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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
Technology, curiosity, information literacy

Technology, curiosity, information literacy

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk/ This past Tuesday (Oct. 16) was Ada Lovelace Day.  Who was Ada Lovelace, and what does her story have to do with information literacy? Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (1815-1852), was a British mathematician who worked with the instruction sequences for Charles Babbage’s Analytical Engine, a […]

By October 18, 2012 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy