Learning and Teaching Scotland (LTS) has a great website for teaching Information Literacy skills.
Information Literacy: Learn how to identify, locate, evaluate, organise and effectively use information
1. About Information Literacy
2. Ages 9-11
3. Ages 12-14
4. Ages 14-18
An added source of information that is useful is Sharing Practice
Added by Richard Beaudry on April 26, 2009 at 12:00am —
I am posting an article from Time online about the World Digital Library.
The U.N.'s World Digital Library
By FRANCES ROMERO Wednesday, Apr. 22, 2009
Added by Richard Beaudry on April 24, 2009 at 1:17am —
Tame the Web Blog suggested that we read the Nancy comic from April 19th. I agree that is is worth reading.
Added by Richard Beaudry on April 24, 2009 at 1:00am —
The Library of Congress has its own channel on Youtube.
They offer an array of media for use in schools and school libraries.
Added by Richard Beaudry on April 7, 2009 at 4:59pm —
From the Daily Iowan comes the following article.
Library hirings slow
BY MEGAN DIAL | APRIL 07, 2009 7:30 AM
While the headline seems rather negative, the article is upbeat for the long term possibilities of new librarians.
Added by Richard Beaudry on April 7, 2009 at 1:23pm —
From the Edging Ahead blog comes the following article:
April 7, 2009
Course Reflection - the logical conclusion?
Robert J. Rubis
An essay on copyright issues in an age of globalized cheating.
Added by Richard Beaudry on April 7, 2009 at 12:42pm —
The ALA is celebrating National Library Week April 12 - 18 2009. For more information see:
Added by Richard Beaudry on April 6, 2009 at 1:53pm —
This report identifies and describes emerging technologies that will likely have a significant impact on K-12 education.
Added by Richard Beaudry on April 6, 2009 at 1:48pm —
Every so often, The Guardian newspaper in England post an online literary quiz for its readers. The latest was posted yesterday. For those wishing a challenge, here is the link:
Added by Richard Beaudry on April 3, 2009 at 2:30pm —
One of my favorite blogs to read is Librarians Matter
by Australian librarian Kathryn Greenhill. Recently, she worked with fellow librarians John Blyberg and Cindi Trainor on writing a statement on the future of libraries. The end result is the Darian Statements on the Library and Librarians
The document is posted on John Blyberg's blog Blyberg.net
- A library Geek… Continue
Added by Richard Beaudry on April 3, 2009 at 2:26pm —
UNESCO, Library of Congress and partners launch World Digital Library
From the Unesco Website:
UNESCO and 32 partner institutions will launch the World Digital Library, a web site that features unique cultural materials from libraries and archives from around the world, at UNESCO Headquarters on 21 April. The site will include manuscripts, maps, rare books, films, sound recordings, and prints and photographs. It will provide unrestricted public access, free of charge, to… Continue
Added by Richard Beaudry on April 2, 2009 at 11:50pm —
From the blog LIS News comes the following article. It would seem that this will be beneficial to librarians.
New Legislation to Revise National Security Letters
April 1, 2009 - 10:09pm — AndyW
Added by Richard Beaudry on April 2, 2009 at 12:35am —