Yahoo Directory – Retired!

Reposted from Search Engine Land. Click here for full story. For some, it may seem like there has always been Google, and it’s always been the main way people have found things on the web. But before Google, there was the Yahoo Directory and its hand-compiled list of websites, organized into topics. Now, the venerable […]

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Pinterest Demographics – Summary

Pinterest, founded in 2010, quickly became the visual social bookmarking service of the web. And, like the very best social platforms do, it invented a verb: pinning. Facebook users “like”, Twitter users “tweet”, and Pinterest users “pin”. In his article ‘Pinners Be Pinnin: How to Justify Pinterest’s 3.8B Valuation’ Robert J. Moore explored the dataset […]

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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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