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BLOG BITS, October 2012

Netbooks, which in 2009 seemed to be the computing format of the future, have been one of the biggest casualties of the growing popularity of tablets. —Louie Herr
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Netbooks, which in 2009 seemed to be the computing format of the future, have been one of the biggest casualties of the growing popularity of tablets.
—Louie Herr

Principals value their librarians. They also want them to be more visible leaders. Those are just two of the interesting findings from a recent survey.
- Tricia Kuon and Holly Weimar

Going global is now nothing short of a necessity. The technology exists, and it’s free.
- Troy Tenhet

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