Archive for September, 2012

Banned Books Week Past and Present

Banned Books Week Past and Present

Image courtesy of the American Library Association Another Banned Books Week (Sep. 30-Oct. 6, 2012) is upon us. Since this year marks the 30th anniversary of the event, the American Library Association has an interactive timeline of notable banned books. One past Banned Books Week I took part in a […]

By September 27, 2012 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Questioning the questions

Questioning the questions

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk I’ve written about topic development tools and about brainstorming.  As useful as these things are, a good research topic begins with a good question. Heiman and Slomianko’s Learning to Learn (2010) incorporates the asking of good questions into the research process. The asking of good questions is […]

By September 20, 2012 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
My summer in posts

My summer in posts

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk This week I’ll play on the traditional “How I spent my summer vacation” essay.  In case you haven’t followed InfoSavvy since May, I’ll recap my summer in blog posts. Over the summer I attended my share of conferences.  These events gave me material for my June 7, […]

By September 13, 2012 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Usual and unusual reminders

Usual and unusual reminders

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk Welcome back!!! I hope your summer has been safe and pleasant.  I’ll start the semester with the usual reminders: We librarians enjoy visiting with your classes.  We can customize a session to meet learners’ particular needs.  If you have little time to spare, we can do shorter […]

By September 6, 2012 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
An InfoSavvy vacation

An InfoSavvy vacation

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk Happy Labor Day!  I hope you’re having a safe and enjoyable long weekend. I have been on vacation this past week.  I shall return this coming Thursday with my regular posts.  Stay tuned!

By September 3, 2012 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy