ALA – 2014 State of America’s Libraries

On April 13, the American Library Association released its report on the 2014 State of America’s Libraries during National Library Week, April 13–19, detailing library trends of the past year. Its findings include: More than 90% of the respondents in an independent national survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project said that libraries […]

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Ten Good Online Tools for Creating Mind Maps

Reposted from Free Technology For Teacher written by Richard Byrne The following free tools offer good options for creating mind maps online. MindMup is a free mind mapping tool that can be used online, with Google Drive, and on your desktop. MindMup works like most mind mapping tools in that you can create a central idea […]

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Why Libraries Rule the World – Infographic

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3 Million Teens Leave Facebook In 3 Years: The 2014 Facebook Demographic Report

Reposted from iStrategy Labs Three years ago, we published a report on 2011 Facebook Demographics & Statistics that covered gender, location, education, and more (US only). Recently we dove into Facebook’s Social Advertising platform to get a refreshed snapshot of the same data points to see what exactly has happened over time and to look […]

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MIT OpenCourseWare

As stated by  Dick K.P. Yue, Professor, MIT School of Engineering “The idea is simple: to publish all of our course materials online and make them widely available to everyone.”  This is the concept behind MIT OpenCourseWare. Here is basic information for prospective learners: OCW makes the materials used in the teaching of almost all […]

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