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Are digital libraries on the horizon?

Are digital libraries on the horizon?

By Urmi Kumar, St. Mary's Academy, Portland, Ore.

May 30, 2014

On Sept. 14, 2013, Bexar County, Texas, opened the first all-digital public library in the U.S called BiblioTech Digital Library. The library is based on the ideal of “work[ing] to bridge literacy and technology gaps in San Antonio and surrounding areas by establishing a community presence at the physi...

Replace textbooks with tablets

Replace textbooks with tablets

By Jonathan Greenzaid, Winston Churchill HS, Potomac, Md.

January 30, 2014

Slugging textbooks to and from school can be a pain, both figuratively and literally, and in a new world immersed in technology, tablets should be allowed in classrooms in order to fit modern culture. Textbooks are becoming a thing of the past as schools start to incorporate more technology i...