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Journal of Information Literacy

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open access journal of information literacy
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A chance to look forward to new technologies, ideas and innovations in 2013. Topic Icon photo by Atos International via Flickr Creative Commons.
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Tales from the crypt: 10 social media horror stories

Image available from Geek Peeks [Accessed March 2014].
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Great presentation on getting social media right. Features examples, a quiz (lots of fun) and a fair few laughs. Excellent as a session for students across many levels.

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ClassThink.com Deploying iPads in Education » ClassThink.com

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Blog 2014 - Teaching not Telling: Information Literacy and Summon Day

Blog 2014 - Teaching not Telling: Information Literacy and Summon Day | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
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Emma Coonan has put together full proceedings from the Summon and IL event held last year. Includes my article on Step Up to HE and Summon.

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Real world v online world: teens do not distinguish - Telegraph

Real world v online world: teens do not distinguish  - Telegraph | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
Digital Lives survey raises questions about whether schools are protecting young people from online dangers
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Using social media for job hunting and recruitment

Using social media for job hunting and recruitment | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
We were invited to give a guest lecture about using social media to find jobs, promote yourself online and offer some tips on best practices. This is a summary of that lecture.
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flea palmer's curator insight, April 9, 7:17 AM

Not new advice but good reminders - some excellent videos too.

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Jorum

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Would I lie to you? Academic language quiz
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Visitors and Residents - YouTube

David White (@daveowhite, http://twitter.com/daveowhite) of the University of Oxford explains how the Visitors and Residents model provides a framework to un...
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Teach Information Literacy & Critical Thinking!

Teach Information Literacy & Critical Thinking! | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
Created by Esther Grassian
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Developing your online identity as a researcher « Educational Development @ Liverpool

Developing your online identity as a researcher « Educational Development @ Liverpool | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
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Use any Google Search Box as a Timer [30 Second tip]

If you need to time anything, use the timer feature built into the Google search box to set a countdown timer. Handy tip for the classroom.
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how easy is that?

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Ten session plan ideas for teaching digital footprint

Ten session plan ideas for teaching digital footprint | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
Also available to download in epub format in order to read on tablets, ereaders, etc at https://www.dropbox.com/s/pgemk5mgp8avyx7/Ten%20Session%20Plan%20Idea...
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Listen, understand, act: social media for engagement

Listen, understand, act: social media for engagement | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
With staff and learners beginning to exploit social media's potential to support learning and teaching, attitudes towards it are changing...
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Science of the Invisible: When social media stopped being social

Science of the Invisible: When social media stopped being social | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
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This really interesting video explains clearly how Facebook limits reach on posts, reacting to users' likes and comments, thereby creating a self-fulfilling channel of opinion. It also argues how personal users paying to promote their posts is anathema to 'social' media.

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Taylor & Francis Online :: New Review of Academic Librarianship - Volume 20, Issue 2

Taylor & Francis Online :: New Review of Academic Librarianship - Volume 20, Issue 2 | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
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Progress | CILIP

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Paths of Discovery: Comparing the Search Effectiveness of EBSCO Discovery Service, Summon, Google Scholar, and Conventional Library Resources

Paths of Discovery: Comparing the Search Effectiveness of EBSCO Discovery Service, Summon, Google Scholar, and Conventional Library Resources | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
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Developing students' digital literacy | Jisc

Developing students' digital literacy | Jisc | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
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A Great Guide on Teaching Students about Digital Footprint ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Great Guide on Teaching Students about Digital Footprint ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
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Developing digital literacies

Developing digital literacies | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
This infoKit provides ideas and resources to inspire the strategic development of digital literacies ie those capabilities which support living, learning and working in a digital society.
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Phil Bradley's weblog: The trojan horse of Getty 'free' images

Phil Bradley's weblog: The trojan horse of Getty 'free' images | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
There's been lots of discussion in blogs and on Twitter about Getty's offer to make images available supposedly for 'free'. The only problem is that they're not free, as Karen Blakeman points out in her blog post on the subject. While on the surface of it, it seems to be a lovely kind gesture, I would caution anyone who is thinking of using the service to consider it very carefully. On their website Getty says "Getty Images is leading the way in creating a more visual world. Our new embed feature makes it easy, legal, and free for anybody to...
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When is 'free' not free?

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SWGfL Digital Literacy - Curriculum Overview

SWGfL Digital Literacy - Curriculum Overview | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
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How to Clean Up Your Online Presence and Make a Great First Impression

How to Clean Up Your Online Presence and Make a Great First Impression | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
Odds are someone is searching the web for you right now, or at least has looked you up fairly recently. Do you know what they learned? Better yet, do you control the pages and profiles they visited? If not, it's time to take your online reputation into your own hands instead of leaving it to Google. Here's how.
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Horizon Report 2014 Higher Education Edition Published | Association of Research Libraries® | ARL®

Horizon Report 2014 Higher Education Edition Published | Association of Research Libraries® | ARL® | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
The New Media Consortium (NMC) and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) jointly released the NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Education Edition at a special session at the ELI Annual Meeting 2014 earlier this month. The annual report describes findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education. Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six emerging technologies are identified across three adoption horizons over the next one to five years...
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Using Twitter in Academic Teaching

Much is written about using Twitter for research, but what about using it in learning and teaching? It has plenty of applications there as well. This workshop p
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Ned Potter does it again!

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Research Skills Central

Research Skills Central | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
Course materials for teachers of information literacy
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Research Skills Central is the home of resources created by Emma Coonan for Cambridge University Library’s Research Skills Programme. 

The Research Skills Programme at Cambridge University Library offers courses on all aspects of finding, using and managing academic information. 

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