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Monkey see… monkey take selfie and start copyright war!

I’ve thoroughly enjoyed reading posts about the copyright war brewing between a photographer and Wikimedia about who owns copyright to monkey selfies. In 2011 a photographer, David Slater, set up a camera while visiting Indonesia. Monkeys were curious about the … Continue reading

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Do you use QR Codes?

One app that I do not use that much on my smartphone is the QR Code Reader, QRReader.I remember the first time I saw a QR Code several years ago. Friends and I were walking downtown and we passed a … Continue reading

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Blogging Plan

The months of August through November are the busiest time for me during my work year. In addition to my full-time duties of collection development, reference and liaison librarian activities, I often teach more than a full-time professor’s teaching load … Continue reading

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Poll: How Do You Use Your Library?

How do you use your local library?

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Embedded Video: Using Commercials to Demonstrate Boolean Search Logic

When designing library research skills instruction, I attempt to incorporate popular culture into the sessions to increase student motivation and learning. I use various memes, presentation software, and videos. After seeing a commercial on TV that utilized Boolean operator words … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: The Role of PaLA and PA Forward in addressing core literacies

The following is a guest blog post from Rob Lesher. I want to thank Beth for inviting me to write a guest blog post on her TechieLibrarian blog. I would like to write about the role of the Pennsylvania Library … Continue reading

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Valuing the Expert – A Reflection

After working on a recent EdTech502 assignment in my studies at Boise State and reviewing an assessment rubric in a committee I serve on at Messiah College, I reflected upon the evolving role and appreciation of “experts” in our society. … Continue reading

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