Archive for April, 2012

Of poems and posts

Of poems and posts

Image by tukanuk (Benjamin Davidson): Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/tukanuk/4564111366/ and used according to a Creative Commons Attribution License. Poetry Month brings to mind my favorite open mic.  Both the open mic and this blog motivate me to write regularly.  How do I keep coming up with new material?  Some strategies serve […]

By April 26, 2012 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Salute to school libraries

Salute to school libraries

  Try one. ..  Photo by PlayfulLibrarian: Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/playfullibrarian/4207089312, and used under a Creative Commons Attribution License 2.0. The local K-12 schools have their April vacation this week.  Just as your academic librarians have the Association of College & Research Libraries, their K-12 colleagues  have the American Association of School […]

By April 19, 2012 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Library buildings, Idea building

Library buildings, Idea building

Image from the American Library Association I couldn’t let National Library Week (April 8-14) go by without an appropriate reflection.  On January 5 I wrote a post about libraries as sites of engagement with information.  Now I’ll go further and discuss libraries as places of knowledge creation. King and Porter […]

By April 12, 2012 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Beyond computer literacy

Beyond computer literacy

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk/ March 26 would have been my father’s 80th birthday (He passed away 10 years ago.).  Since he’d been a computer operator, I’ll honor my dad with a technology-themed post. Computer literacy does not equal information literacy.  The distinction is not a new one. The ERIC database lists […]

By April 5, 2012 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy