Feb 11, 2021
Lately, I've been attending a series of webinars on Information Literacy and the most recent was Media Literacy for Adults: Misinformation and Disinformation, presented by Nicole Cook, Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina. Her research and teaching interests include human information behavior (particularly in an online context) and she has published Fake News and Alternative Facts: Information Literacy in a Post-Truth Era, which some of you may have read.
Feb 8, 2021
Ebooks Minnesota statistics are now available by city and public library group for the 2020 calendar year. If you're interested in seeing the number of users or sessions in your community you can access the data at Ebooks Minnesota usage by city or public library group, January 1–December 31, 2020.
Jan 25, 2021
ProQuest will be taking up to an eight-hour maintenance window beginning Saturday, January 30 at 9:00 PM CST to upgrade infrastructure, enhance security, and maintain reliability on many ProQuest products. During this maintenance window, the following products will be temporarily unavailable.
Jan 22, 2021
Did you know? Through its News in Education program, the Star Tribune offers free digital access and educator materials to all Minnesota schools.
Dec 29, 2020
The two Gale databases available in ELM, Gale in Context: Middle School and Gale in Context: High School, offer a search tool called Topic Finder. "This tool takes the titles, subjects, and approximately the first 100 words from a subset of your top results and feeds them into an algorithm. Keywords shown in the graphics are those found most often in the text with your search term." The results in the above image represent those terms found most often in the results for "space race."
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