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January 16, 2013

Libraries Go (Mostly) Bookless

A public library in San Antonio and a school library in Minneapolis will begin offering only digital resources, feeding an ongoing conversation about "bookless" and "book-free" libraries.

December 04, 2012

Crowdfunding Kickstarts Book Projects

Kickstarter, the popular crowdfunding site for creative projects, has fostered innovative storytelling methods that could soon find their way into classrooms.

November 29, 2012

Slotting 'Social Reading' Into the Classroom

How would open access digital books, such as Open Utopia, and "social reading" fit into your classroom?

November 19, 2012

E-Books Advance Literacy in Africa

Worldreader and DHL Express have partnered to provide 1 million e-readers to school children in Africa by 2015.

October 24, 2012

Apple and E-books for Teachers

Apple unveiled its new iPad mini yesterday at a live event, touting its educational uses for schools.

October 24, 2012

Digital Natives? E-Book Consumption Varies Among Young People

How teens and young adults perceive e-books in public libraries is the focus of a new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project.

October 18, 2012

Amazon Unveils Kindle Initiative for Schools

A new device and content management service encourages "fleets" of classroom Kindles.

October 15, 2012

How Are Readers Consuming E-Books?

Two Pew Research Center surveys on e-book borrowing and reading habits reveal challenges for public libraries.

September 14, 2012

Graphic Novels in the Classroom? Why Not!

During this year's Baltimore Comic-Con, teacher John C. Weaver discussed his use of graphic novels in his high school English classes to engage students and engage with the common-core requirement of "text complexity."

July 26, 2012

Library of Congress Brings Fables to Life

The Library of Congress has created an interactive, digital version of Aesop's Fables that is available on desktop and mobile platforms.

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