Archive for August, 2007

Book an Information Literacy instruction session now … don’t delay!

August 27, 2007

“Information literacy is knowing when and why you need information, where to find it, and how to evaluate, use, and communicate it in an ethical manner (1).”

Disappointed with the quality of your students’ research? The Library can help you increase the information literacy skills of your students, showing them that there’s more to doing research than Googling their topic. We can also teach them to critically evaluate and use the information that they find. (more…)

Is lo-fi the new hi-fi?

August 9, 2007

The Common Craft Show is a series of short explanatory videos whose goal is to make sense of tech topics in under 5 minutes. They “believe lo-fi is the new hi-fi.”

The Common Craft Show explains tech topics (Social Networking in Plain English, RSS in Plain English, Wikis in Plain English) in a fun, quick, and understandable way. If you want to learn about these topics in a fun and quick way, check the site out!