Tag Archives: Learning Technologies

“Millennials” on Our Minds…

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Beloit College has rolled out its annual “Mindset List” for the Class of 2014, which originated in 1998 as “a reminder to faculty to be aware of dated references, and quickly became a catalog of the rapidly changing worldview of … Continue reading

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Darwin’s Impact – A Georgia State University Library Exhibit

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When was the last time you got a good look at a Neandertal’s skull? Well check out the Georgia State University Library’s Exhibit on “Darwin’s Impact.” This display is part of the university’s commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Charles … Continue reading

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EndNote Workshop, November 18

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EndNote is a software program that helps you store, organize and format citations. GSU users can download a free copy here. Georgia State University Library’s Joel Glogowski will be presenting a workshop on November 18, 2009, introducing users to EndNote. … Continue reading

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ECAR Study of Undergraduates and Information Technology

The 2009 ECAR Study of Undergraduates and Information Technology is now available.  This year the special section is on ownership and use of internet-capable mobile devices.  The study found that 33% of students own the devices, and use them for … Continue reading

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Darwin's Impact

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Georgia State University is hosting a lecture series celebrating Charles Darwin’s 200 year anniversary. Sponsored by the GSU Center for Collaborative Scholarship in the Humanities, the lecture series features scholars from various disciplines and institutions. To support this event, the … Continue reading

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Learn how to….

fulfill your information needs via these podcasts and tutorials and more!

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"Text Me" Service

Western Illinois University Libraries is offering its new “Text Me” service, through which students can text reference call numbers to their mobile phones. Would you like to see this here?

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Zotero workshop April 14

The library is offering another free workshop on Zotero, a Firefox plugin that makes it easy to save citations and automatically create bibliographies in Word.  It’s like having EndNote running inside your browser, and it’s easier to use! The Zotero … Continue reading

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Zotero workshop March 12

The library is offering a free workshop on Zotero, a Firefox plugin that makes it easy to save citations and automatically create bibliographies in Word.  It’s like having EndNote running inside your browser, and it’s easier to use! The Zotero … Continue reading

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10 Privacy Settings Every Facebook User Should Know

Here’s a step by step process for protecting your privacy on Facebook.  In a related story, Facebook has reorganized its Terms of Service. A company spokesperson clarifies the changes…but will users care?

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