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March 2008 Blog Posts (5)

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Added by Buffy Hamilton on March 19, 2008 at 10:26pm — No Comments

Internet@Schools West 2008 call for Proposals

We’re seeking presenters for our Internet at Schools conference, to be held in Monterey, California, October 20-21, 2008. Sponsored by MultiMedia & Internet@Schools magazine, the conference covers practical and timely technology-related topics and technology-based tools and resources for K-12 media and technology specialists. It is held in conjunction with the Internet Librarian… Continue

Added by Susan Geiger on March 18, 2008 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Enough is Enough

(Crossposted at Durff's Blog)

This summer the Olympics are taking place in a country that is assisting genocide in another country AND in their own.

I call for a boycott! My small contribution will be to NOT watch the Olympics. I'm not an athlete (good thing or we would surely lose) so I can't refuse to participate that way. I'm not the CEO of a major funding source for the games. What I can and will do is not tune in to any tv… Continue

Added by Durff on March 17, 2008 at 8:54pm — No Comments

Searching for the Date to cite

I recently got an email from a librarian in Illinois asking about ways to use Google to identify the date of an article. She wondered if there was a command in Google that would provide update information.

I responded by saying that I don't think Google itself has a tool for sorting records by cache date, but if any page is cached, students can click that link and find the date it was updated or added to Google's index. Look for the term Cache at the end of the snippet. This isn't… Continue

Added by Carl Heine on March 12, 2008 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Web 2.0 Playground

I posted this on my “Primary Source Librarian” blog today, and I thought others might want to consider setting up their own Web 2.0 Playground:

Yesterday I spent a most enjoyable three hours with nine other people at a Leapday Playday to explore the concepts and tools of Web 2.0. We called our computer lab a “playground,” and we were there to “play.”

Why “play?” Because every time I mention Web 2.0 to other… Continue

Added by Mary J. Johnson on March 1, 2008 at 10:06pm — No Comments

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