the future of libraries in the digital age
Added by Lisa Durff on January 31, 2012 at 12:44am — No Comments
EIFL - Electronic Information for Libraries - is proud to announce the launch of 14 innovative public library services in Africa, Latin America and Europe. Funded by EIFL's Public Library Innovation Programme, (EIFL-PLIP) the new services help meet national and local development needs in the areas of agriculture, supporting children at risk and vulnerable youth, health and employment. They all use cutting edge information and communication technology - including computers, the Internet and…Continue
Added by Jean Fairbairn on January 17, 2012 at 9:53am — No Comments
The story of the Tuskegee Airmen is one of our nation's greatest stories about courage, perseverance, sacrifice and heroism. With the release of George Lucas’ new movie, “Red Tails,” I’m hoping that young people will be inspired to learn more about these remarkable heroes.
As an avid aviation and history buff, I’ve had the privilege to hear several of the pilots from the Tuskegee Airmen talk about their shared experiences as aviators fighting AGAINST the Axis powers and as…Continue
Added by Ron Nichols on January 16, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
Vicki Davis will present a workshop entitled, “Flattening Classrooms, Expanding Minds” as part of the Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22 Speaker Series on Thursday January 12, 2011 at 3:00pm EST USA or Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 20:00:00 GMT […Continue
Added by Lisa Durff on January 5, 2012 at 11:13am — No Comments
I was a presenter at Library 2.0, and I am the author of Saving Our Public Libraries: Why We Should. How We Can, a new book that is full of contemporary (often innovative) iibrary-funding success stories. Reviewers have called it an important book. In late December, I launched a campaign to raise funding so I can give free copies of my book to as many US libraries as possible (using the fundraising site, kickstarter.com).
The information in my book has never been brought together…
Added by janet jai on January 3, 2012 at 8:40pm — No Comments