April 15, 2014

Steal This Infographic: Librarians as Tech Leaders

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Librarians are leading the way in technology use, according to School Library Journal’s annual technology survey. SLJ’s got the proof, and we encourage you to share it.

Alternative Search Tools: These options to Google will help students become better researchers

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Cool Tools columnist Richard Byrne presents some free options for research that don’t require a login, along with a few quick tips to aid student searches.

SLJ Cover Sneak Peek: November 2012

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Hot off the presses: School Library Journal’s cover. This month we’re featuring the findings from our recent technology survey.

Boys Value Reading More with Ereaders

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Middle school boys rated reading more valuable as an activity after two months of using an ereader, according to a study by researchers from Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

Ebooks Trump Print—Except When It Comes to Reading to Kids

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People seeking quick access and portability prefer ebooks, according to a national study on ereading released today by Pew. But when it comes to reading to children, print wins out—big time.

Bowker Launches International Ebook Survey

Bowker, a book market research firm, announced today, October 12, at the Frankfurt Book Fair, that it was launching a massive, international study of e-book adoption and consumption habits.

The study will begin in January 2012 and repeat annually, allowing comparisons between e-book markets in Europe, Asia, Australia, and North and South America, all of which are experiencing different growth patterns.