Category Archives: Technology

Library Links: Why digital natives prefer reading in print.

Why digital natives prefer reading in print. Yes, you read that right. The most important one to him is “building a physical map in my mind of where things are.” Researchers say readers remember the location of information simply by … Continue reading

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Babies in Bloom Early Literacy: Math and Science!

Usually my Babies in Bloom program focuses on one of the 5 foundations of literacy: background knowledge, print awareness, phonological awareness, letter knowledge, and vocabulary. This week, I really wanted to mix it up using some of our other early … Continue reading

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Libraries reluctant to judge appropriate reading for minors

Libraries reluctant to judge appropriate reading for minors The struggle to define age-appropriate content is not unique to libraries. In recent years, school districts have faced challenges to certain novels or films being used in class. Libraries have encountered objections … Continue reading

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Sending out Invitations to Advanced Mendeley

Advanced Mendeley Class -Sending out emails/invitations Hello ULS Colleagues, Thank you for your interest in our  training session on the citation management system, Mendeley. As part of my Instruction Internship with ULS, I will be instructing on the use of … Continue reading

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Teaching a Class, Feedback,and Libguides

July 23 & 25 Mendeley Class for ULS Although I was nervous, I quickly fell into the routine of the class and worked with the students during and after the session to bring everyone up to speed. Feedback After the … Continue reading

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Developing Subjects for the Introduction to Arts and Sciences Class

This week at Hillman, I focused on some of the background tasks to help Marnie prepare for her upcoming IAS class, and my own Advanced Mendeley Class. I also added additional information to our Advanced Research Tools Libguide Developing subjects … Continue reading

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Updates in Instruction: Libguide Development, Teaching Plans, and ULS Journal Publishing

Internship: July 9th & 11th Advanced Research Tools: Libguide Development During this week, I focused on the structure of my libguide (images attached), splitting the guide into the final 7 sections: Home, Notetaking, Managing Citations, Cloud Computing, Communicating, Personal Organization, … Continue reading

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