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Three memoirs that prove libraries and books save lives

Your English teacher and your local librarian are as important in a crisis as a fireman or an ambulance driver.<p>That's the message to be found inside three recent American memoirs, each written by authors whose lives were saved by literature.<p>In these times of austerity and repeated threats of …

Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google

If you were airdropped, blindfolded, into a strange town and given nothing but a bus ticket, to where would you ride that bus? You might be surprised …

The New Librarian: Leaders in the Digital Age

<i>Part of a series of case studies produced by Digital Promise examining the work of members in our League of Innovative Schools. Click here for more</i> …

March 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Information and digital literacy

This is the seventh in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed. The first posts covered …

Teaching

How This School Library Increased Student Use by 1,000 Percent

<b>To adapt to changing student needs, some school libraries are reinventing themselves as makerspaces, but this Ohio library took a slightly different</b> …

Makerspaces