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Haiku Deck - Presentation Software that's Simple, Beautiful, and Fun

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Haiku Deck is a completely new kind of presentation software -- it’s simple, beautiful, and fun.

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I would like to introduce this app to you as an altenative to keynote and PowerPoint

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, November 23, 2013 12:14 PM

What a great news for those who do not own an iPad - Haiku Deck have launched a web app! Admittance via the waiting list.

Peg Gillard's curator insight, November 23, 2013 5:21 PM

This looks like a great tool and possibility!

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Navigating the online information maze: should students trust Wikipedia?

Navigating the online information maze: should students trust Wikipedia? | Fluent with information | Scoop.it
Being literate used to be about knowing how to read. In the 21st century it also means knowing how to negotiate through the torrent of information coming at you from all directions. Information Fatigue…
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ELIfe: Research Skills: A Blog Series from your ELI Library staff

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A couple of weeks ago, we talked about using Google for your research. Of course, NOVA Libraries has access to thousands of newspaper, magazine, and journal articles through the library databases. But that doesn't mean ...
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Some thoughtful questions to help with determining what makes a source authentic.

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11 Note-Taking Tips For The Digital Classroom - Edudemic

11 Note-Taking Tips For The Digital Classroom - Edudemic | Fluent with information | Scoop.it
Does the physical act of writing something down help you to remember it? What is the most effective way to take notes? How does all of this play into a more digital classroom?
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Research Like a Librarian: Using "Big6 Skills" for Better Grades! | The New York Public Library

Research Like a Librarian: Using "Big6 Skills" for Better Grades! | The New York Public Library | Fluent with information | Scoop.it
PSSSTT! Let me let you in on a little librarian research secret: finding information at branches and online isn't hard (anyone can do it). In fact, in this digital age of big databases, Google and Wikipedia we are on information overload.

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See how useful librarians and libraries can be! 

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, November 19, 2013 12:52 PM

Research skills in a nutshell!  NYPL.

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, November 19, 2013 12:57 PM

Great article! 

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Plagiarism - How to recognise it

Here is an article that helps you to recognise acceptable and unacceptable paraphrases.

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How to Search the Internet Effectively

Tips on how to maximize the potential of search engines by learning how they work, and how to use them quickly and effectively...
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How to opt out of Google's new policy allowing it to use your personal information

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On Friday Google altered its Terms of Service to give itself permission to take users' Google+ profile names and pictures and use them in advertisements for Google products, reviews and other commercial offerings. Here is how to opt-out.


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It's really important to consider these types of issues with all the social media you sign up to.

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harish magan's comment, October 24, 2013 9:57 AM
Google can allow to do any thing to safe guard yourself.
robyns tut's curator insight, November 25, 2013 10:15 AM

The fact that Google can do something like this is worrying for those people who do not wish to be found by somebody, I hope that this news as to how to opt-out makes its way across the globe quickly- Justine Pearce

François-Xavier Schaeffer's curator insight, February 28, 11:58 AM

Your personal information is valuable. There are ways to control what information Google records, or opting out altogether.

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Information Literacy

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Information literacy is the ability to recognize the need for information and then locate, evaluate, effectively and responsibly use the needed information.

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A very simple explanation of the term, information literate, with a suggestion at the end to make use of your library. Which, of course, I fully endorse!

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Checking facts found online - education podcast

Checking facts found online - education podcast | Fluent with information | Scoop.it
It's challenging for anyone, even professionals in the media, to weed through and fact check online content, so how are...
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How do professionals make sure their information is correct before reporting it? Watch this video as a way to help you critically evaluate websites.

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The ABCs of Information Literacy Infographic | e-Learning Infographics

The ABCs of Information Literacy Infographic | e-Learning Infographics | Fluent with information | Scoop.it
The ABCs of Information Literacy Infographic shares key information literacy terms that all students should understand to be successful in research.
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LOVE THIS

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Google image search

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Soon our Australian school students will be back in school, and being asked by teachers to 'research', write projects, make presentations. So they'll be jumping onto Google images, a favorite haunt...
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An easy way to ensure you use images that are not under coyright. Please realise the importance of considering creators' rights.

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Haiku Deck - Presentation Software that's Simple, Beautiful, and Fun

Haiku Deck - Presentation Software that's Simple, Beautiful, and Fun | Fluent with information | Scoop.it
Haiku Deck is a completely new kind of presentation software -- it’s simple, beautiful, and fun.

Via Baiba Svenca
Patricia Buckley's insight:

I would like to introduce this app to you as an altenative to keynote and PowerPoint

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, November 23, 2013 12:14 PM

What a great news for those who do not own an iPad - Haiku Deck have launched a web app! Admittance via the waiting list.

Peg Gillard's curator insight, November 23, 2013 5:21 PM

This looks like a great tool and possibility!

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APA style: How to format the references list?

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A short, but spot-on information sheet, offering a few clear instructions on ways to improve your reference list.

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What's your digital footprint?

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On the Internet a digital footprint is the word used to describe the trail, traces or "footprints" that people leave online. This is...
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A valuable tool for getting people to think about their online presence, particularly teenagers.

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The CRAAP test - Evaluating Web Resources - LibGuides at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University

This is a multidisciplinary guide on evaluating research sources, especially resources found on the World Wide Web.
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A terrific and easy way to evaluate the validity of a resource from the Internet. So take the CRAAP test next time you are researching on the web.

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Future Learning: Sugata Mitra

Sugata Mitra, Professor of Educational Technology at Newcastle University, talks about how his Hole in the Wall Experiment helped poor children in the slums ...
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Here is a two and a half minute video naming four important ways to help you make your way through a digital-rich world. Some useful ideas.

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