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Rock and roll info lit

Rock and roll info lit

  Rock concert audience Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page told an interviewer a story about misinformation.  Someone had insisted that a song from one LZ album was actually from another.  When Page asked him about his sources, the person mentioned an inaccurate website and notes from a […]

By July 24, 2014 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
InfoSavvy storytelling

InfoSavvy storytelling

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk/ On June 15 USM’s Franco-American Collection hosted an evening of storytelling.  Susan Poulin, Michael Parent, and Gregoire Chabot shared their stories and their insights.  Throughout the evening some themes emerged: Listening and Asking Good Questions As Susan Poulin noted, a good storyteller needs to listen well and […]

By June 27, 2013 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Video treatments as info lit

Video treatments as info lit

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk The Robert W. Woodruff Library at the Atlanta University Center houses a collection of poet/recording artist Tupac Shakur’s papers, including video treatments (Free, 2011, p. 510).  This news made me curious about what goes into a video treatment.  My investigation led me to an information literacy lesson. […]

By February 9, 2012 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Saluting and informing musicians

Saluting and informing musicians

Image courtesy of http://www.freeimages.co.uk/ I dedicate this entry to my mother, a former accompanist and one of the most info-savvy people I know.  Her love of music reminds me of musicians’ information needs. Abromeit and Vaughan (2004), for example, discuss how opera performers use certain resources to prepare for roles.  […]

By October 13, 2011 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy