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LubutoLiteracy: Use of Digital Technology to Teach Reading in Zambia

Lubuto Library Partners (LLP) in Zambia employed digital technology to create engaging, accessible means of teaching children to read in their mother languages.  LubutoLiteracy lessons are an upgrade and improvement on a pilot set of 700 mother-tongue literacy lessons (100 in each of the 7 major Zambian languages) created… Read More

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  • 10 June 2016

The Love & Friendship Bus

The absence of the teacher feels liberating for the pupils. The limited space and the decoration of the bus create an intimate and intense atmosphere. Abstract: The Love & Friendship Bus, or mobile library (in Finnish: Lempibussi), is a service the Espoo city library… Read More

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  • 15 January 2016

MakerSpaces: new tradition in context

Generally, a MakerSpace is considered a place where informal, collaborative learning and discovery take place through hands on creation, via use of any combination of art and technology. MakerSpaces facilitate both analog (low-tech) and digital (high tech) creation. Teen library programming and services that include… Read More

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  • 16 June 2015

Revised IFLA LIS Education Guidelines are now available

The revised IFLA education guidelines are now available on the IFLA SET website.  These guidelines replace the last significant revision in 2000 and incorporate the inclusion of material in library school curricula that reflects the developments in the provision of library and information services in the 21st century. They set… Read More

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  • 11 January 2013
  • By: Gillian Hallam