Looking at search engine stats from the past year, research firm Compete found that Microsoft has increased its market share by around 75 percent, while Google has shed more than 10 percent. Read this blog post by Lance Whitney on Microsoft.
The following post is the first in a new series from Leslie Lees, VP of Content Development from ebrary. Academic Ebooks – The Shifting Landscape will discuss changes that are occurring with ebooks and implications for libraries and their users.
The Queens County-Abilify Library Museum and Center for the Performing Arts has been unusually blessed with financial angels who shelter us under their collective wing, and we wish to take a moment to recognize them here.
“In a recent study (see infographic from Master Degree Online below) of 125 students those that used Twitter for educational purposes in the classroom outperformed students using traditional learning methods. Aside from higher GPA’s the Twitter enable students were also 2x more engaged in the classroom.”
The school library—and the job of the librarian—have both morphed into something that most adults these days would hardly recognize. Helping kids find books to read is only part of the job, say those on the profession’s leading edge. Today, a major mission of the librarian, aka media specialist, is to teach students digital literacy by showing them how to use the Internet to efficiently find, organize, and share information with peers. Here are some of the tools librarians are using to make their jobs easier and more relevant to students as they address this expansion of their role.
The University of California Libraries released the results of an ebook use survey launched in October 2010. The survey measured overall ebook use and preference, but also analyzed the satisfaction level of the Springer e-books and My Copy service, which UC Libraries initiated in 2008.
The Internet has swept the entire globe and has changed the way we think about social interaction, media, money, shopping... essentially, the way we think about life. But most of all the Internet continues to change how we learn.
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