Category Archives: libraries

curation

some people feel that there’s a brutality in the attempt to force chaos into some form of order; that the need to control is a primitive one based on fear. there is an appeal in the idea that we can … Continue reading

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like father like son

i really love this video from the finnish library association

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just what does ‘transliteracy’ mean?

there’s a lot of discussion in libraries about just what ‘transliteracy’ really means. it’s a given in our context that we have always talked about information literacy, and more recently information literacies. this has included digital literacies as a matter … Continue reading

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changing face of education

‘when youth own the public education agenda’ a discussion of the new YouMedia space at the chicago public library where tradional forms of knowledge ‘books’ are placed next to new media with excellent results. ‘if it aint learning, it aint … Continue reading

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erin mckean redefines the dictionary

god i love this TED talk! erin is such a wonderful nerd with a love of words and an infectious and mischevious approach

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