Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Internet People: The Meth Minute

An animated tribute to the Internet people of the world, wherever you may be.

Call numbers and .ppt slides

Reading Call Numbers (#1)

Reading Call Numbers (#2)

.ppt slides for 9/25

Reminder: News Report #4 due on Thursday (9/27) and Part 1 of Annotated Bibliography (Assignment #2) due next Tuesday (10/2).

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Library Lingo and Thursday's Class Location

On 10/4 you'll be tested on this list of library lingo as well as any information discussed in class (including tours) about Randall Library

On Thursday we will meet in the Curriculum Materials Center (CMC) - Education Building - #127. We will discuss Assignment #2 in detail during this class.

Assignment Reminders

- Your reading responses and news story responses must be a MINIMUM of 250 words. You can check this by typing your response first in Word and doing a word count (Tools - Word Count) and then copying and pasting your response into your blog

- News stories must pertain to ONLY libraries, the Internet, or information technology. No other content will be accepted.

- Please use the spell check feature of blogger!

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Extra Credit Opportunity and Upcoming Items

Extra Credit Opportunity:

If you'd like to earn 2 points extra credit, please post at least 3 reasons why you use Facebook and/or MySpace to your blog by 5:00 today (9/11). I'm teaching a workshop about why students are seemingly "obsessed" with these social networking tools and would like to use some quotes from students.


9/4's Reading Report is due today (9/11) (should be posted on blog before beginning of class)

Reading #2: "Information Navigation 101" by Andrea L. Foster. Chronicle of Higher Education (3/9/2007). [Use library catalog to locate article]. Post reading response on blog BY 9/18

News Report #2 is due on Thursday (9/13)

Wednesday, September 05, 2007

Slides and Reminders

Lecture Slides for 9/6

No Office Hours on Monday

Reading Report #1 due on Tuesday, 9/11

Library Lingo Game on Tuesday, 9/11

News Report #2 due Thursday, 9/13

Tour on Thursday, 9/13

Tuesday, September 04, 2007


Reading #1 is assigned today (9/4):

"Are Librarians Totally Obsolete?" by Will Sherman. Available online: http://www.degreetutor.com/library/adult-continued-education/librarians-needed

Post reading response on blog BY 9/11

News Report #1 due on Thursday (9/6)