I love libraries, but I get why they aren't for everyone. The selection varies by area, and other people have already checked out the best books. Maybe you've even lost all interest in physical forms of media. CDs, DVDs, and magazines may not sound all that exciting in a world where you can get anything…
Yes, you want to read more books, but you just don't have the time for it, right? Audiobooks are a good way to tackle your reading list, but it can be difficult to get started with them. Let's make it simple. You might think there is nothing more to an audiobook than just downloading a…
Where is library technology heading in the next few years? What are the emerging tools and technologies that we should be paying attention to, in order to be ready when the time is right to adopt them? Those are the questions contributors to The Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know were asked to address.
"Google is usually one of the first places students turn to when tasked with an assignment. Whether it’s for research, real-time results, or just a little digital exploration … it’s important they know how to properly Google. Lucky for teachers (and students, of course), Google has a handy set of lesson plans that are just waiting to be unleashed upon the leaders of tomorrow.
"While I understand there’s a LOT more to research than just Googling, it’s important to note that this is where nearly all students start their research. Therefore, it’s a critical skill if they’re going to start down the right paths.
"Below are 15 lesson plans courtesy of Google designed to make students better online researchers. They’re organized by difficulty and meant to help students (and everyone) become better online searchers."
The Internet Archive is a non-profit organization based in the United States that keeps a variety of old content alive on the web for future access. What kind of content can you dig up, and why should you care? You're about to find out. Rescue Old Web Content In the year 2012, quite a long…
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