Perspectives: Global
Should you? May you? Can you? 
Factors in selecting rare books and special collections for digitisation Print E-mail
By Janet Gertz   
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Janet Gertz, director of the Preservation and Digital Conversion Division of Columbia University Libraries, explores the difficult decisions to be made when considering which items should be preserved and then how they should be presented and managed in a digitised world.
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Thinking about metacognition in your school library Print E-mail
By Dr Robin S. Spruce & Dr Kasey Garrison   
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As teacher-librarians, we are tasked with more than teaching our students content and what to learn; we must teach our students how to learn and assess their learning processes and progress. Such self-assessment strategies enlist students to self-regulate and engage in metacognition. Using specific examples from differing levels aligned with state curriculum standards from the US, this article gives a framework for teacher-librarians to purposefully incorporate metacognitive strategies in collaborative lessons.
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