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APA Offers to Replace 6th Edition of Style Manual

For the background on this issue, see Quis custodiet isos custodes. According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, the American Psychological Association has decided to offer copies of the second printing of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, … Continue reading

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Social Your Site

Jenny Levine makes a great case on The Shifted Librarian for adding a feature to your sites that allows users to easily share your content via social networks.  Not only will this offer a way for your users to help … Continue reading

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Wikipedia and Journalism

Shane Fitzgerald, a Sociology student at University College in Dublin, Ireland (not Ohio), performed an experiment in March in which he placed several fake quotes about death in the Wikipedia entry for Maurice Jarre, who had just died, including this … Continue reading

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Social Networks and College Students

The 2008 ECAR (EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research) survey has been released, and they have added a section on social networking (pdf version of chapter here).  Among the findings: Slightly over 85% of those surveyed use social networks, with Facebook … Continue reading

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Library 2.0 : Brian Mathews – Social Computing

Brian Mathews – Social Computing When do we reach Library 2.0? No final destination; no “library 2.0” finishing point: it’s an evolving picture. Sisyphus analogy: it’s not what you do when rolling the rock up the hill, it’s what you … Continue reading

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