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A Quote That Should Be Oft Repeated
posted Friday, May 29, 2015
Now here’s a quote you can wrap your arms around and print on a t-shirt:  “You have to give the librarians credit. Stereotype says they’re fusty, but the reality is absolutely the opposite. Over and over they’ve adapted to new information tools, from microfiche to CD-ROMs to the Internet. Now this—possibly the best example I’ve […]

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Adult Learners Benefit From Librarians Instruction
posted Thursday, May 28, 2015
Makiba Foster and Kris Helbling in a recent LJ article, Adult Learners in the Library–Are They Being Served, made the astute observation “…working adults—know enough to know they don’t know enough”.  This is the critical difference between constructing a class for them and for traditional undergraduates.  Time does not have to be wasted, in fact, […]

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