Daily Archives: November 29, 2012

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Learning Everywhere: A Roadmap (Article from ACCESS, Australian School Library Association, 2012)

Learning Everywhere Reprinted with permission from the Australian School Library Association Inc. (ASLA) ACCESS, Vol. 26, No. 4, November 2012. A lot has changed in the years since I visited Australia and spoke at the ASLA conference in 2009. Rapid technological advances continue to change the way we communicate, share and learn. The landscape can be defined in these terms: participatory, connected, pervasive. In A New culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change by Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown, the authors discuss the impact of technology on education and on society. The authors argue that […]

News: Brian Kenney Joins Publishers Weekly as Contributing Editor

 Congrats Brian! NEW YORK—November 29, 2012—Deepening its commitment to library issues, Publishers Weekly is pleased to announce the addition of librarian Brian Kenney, former editorial director ofLibrary Journal (LJ), School Library Journal (SLJ) and The Horn Book, as a contributing editor and blogger. In his new role, Kenney will write a monthly column dedicated to exploring the dynamic relationship between publishers and libraries, as well contribute blog posts, commentary and reporting from library conferences. “Adding Brian to our strong team of contributors will greatly enhance PW’s voice in the library world,” says PW publisher Cevin Bryerman. “We’re delighted to add another vibrant perspective to our library coverage, and dedicated […]