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Spotlight on Wikipedia

Librarians are often divided on Wikipedia use for academic research: some steer clear of the site entirely, while others promote its use for the purpose of finding more scholarly references. In the January edition of CRL News, Cate Calhoun discusses … Continue reading

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Google as a Research Tool: Part 1

Google is a critical search tool for many students and advanced researchers alike, but its vast amount of content can make narrowing to relevant results a difficult task. This is where a librarian can step in to teach about Google’s … Continue reading

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LINC Teaching Tip: January 2013 – The Cephalonian Method

Looking for ways to get students more involved and engaged in your instruction sessions? Tip: Try the Cephalonian Method: encourage participation by giving students cards with prepared questions, and calling out to the class for certain questions throughout the session. … Continue reading

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LINC Teaching Tip: Sept 2011 – The Authentic Teacher

Be an Authentic Teacher. Be true to yourself and you will be able to better connect with your students. Teaching is an exercise of vulnerability; become more real to your students by acknowledging the whole of who you are. Take … Continue reading

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