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Responding to Pew: The Myth and Reality of the Evolving Patron. Resource Description & Access (RDA) Not Your Mother's Library - The Atlantic. The Columbus Metropolitan Library recently asked its Facebook followers to give them ten words: five to describe the library of their youth and five to describe the library of the future, 20 years from now.

Not Your Mother's Library - The Atlantic

Here are the word clouds they assembled from the results, starting with the libraries of their youth: If you’re beyond your teenage years, I bet this retrospective word cloud will make sense to you. Now, how about this one, describing libraries of the future: Surprised? Unless you’ve spent a fair amount of time in libraries recently, you probably are. I visited libraries recently in downtown Columbus, Ohio, and talked with Patrick Losinski, the CEO of the Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) system, which includes the flagship main library and 21 branches around Franklin County. I walked to the library from the throwback Comfort Inn & Suites where we were staying, at the edge of German Village, one of Columbus’s historic, now trendy neighborhoods.

School Libraries make a difference. Digital literacy tutorials. Digital literacy is one of eight Deakin University Graduate Learning Outcomes, and is defined as using technologies to find, use and disseminate information.

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Watch the following video. Find Determine the key concepts Using key concepts is the best way to start your search. Develop a search strategy. Search Results - LC Linked Data Service. Library of Congress Subject Headings PDF Files. Index of /aba/publications/FreeLCSH Name Last modified Size Description. Information Literacy. Assessments of Information Literacy available online (Information Literacy Assessments) Information Competency Proficiency Exam - Gavilan College - "Use or modification is permitted as long as acknowledgement is made to the Bay Area Community Colleges Information Competency Assessment Project.

Assessments of Information Literacy available online (Information Literacy Assessments)

" Information Literacy Survey - from Worcester Polytechnic Institute - The assessment begins on p. 70 of the document. Information Competency Assessment Instrument -- developed by Rodney Marshall, Eastern Illinois University -- a 40-item scale assessing information users' attitudes and practices -- see paper describing instrument's development Skills Assessment -- from Stanford University -- each of six modules includes 10 multiple-choice questions as a final skills assessment for the module. Home - Harker Library Portal - LibGuides at The Harker School. The Researching Librarian. ABC-CLIO > ODLIS > odlis_A. In classification, one of the distinguishing characteristics of a class, identified as a means of differentiating it from other classes.

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As defined in FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records), one of a set of characteristics enabling users of information to formulate queries and evaluate responses when searching for information about a specific entity. Attributes can be inherent in the entity (physical characteristics, labeling information, etc.) or supplied by an external agent (assigned identifiers, contextual information, etc.). Search everything. 4/19 Provisions Session: "Teaching Information Literacy in the Age of Google" by User 923683436. Search everything. Global Digital Citizen Foundation. 826 event proposal. Libraries Transform. Center for the Future of Libraries The Center for the Future of Libraries works to identify emerging trends relevant to libraries and the communities they serve; promote futuring and innovation techniques to help librarians and library professionals shape their future; and build connections with experts and innovative thinkers to help libraries address emerging issues.

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Learn more Community Relationships Libraries are uniquely positioned at the heart of local, campus and school communities, enjoying public trust as repositories of knowledge and offering democratic access. The transformed library leverages its assets to open up new possibilities and go beyond informing to dynamically engaging communities. Ebooks & Digital Content.

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Off-Campus Access Libraries | Colorado State University. The University of South Carolina Beaufort. So, you're still getting those 1,670,000+ responses to your search queries on the Web, and you're still too busy to do anything about it, like reading the lengthy, and sometimes confusing, "help" screens to find out how to improve your searching techniques.

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Look no further! Real help is here, in the USCB Library's BARE BONES Tutorial. You can zip through these lessons in no time, any time. They are very short and succinct; each can be read in a few minutes. Feel free to jump in wherever you like, skip what you don't want to read, and come back whenever you need to. The information contained in the following lessons is truly "bare bones," designed to get you started in the right direction with a minimum of time and effort. Lesson 1: Search Engines: a Definition Lesson 2: Metasearchers: a Definition Lesson 3: Subject Directories: a Definition. The Researching Librarian: Home. 100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars (Revised) Back in 2010, we shared with you 100 awesome search engines and research resources in our post: 100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars.

100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars (Revised)

It’s been an incredible resource, but now, it’s time for an update. Some services have moved on, others have been created, and we’ve found some new discoveries, too. Many of our original 100 are still going strong, but we’ve updated where necessary and added some of our new favorites, too. Check out our new, up-to-date collection to discover the very best search engine for finding the academic results you’re looking for. General Need to get started with a more broad search? ABC-CLIO > ODLIS > odlis_A.