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Writing for the Mobile Web | David Lee King

Writing for the Mobile Web | David Lee King | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Writing for the mobile web is a LOT like all those "writing for the web" articles you've probably seen before, but with more emphasis on scannability and
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Asymmetry between the major parties fries the circuits of the mainstream press » Pressthink

Asymmetry between the major parties fries the circuits of the mainstream press » Pressthink | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
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Goodbye, Boring Database Instruction. Hello, Search App Smackdown!

Goodbye, Boring Database Instruction. Hello, Search App Smackdown! | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
How a high school librarian turned turn
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6 Free Online Resources for Primary Source Documents

6 Free Online Resources for Primary Source Documents | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Monica Burns gives a quick tour of online treasure troves for primary source documents.
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40 maps that explain the world

40 maps that explain the world | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Visualizing everything from the spread of religion to the most racially tolerant countries to the world's writing systems.
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Interesting, but leaves me wondering about the data methodology.
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Libraries of the future are going to change in some unexpected ways

Libraries of the future are going to change in some unexpected ways | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
David Pescovitz, a research director at the Institute for the Future, has some ideas about what libraries of the future will look like.
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The Library of Last Resort

The job Carla Hayden has before her is to prepare the Library of Congress to serve another century of US citizens where we’ve become most accustomed to consuming information: the internet.
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Critical Information Literacy for First-Generation College Students | ACRLog

Critical Information Literacy for First-Generation College Students | ACRLog | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
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6 Important Google Scholar Tips for Teachers and Students (Poster) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Important Google Scholar Tips for Teachers and Students (Poster) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
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Tons of Free Audiobooks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Tons of Free Audiobooks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
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All About Explorers

All About Explorers | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Everything you've ever wanted to know about every explorer who ever liived...and more!
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On The Media | WNYC

On The Media | WNYC | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
While maintaining the civility and fairness that are the hallmarks of public radio, OTM tackles sticky issues with a frankness and transparency that has built trust with over one million weekly radio and podcast listeners. OTM can be heard weekly on more than 400 stations and has a biweekly podcast. It has won the Edward R. Murrow Awards for feature reporting and investigative reporting, the National Press Club's Arthur Rowse Award for Press Criticism, it is the only back-to-back winner of the Bart Richards award for media criticism, it is the winner of several Mirror Awards, and it has a Peabody Award for its body of work.
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On The Media is broadcast on over 400 public radio stations in the United States. Find out when your local public radio station airs On The Media by clicking on a point in the map below.
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Study: Decline of traditional media feeds polarization

Study: Decline of traditional media feeds polarization | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
No one denies we now have access to immeasurably more information, and that everyone has become capable of publishing and having a public voice. But we must reflect about the possible harm the transformations we are livin
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To Build a Better Question

To Build a Better Question | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
AASL’s Standards for the 21st-Century Learner mandate that we equip our students with the skills they need to pursue lifelong learning. The Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and C3 Framework for Social Studies Standards all advocate for genuine student inquiry, and the best thinkers in education are demanding that students take a…
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Manage your projects with Flipboard - A CSUN presentation

Learning how to use Flipboard to manage your projects and presentations. This was presented to the students at Cal State Northridge in the CSUN Multimedia Class
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The Most Sexist and Antigay Places in America, According to Twitter

The Most Sexist and Antigay Places in America, According to Twitter | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Apartment-finder site Abodo combed through 12 million tweets to rank cities’ attitudes toward equality.
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Use for source evaluation part II lessons!
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The Library of Last Resort

The job Carla Hayden has before her is to prepare the Library of Congress to serve another century of US citizens where we’ve become most accustomed to consuming information: the internet.
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LIBRARY GROUP AIMS TO REEDUCATE PUBLIC ON PROFESSION

LIBRARY GROUP AIMS TO REEDUCATE PUBLIC ON PROFESSION | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
LIBRARY GROUP AIMS TO REEDUCATE PUBLIC ON ITS PROFESSION
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Facebook *is* biasing the news — but not in the way you think

Facebook *is* biasing the news — but not in the way you think | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
There are plenty of important stories that Facebook is downplaying because it favours video over text or photos.
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Why some college professors are telling students to use Wikipedia for class

Why some college professors are telling students to use Wikipedia for class | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Most college freshmen learn on Day 1 that they shouldn't use Wikipedia. It's framed as a crime on par with cheating: a mortal sin against the gods of academia. In hundreds of classrooms across the country, though, some professors have begun taking a very different tack. Not only are thei
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Note Taking Skills for 21st Century Students

Note Taking Skills for 21st Century Students | Libraries In the Middle | Scoop.it
Note taking skills are essential for the modern student. Here are some tips, videos, and strategies for teaching note taking skills to the modern student.
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