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Sense and Sensibility: Why Librarians Remain Essential to Our Schools | Yohuru Williams

Sense and Sensibility: Why Librarians Remain Essential to Our Schools | Yohuru Williams | library & publishing | Scoop.it

Unless lawmakers can be made to understand the critical role these and other educational professionals play in contributing to schools in which we can all be confident and proud, then many of these positions will remain in jeopardy to the detriment...


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5 Twitter Lists You Should Create Today

I don’t know about you, but I follow many accounts on Twitter. As a result, my Timeline keeps changing. It can be frustrating at time, right? Thankfully, the platform has a wonderful feature that called Lists, which allows you to organize handles into specific categories or topics.
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46 Hidden Tips and Tricks to Use Google Search Like a Boss: Infographic

46 Hidden Tips and Tricks to Use Google Search Like a Boss: Infographic | library & publishing | Scoop.it

How often do you use Google to find something on the internet?

If like a lot of people you use Google every day you’ll be astounded by the number of hidden tips and tricks their search facility offers.

Find 46 of them featured in this infographic.


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Nothing hidden about these "tips & tricks" - just standard every day library functions. This is not new, most these functions have been used since Win95, the days before we see the net as we do now. Nonetheless, whatever it takes for people to finally catch up and educate themselves about easier searching techniques! 

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Sarah McElrath's curator insight, January 9, 2015 9:34 AM

students still need to be taught how to be effective searchers On Google. Here are some helpful tips/tricks to show them--and learn yourself.

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, January 9, 2015 10:38 AM

More Google search tips...

Teresa Maceira's curator insight, April 8, 2016 8:32 PM
Add Google hacks to a students research skill set
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5 Twitter Lists You Should Create Today

I don’t know about you, but I follow many accounts on Twitter. As a result, my Timeline keeps changing. It can be frustrating at time, right? Thankfully, the platform has a wonderful feature that called Lists, which allows you to organize handles into specific categories or topics.
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Writing Your Way to Happiness ~ NY Times

Writing Your Way to Happiness ~ NY Times | library & publishing | Scoop.it
The scientific research on the benefits of so-called expressive writing is surprisingly vast. Studies have shown that writing about oneself and personal experiences can improve mood disorders, help reduce symptoms among cancer patients, improve a person’s health after a heart attack, reduce doctor visits and even boost memory.

Now researchers are studying whether the power of writing — and then rewriting — your personal story can lead to behavioral changes and improve happiness.

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Sandip Roy's curator insight, February 28, 2015 2:27 PM

Expressive writing has many benefits.