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  1. Wanted: Information Literacy Skills in a World of Google & Wikipedia

    On-Demand Multiple Free!   Two years ago, it was estimated that over 500,000,000 GB of data is created online every 48 hours. To put that into perspective, it is the same amount of information we created from the dawn of civilization until 2003. Undoubted ...

    JHABLEY - 06/30/2015 - 13:02 - qa2ab0

  2. Librarians Collaborate! Working Across Two-and Four-Year Institutions to Teach Transfer Students Information Literacy Skills

    Live Once Wednesday, 7/22/2015 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) Typically, librarians at four year colleges and universities and their feeder institutions do not communicate about ...

    MCONAHAN - 05/26/2015 - 14:15 - This site (Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL))

  3. Beyond Worksheets: Using Instructional Technologies for Authentic Assessment of Student Learning

    Live Once Wednesday, 10/7/2015 2:00 PM-3:30 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:30 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:30 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Pacific) An ACRL e-Learning webcast Academic librarians are no strangers to assessment, but figuring out how to implement aut ...

    MCONAHAN - 05/26/2015 - 14:16 - This site (Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL))

  4. Information Literacy: Turning the Page From High School to College

      Information literacy is a 21st century skill. Librarians at all levels work diligently to ensure that all students have the skills necessary to identify an information need, find appropriate resources, and extract and use the information. In this sessio ...

    JHABLEY - 05/20/2015 - 10:58 - qa2ab0

  5. Information Literacy

    Few want a decrease in Public Library economic support Posted Feb 27, 2012 Comments: 0 The average household would be willing to donate between $31.7 and $38.3 US dollars Posted Feb 27, 2012 Comments: 0 Higher income households use libraries more frequent ...

    admin - 12/11/2014 - 12:26 - ab5w32

  6. Big Data: What We Learned about Information Literacy from 10,000 Students and 1,200 Librarians

      Presenter:  Emily Gover As an ed tech company, EasyBib has unique insight into how students conduct research. How are students interpreting and synthesizing information? How skilled do they consider themselves with key information literacy skills? And h ...

    JHABLEY - 04/16/2015 - 11:35 - qa2ab0

  7. Through Their Eyes

    Usability testing to create better user experiences By Meredith Farkas Whatever issues I may have had with an unnamed discovery tool as a librarian, I always believed that it was an easier tool for students to use than our OPAC. And then I met Steve (not ...

    bgoldberg - 07/07/2014 - 16:24 - 7x5ds8

  8. Rolling the Dice

    Who are we, and who are we becoming? By Joseph Janes As I write this, I’m preparing for my annual trip with a couple of dear friends to Las Vegas. This is more nice meal/Cirque du Soleil than bottle service/strip show; we’re the dignified types—though one ...

    ssinharoy - 06/24/2014 - 10:14 - 7x5ds8

  9. More than Words

    Tips for effective instruction with screencasting By Meredith Farkas Five years ago, I wrote about the value of screencasting software—software that films the action on your computer’s desktop—to create instructional videos on how to use the library and i ...

    bgoldberg - 05/27/2014 - 16:17 - 1 comment - 7x5ds8

  10. Make Way for Makerspaces in the Library

    On-Demand Multiple Makerspaces are gaining popularity in public libraries across the U.S. These innovative spots introduce library patrons to tools, like 3D printers and makerbots, not normally found in the library and offer patrons the opportunity to exp ...

    SHOFMANN - 05/21/2015 - 13:47 - rb0cnm

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