Thursday, February 11, 2010

What do digital natives want from their library?

Abbey is a 3 year old digital native.

This is what she wants from her library.



Abbey's video launched the 15th Biennial VALA Conference and Exhibition in Melbourne, Australia, and VALA's new YouTube channel, VALATV.
  • What is VALA? Check out the VALA website to find out more.
  • What is a 'digital native'?
"A digital native is a person for whom digital technologies already existed when they were born, and hence has grown up with digital technology such as computers, the Internet, mobile phones and MP3s." Source: Wikipedia
  • For more information about digital natives, read 'Born Digital: understanding the first generation of digital natives' by John Palfrey and Urs Gasser - Check Availability - or check out the Harvard University's 'Digital Natives' site

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