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Researcher Posts 10M Usernames, Passwords Online

Researcher Posts 10M Usernames, Passwords Online | "Independent Information Professionals" | Scoop.it
Security researcher Mark Burnett wanted to "provide a clean set of data to share with the world." Is your data in there?

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Five Research-Based Study Strategies for Online Students

Five Research-Based Study Strategies for Online Students | "Independent Information Professionals" | Scoop.it

Online education allows students to work at their own pace and customize their learning, but it also brings a unique set of challenges with it.


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Western Spy Agencies Secretly Rely on Hackers for Intel and Expertise

Western Spy Agencies Secretly Rely on Hackers for Intel and Expertise | "Independent Information Professionals" | Scoop.it
The U.S., U.K. and Canadian governments characterize hackers as a criminal menace, but they are also secretly exploiting their information and expertise, according to top secret documents.
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Informational Research

Research is more than just gathering information. This tutorial outlines a model of data synthesis to answer a research question.
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Who Killed Wikipedia? - Pacific Standard

Who Killed Wikipedia? - Pacific Standard | "Independent Information Professionals" | Scoop.it
A hardened corps of volunteer editors is the only force protecting Wikipedia. They might also be killing it.
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SLA Europe: the Evolving value of information professionals Part 3

Stephen Phillips: Global Head of BIS Morgan Stanley Q&A chaired by Kate Arnold President SLA Closing remarks - Don Roll Chapter President SLA Europe.
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SLA Europe: the evolving value of information professionals Part 1

Part 1 of 3. Welcome: Don Roll - Chapter President SLA Europe Introduction: Kate Arnold - President SLA Speaker: Janice Lachance - CEO SLA.
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Radical Librarianship: how ninja librarians are ensuring patrons' electronic privacy

Radical Librarianship: how ninja librarians are ensuring patrons' electronic privacy | "Independent Information Professionals" | Scoop.it

"Researching online often means leaving a trail of information about yourself, including your location, what websites you visited and for how long, with whom you chatted or emailed, and what you downloaded and printed. All of these details are all easy to associate with a particular computer user when insufficient privacy protections are in place."

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Photo hacking rekindles digital privacy worries

"Whether famous or seemingly anonymous, people from all walks of life put all sorts of things online or into cloud-based storage systems, from vital financial information to the occasional nude photo. Periodic cases of hacking fuel outrage, but there’s no retreat from digital engagement or any imminent promise of guaranteed privacy."

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15 Google Analytics Tricks To Maximize Your Marketing Campaign

15 Google Analytics Tricks To Maximize Your Marketing Campaign | "Independent Information Professionals" | Scoop.it

Analytics is the most popular free tool you can use to measure the success of your inbound marketing efforts. With it, you can view the volume of your website traffic, track where your users are coming from and where they’re going, and learn how and why your users are visiting your website over any given period of time.

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Private Investigator uses cyber skills to track down stolen iPad

A night out on the town turned sour when Ralph Howe and his wife realized someone had broken into their car and stolen a purse, iPad and iPhone.

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Russian Gang Stole 1.2 Billion Net Passwords

Russian Gang Stole 1.2 Billion Net Passwords | "Independent Information Professionals" | Scoop.it

Russian Gang Stole 1.2 Billion Net Passwords WFMY News 2 LAS VEGAS (USA TODAY) -- Security researchers say a Russian crime ring has pulled off the largest known theft of confidential Internet information.

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Here’s How Easy It Could Be for Hackers to Control Your Hotel Room | Threat Level | WIRED

Here’s How Easy It Could Be for Hackers to Control Your Hotel Room | Threat Level | WIRED | "Independent Information Professionals" | Scoop.it
Shenzhen is the Silicon Valley of mainland China. Situated about 50 minutes north of Hong Kong, the modern city is home to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange and numerous high-tech giants and startups.
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Safer Internet Day: Do you know what your child is doing online? - Telegraph

Safer Internet Day: Do you know what your child is doing online? - Telegraph | "Independent Information Professionals" | Scoop.it
As 22 per cent of teenagers admit to meeting up with an internet stranger in real life, schools are working to make teachers, parents and pupils aware of the risks
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Access to information: bridging the digital divide in Africa

Access to information: bridging the digital divide in Africa | "Independent Information Professionals" | Scoop.it
Technology has increased the speed and reach of information but how do you get to communities that are offline or illiterate? Loren Treisman counts the ways
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How to Craft an Information Diet That Actually Works

How to Craft an Information Diet That Actually Works | "Independent Information Professionals" | Scoop.it
Some of us watch a lot of TV. We may read more articles than we need to (the irony is not lost on me here). We go on Twitter to kill our boredom.
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Online information, credibility and the “Google generation”: Research, tips, resources

Online information, credibility and the “Google generation”: Research, tips, resources | "Independent Information Professionals" | Scoop.it
2013 research review of academic literature as well as practical tips for instilling good online information-seeking habits in “digital natives.”
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5 Networking Secrets From A Professional Spy

5 Networking Secrets From A Professional Spy | "Independent Information Professionals" | Scoop.it
A private investigator shares his tactics for cracking even the most difficult career connection.
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SLA Europe: The evolving role of information professionals - Part 2

Part 2 of 3: Sarah Fahy - Global Head of LIbrary and Information Service Allen & Overy.
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Opinion: Consuming digital media - there are risks to drinking from a fire hose - NJ.com

"For the privilege of total immersion, we pay the price of slowly alienating ourselves from ourselves. To the digital native, being truly alone without some sort of external distraction is — irony of ironies — unnatural, almost as if the chatter coming from our own mind is the rhetoric of a stranger."

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Why Global Contributions To Wikipedia Are So Unequal - Science 2.0

Why Global Contributions To Wikipedia Are So Unequal - Science 2.0 | "Independent Information Professionals" | Scoop.it

"Using statistical models of geotagged Wikipedia data, we identified the necessary conditions to make countries “visible”. This allowed us to map the countries that fare considerably better or worse than expected. We found that a large part of the variation between countries could be explained by just three factors: population, availability of broadband internet, and the number of edits originating in that country."

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100 Search Engines For Academic Research

100 Search Engines For Academic Research | "Independent Information Professionals" | Scoop.it

Back in 2010, we shared with you 100 awesome search engines and research resources in our post: 100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars.


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How to Bulletproof Your Reputation in the Digital Age

How to Bulletproof Your Reputation in the Digital Age | "Independent Information Professionals" | Scoop.it

The rise of digital reputation platforms is one of the most significant shifts in how people build their reputation in human history.

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Security experts call for government action against cyber threats

Alarmed by mounting cyber threats around the world and across industries, a growing number of security experts see aggressive government action as the best hope for averting disaster.

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Common Core: Evaluating The Credibility of Digital Sources

Common Core: Evaluating The Credibility of Digital Sources | "Independent Information Professionals" | Scoop.it

The Common Core states that college and career ready students are able to:

Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
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Deb Gardner's curator insight, June 24, 2013 10:36 AM

Catlin offers a shared Google Form that dumps into a Google spreadsheet helping students develop their analytical skills when validating digital resources.