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Last Updated: Jul 2, 2012
Below are various Web sites about libraries, books, tech-y topics, continuing education and more.
- Google Like a Librarian
Article from College & Research Libraries News about teaching faculty Google search skills, to supplement library research.
- Choice Reviews Online
Offers online reviews of books, multimedia materials and Web sites. Librarians have accounts for this service. Faculty members can request access to the database.
ALA site, Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online Database. PRIMO is a means to promote and share peer-reviewed instructional materials created by librarians to teach people about discovering, accessing and evaluating information in networked environments.
- iLibrarian Blog
"News and resources on Library 2.0 and the information revolution."
- Library Journal
National news about libraries.
Site from Vermont technology librarian Jessamyn West.
- LibGuides Community Site
Links to 1100+ libraries also using LibGuides software for their library Web pages. (Access limited to ACC librarians: requires account and sign in.)
- Kim Komando's Web Site
"America's Digital Goddess," with lots of information about software, viruses, computer tips, more.
- SUNY Librarians Association
Professional membership organization for librarians within the SUNY system.
- Cornell's Web Accessiblity Webinars
Disability Business and Technical Assistance Center – Northeast ADA Center (DBTAC-NE) at the Employment and Disability Institute at Cornell University.
- "Steal This Code! Please!"
ACRL article on Widget Generators
- Library Mashups Links from Nicole Engard
From her book Library Mashups; presented at April 2010 NYLINK workshop.
- Nicole Engard's Slideshow on Mashups for NYLINK
April 1-2, 2010 presentation.
- Gale Widgets page
Use to create customized widgets for LibGuides pages.
Web 2.0 tools and applications.
- ACRL Continuing Education Wiki
"The Professional Education Committee of the ACRL Instruction Section maintains a list of continuing education programs related to library instruction offered by United States and Canadian library associations and related organizations."
- Adventures in Library Instruction
From George State Univ. Library in Atlanta, monthly discussion show with interviews and guests, for instruction librarians.
- Internet Archive
The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library. Its purposes include offering permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format. Includes texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as WayBack Machine link.
- New Media LibGuide
From Madison Area Technical College. Examples of 'New Media,' explanations, much more.
- ACRL Slidecasts
"Cyber Zed Shed," 20-minute slidecasts (narrated slide shows) on various topics from their 2011 conference in Philadelphia.
- Instructional Improvement in Academic Libraries
"This site has been designed to bring together resources and materials from around the country in support of academic librarians interested in pursuing their own professional development in the field of teaching and learning, and in support of instruction coordinators and other library administrators hoping to support a culture of teaching in their organizations."
- CLIP Tutorials, Quizzes, etc.
Tutorials, information literacy quizzes and more, available for faculty to use. CLIP is the Cooperative Library Instruction Project.
Social Media Guide
Digital technology news.
- Gale Virtual Reference LIbrary title database
If students filling out financial aid forms need
the college's code, it's: 006820
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