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Digital Humanities updates 

It's a busy summer for folks in the digital humanities. Here's a quick overview of some of the developments in the DH community: dh +lib has released a mini-series called Make It New?, a collection of articles that continue the conversation about collaborations and connections between digital humanities and libraries in response to the Journal …

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Library Literacy in Higher Education: A METRO Workshop 

On Tuesday, September 13, 2011, I attended a workshop at the headquarters of the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) at 57 East 11th Street.  The event, subtitled "Novel Approaches to Assessment and Collaborative Instruction," presented the experience and findings of librarians at two New York …

Posted 60 months ago by

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Library Resources for Communications, Computing, and Technology in Education 

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in the  Communications, Computing, and Technology in Education Program.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the program, i.e., to move "toward two poles of …

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Hamlet’s Blackberry 

Title: Hamlet's BlackBerry: A Practical Philosophy for Building a Good Life in the Digital Age Author: William Powers Publisher: HarperCollins Call Number: HM851 .P688 2010 From the Publisher: Our computers and mobile devices do wonderful things for us. But they also impose a burden, making it harder for us to focus, do our best work, …

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Research strategies: Finding your way through the information fog 

Title: Research strategies: Finding your way through the information fog Author: William B. Badke Publisher: IUniverse, Inc. Call Number: Z710 .B23 2008 From the Publisher: Do the demands of carrying out research in today's high-tech environment leave you baffled? Did the grade on your last term paper leave you doubting that getting an education was …

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The Master Switch 

Title: The master switch : the rise and fall of information empires Author: Tim Wu Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010 Check It OutHE7631 .W8 2010 From the Publisher:  In this age of an open Internet, it is easy to forget that every American information industry, beginning with the telephone, has eventually …

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Libraries, dedicated devices, and information sharing – Part I 

Now that the iPad has come out, will eBook readers die?  What is the future of Blu-Ray players as TVs converge with the Internet? A common theme in all these questions is – do dedicated devices eventually die because devices converge?  Do devices converge as technology advances?  The PC is the ultimate convergent device, and many a dedicated …

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