Daily Archives: September 26, 2005

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A Hoosier Librarian in France

http://theanniversarytrip.blogspot.com/ One of our SJCPL Librarians is touring Europe! To share her travels with her staff at the branch she manages, she started a blog! I asked if I could link to it here as well because it illustrates some wonderful points: This is a great way to share experiences with the folks back home. I’d like to see this blog on our staff intranet. Now we’re talking about creating buy in and buzz for blogging – wowza! It also illustrates conversation and community building for the staff of her branch. Look: http://theanniversarytrip.blogspot.com/2005/09/here-is-staff-at-river-park-branch.html What a send off! Finally, it’s an […]

Info Literacy Class Guide

Tonight, I’m subbing for my colleague Joe Sipocz in his Info literacy class at IUSB. Here’s the outline, courtesy of Nancy at IUSB. (And I added a few things as well…) I’m putting it here for easy access 1. What is the Internet? A. Definitions B. How does it work? C. History D.What is on the Internet? | Lycos Top 50 (via Stephen Abram) | Deep Web B. Evaluation Evaluation checklist: http://www.iusb.edu/~libg/pdf/internet-basics.pdf Other criteria, the 3C’s: context, comparison and corroboration. Examples: http://www.whitehouse.org http://www.whitehouse.gov In-class exercise: http://www.martinlutherking.org http://www.improbable.com/airchives/classical/cat/cat.html http://www.ekac.org/gfpbunny.html#gfpbunnyanchor III. Search engines/Directories How they work: Spiders | Google Pigeons Which ones […]