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Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals

Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
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Bible translations The Bible has been translated into many languages from the biblical languages of Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek. As of September 2016 the full Bible has been translated into 554 languages, and 2,932 languages have at least some portion of the Bible.[1] The Latin Vulgate was dominant in Western Christianity through the Middle Ages. New research reveals 'huge inequalities' in life chances - Home News - UK A study for the Nominet Trust charity revealed a "postcode lottery" for the life chances of youngsters. The data showed that young people in Erdington, Birmingham, were more than three times as likely to be unemployed as youngsters in South Kensington, London. Teenagers in Harrogate were seven times as likely to go to an elite university than their counterparts in Bradford, just 20 miles away, said the report, published ahead of new unemployment figures today. Annika Small, chief executive of the Nominet Trust, said: "The powerful data proves what we've known for a long time - the postcode lottery is not a myth but in fact a harsh and very bleak reality for Britain's young people.

Learning Resource Centre Learning Resource Centre (LRC) is a term which is used in the United Kingdom to describe a type of library that exists within an educational setting such as Secondary Schools, Further Education Colleges and Universities. LRC can also stand for Library Resource Centre and in some cases Learning Resource Centre has been shortened to Learning Centre. Learning Resource Centres are similar to Hybrid library. Overview[edit] These centres contain traditional educational resources such as books, journals, software and audio/visual materials, but they also exist to promote electronic information resources. Careers with music - general information Friday 15 July 2011 A career with music is challenging and worthwhile, and offers a high level of job satisfaction for anyone with a strong interest in music. Music offers a wide variety of opportunities. There are performers and composers, teachers in schools and at home, administrators, publishers, record companies, instrument manufacturers, librarians, broadcasters and journalists. A career with music? The skills and experience required for each activity are quite specific; but many people occupy more than one niche during their careers.

ALIA Weekly Volume 2 Issue 40 19 magical bookshops every book lover must visit Ailbhe Malone | BuzzFeed | 8 October 2014 A beautiful photographic gallery of UK book shops that are worth a visit. Twitter sues U.S. Translation errors and forgeries in the Bible About the Bible Translation Errors: The original texts of the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament) and Christian Scriptures (New Testament) were written in Hebrew, Greek, and occasionally in Aramaic. Unfortunately, relatively few adults in North America can read any of these ancient languages. So most of us have to rely upon English translations.

Harrogate sees a fall in number unemployed The number of people unemployed fell from 1654 to 1389 and youth unemployment fell from 385 to 280 from February to June. Nationally the number of people out of work fell by 65,000 to 2.58 million. Andrew Jones, the Member of Parliament for Harrogate and Knaresborough, welcomed today’s news that Harrogate district’s unemployment and youth unemployment figures – as measured by the number of unemployment benefit claimants in Harrogate and Knaresborough – showed a fall in June for the fourth consecutive month. Andrew Jones MP says this is great news and shows that things are really looking up for our local economy.

School library School / College library. Researchers have demonstrated that school libraries have a positive impact on student achievement. More than 60 studies have been conducted in 19 U.S. states and one Canadian province. The major finding of these studies is that students with access to a well-supported school library media program with a qualified school library media specialist, scored higher on reading assessments regardless of their socio-economic statuses.

IAML(UK & Ireland) Homepage IAML(UK & Irl), the UK and Ireland Branch of the international organization (IAML), exists to represent and promote the interests of music librarians and libraries, music–related archives and music information providers throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. IAML membership, both individual and corporate, covers a wide range of institutions including public, academic and national libraries, professional orchestras, opera companies, broadcasting authorities and the music trade. At the 2012 IAML(UK & Irl) awards for Excellence in Music Libraries, Professor Jan Smaczny, Hamilton Harty Professor of Music at Queen's University, Belfast said "The roster of excellence before us shows, more powerfully than any words of mine, that the very musical infrastructure of the United Kingdom and Ireland depends fundamentally on the work of music librarians." Recent additions:

LIS future employment prospects are positive — new ALIA report on LIS education, skills and employment 18 September 2014 Melbourne: The Australia Library and Information Association (ALIA) said there is a positive outlook on employment prospects for library and information professionals over the next five years, but the job market will remain tight. This is one of the conclusions in a new report ALIA LIS Education and Employment Trend Report 2014 today launched in Melbourne by ALIA President Damian Lodge at the Association’s National Conference. ‘This report provides a valuable overview of what has been happening in LIS education over the last five years and will contribute to our understanding of how best to direct our efforts,’ Mr Lodge said. ‘Students can use this report to inform their decisions about the level of study they wish to pursue. Employers will find it useful in identifying the available pool of library and information professionals, and, as the Association, we will use the key findings to support our approach to professional education and qualifications.’

chicken-licken [21] AS chicken-licken went one day to the woods, an acorn fell upon her poor bald pate, and she thought the sky had fallen. Then she said she would go and tell the king that the sky had fallen. So Chicken-licken turned back, and met Henny-penny. "Well, Henny-penny, where are you going?" and Henny-penny said, "I'm going to the wood for some meat," and Chicken-licken said, "Oh, Henny-penny, don't go, for I was going, and the sky fell upon my poor bald pate, and I 'm going to tell the king." So Henny-penny turned back with Chicken-licken, and met Cocky-locky. North Yorkshire celebrates outstanding A level exam results North Yorkshire’s A level students have maintained the high levels of success of previous years. Early figures from A-level results show schools recording outstanding A-level scores, despite the fact that nationally there has been a fall in top grades. While the full county-wide picture will not be known immediately, it is clear already that North Yorkshire has a good deal to celebrate. County Councillor Arthur Barker, North Yorkshire’s Executive Member for Schools said: Once again we are looking at the highest standards and there is much in these achievements to be proud of. We appear to be on course for another excellent set of results which is a tribute to our hard-working students.

Dewey Decimal Classification "Dewey Decimal" redirects here. It is not to be confused with duodecimal. The Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), or Dewey Decimal System, is a proprietary library classification system first published in the United States by Melvil Dewey in 1876.[1] It has been revised and expanded through 23 major editions, the latest issued in 2011, and has grown from a four-page pamphlet in 1876 with fewer than 1,000 classes to a four volume set. It is also available in an abridged version suitable for smaller libraries.

The World Wide Web Library Directory Currently indexing over 8800 libraries and library-related Web sites in 130 countries. This site contains no ads, and is not built from a database that will only allow you to view one listing at a time. And while you're at it, check out the related site: The Great Library Card Collection Here's a blast from the past.

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