Thursday, February 08, 2007

Ken Catran Award

Ken Catran, writer of nearly 30 acclaimed novels for children and young adults, is the 2007 winner of the New Zealand's most prestigious award for children's writers, the Storylines Margaret Mahy Medal.

New PEW Research Report

"Tagging Play - Forget Dewey anad his decimals, internet users are revolutionising the way we classify information - and make sense of it."http://pewresearch.org/pubs/402/tagging-play

33 Reasons Why Libraries and Librarians are Still Extremely Important

There is still a place for librarians in the 21st century
http://www.degreetutor.com/library/adult-continued-education/librarians-needed