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A Digital Humanities What, Why, & How (DLF eResearch Network Talk)

A Digital Humanities What, Why, & How (DLF eResearch Network Talk) | Ideas for Library Orientation | Scoop.it
I gave the following talk on the what, why, and how of digital humanities to the Digital Library Federation (DLF) Research Network on July 20, 2016. The audience was librarians interested in digital things, but this talk is broadly applicable; if you're a grad student or thinking about becoming one, though, you might also be interested in my posts on doing DH as a student or on my now-completed DH literature dissertation.
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NYC Library Orientation video 2015

This video introduces students to the Birnbaum Library on Pace University's New York City campus, including how to use the library web site and where to find ...
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What do academic libraries tweet about, and what makes a library tweet useful?

“Good question! "What do academic libraries tweet about, and what makes a library tweet useful?" http://t.co/nZ1DSA2PQm”
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What Happens in An Internet Minute ~ Educationa...

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“ What Happens in An Internet Minute ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Digital Technologies for Teachers and Career Practitioners curated by Dr Peter Carey (What Happens in An Internet Minute ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning...”


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Twitter EDU

Twitter EDU | Ideas for Library Orientation | Scoop.it

“ This is it. My one-stop-all-you-need-to-know-guide to Twitter. It's the why and the how to get you started, to move you beyond the initial frustrations, and to create a fantastic learning network.”


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The 2014 University Libraries Oscar Contest - Student Support ...

The 2014 University Libraries Oscar Contest - Student Support ... | Ideas for Library Orientation | Scoop.it
Fill out our short questionnaire. Participants predicting the highest number of categories correctly will be entered into the drawing for prizes. All participants will receive a coupon code for a 10% discount to the UB Library Store.
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Demystifying the Library with Game-Based Mobile Learning

Demystifying the Library with Game-Based Mobile Learning | Ideas for Library Orientation | Scoop.it
How do you orient students to to the library? Put them in a classroom and show them the website? Walk them around in a giant herd, pointing out the important spaces? That’s how we at North Carolina...
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NCSU Libraries Mobile Scavenger Hunt: Instruction Support Services: NCSU Libraries

NCSU Libraries Mobile Scavenger Hunt: Instruction Support Services: NCSU Libraries | Ideas for Library Orientation | Scoop.it
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Home - Library Scavenger Hunt - Research and Subject Guides at Stony Brook University

Home - Library Scavenger Hunt - Research and Subject Guides at Stony Brook University | Ideas for Library Orientation | Scoop.it
Follow the clues, solve the riddles for library glory and prizes!
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Get ready for research by attending a Library orientation program ...

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“Library Boot Camp” in Regenstein Library, provides College students with a fast-paced overview of the library services and research tools essential to success in their first quarter of classes. At Crerar Library, “Science Research: An ...
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AIS Vienna Library Orientation

A music video introduction to the AIS Secondary Library. Yes.... Ms. Rolfe does do all the stunts herself!
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Karen du Toit's curator insight, November 29, 2013 7:20 AM

Great example of an orientation video, with very inspiring stunts from the librarian! Salute!

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Jon Jeffryes Library Orientation

A short introduction to services from an Engineering Librarian at University of Minnesota Libraries.
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UC Merced Library Orientation - YouTube

I liked a @YouTube video http://t.co/aeTiio5Min UC Merced Library Orientation
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Did You Know That These Celebrities Were Accused of Plagiarism?

Did You Know That These Celebrities Were Accused of Plagiarism? | Ideas for Library Orientation | Scoop.it
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25 Ways To Use Pinterest With Bloom's Taxonomy

25 Ways To Use Pinterest With Bloom's Taxonomy | Ideas for Library Orientation | Scoop.it

 I researched (and procrastinated) I started developing a running list of different ways Pinterest could be tied back in with Bloom’s taxonomy, which is my go-to for aligning technology tools with educational standards.


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Coolwired's curator insight, December 25, 2013 5:58 PM

Bloomin' brillant!

Angela Kerr's curator insight, March 1, 2014 11:26 AM

Agree: "Blooming Brilliant!"

Juanita Amiel Townsend's curator insight, June 25, 2017 7:03 PM
Bloomin' brillant! If you're an educator who uses Pinterest, or even if you've never used it before, check this out.
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Five Teaching Tips for Helping Students Become 'Wild Readers'

Five Teaching Tips for Helping Students Become 'Wild Readers' | Ideas for Library Orientation | Scoop.it
Donalyn Miller offers teachers some techniques to create not only avid readers, but lifelong readers.
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Library Hacks Photo Scavenger Hunt - Duke University Libraries Blogs

Library Hacks Photo Scavenger Hunt - Duke University Libraries Blogs | Ideas for Library Orientation | Scoop.it
It’s back to school, you have a digital or cellphone camera – come take pictures in the Duke Libraries and join our Flickr-based photo scavenger hunt. Here’s how: 1.
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Rethinking the Library Scavenger Hunt

Rethinking the Library Scavenger Hunt | Ideas for Library Orientation | Scoop.it
A fellow librarian once told me that library scavenger hunts are a waste of time. She truly believed it. I couldn't disagree more. Well-designed library scavenger hunts are a lot of fun and can ser...
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Revamping your school library orientation | Bright Ideas

Revamping your school library orientation | Bright Ideas | Ideas for Library Orientation | Scoop.it
If yes, here are some great ideas to help revamp your next school library orientation, from teacher librarians and library technicians across Australia: Introducing the school library: Promo video: Have current students create a ...

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SCIS's curator insight, December 16, 2013 9:32 PM

and as the school year ends in the Southern Hemisphere it is time to start thinking about our orientation programmes for 2014

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Library SCVNGR Orientation Trek

Library SCVNGR Orientation Trek | Ideas for Library Orientation | Scoop.it
@nickgrove15 we may want to consider something like this http://t.co/ADZr2sQtMn or http://t.co/qxy92jevzZ
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Follow the links to get ideas for games .....    

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Gamifying library orientation at the University of California, San Diego

Gamifying library orientation at the University of California, San Diego | Ideas for Library Orientation | Scoop.it
What do you get when you cross an undergraduate student population, an innovative academic library, and a mobile gaming app? A digital library orientation for the 21st century.

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Natural Health Library's curator insight, October 15, 2013 5:40 AM

A write-up of a gamified library orientation. Successful?