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  • Giving Games the Old College Try

    December 18, 2013 | 20 comments
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    In Brief:┬áBased on evidence that games might help students get more engaged in my online class, I decided to overcome my skepticism and road-test two information literacy games. First I tried BiblioBouts, which uses the online citation management tool Zotero to integrate gaming into a research paper assignment that is already part of the course…

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  • Charles A. Cutter and Edward Tufte: Coming to a Library Near You, via BIBFRAME

    December 4, 2013 | 11 comments
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    In Brief The library catalog as it exists today is a century-old tool that presents an array of challenges for its users. The manner in which users search for information has not changed since the inception of the paper catalog and its different indices. The electronic records that comprise library catalogs are in a format…

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