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Library Journal — Library News, Reviews, and Views

Library Journal — Library News, Reviews, and Views
New World, Same Model | Periodicals Price Survey 2017 The shift to digital delivery of serials content has had a profound effect on the information ecosystem. Powerful discovery and social networking tools expose users to an incredibly rich world of commercially produced and open access (OA) content. Most publishers have explored new ways of pricing their content—such as population served, FTE (full-time equivalent), tiered pricing based upon Carnegie classification, or other defining criteria—or the database model, which treats all content within an e-journal package as a database, eliminating the need for title by title reconciliation. A Better Ladder: Fostering the Leaders Libraries Need | Editorial The talent at work in libraries should make anyone optimistic for the future—not only of libraries but of the varied communities they serve. Granta: Best of Young American Novelists, Third Edition News Briefs for April 1, 2017 By LJ on April 28, 2017 Leave a Comment Via More Latest News... Related:  manuel2000

5 charts that explain the future of education Children need to learn social and emotional skills if they are to thrive in the workplace of the future, a World Economic Forum report has found. The new research shows that as the digital economy transforms the workplace, Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) skills such as collaboration, communication and problem solving will become ever more important as more traditional roles are mechanized. With more than half of children now entering school expected to work in jobs that don’t yet exist, adaptability is becoming a core skill. Social and Emotional Learning skills are those abilities that lie outside core literacies such as reading, writing and arithmetic. Of 16 skills identified in the report as important for the 21st century, 12 are SEL. Students require 16 skills for the 21st century Image: WEF How do we know that jobs are going to change? There has already been a shift towards jobs which require social skills. This is a trend which is predicted to continue. So how do we teach these skills?

literacy There are some full papers relating to literacy and information literacy already available, that will be presented at the IFLA conference next month: - MUSEMBURI, Darlington and NHENDO, Collen (2016) “Information literacy for all”: Interfacing academic and public librarians in developing a legal information literate society in Zimbabwe. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2016 – Columbus, OH – Connections. Collaboration. Community - LANGENDONK, Adriaan and BON, Ingrid (2016) Literacy Matters: Strategies and best practice initiatives for supporting development through literacy and reading in the Netherlands. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2016 – Columbus, OH – Connections. Collaboration.

Voices for the Library Comunidad Baratz Home | American Libraries Magazine História breve do livro eletrónico | TIC, Educação e Web História breve do livro eletrónico Clique na imagem para aceder ao documento. Segunda entrega del estudio desarrollado por Ernesto Priani e Isabel Galina sobre el panorama del libro electrónico, publicado en la revista La Gaceta nº 538, en este caso recorren la historial del libro electrónico.Desde sus inicios con el Proyecto Gutenberg, que se enfocó primordialmente a la digitalización de textos literarios, pasando por el boom de internet, el HTML, el PDF, el XML, el Epub, y llegando a los dispositivos de lectura modernos.Los autores explican la historia del libro electrónico sobre tres líneas: como texto digital, de acuerdo con los dispositivos disponibles para su lectura, y una tercera, de acuerdo con el formato que se utiliza para codificar el texto digital (que afecta tanto a las posibilidades de presentación del texto digital como al dispositivo que se utiliza para leerlo). Fonte. Sobre Jorge Borges Professor.

Colofón Revista Literaria The complete guide to reading—and even enjoying—classic literature The classics. Literature’s Greatest Hits. You’ve been hearing about these supposedly elite, magnificent books for forever, yet you’ve never really picked one up and cracked open its cover. Or clicked, in this digital age. That time is now: whether you want to get through a single novel just to say you did, or find yourself ready to plunge into a year-long literary exploration, we have some pointers for you. Make a list—or a few lists What makes a classic book, anyway? Authoritative lists are here to help. You’ll notice certain books cropping up again and again: J.D. But keep in mind that “the classics” span a broad range. Instead of making one massive, overwhelming bucket list, break it up. Figure out what you already love All contemporary work is “imbued with the classical work,” Brooklyn Public Library librarian Ben Gocker points out. If you’re a devotee of Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games books, there’s a chance you’ll get obsessed with George Orwell’s 1984 or Philip K.