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A Free Webinar - 7 Ways Public Libraries can assist Patrons with transition to the new Curriculum (CCSS)

Public libraries often struggle with how to best meet the academic needs of their school-aged patrons and their families. Between budget shortfalls, uncertainty of current academic information, and a wide variety of resources, it can be overwhelming for libraries to know which steps are best.Join Lumos Learning for a Free Webinar exploring the ways public libraries can impact student achievement and offer academic support. This informative webinar will take place live on December 12, 2012 at…

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What resources do you use to recommend health apps?

Recently I took the free online MLA class Get Mobilized (http://sites.google.com/site/getmobilizedmla/)(It is still up for viewing only) We discovered there are really no comprehensive online Web sites or pages that objectively review/recommend health apps. So, my question is, if a patron asks for health app recommendations, how do you answer? I am asking so that I can improve a section at my Health and Medical News and Resources Web site,specifically the section on Health apps. Thanks in…

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Your take on Libraries on Google+

 Just curious, what are the pros and cons of libraries using Google+.From Libraries on Google+by David Rapp at The Digital ShiftGoogle’s popular social networking site, Google+, was launched in June of this year, and has since built up a membership of more than 40 million users. But only earlier this month did Google begin allowing organizations, and not just individuals, to create their own pages on the site. In the past few weeks, dozens of libraries have created Google+ pages, from large…

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