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Nurturing Creativity in Libraries with Divergent and Convergent Thinking

There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all. Without creativity, there would be no progress, and we would be forever repeating the same patterns.”  – Edward de Bono

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The Future is Here!

At the end of the first day of the EduTECH 2015 Conference in Brisbane, I arrived home at 8:15 pm after having dragged myself out of bed at 4:45 that morning. Boy, was it a long day! I sat on the lounge and began to tell my husband about my day....

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Remarkable Libraries – Spotlight on The Footpath Library

Libraries come in all shapes and sizes and fulfil numerous different functions. However the basic truth holds – those libraries that innovate and embrace their community, and their community’s needs, do the most extraordinary things. Welcome to our...

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BYOD – Bring Your Own Device

Picture this. A man walks into a library … (stop me if you’ve heard this one before). It’s his local library but it’s a new one that has just opened. He says to the library assistant, “I’d like to borrow a book”. The assistant replies, “Certainly!...

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Language, Literacy & Numeracy

Once known as the “3 Rs” (Readin’, wRitin’ and ‘Rithmatic), LLN or Language, Literacy and Numeracy are the core skills of a developed society. These skills allow us to communicate ideas, thoughts and needs to others. They allow us to increase our...

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The 7 Rules of Motivation

We become what we think about. To change our lifestyle we must change our thinking habits. We change our thinking habits by being aware of them, and focusing on desired goals.

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Saving Budget – Articulating your library’s value to increase your library budget

Diminishing budgets, lack of money, cut-backs, scarcity, doing without, redundancies…. sound familiar? A frustrating reality for many libraries on a daily basis. But if we dissect this… what is really going on here?

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Get to know: Billy – Company hound aka Team Supervisor

Billy, born on the 1st January 2005, started life as a pup with an identity crisis. In his mind, he is a human who happens to wear a fur coat. He never quite got the memo that he is a dog, and his family have never quite had the heart to tell him...

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