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Life and other sweet news/history archives

This week, Google Books announced that they were hosting Life Magazine’s online archive, nearly 1900 scanned issues of rich print and photographic content, ranging from 1936 to 1972.      This announcement (combined with dwindling budgets everywhere) inspired me to review some of my other favorite free online news/history–mostly magazine-type–archives. First, please know that I [...]

Life and other sweet news/history archives

This week, Google Books announced that they were hosting Life Magazine’s online archive, nearly 1900 scanned issues of rich print and photographic content, ranging from 1936 to 1972.      This announcement (combined with dwindling budgets everywhere) inspired me to review some of my other favorite free online news/history–mostly magazine-type–archives. First, please know that I [...]

FreeDocumentaries.org

If you’ve got the bandwidth, you’re going to love this one (so will your science and social studies teachers)!   FreeDocumentaries.org allows us to stream interesting and provocative documentary films for free!  I just added it to our Streaming Media Pathfinder, to join another of my documentary sources, SnagFilms, a portal I fell in love [...]

FreeDocumentaries.org

If you’ve got the bandwidth, you’re going to love this one (so will your science and social studies teachers)!   FreeDocumentaries.org allows us to stream interesting and provocative documentary films for free!  I just added it to our Streaming Media Pathfinder, to join another of my documentary sources, SnagFilms, a portal I fell in love [...]

Details on Wednesday’s chat with Howard Rheingold

A couple of weeks back I posted about the upcoming Librarians and the Truth session, with author, professor, and geek thinker Howard Rheingold, that I am hosting with Francey Jacobson Harris.  Please join us this Wednesday night! Here are the details via the Future of Education Ning:  Date: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 Time: 5pm Pacific [...]

Details on Wednesday’s chat with Howard Rheingold

A couple of weeks back I posted about the upcoming Librarians and the Truth session, with author, professor, and geek thinker Howard Rheingold, that I am hosting with Francey Jacobson Harris.  Please join us this Wednesday night! Here are the details via the Future of Education Ning:  Date: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 Time: 5pm Pacific [...]

Present an unsession @the AASL Bloggers’ Cafe!

Planning to attend AASL Charlotte?  Have something amazing to share, but for whatever reason, you are not scheduled for a concurrent session? Consider participating in the unconference side of Conference. Consider signing up to share your coolest stuff at our Bloggers’ Café! Use the time to: Host an informal discussion on a hot topic Create [...]

Present an unsession @the AASL Bloggers’ Cafe!

Planning to attend AASL Charlotte?  Have something amazing to share, but for whatever reason, you are not scheduled for a concurrent session? Consider participating in the unconference side of Conference. Consider signing up to share your coolest stuff at our Bloggers’ Café! Use the time to: Host an informal discussion on a hot topic Create [...]

Widget Alert: ProQuest K12

Yesterday, my friend Jim Ulsh at ProQuest shared the new widgets for the ProQuest K12 products.  At this point, you can grab search widgets for eLibrary and CultureGrams (World Edition Map Widget).  SIRS widgets are coming soon.  The widget builder offers a pull-down menu to help you build a customized search box based on learner [...]

Widget Alert: ProQuest K12

Yesterday, my friend Jim Ulsh at ProQuest shared the new widgets for the ProQuest K12 products.  At this point, you can grab search widgets for eLibrary and CultureGrams (World Edition Map Widget).  SIRS widgets are coming soon.  The widget builder offers a pull-down menu to help you build a customized search box based on learner [...]