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A collection of ALA e-books are now available in the EBSCO E-Books e-resource for Pennsylvania library staff.  The e-books cover topics from storytimes, designing space, children’s literature, serving those with special needs, serving teens, intellectual freedom, and more. ...

The EBSCO E-Books collection in POWER Library has grown again! Two-hundred new titles are now available in EBSCO E-Books. The titles focus mostly on history and biography and all are downloadable.   You will find new titles like: Etched in Stone On to Chicago She Caused a Riot Biz...

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…at the same pricing as the last two years! Click here to submit your Letter of Intent. Purchase orders must be received by August 15, 2018 and payment needs to be made no later than September 28, 2018. Note that credit cards are accepted as payment. What is the Pennsylvania...

The US Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology released Guiding Principles for Use of Technology with Early Learner.  Four guiding principles are presented along with references to various educational guides and resources. Highlighted are:  how to determine...

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From the  POWER Library newsletter: CyberSmarts Interactive eBooks are updated for the 2016/2017 school year. This 5-eBook set for ages 8 to 12 covers topics including: cyberbullying, online behavior, safe profiles, online privacy, and more. Hands-on interactive learning simulations...

The PA Liberty Project, which is planning to  make digital rights management electronic books available to public and school libraries, has announced today, Thursday May 12th, that the site http://catalog.paliberty.net has now begun limited testing.  The testing is designed...

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  Attention Pennsylvania School Librarians! We are excited to announce that after months of planning, we can officially announce the formation of the Pennsylvania eBook Consortium! We are very fortunate that HSLC, the same organization that hosts POWER Library and Ask Here...

Open eBooks is an app containing thousands of popular and award-winning titles that are free for children from in-need households.   Learn more.  You can also watch First Lady Michele Obama’s message about the program. ...

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by Diane Schmidt Last week Osman Yahya, a middle school student, acted as moderator to a “virtual field trip” with President Obama.  Osman may have stolen the show when he told the President to “move on” after a lengthy 3-minute answer to a question about writer’s block. ...

“President Obama announced the Open eBooks initiative.  A coalition of libraries, nonprofits, and publishers are collaborating to bring thousands of e-books to children through a new digital app.”  Read about it on UpNext: The IMLS Blog ...