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Links of the week

Friday, August 13th, 2010

Here is a round-up of news items about information literacy, e-learning and the Virtual Training Suite as picked out by @VTStutorials on Twitter.

  1. Books vs. e-books: tale of the tape http://knowbodies.blogspot.com/2010/08/books-vs-e-books.html does one have to win?
  2. RT: @rscsam: RT @chris_hall: Librarians fight back against publishers http://tiny.cc/oxwqw propose free & open index to academic literature
  3. Anatomy of a scholarly article http://goo.gl/fb/h98M6
  4. Explore the Roadmap to Information Literacy by @CapellaU at http://www.capella.edu/interactivemedia/informationLiteracy/index.aspx
  5. Studywell resources from QUT in Australia http://www.studywell.library.qut.edu.au/ covers #infolit & general student experience
  6. RT @teachlearn HE funding mapped: HEFCE English University Funding 2009-10 http://bit.ly/a3jPRb
  7. Library Staff Report Their Use of Online Tools http://tinyurl.com/2vjybk6 less email, more social networks 
  8. RT: @JorumTeam: See the six winners in the Jorum Learning and Teaching Competition: www.tinyurl.com/jorumcompwinners #jorumcomp10 #ukoer
  9. Google’s count of 130 million books is probably bunk http://bit.ly/amt8lr
  10. Video tutorials on evaluating websites http://goo.gl/fb/FoMCf
  11. RT: @jiscdigital: “Why metadata REALLY matters for the future of e-books” http://bit.ly/axMRV4

Links of the week

Friday, August 6th, 2010

Here is a round-up of news items about information literacy, e-learning and the Virtual Training Suite as picked out by @VTStutorials on Twitter.

  1. Google says that there are 130 million-ish books in the world http://bit.ly/db4XOx Рbit of nerve criticising other peoples metadata though! 
  2. You can now get email updates from this blog at http://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify?uri=VirtualTrainingSuite
  3. Looking for video and audio resources? Try these new online tutorials from @jiscdigital & @VTStutorialshttp://bit.ly/vtstwt
  4. RT @giustini Top 100 Ways Librarians Use Social Media (a collaborative list) http://bit.ly/aYDTee
  5. CaRILLO: Information Literacy and repurposing learning objects http://bit.ly/bVYDIa en event report #carillo #carillo10
  6. OpenScholar from @harvard http://openscholar.harvard.edu/ allows scholars to easily create their own websites
  7. RT @jiscdigital Now booking! Brand new training workshop Building Effective Screencasts 16 Sept http://bit.ly/dAkmCe
  8. “the knowledge, behaviours and attributes of effective and highly skilled researchers” http://bit.ly/cvdPLp from vitae.ac.uk
  9. RT @lawbore: Plagiarism Lines Blur for Students in Digital Age (NYTimes) http://nyti.ms/b9x9NP
  10. Some changes to the Virtual Training Suite http://bit.ly/adyXPr