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Rhondda Powling

What To Do When Kids Aren't Allowed To Read Digital Books in School | Scales on Censors... - 2 views

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    Ebooks outlawed in class. The September issue of School Library Journal addressed not one, but two reader issues pertaining to digital access by K-12 students. Pat Scales, chair of the American Library Association's Intellectual Freedom Committee, has dealt with many a book challenge and attempts to ban library materials. In her column, "Scales on Censorship," she addresses situations faced by readers. But "this is the first I've encountered in which a book's format has been censored," she writes.
Roland Gesthuizen

There's less joy in a book with no cover | Article | The Punch - 2 views

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    "It decided so few students were now borrowing books that it would prefer to ditch the whole collection than bother with its upkeep. Good get for the charity, but I think the students have been ripped off."
Rhondda Powling

The reading rules | bigbookcase - 2 views

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    From Karen Powers' blog. She is a teacher librarian, reader and part-time writer. These rules are "everything you need to know about turning your child into a reader".
Rhondda Powling

Borrowing ebooks beyond a library's walls | Simon Barron | Comment is free | guardian.c... - 3 views

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    Article in the Guardian by Simon Barron. It discusses the arguments put by the publishers about borrowing ebooks beyond a library's walls and opinions baout why they wont work.
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