Daily Archives: December 16, 2008

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Investigating Student Laptop Use

File under keeping up with your students’ technology use. Brian Mathews reports on investigating how his library could better support the technology needs of students: http://theubiquitouslibrarian.typepad.com/the_ubiquitous_librarian/2008/12/tell-me-about-your-laptop-what-libraries-can-do-to-provide-support.html I am not talking about IT support, although that is offered by people in our building, but rather about  the types of software, gadgets, accessories, tools, furniture, or supplies that would help people to be more productive. So I asked them: Recliners and more ottomans More outlets More headphones for check out Power strips Extension cords Book stands / paper stands More small cubical-like spaces Wireless keyboards Wireless mice Laptop docking stations Comfortable chairs with […]

Nice Twitter Tutorial

The Best Tweets Include: Recommended links. Images and videos to share. Something worth replying to and having a conversation over. (Guide to Replies) Something worth retweeting. (Avoiding 1-sided conversations) Announcements about upcoming events. Valid sources of information. Take a look: http://flatworldschools.blogspot.com/2008/12/twitter-tutorial.html