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On library mashups

Don’t you just love it when we build on each others’ good work? Here’s what happened.  Jennifer LaGarde, aka Library Girl, inspired by the work of Carl Harvey, created her Are You Ready? poster/infographic. Around the same time, a number of us discovered and were playing around with Thinglink. (I think I first discovered it [...]

Our new posters

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My practicum student Jenni Stern and I have been playing with ideas for promoting new and traditional skills we think are important.  And we’ve been inspired by my good friend Gwyneth Jones’ Comic Life At-A-Glance tutorial posters. Says Jenni: Gwyneth’s posters guide students and teachers to work creatively. Her design is contemporary and eye catching, in [...]

Young Adult Author Wordle and the beautiful purple cart

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Nora and I were thinking of a way to highlight young adult authors (and a way to use our beautiful purple book cart).  Our student readers kept asking for the same favorite names over and over again and we wanted to introduce them to a few new authors.  (John Green simply cannot write as fast [...]

Glogster plays even nicer with Wikispaces (and vice versa)

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My colleague, Kevin, just stopped in with a cool poster project for his German class. He asked me for advice in embedding Glogster.edu widgets onto his class wiki. I started to explain that he needed to tell the students to select other in the embed options, when he shared with me that he noticed a [...]