Archive for March, 2010

Conference Report, Part Two: Blogging about Blogging

A blog seems an appropriate place to comment on another noteworthy NERCOMP 2010 session, “Blogging in the classroom: Bane or blessing?”  Panelists from  Providence College spoke about their experiences with blogs in a particular course. Robert Hackey offered the instructor’s viewpoint.  He found the blogs useful for the students in […]

By March 18, 2010 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy

Conference Report, Part One: Assessing Library Use

Though information literacy involves more than finding information,  we do need to find information in order to evaluate it and more.  At a recent NorthEast Regional Computing Program conference (Providence, RI: March 8-10, 2010) two sessions on usability testing addressed this very issue. The first session was “Common sense and […]

By March 12, 2010 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy

Publication possibilities and more

Are you looking for possible publication or presentation outlets?  Are you in the humanities or social sciences?  If so you might want to explore H-Net. H-Net is an international grouping of online scholarly networks.  It offers a wide array of specialized discussion lists you can join by subscription, and the […]

By March 2, 2010 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy