Tag Archives: search

Did the Groundhog See Its Shadow? And Other Search Queries

One search strategy tip that has made it into all of my information literacy and research strategy classes is to inform students that they cannot search library resources with an entire sentence — they need to select the major keywords … Continue reading

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Digital Natives Still Need to be Taught to Search Online

A recent article in Wired magazine, Clive Thompson on Why Kids Can’t Search, highlights a growing problem that librarians are on the forefront of seeing. Students from elementary school to college do not have adequate searching and information literacy skills. … Continue reading

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Google Privacy and Implications for Search

Much is being written about Google’s new Privacy Policy.  However, I would like to reflect for a brief moment on its implications for research. Because Google is now standardizing its privacy policy across all Google Apps, it will possess details … Continue reading

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