background preloader

Librarians collections

Facebook Twitter

An A to Z Guide to Literary Devices and Tools. This post contains affiliate links.

An A to Z Guide to Literary Devices and Tools

When you buy through these links, Book Riot may earn a commission. One of my favorite magazines is the creativity-based Uppercase. This quarterly publication offers a look at various artists, art forms, and design across the world, and it’s packed with colors and shapes that make it not just fabulous to read, but inspiring to simply page through. Each issue contains an A–Z feature on a topic and no matter what the focus is, I find myself revisiting this particular piece again and again. Is Now Free to All « The LibraryThing Blog. Starting today, LibraryThing is free to all!

Is Now Free to All « The LibraryThing Blog

We’re dropping all membership fees and limits. Since opening in 2005, LibraryThing has charged a fee to catalog more than 200 books—$10 per year, or $25 for a lifetime. We felt it was important to have customers, not an “audience” we sell to advertisers. So we focused on attracting customers who paid us by choice—and kept us alive. Meanwhile, we created a series of products for public and academic libraries. Our plan was to go free when we rolled out “LT2,” our upcoming redesign. 21st Century Librarian. World Digital Library Home. Author & Book Resources to Support Reading Education. Quantitative Measures Source: National Governors Association for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers.[1] View all grade bands Qualitative Measures Reader and Task Considerations What do you want your students to accomplish with the text, and how will you implement this in your lesson?

Author & Book Resources to Support Reading Education

Grades in which Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures is Assigned 1. 2. 3. 4. Remote Teaching - Cube For Teachers. Storyline Online. 10 Best Free Ways to Find Someone Online. How to Find Someone's Phone Number Online. It used to be that if you needed to find a phone number, you picked up the phone book for your area and thumbed through the listings until you found what you needed.

How to Find Someone's Phone Number Online

These days, those phone books exist in a much smaller format, and in most places include only landline phone numbers or even only business phone numbers. Find Niche Content With These Search Engines. 20 Ways to Search the Invisible Web. When you access the invisible/deep web, you're uncovering information a regular search engine won't find.

20 Ways to Search the Invisible Web

This is because data on the invisible web isn't made available to software spiders and crawlers that create search engine indexes. Given that the invisible web makes up a huge majority of the content on the web, it's fair to say that you're missing out on quite a lot if you never venture away from popular search engines like Google and Bing. Below are 20 invisible web search engines, directories, and databases that you can use to uncover an astounding amount of content.

The invisible web is only part of the web that common search engines don't catalog. The other portion, called the dark web, is often associated with illegal activities. Wayback Machine What We Like Lots of content.Displays most pages perfectly.Easy-to-understand results.Keeps you on the site while browsing. What We Don't Like Accurately categorized results.Government web pages only.Ad-free.

The WWW Virtual Library. The Best Search Engines of 2020. Most people prefer to rely on just one or two search engines that deliver three key features: Relevant results (results you are interested in)Uncluttered, easy-to-read interfaceHelpful options to broaden or tighten a search The possibilities we highlight should help you find the best search engine for your needs. These are mainly web page search engines, but others exist, too, for specific searches.

Search Engines - Website Evaluation - LibGuides at Florida Atlantic University. Webinars – STAR Net. Playful Building Hands-on Activities Presentation Slides | How-To Video Join us for a FREE online training in conducting a selection of hands-on engineering activities.

Webinars – STAR Net

The STAR_Net project’s Playful Building activities are designed to engage children, tweens, and families in hands-on engineering fun at the library, and they rely on inexpensive materials! Play along with us – have the following materials on hand to try the activities yourself. Materials List 10 small, relatively heavy objects (weights, pennies, metal washers, dried beans, LEGO people, or small rocks work well) 1-3 long, thin, flat boards of different sizes to test, such as rulers, paint stirrers, popsicle sticks, large craft sticks, or yardsticks 1-3 different objects to use as fulcrums, such as a soup can (tape the edges on a clean, empty can!)

Presentation Tools. Technology Task/App Challenges for Teachers. Google Reverse Image Search. Know more about any photograph with Google Reverse Image Search Google Reverse Image Search helps you quickly discover visually similar images from around the web. Upload a photograph from your desktop to Google Images and it will show you related images used on other websites and also different sizes of the same photo almost instantly. Journalists can use the reverse search option to find the original source of an image or to know the approximate date when a picture was first published on the Internet. Photographers can use ‘search by image’ feature to know about other websites that are using their photographs. Google’s ‘search by image’ feature is only available for desktop computers and not on mobile devices and tablets.

Not anymore. 6c4bbfcc8512eb750029564c6fb8b93b.