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  1. Which Test for Which Data: Statistics at the Reference Desk

    Monday, 2/29/2016- Thursday, 3/31/2016 This web course is designed to help librarians faced with statistical questions at the reference desk. Whether assisting a student reading through papers or guiding them when they brightly ask "Can I run a t-tes ...

    MBEATTY3 - 01/04/2016 - 13:52 - Library Information Technology Association (LITA)

  2. 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 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  3. The Power of Data

    On-Demand Multiple Free!   The Power of Data   analyzes the types of data available to school librarians and how the data can be used to support school library programs. Dr. Sandra Andrews explores with participants a variety of datasets at the local, sta ...

    JHABLEY - 06/30/2015 - 13:01 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  4. Senior/Capstone Project: The Role of the School Librarian

    On-Demand Multiple Free!   With increased emphasis on college-and career-readiness in today's schools, the Senior/Capstone Project can serve as that singular piece of evidence that students are prepared for the demands of college and career. Join sch ...

    JHABLEY - 06/30/2015 - 12:58 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  5. ALA Midwinter 2015: Cool Ideas and Take-Aways

    On-Demand Once Free! What jumped out at you or sparked your interest at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting?  Share an idea from a presentation, a tool or technique you want to try, or a useful piece of information that changed your life. If applicable, please ...

    EWHITMORE - 06/04/2015 - 15:02 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Use of Social Media in the Library

    On-Demand Once Free! Social media has the potential to facilitate much closer relationships between libraries and their patrons. Current usage of social media by the library community generally remains ad hoc and somewhat experimental, but the uptake of t ...

    CMCCONNELL - 06/22/2015 - 10:30 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. 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 - 12/02/2015 - 12:59 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  8. Research Projects: Identification to Publication

    Live Once Live discussion took place May 21 and 22, 2014. Read the discussion messages. This two-day e-Forum examined identifying a research project and seeing it through to publication. We are all busy today, wearing many hats and constantly juggling man ...

    CMCCONNELL - 10/19/2015 - 10:48 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. 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 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. 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 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

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