraries: A Good Fit? | Ten Tech Tools for Librarians | Progressive Librarianship & The New Librarians | The USA PATRIOT Act and CIPA legally, ethically & practically |
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Handouts : AASL 12th National Conference
http://tinyurl.com/a24hs
Handouts : AASL 12th National Conference
Reaching Reluctant Readers: Tips, Tools, and Techniques | Copyright in the Digital Age | Budgeting That Impacts Student Learning | Graphic Organizers in the Elementary Library | Terrific Titles for Teens | Learning Through Inquiry | Clean Sweep at your library | Conducting Effective Staff Development Workshops | High School Poetry Club | Library Songs for Elementary Students | Planning a Teen Book Festival |
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School Library Standards and Evaluation
http://www.sldirectory.com/libsf/resf/evaluate.html
School Library Standards and Evaluation
Resources for School Librarians
School Library Standards | Job Descriptions | Evaluation Forms | School Library Mission Statements | Action Plans for Library Improvement | Conducting Action Research | Annual Library Reports | School Library Statistics |
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The Bellydancing Librarian's Website
http://sonic.net/~erisw/bdlib.html
The Bellydancing Librarian's Website
Our dedicated Info Pro spends her days in sensible footwear, assisting her clients with a multiplicity of information needs. Cataloging books, searching online databases, fixing printer jams, teaching people how to use indices, and explaining why everything knowable is not yet on the Internet are among her many tasks.
But man -- and woman -- do not live by information alone. At night, our gal trades her Birkenstocks for beads and serves her adoring public's entertainment needs with the music and dance of the Middle East
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Librarians : Conditions of Service
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Education-Training-and-Library/Librarians.htm
The traditional concept of a library is being redefined from a place to access paper records or books to one that also houses the most advanced media, including CD-ROM, the Internet, virtual libraries, and remote access to a wide range of resources. Consequently, librarians, or information professionals, increasingly are combining traditional duties with tasks involving quickly changing technology.
Nature of the Work | Working Conditions | Employment | Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement | Job Outlook | Earnings | Related Occupations |
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The Future of the Digital Library
http://www.innovateonline.info/index.php?view=article&id=40
The Future of the Digital Library
In the Middle Ages libraries were centers of learning that attracted scholars to their organized body of literature. Today, it is possible for me to zip you a message containing more information than was in Thomas Jefferson? library. How do current technology trends affect the way we think about library collections?
You will need to register before having access to this article (Free)
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Libraries are an essential service too
https://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0311/p09s01-coop.html
Libraries are an essential service
If anything, we ought to be increasing library hours and services. This is no time to be locking up the books. What in the name of Ben Franklin is going on here?
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LIScareer
http://www.liscareer.com/
LIScareer offers career development resources for new librarians and information professionals, MLS students and those considering a library-related career. The site features practical articles contributed by information professionals, along with links to online and print resources.
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Libr.org
http://www.libr.org/
Libr.org exists to provide communication services to librarians and library workers, individually and in groups, who believe in libraries as a social good and as an ideal pattern for the exchange of knowledge and ideas, and who wish to promote progressive thought and action and a concept of social responsibility within the library world and in the world at large.
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Internet Library for Librarians
http://www.itcompany.com/inforetriever/index.html
Internet Library for Librarians - A Portal Designed for Librarians to Locate Internet Resources Related to Their Profession. A Popular Information Resource Site for Librarians Since 1994.
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Library Cartoons: An annotated bibliography
http://www.libraryhumor.com/cartoons.html
Library Cartoons: An annotated bibliography
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Occupational guidence film - Librarians (1947)
https://archive.org/details/Libraria1947
Occupational guidence film - Librarians (1947).. 10 minutes
Shows the work of : cataloguer, school librarian, reference librarian, librarian working with children, specialist librarian.
Keep in mind this was made in 1947 ...
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Confessions of a Science Librarian
http://jdupuis.blogspot.com/
Confessions of a Science Librarian
This weblog features links and pointers to information of interest to academic science librarians. Since science librarians do many of the same things as other academic librarians, most postings will probably apply to any librarian in an academic setting.
If you are a librarian bit have not experienced a BLOG before ... then this may help you see how easy they are to set up and use.
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Library Cartoons at Comics Archives
http://www.unshelved.com/
Library Cartoons at Comics Archives - "Unshelved"
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Handheld Librarian
http://handheldlib.blogspot.com/
Handheld Librarian
Librarians sharing news, applications, and ideas of interest with others working with handheld computer technology.
BLOG | listserv | librarian | library |
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Library Job Postings on the Internet
http://www.libraryjobpostings.org/
Library Job Postings on the Internet ... mainly USA but also other locations
librarian | librarians | jobs | vacancies | links |
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A Directory of School Libraries on the Web
https://www.sldirectory.com/index.html
This is a list of library web pages maintained by K-12 school libraries in the United States and in countries around the world.
This directory is limited to listing pages which focus on the school library/media center. The content of these pages is quite varied and displays the marvelous creativity of school librarians around the world.
If you would like your school library page listed here, please write to Linda Bertland at bertland@voicenet.com.
school | library | web | website | webpage |
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Ask a Librarian
http://www.ask-a-librarian.org.uk/
Why ask a librarian? Because librarians have the answers! Public libraries in the UK run reference and information services staffed by librarians who are experts at finding information for you. Whatever the subject of your enquiry, our librarians will come up with an answer or guide you to other sources of information that will help you.
Your electronic reference library Ask a Librarian is online 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our digital enquiry service is no substitute for a face to face consultation with the librarians at your local reference library, particularly if you need advice on how to research a complex subject, but it is sometimes more convenient. We're accessible at all hours of the day and night and we'll deliver a response to your enquiry direct to your desktop. The Ask a Librarian service has added a new electronic dimension to the information services which public libraries have always provided and will continue to provide.
Ask A | search | research | librarian |
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Internet Library for Librarians
http://www.itcompany.com/inforetriever/
Internet Library for Librarians has been a popular information resource site for librarians since 1994.
It is an information portal designed for librarians to locate Internet resources related to their profession. It has received many awards, including SUNLINK Link of the Week, Digital Librarian Award from Argus Clearinghouse, the Best Library and Reference Site from LibrarySpot, and Five Stars from Anbar Cool Sites.
Internet Library for Librarians is also linked and referenced by hundreds of libraries and other organizations, including the Library of Congress and OCLC.
Internet Library for Librarians provides links to more than 3,000 resources. All the resources are recommended, selected, and reviewed by librarians. Each entry has a full description of the goals and /or scope of the resource, as well as the contact information if provided. Internet Library for Librarians is a handy and useful tool for both novices and experienced library staff.
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Library Catalogs and Other Library Information
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~wess/wesscat.html
German Catalogs -- Austrian Catalogs -- Swiss Catalogs -- Digital Projects -- Bibliographies -- Archives -- Journals
lists of OPACs | OPAC |
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American Library Association
http://www.ala.org/
News and Announcements | Events and Conferences | Library Advocacy and Support | Education and Employment | Awards | ALA Interests and Activities | The Marketplace | Membership Info and Services | ALA's Library | ALA Divisions,Units, Governance |
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Library Juice
http://libr.org/juice/
Library Juice is a news digest for librarians, library and information science students, and other interested people. It includes announcements, many web resources, calls for papers, and news affecting the library world. Much of the material has a social-responsibilities or intellectual freedom focus.
It is not a discussion list but a digest of material from a variety of sources. However, you are welcome to submit material directly to the editor
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librarian.net
http://www.librarian.net/
A news site for and all about librarians! Maintained by "rarin librarian" Jessamyn West, this site offers links to articles about all aspects of librarians' lives from news outlets around the world. There is a searchable archive of the links, currently back to April of 1999, a question of the week poll, and links to other library related Web sites. An excellent source of information and fun for librarians of all types
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Information Today (for Librarians)
http://www.infotoday.com/default.asp
Information Today (for Librarians)
Conferences | Periodicals | Books | Information Services | Calendar | Advertising | ITI News |
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