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Disabilinet.com

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Disabilinet is a friendly community that is specifically designed for disabled individuals to engage within a social media environment.
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Project Boz - About

Project Boz - About | 2012 - a sprint not a marathon | Scoop.it
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Project Boz is an initiative by the George C. Gordon Library of Worcester Polytechnic Institute to digitize all of Charles Dickens's novels in their original serial form. 

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UNESCO launches online course in Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNESCO launches online course in Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | 2012 - a sprint not a marathon | Scoop.it
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A Dose of (Augmented) Reality: Exploring possible uses within a library setting

A Dose of (Augmented) Reality: Exploring possible uses within a library setting | 2012 - a sprint not a marathon | Scoop.it
Guest post by Anthony Humphries (Learning Resource Coordinator) Of the many emerging mobile technologies that libraries are looking at one that has always appealed to me is augmented reality (AR). ...
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What do you think the future of the community college library is? How is yours positioning its long term planning? - SCUP's Planning for Higher Ed Mojo

What do you think the future of the community college library is? How is yours positioning its long term planning? - SCUP's Planning for Higher Ed Mojo | 2012 - a sprint not a marathon | Scoop.it
Positioning Collegiate Libraries for the Future: Creating a Distinctive Learning Commons to Meet Student Population Needs by Julie Villa and Susan Pruchnicki o…...
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SEEK! The search skills game - University of Huddersfield Repository

SEEK! The search skills game - University of Huddersfield Repository | 2012 - a sprint not a marathon | Scoop.it

SEEK!, a game to help students improve their information literacy - in particular, the ability to construct a search strategy.

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Library instruction and information literacy 2011

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he purpose of this paper is to provide a selected bibliography of recent resources on library instruction and information literacy.

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6 really useful things to make your academic life easier

1st year undergraduate workshop presentation for the Department of Film, Theatre & Television, at the University of York, as part of the Library's academic skills training.

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50 Apps for Librarians

50 Apps for Librarians | 2012 - a sprint not a marathon | Scoop.it

The proliferation of mobile apps for smartphones has changed the ways we search for and access information. With a surge in the number of mobile customers, librarians can harness the full potential of these apps to provide innovative, value-added reference services, deliver content, and enhance library programming. In this fun and highly interactive presentation, speakers discuss 50 great apps for Android and Apple devices to help you stay organized, be productive, juggle multiple tasks, and quickly find the information you want. Learn how and where to find the best apps to use at work, at home, or even on the road.

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An introductory guide to iPads for Teachers

An introductory guide to iPads for Teachers | 2012 - a sprint not a marathon | Scoop.it
I'm delivering some iPad training to a school tomorrow, so thought it might be useful to collate some of the links I've been putting together for the sessi...
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Mathletics Meets iPad in Schools - The "Learnification of Gaming"

Mathletics Meets iPad in Schools - The "Learnification of Gaming" | 2012 - a sprint not a marathon | Scoop.it
World-leading education resource Mathletics arrives on iPad using groundbreaking new mobile technology.
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How To Make Students Better Online Researchers

How To Make Students Better Online Researchers | 2012 - a sprint not a marathon | Scoop.it
I recently came across an article in Wired Magazine called "Why Kids Can't Search".
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Mobile Technologies in Libraries | Supporting Libraries in the use and development of mobile technologies

Mobile Technologies in Libraries | Supporting Libraries in the use and development of mobile technologies | 2012 - a sprint not a marathon | Scoop.it
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Making games for Libraries: Would I lie to you?

Making games for Libraries: Would I lie to you? | 2012 - a sprint not a marathon | Scoop.it
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That's me in the red top telling a lie - like the red tops sometimes do?

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Transforming library services with mobile technology - Research Information

Transforming library services with mobile technology - Research Information | 2012 - a sprint not a marathon | Scoop.it

Ben Showers reports on a recent workshop to reimagine library services using mobile technology.

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UK universities are wary of getting on board the mooc train

UK universities are wary of getting on board the mooc train | 2012 - a sprint not a marathon | Scoop.it
Moocs – massive online open courses – have taken off in America. Why are UK universities holding back?
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morgueFile free photos

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“The morguefile license is specifically for designers and illustrators to use the images in a creative process creating work of their own. If you would like to use the image in a blog post, we recommend contacting the photographer and providing a by line under the photo with the photographer's name. This is generally agreed to be acceptable.”

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Xtranormal for Humanties

Xtranormal for Humanties | 2012 - a sprint not a marathon | Scoop.it

Marc Parrys article presents a profile of www.Xtranormal.com, a user-controlled cartoon-movie making website which uses text-to-movie technology to make animated online videos. Picture by David King via Flickr Creative Commons.

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Apps for Librarians

Apps for Librarians | 2012 - a sprint not a marathon | Scoop.it
Assistant Director, Innovation & User Experience
Westport Library,
Westport, CT -
bderry@westportlibrary.org Bill is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires you.
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File:Evaluating Wikipedia article quality 2010-11-26 (web).pdf - Outreach Wiki

File:Evaluating Wikipedia article quality 2010-11-26 (web).pdf - Outreach Wiki | 2012 - a sprint not a marathon | Scoop.it

Evaluating Wikipedia article quality is an 8 page easy to read document helping any Wikipedia user evaluate the quality of the articles

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Cite from search results - Google Scholar Blog

Cite from search results - Google Scholar Blog | 2012 - a sprint not a marathon | Scoop.it
The official source for information about Google Scholar...
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Winston Churchill archive made available online

Winston Churchill archive made available online | 2012 - a sprint not a marathon | Scoop.it
Nearly a million documents, including drafts of famous war speeches and cigar bills, have been digitised...
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