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Copyright Information Center Information Behavior in Everyday Contexts Spotlight How people are applying LIMB: The LIMB model suggests “factors we can take into account in community assessment activities” (The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Outreach Evaluation Resource Center (OERC) Blog, July 18, 2008). Our latest LIMB publication: Abrahamson, J.A., Fisher, K.E., Turner, A.G., Durrance, J.C., & Turner, T.C. (2008). Researching LIMB regarding the public's use of computers and the Internet in public libraries is a major focus of our most current work, the U.S. Thank you to our LIMB research funders: What is lay information mediary behavior (LIMB) Have you ever sought information on behalf or because of another person? Has anyone ever sought information for you? What difference did it make — for you? — for others? You may be a lay information mediary (LIM) and not even know it! We noticed LIMB-type behaviors described previously in the literature appeared to exhibit thematic similarities. Other LIMB stakeholders include:

PIE | People – Information – Experience Tech Tools for LIS Students {Starter Kit} My MLIS program has a strong commitment to encouraging students to use various online and computer-based presentation/communication tools in class projects. We use a number of different programs in addition to the course management system on campus (Desire2Learn, which is like Blackboard and Moodle). This immersion in the wide range of tech tools allows us to build our toolkits for future use and to familiarize us with the constant learning necessary for keeping up-to-date on technology. Disclaimer: Listing of sites in this post does not constitute official Hack Library School endorsement of the sites and their services. Online collaboration and presentation tools (slides, videos, etc.) SlideRocket:A presentation tool that also includes interactive features like polls for the audience. Live communication and social media Library-oriented sites Also check out previous posts in our technology category for discussions of other tech tools and social media sites. Like this: Like Loading...

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