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Resources and articles of interest to librarians and faculty teaching information literacy to college freshmen and high school students.
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An Infographic That Summarizes Twitter For Teachers

An Infographic That Summarizes Twitter For Teachers | Information Literacy for Undergraduates | Scoop.it
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Kansas City PL to Launch Software Lending Library Pilot - The Digital Shift

Kansas City PL to Launch Software Lending Library Pilot - The Digital Shift | Information Literacy for Undergraduates | Scoop.it
The Kansas City Public Library has developed a remote desktop system that will enable patrons to use software such as Adobe Photoshop from home.
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22 Ways To Use Twitter For Learning Based On Bloom’s Taxonomy

22 Ways To Use Twitter For Learning Based On Bloom’s Taxonomy | Information Literacy for Undergraduates | Scoop.it
  via TeachThought Last year we created a “twitter spectrum,” an image that clarified different ways that twitter could be used in the classroom in (hopefully) authentic ways. TeachBytes has f...
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Want to Start a Makerspace at School? Tips to Get Started

Want to Start a Makerspace at School? Tips to Get Started | Information Literacy for Undergraduates | Scoop.it
As the Maker Movement starts to gain momentum, schools that are trying to find ways to foster the do-it-yourself environment can learn a few lessons from anot
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Library Makerspaces (WGMS FabLab)

Library Makerspaces  (WGMS FabLab) | Information Literacy for Undergraduates | Scoop.it
illuminating-learning-communities-through-school-libraries-and-makerspacescreating-constructing-collaborating-contributing by Buffy Hamilton via Slideshare
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How Do College Students Use the Top Online Communities? [Infographic] | The Savvy Intern by YouTern

How Do College Students Use the Top Online Communities? [Infographic] | The Savvy Intern by YouTern | Information Literacy for Undergraduates | Scoop.it
The first social media sites to gain wide acceptance were used almost exclusively, not surprisingly, for social – meaning, personal – purposes. As social me...
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10 Simple Ways To Build Your Personal Learning Network - Edudemic

10 Simple Ways To Build Your Personal Learning Network - Edudemic | Information Literacy for Undergraduates | Scoop.it
Finding useful resources and people online is tough. That's why it's important to build and enhance your personal learning network (PLN) with these tips!
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Computers and Fabrication: Revolutionizing the Art World

Computers and Fabrication: Revolutionizing the Art World | Information Literacy for Undergraduates | Scoop.it
It may come as a surprise that one of the four teaching certifications I hold is K-12 Art Education. It is a certification that I am excited to finally use in my new position in the fall. Throughout
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Inventables Blog: Maker Lab at the Chicago Public Library pre-viewing for the American Library Association with Inventables

Inventables Blog: Maker Lab at the Chicago Public Library pre-viewing for the American Library Association with Inventables | Information Literacy for Undergraduates | Scoop.it
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A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources - OEDB.org

A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources - OEDB.org | Information Literacy for Undergraduates | Scoop.it
Makerspaces, sometimes also referred to as hackerspaces, hackspaces, and fablabs are creative, DIY spaces where people can gather to create, invent, and learn.
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Makerspaces in Libraries

Makerspaces in Libraries | Information Literacy for Undergraduates | Scoop.it
Explore the links below for some examples of how makerspaces are being incorporated into both academic and public library settings. Many of these makerspaces include 3D printing services, but most...
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7 Ways To Use Your iPad In The Classroom - Edudemic

7 Ways To Use Your iPad In The Classroom - Edudemic | Information Literacy for Undergraduates | Scoop.it
There's a plethora of ways to use your iPad in the classroom but this infographic details some insanely useful apps, methods, and ideas for all teachers.
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Home - Transitioning to College - LibGuides at Kent State University

Home - Transitioning to College - LibGuides at Kent State University | Information Literacy for Undergraduates | Scoop.it
About the Transitioning to College Guide
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Improve Your Google Search Skills [Infographic]

Improve Your Google Search Skills [Infographic] | Information Literacy for Undergraduates | Scoop.it
Don’t limit yourself to just plugging in simple search terms to Google; check out this infographic and learn a search string search or two.
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KUGGE's curator insight, August 23, 2013 11:35 AM

The "Keyboard shortcuts" in the infographic are aimed at Mac users but they exist for PC users, too:

1. Find on a page: "Ctrl" and "F"

2. Zoom in / out: "Ctrl" and "+" / "Ctrl" and "-"

3. Select the address bar: "Ctrl" and "L"

4. Switch between open applications: "Alt" and "Tab"

5. Switch between browser tabs: "Ctrl" and "Tab"

6. Screenshots: "Prt Scr" 

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Academic Libraries as Makerspace: 3D Printing and Knowledge Creation

As part of an ongoing plan to transform an underutilized science and engineering library into a lively incubator for student-faculty collaboration and innovatio
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3D Printers - A New Can of Worms?

3D Printers - A New Can of Worms? | Information Literacy for Undergraduates | Scoop.it
A new trend in libraries (with funding) is the Makerspaces that come complete with 3D printers. In case you haven’t heard, a 3D printer is a machine that engages in the process of making a solid th...
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What happens in an internet minute?

What happens in an internet minute? | Information Literacy for Undergraduates | Scoop.it
What happens in an internet minute?
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Natural Health Library's comment, August 19, 2013 10:11 PM
This hurts my head just thinking about - I don't think I move fast enough
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Natural Health Library's comment, August 22, 2013 12:26 AM
Makes you wonder how many servers are being employed to store all this data and how much more they can handle? Renee
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10 Tools Every Teacher Should Master This Summer

10 Tools Every Teacher Should Master This Summer | Information Literacy for Undergraduates | Scoop.it
These are the tools that will transform your classroom in the fall because you’ll notice the definite threads that run throughout all these applications... real-time, collaborate and creative! Thos...
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Makerspaces, Participatory Learning, and Libraries

Makerspaces, Participatory Learning, and Libraries | Information Literacy for Undergraduates | Scoop.it
The concept of libraries as makerspaces first hit my radar last November when I read about the Fayetteville Free Library's FabLab.  As I began hearing more buzz about libraries and makerspaces the ...
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Innovative Libraries :: Library Juice Course

Innovative Libraries :: Library Juice Course | Information Literacy for Undergraduates | Scoop.it
Upcoming course(s) by me on Library Juice Academy.
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