Archive for July, 2007

Sing along!

July 17, 2007

Something fun, for the lazy, hazy days of summer…

I’ve always thought the stories behind misheard lyrics are hilarious. This website, named after Jimi Hendrix’s famous misheard lyric (is he really saying “scuse me while I kiss this guy”?), is a searchable database of misheard lyrics. Search by song or artist, and vote for the funniest misheard lyrics.

If you want to know the real lyrics, check out Yahoo! Lyrics, which allows you to search for lyrics to thousands of songs. Go ahead, sing along!

quality answers at your fingertips

July 17, 2007

We’ve talked about this great tool twice before, but Xrefer+ has changed its name to Credo Reference, so now we get to talk about it again!

Access 275 high-quality reference books on your computer, thanks to Red Deer College Library and the Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library. We have a subscription to Credo Reference (formerly Xrefer+) to provide you with the quick reference facts you need, when you need them, where you are. (more…)

Does Facebook have a place in higher education?

July 9, 2007

Facebook is a social networking site where users interact through an evolving, self-defined set of networks, interest groups, and “friendships.” But does Facebook have a legitimate place in the world of post-secondary education? The EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) says “yes.” (more…)