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Handhelds in School Libraries UNconference: March 24, 2012
an informal participant-driven day of learning & conversations about how ereaders / tablets / smartphones / mini-computers might impact school library programs, services, collections, and learning spaces.
Monthly Archives: February 2012
Turning the page on paper? interesting article from MyCentralJersey.com. Advertisements
Lending E-Readers in the School Library (Part II: Planning) Travis Jonker describes his school’s pilot program, via 100 Scope Notes.
All the News that’s Fit to Tap and Swipe: Comparing news apps Flipboard, Pulse, Zite, and Google Currents via The Digital Shift.
LibraryLinkNJ–The New Jersey Library Cooperative just hosted noted social media expert Meredith Farkas’ talk on practical applications of mobile technologies in libraries. The webinar, called The Library In Your Pocket, is now available to be viewed as an archived recording … Continue reading
eReaderLookup.com – Ebook Reader Database and Comparison Engine.
Ereaders, The Death Of Textbooks And Schools? a commentary on Richard Miniter’s contention that “these cheap, handheld, downloadable reading devices such as Kindle and Nook now give parents a choice between tutoring and classroom education.” Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/12/a_world_without_schoolteachers.html#ixzz1mhuK0MT6
Do you have a trusted repository or wiki that recommends apps for specific handheld devices? For specific disciplines? To meet targeted purposes? Educause posted one of its famous “7 Things . . .” introductions about apps @ http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7060.pdf Joyce Valenza … Continue reading