Dewey Pictograms. Reproducible images portraying collections within the Dewey Decimal Classification System, enabling people with disabilities, low literacy skills, etc., to better locate materials in the library's collection; these can be mounted on bookstacks or special mounts in the collection.
Many thanks to OCLC (all copyright rights in the Dewey Decimal Classification System are owned by OCLC; Dewey, Dewey Decimal Classification, DDC, OCLC and WebDewey are registered trademarks of OCLC) and to Oakland (CA) Public Library for making these images freely available. The resource is a result of a collaboration between the Oakland Public Library and the East Bay Learning Disabilities Association (EastBayl da.org), supported by the California State Library. The 88 images were created by Shelby Designs & Illustrates (Oakland, CA) and the work was supported in part by the U.S. Introduction Pictograms for the Dewey Decimal System People with learning disabilities make up 17 to 20% of the general population. Exploring the potential of mobile tools for delivering library services : 23mobilethings.
Evaluating Internet Sources. Information fluency home. Designing Libraries - Free graphic designs. CEO October 2015. Digital Bytes. Digital Bytes teaches teens digital citizenship through student-directed, media-rich activities that tackle real-world dilemmas.
Teens learn from the experiences of their peers then create collaborative projects that voice their ideas for making smart, safe choices online. Digital Bytes is ideal for afterschool programs, community centers, or blended-learning classrooms that need short, relevant activities that teach digital citizenship and critical thinking about media consumption and creation. Here's what teens have to say about Digital Bytes: "I learned that not everything should be posted online. Also that if you post something and then have second thoughts about it and delete it, it still may not be gone. " "We learned about how, by being an activist, we can make more things happen than by being a slacktivist. Using the Digital Bytes website, teens choose a topic, or "Byte," that resonates with their interests. Home - LibGuides at Mount St Benedict College. Home. Connecting learners with skills, tools & information.
10 Must Have Resources to Teach about Copyright and Fair Use. 1- Copyright Advisory Network This web site is a way for librarians to learn about copyright and seek feedback and advice from fellow librarians and copyright specialists 2- Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers This chart was designed to inform teachers of what they may do under the law.
Feel free to make copies for teachers in your school or district, 3- Copyright Confusion This is a great wiki where you can have access to materials, PDFs, and guide on copyright and fair use of digital content 5- Creative Commons Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. 6- CyberBee I must say that this is really a great interactive website that teaches students everything on copyright issues.
Copyright_chart.pdf. 6 Best Desktop eBook Readers For Reading At Home (Or At Work) Do some reading on your computer.
Whether you’re looking for free access to classic works of literature or desktop access to your current Kindle, Kobo or Nook books, there is a wide variety of eBook readers out there so you can read on your computer. Reading on a computer isn’t without its advantages. The screen is big, so you can make the font as big as you want; perfect if you have vision problems. More than anything, though, reading on a computer is nice because it’s a device you already have. Buying expensive hardware just to do one thing can be pricey, especially when computers can do pretty much everything those devices can (and more). Here’s a list of what I think are the best desktop eReaders out there. Calibre: The Ultimate eBook Software Sometimes called the iTunes of eBooks, Calibre is the ultimate way to manage your collection on a desktop computer. Know this too, though – Calibre features a full-featured eBook reader as well as collection management.
Google Books Magic Scroll. Taylor & Francis Libsite - Use of social media by the library. Skip to navigation Social media has the potential to facilitate much closer relationships between libraries and their patrons, wherever they are based, and however they choose to access library services and resources.
This white paper has been researched and compiled by Taylor & Francis to provide an overview of current practices relating to the use by libraries of social media, from a world-wide perspective, against which individual institutions can benchmark their own activities and be inspired to try new approaches. Read the Taylor & Francis white paper on social media use in libraries Learn more about the key findings from the white paper: Watch the presentations from the UK launch event | Read the transcript Visualisation of key findings from the white paper on social media use in the library: Discover Best Practice: listen to our webinar on social media in the library Do you want to get more out of your library’s social media accounts?