Archive for July, 2013

Vacations then and now

Vacations then and now

Image from www.freeimages.co.uk I just read an article (Landis, 1905) entitled “A Vacation Trip at Home.”  I mention it here not so much for its content, but for its date–July 1905. I’m sharing it to highlight the American Periodical Series Online database, where I found the article.  Obviously people from […]

By July 25, 2013 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
The earl and the smuggling master

The earl and the smuggling master

Image from PhillipC (Phillip Capper): Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/flissphil/4014647728/, and used according to a Creative Commons Attribution License Yes, it’s time for a post about summer reading!  Recently I read The Dragon’s Bride, by Jo Beverley. The story takes place on England’s Devon coast.  At the start the hero suddenly becomes […]

By July 18, 2013 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
The info lit of downsizing

The info lit of downsizing

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk/ I am moving into a shared office.  The related downsizing has involved the usual decisions to keep, toss, or query things–especially books and files.  These questions call for information literacy. To place a book or paper into any of these categories involves judging its currency and relevance.  […]

By July 11, 2013 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
An InfoSavvy 4th

An InfoSavvy 4th

“Let us . . . cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge.  Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write. . . .”  –John Adams, A Dissertation on the Canon and Feudal Law [1765] Found in Bartlett, J., & Beck, E. M. (1980). Familiar quotations : A collection of passages, […]

By July 3, 2013 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy, Library