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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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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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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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Jisc Digital Media | Guide...

Jisc Digital Media | Guide... | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
Digital media help desk – digitise, create, manage and use still images, sound and video – free for UK higher education, further education and skills.
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A very useful guide to answering any questions from lecturers about image usage

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Information seeking behaviour of users in university libraries in digital environment

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How Social Media Is Being Used In Education - Edudemic

How Social Media Is Being Used In Education - Edudemic | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
Recently, the Babson Survey Research Group and Pearson conducted a survey of nearly 8,000 faculty members in higher education to find out more about how faculty are using social media.
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Digital Infrastructure Team

Digital Infrastructure Team | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
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A series of upcoming blog posts regarding libraries and ebooks. Will include PDA and licensing issues.

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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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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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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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Tweeters warned about contempt of court

Tweeters warned about contempt of court | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
Attorney general Dominic Grieve hopes to prevent legal novices publishing remarks that might cause trials to be abandoned
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Timely after Digital Literacy session yesterday....

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Import your floorpans into Prezi to create an interactive map « thewikiman

Import your floorpans into Prezi to create an interactive map « thewikiman | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
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Phil Bradley's weblog: Fake Facebook page - amazing example

Phil Bradley's weblog: Fake Facebook page - amazing example | 2014 in libraries | Scoop.it
Take a look at this Facebook page - really quickly: It's Tesco's page isn't it. Isn't it? Actually, it's not. THIS is Tesco's page: If you're quick, you can check out the fake page but it won't - hopefully, last long.
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Do you remember the Internet Detective?  It is like checking for clues.....

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