Archive for December, 2014

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Image from freeimages.co.uk I thank you for your support in 2014 and wish you a wonderful 2015.  Here’s to continued posts and to great readers!

By December 31, 2014 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Happy Holidays from InfoSavvy!

Happy Holidays from InfoSavvy!

Image from freeimages.co.uk/ I’m spending Christmas with my family.  May your Holidays, too, be peaceful and joyous!

By December 23, 2014 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
My 2014 professional reading picks

My 2014 professional reading picks

Image from freeimages.co.uk With 2014 nearing its close I’ll give my annual salute to my favorite professional reading of the year. These five are only a sampling of 2014’s fine articles: Best free reference websites. (2014). Reference & User Services Quarterly, 54(1), 50–52. doi:10.5860/rusq.54n1.50 I am saluting my favorite articles […]

By December 18, 2014 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Connected concepts

Connected concepts

Image from freeimages.co.uk/ ACRL (2014) has just released a third draft of its Information Literacy Framework.  I’m still studying it.  Overall, though, I like the emphasis on connected habits of mind (p. 1) over isolated skills. Let’s take the frame Information Creation as a Process, for instance.  There we read […]

By December 11, 2014 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Tips for the time strapped

Tips for the time strapped

Image from freeimages.co.uk In an ideal world we’d allow ample time for our research.  In the real world life intervenes, and even the well-prepared find themselves working close to deadlines.  As the semester nears its end, I’ll remind everyone of the following library resources and services: Full text limiters Most […]

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