Monthly Archives: July 2008

Introducing EBSCOhost 2.0

Online Tutorial for 2.0  EBSCOhost 2.0 New Features Help Sheet

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Disruptive Technologies or New Pedagogical Possibilities

Grainne Conole of OpenLearn presented a talk titled Technologies or New Pedagogical Possibilities at the Eduserv Foundation Symposium 2008. She focused on the “informational aspects” of Web 2.0 technologies in the classroom, particularly how they might (or might not) change pedagogical models. … Continue reading

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Find it @ GSU down briefly on July 17th

Due to network maintenance, Find it @ GSU (SFX) will be down tomorrow for a 15 minute period between 7 am and 8 am. *Author ID: 168 Author name: William*

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EBSCOhost 2.0 launching today

Users of EBSCOhost resources (e.g., Academic Search Complete, EconLit and PsycARTICLES) should be aware that EBSCO is launching their new interface, EBSCOhost 2.0 today.  We have been told that you should expect some slowness with searching and no access to … Continue reading

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20 Most Useful Social Networking Sites

Also from Network World. The list includes Technorati, MySpace, reddit, SWiK, Newsvine, and Facebook.

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More new Google Tech

From an article in Network World: “The inspiration for the platform was the realization that the current social world is too static, according to Wang. With Lively she wants users to be able to interact using words, 3D graphics and … Continue reading

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New resource: International Encyclopedia of Communication

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The library recently purchased the online version of the International Encyclopedia of Communication.  From the publisher: The International Encyclopedia of Communication represents the definitive reference source in this interdisciplinary and dynamic field. This authoritative work is jointly published with the … Continue reading

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Books in PZ1-PZ4 Being Reclassed

General collection books in PZ1, PZ3 and PZ4 (subclasses used by the Library of Congress prior to 1980) are being reclassified to the appropriate subclasses of literature. This will bring works together in PQ, PR, PS, etc. that were previously … Continue reading

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Scanning to a Jump Drive

With the Scanner Terminals in the Learning Commons if you plug the jump drive in before the computer boots up, you’ll have no problem with the computer “reading” the drive.  The “removable” drive was right there ready to save images, … Continue reading

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