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ipl2: Information You Can Trust features a searchable, subject-categorized directory of authoritative websites; links to online texts, newspapers, and magazines; and the Ask an ipl2 Librarian online reference service.
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Oztlnet on RebelMouse

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Australian Teacher Librarian Network... A community for information professionals in Australian schools

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How Google Does Personalization with Jack Menzel

Key Points

One of the hot areas in search is personalization. Google recognizes that personalization is a way to offer people better search results. How this works has a big impact on SEO, and I had the opportunity arise to speak with Jack Menzel and jumped at it.  Here are some of the key points from the discussion:

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Verbatim tool - Web Search Help

Verbatim tool - Web Search Help | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
With the Verbatim tool, you can search using the exact keywords you typed.
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How to write a novel - ABC Canberra - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

How to write a novel - ABC Canberra - Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
In a series of master classes, novellist Daniella Brodsky shares her creative craft with the Afternoons audience.
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Information Literacy

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12 ways to use Google search - by degree of difficulty. Choose better search terms - watch this video then search better! Critical Thinking Skills graphic organiser. Digital Citizenship poster &#82...
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Credit Is Due (The Attribution Song)

The fourth "Minute Meme" from QuestionCopyright.org - more at http://questioncopyright.org/minute-memes/credit-is-due Movie and song by Nina Paley Performed ...
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Our Space: Being a Responsible Citizen of the Digital World | The GoodWork Project

Our Space: Being a Responsible Citizen of the Digital World | The GoodWork Project | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
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Biblioteca UPM (biblioupm)

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Biblioteca is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires you.
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25 Libraries We Most Love on Pinterest | OEDb

25 Libraries We Most Love on Pinterest | OEDb | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
These libraries are must-follows on everyone's favorite social bookmarking site, Pinterest.
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Filter Bubble: Your Search Results are NOT Objective | English Language Arts

Your students' search results are NOT objective. New information says Google's filter bubble gives subjective results.

Lesson plan for 5-12TH GRADE Written by Darcy Pattison, c. 2012 CommonCoreStandards.com
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Turn off search history personalization -

Turn off search history personalization - | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
Google sometimes personalizes your search results based on your past search activity on Google. This search history personalization includes searches you've done and results you've clicked.
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Eli Pariser: Beware online "filter bubbles" | Video on TED.com

TED Talks As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there's a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a "filter bubble" and don't get exposed to information that could...
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Google Search Query Formation

Google Search Query Formation : a conversation between Dan Russell (Google's Search Anthropologist) and Udi Manbar (VP of Engineering at Google) about strategies for formulating better Google searches.

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Copyright and Creative Commons

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The SmartCopying website is a fantastic resource for all copyright queries. They have put together several information sheets on Creative Commons, which I highly recommend. 9 places to find Creativ...
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The Enchanted Inkpot. - TOTW: A Past That Never Was

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Gaslamp Fantasy:

The Horatio Lyle series by Catherine WebbThe Gemma Doyle trilogy by Libba BrayThe Infernal Devices by Cassandra ClareStardust by Neil GaimanDearly, Departed by Lia HabelThe Name of the Star (Shades of London) by Maureen JohnsonThe Strangely Beautiful series by Leanna Renee HieberThe Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland by Catherynne M. ValenteHis Dark Materials by Philip Pullman

 

Steampunk:

The Boneshaker by Kate MilfordThe Hungry City Chronicles by Philip ReeveThe Hunchback Assignments by Arthur SladeLeviathan/ by Scott WesterfeldThe Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady CrossThe Iron Thorn by Caitlin KittredgeSkybreaker by Kenneth OppelAll Men of Genius by Lev AC Rosen

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WATCH: The 13 Most Popular TEDTalks

WATCH: The 13 Most Popular TEDTalks | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
"Ideas worth spreading." That's how nonprofit TED (an acronym for technology, entertainment, and design) describes its mission.
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