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Senior Officer in UN Population Fund Becomes Library Champion

Tell me how you discovered the Library Champions project?

I was looking for a job when I arrived in BC last February and also trying to make use of my time. 877 more words

Public Libraries

Evaluating some objections to Ireland's Open Library Initiative

“The public library service is in desperate need of advocates. Advocates that will ask why the government is prepared to fund the retrofitting of security cameras and card swipe technology to provide staffless libraries, when their beloved numbers show that the returns are small, and that the space is used mostly for fast internet access and study? 1,751 more words

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#uklibchat Tuesday 4 October 2016, 18:30 – 20:30: Teens and Libraries

Our next #uklibchat will take place on Tuesday 4 Octobber from 18:30-20:30 UK time. The topic will be “Teens and Libraries”.  If you work in a school library, further education, a public library and any other sector that involves working with teenagers, or someone who is intrested in this area, this could be a good chat for you. 44 more words

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Ten Ways U.S. Librarians Can Inform the American Electorate by Kathy Dempsey

by Kathy Dempsey (Information Today)

Vol. 30 No. 2 — Mar/Apr 2016

It’s no secret that the American political landscape has grown more divided in recent years. 466 more words


Feature #38: Working with Teens in Libraries

Our #uklibchat on Tuesday 4th October 2016 6.30-8.30pm will be about working with teens in Libraries, we’re very excited about this as it is our first chat with such a focus and  we’re very happy to have Matt Imrie writing a feature article for us on this topic as he has a lot of knowledge and experience in this area. 1,414 more words


Light, delightful reads

With my first round of book talks coming up, and a major revision underway, my stress level is a little high. When that happens, I like to pick up what I think of as “lighter” books, ones that don’t get too deep or too dark. 308 more words


Research Journal IX

Possible topics for the bibliotherapy teacher workshop:

  • Divorce
  • Late bloomers
  • LGBT
  • Grief
  • Suicide
  • Bullying
  • New sibling
  • Depression
  • Mental illness
  • Learning disabilities
  • Gifted children
  • Sexual pressure…
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