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About next week, and a prompt for your final blog post

Next week we officially meet on Monday, May 14 only. Classes are cancelled on Wednesday, May 16 for Reading Day, but the library’s e-classroom will be open for groups to meet and work together. Presentations will take place on Monday, … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on process documentation

A few of you have asked some questions about the blog post about process documentation due tomorrow, so I want to clarify what you should be looking for. You want to locate a manual, document, video, or other text- or … Continue reading

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Giving Google Scholar A Try

After reading about Google Scholar in Research Strategies¬†and then seeing it in action in class, I decided to give Google Scholar a shot. I find it ironic that a search engine that is known to provide ¬†users with the most … Continue reading

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Research Topic

Creating and catering a research topic from a list of what the class has discussed over the past few weeks is a daunting task and intimidating knowing that I will be stuck with what I pick for the rest of … Continue reading

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Researching SOPA and Copyright Laws

Having read Badke’s words on picking a research topic, choosing SOPA and copyright laws could be equated to shooting my own foot (sorry. I just finished watching the Season Finale of The Walking Dead), since SOPA is a fairly recent … Continue reading

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Search Engines

Search Engines are a compilation of databases of information managed by millions to billions of people throughout the world — at least that’s how I thought they basically worked for everyone. That is until it was presented in class that … Continue reading

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Copyright

Copyright is a great way to disseminate anyone’s hard work without going through the pain and trouble of having someone stealing it off of your hands through quick copying and pasting. It is a very important step for any individual … Continue reading

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Notes from today, and reading and blogging homework for Monday 2/27

Today we discussed access to information: personal and institutional. We also discussed the digital divide; click on infographic thumbnail below to see a full-size version. We also divided into groups to spend time analyzing and summarizing sections from the Martin … Continue reading

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Notes from today, and reading and blogging assignments for next Tuesday 2/21 and Wednesday 2/22

Today we discussed non-text media and how the change from analog to digital formats, production, and distribution has changed how we interact with various media. Next week we’ll be discussing participatory media as well as issues of access to information … Continue reading

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