Practicing info lit

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk As part of an information literacy tutorial I recorded a video.  Though the video concerns an aspect of information literacy, making it also involved aspects of information literacy. Identifying an information need The ACRL Standards (200) include defining an information need (p. 8).  Actually I had multiple information needs in this project.  Read More…

Folio work

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk Last week I described the creation of my latest portfolio.  Admittedly I prefer the aesthetic side of portfolios (the “play”), but a true portfolio requires reflection (the “work”).  The very act of assembling documents has made me think about what I’ve assembled. I’ve noticed, for example, that I have documents covering the Read More…

Folio fun

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk This post is not an endorsement–paid or otherwise–for Adobe® Acrobat® Pro.  Rather, it describes the building of my first Acrobat® Pro portfolio. Step One: Scanning Documents I needed artifacts to put into the portfolio.  Fortunately I had handouts related to some research I am doing.  Using a scanner attached to a Mac Read More…