Information Technology Student's desire to access social media and information anytime/anywhere, their acceptance of cloud based technology, and a new emphasis on challenge-based and active learning are all trends that impact libraries.
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See on Scoop.it – Mobile Learning & Information Literacy Mobile learning or mlearning is the hot topic. An interesting question is “Is it mobile learning or just wireless ... Emerging Trends & Future… Information Services.
The Trouble With Trends | Peer to Peer ReviewLibrary JournalMost of the ten trends are about collections, preservation, and digital access. Those are important to those of us in smaller libraries, but student learning is much more front and center.
‘Curación’ es un término que aunque pudiera resultar extraño para hablar en castellano, ya que se recoge de la expresión inglesa ‘content curation’ o ‘ content curator’, es una palabra que la hemos heredado del latín ‘curare’ que significa curar, cuidar o preocuparse. Por tanto, se trata de un concepto que emana justamente los valores que se le quiere dar a esta nueva fórmula de entender la comunicación.
This is the first in a series of videos explaining the shifts we're seeing in the world of content creation. Curation has exploded with the growth of Twitter, Tumblr and now Pinterest. In this video, we wanted to try to get into the heads of some of our favorite curators to understand what makes them tick.
Featured curators include: Maria Popova (twitter.com/brainpicker) Joanne McNeil (twitter.com/rhizomedotorg) Peter Hopkins (twitter.com/bigthink) Edith Zimmerman (thehairpin.com/) Anthony De Rosa (soupsoup.tumblr.com) Rex Sorgatz (twitter.com/fimoculous) Piers Fawkes (psfk.com) Tina Roth Eisenberg (swiss-miss.com)
Library and Information Science (LIS) news and LIS related trends (includes global events, new information resources, technology, innovation, social media & higher education) - Blog start date: 15 July 2011 ...
Meet the Headhunter — A Headhunter Shares Insider Information, Job Search Strategies, and Job Winning Tactics. September 11, 2012 By Career Grabber. “It is not the spoon that bends; it is only yourself”.
"Makerspaces just might take over libraries. School of Information Studies professor Dave Lankes seems to think so. In his presentation to New York State librarians earlier this month, he asked the roomful of librarians to imagine libraries as places for people to learn and create, not consume and check out. In another talk he gave in October, he declared, “What will kill our profession is not ebooks, Amazon, or Google, but a lack of imagination.”
What’s a Makerspace? So what’s a makerspace? Also called a hackerspace, a backspace, or a hacklab, it’s any sort of creative space where people gather to make stuff and share ideas about making stuff. These labs, often equipped with tools and materials, allow users to practice a 21st-century sort of DIY. Hackerspaces.org, a wiki connecting makerspaces around the world, defines them as “community-operated physical places, where people can meet and work on their projects.” The ideas behind makerspaces—community-driven, open-access, shared resources and tools, knowledge sharing—make them a natural fit for a library community..."