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Information Literacy: A Gate or a Window?
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Price: Free! Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Essay » Technology
A collection of reflections about information and digital literacy practice in schools, libraries, museums, and informal learning settings.
Adventures in the Picture Book Collection: a Review of 25 Children's Books
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Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Travel back to your childhood by enjoying 25 book reviews on items that can be found at your local library's Picture Book collection.
The Library and the Lion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,290. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A light fantasy tale of courage, adventure, and statues. Callin’s undergraduate life at Oxford University is full of study, clubs, competitions, and boy-troubles. But a dark secret within her college is about to change her world. Standing up for what is right will test her courage, loyalties, and friendships. That’s a lot to handle when exams are looming, and there's a lion involved...
The Librarian's Daughter The Story of Sage Greene
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
When Sage Greene turned six, she found out who she was, at thirteen, what was expected of her, and at eighteen, she rebelled. Belonging to a special organization of librarians, Sage has a legacy to uphold, but it isn't what she wants. Her desire for adventure comes unexpectedly when a magical Fan is stolen from the guardians who are supposed to protect it. Now, it's up to her to get it back.
My Loans
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Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Find out what The Pesky Librarian has borrowed out on her library card.
The Notebooks of William Wilson
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,470. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the Winter of 1917, 17-year-old Virginia Lampley disappears from her upper-class home in the South. 70 years later, her granddaughter Christine begins an earnest search for Virginia, using a single diary entry as the only clue to her whereabouts. Helped by ill-tempered librarian William Wilson, her search takes them not only into the life of the early 1900s, but into their childhoods as well.
Bexar BiblioTech: The Evolution of the Country's First All-digital Public Library
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,390. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Information technology
Nelson Wolff takes readers on the journey from his involvement building a 240,000-square-foot central library in 1995 to creating BiblioTech, the first all-digital public library in the country in 2013.
Librarian of the 21st Century
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Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
What are the challenges and oppurtunities of librarianship in the twenty first century as they pertain to librarianship? This book explores the roles of the librarian and how they've changed and stayed the same with time.
Pratima's Forbidden Book
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,610. Language: American English. Published: February 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Pratima's world is a quiet world of books and peace and study. Her world changes when she is sent by the Librarian on a deadly quest to stop the use of an ancient book, that could destroy her world. Together with William, a young man raised in the world of the Librarian, she will race across India, facing hardship and adventure, and attempt to prevent the unleashing of a grave danger on the land.
Let's Use Free Speech to Praise Libraries
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 830. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Every city usually has at least one library, so some people take libraries for granted. Instead of taking libraries for granted, we ought to praise them to high heaven for all their noble contributions to humanity.