Call for Chapters: Not Just Where to Click: Teaching Students How to Think About Information
Heather Jagman, Coordinator of Library Instruction, DePaul University, email@example.com Troy Swanson, Department Chair of Library Services, Moraine Valley Community College, firstname.lastname@example.org
Publisher: Association of College and Research Libraries
The editors are seeking chapters written by librarians or faculty members focusing [...]
From Michael: Thanks FGL for contributing this guest post! I can’t believe how many years it’s been since I interviewed you for LJ: http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6262153.html
Hi, friends – Feel-good Librarian here, with biggest, shiniest congratulations to Michael and the whole Tame the Web community! Ten super years of information sharing and general quality assurance in the [...]
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“Look, we’ve got more computer junk than we know what to do with and a generation of kids whose “information literacy” extends to learning PowerPoint and being lectured about plagiarizing from Wikipedia and putting too much information on Facebook. The invisible, crucial infrastructure of our century is treated as the province of wizards and industrialists, [...]
This quote from Seth Godin, shared on the super cool R-Squared Risk takers group on Facebook by Jodi Grifasi Brown is golden:
“Traditional corporations, particularly large-scale service and manufacturing businesses are organized for efficiency. Or consistency. But not joy. Joy comes from surprise and connection and humanity and transparency and new…If you fear special requests, if you [...]
Are museums a dial that only goes to 5? from Michael Edson Please take a few moments to explore this incredible presentation from the Smithsonian’s Michael Edson. It’s here the work of libraries and museums converge and Michael identifies some very useful ways of thinking about this shift. To me, it’s brilliant. [...]
The filing claimed that McMaster is liable for allowing Askey “to continue the publications” and for refusing to force him to take the posting down.
The lawsuits inspired scholars from around North America to rally behind Askey. Created by Martha Reineke, a professor of religion at the University of Northern Iowa, a petition demanding [...]
I have been so impressed with Justin Hoenke’s work over the past few years and his outstanding contributions to Tame the Web. His work has risen above and I am so excited he is making this move!
In Justin’s work as Teen Librarian, he has delivered excellent, user-focused service, innovative programming, and opportunities for [...]
From the Chronicle of Higher Education:
Librarians Rally Behind Blogger Sued by Publisher Over Critical Comments
Support for Mr. Askey isn’t limited to Canada. On Twitter, academics around the world are tweeting about the case using the hashtag #FreeDaleAskey, and Martha J. Reineke, a professor of religion at the University of Northern Iowa, created [...]