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Dissertation: Critical information literacy in practice: an interpretive synthesis

Critical information literacy in practice: an interpretive synthesis

 http://information-literacy.blogspot.ca/2014/08/critical-information-literacy-in.html

“The purpose of this study was to review and synthesize the literature of critical information literacy through a critical interpretive practitioner lens in order to uncover pedagogy and instructional content to inform my own teaching practice and that of other individual teaching librarians who wish to take a critical approach to information literacy with undergraduate students.”

McDonough, B. A. (2014) Critical information literacy in practice: an interpretive synthesis. EdD dissertation. Graduate School of Western Carolina University.
http://libres.uncg.edu/ir/wcu/f/McDonough2014.pdf
Stephen

Posted on: September 15, 2014, 6:39 am Category: Uncategorized

The 10 1/2 Commandments of Visual Thinking

The 10 1/2 Commandments of Visual Thinking

 http://www.slideshare.net/ToNick_4Me/napkin-11917574

Stephen

Posted on: September 15, 2014, 6:35 am Category: Uncategorized

8 Myths About MOOCs

8 Myths About MOOCs

Posted on: September 15, 2014, 6:35 am Category: Uncategorized

2014 Digital Trends

2014 Digital Trends

http://www.marketingtechblog.com/ektron-2014-digital-trends-survey/

2014-digital-trends_infographic

 

Stephen

Posted on: September 14, 2014, 6:31 am Category: Uncategorized

CLA 2014: The Economic Impact of Libraries

“The Economic Impact of Libraries, part of the CLA 2014 workshop, “Driving Change for Community Impact”. Presented by Kimberly Silk, University of Toronto and Elizabeth Glass, Toronto Public Library. Silk begins with a look at different types of impact studies and then introduces how the Toronto Public Library engaged the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto in 2013 to study of the economic impact and benefits of the library in its community. TPL shares the findings of the study, discusses the importance of demonstrating the economic benefits of public libraries to key stakeholders including city councils, library board members, and the local community, and provides tips for others wanting to show the impact of their libraries.”

Stephen

Posted on: September 14, 2014, 6:30 am Category: Uncategorized

NEW LibValue Website

NEW LibValue Website

ARL has debuted their libvalue website.  While the bibliographic database will continue to be located here, all other tools and any new updates can be found on the new ARL site.

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Stephen

Posted on: September 14, 2014, 6:27 am Category: Uncategorized

8 Common Tech Myths You Should Stop Believing Today

8 Common Tech Myths You Should Stop Believing Today

http://www.businessinsider.com/most-common-tech-myths-2014-8?op=1

  1. “Mac computers can’t get viruses
  2. Private/Incognito browsing keeps you anonymous
  3. Leaving your phone plugged in destroys the battery
  4. More megapixels always means a better camera
  5. Don’t charge your phone unless it’s almost dead
  6. Higher display resolution is always better on a smartphone
  7. It’s bad to use your iPad charger for your iPhone
  8. You shouldn’t shut down your computer every day.”

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/most-common-tech-myths-2014-8?op=1#ixzz3AHomKW63

Stephen

Posted on: September 13, 2014, 6:29 am Category: Uncategorized