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Top Ten Links Week 10

03.20.2010 · Posted in Digital Literacy, Links, Read This

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 3/5/2010 thru 3/11/2010 1.How to Overcome Idea-to-idea Syndrome via @dmlcentral - Ideas are great, but its the follow through that matters. The idea is the easy part, the dream the vision the excitement, putting it into action requires rolling up your sleeves, late ...

Video from Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy

02.23.2010 · Posted in Digital Literacy, Transliteracy, Video

Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy from Knight Foundation on Vimeo. In October 2009 the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy released its report.  The report itself is over 100 pages and worth reading.  It is available to download as a pdf or to read ...

New Project – Libraries and Transliteracy Blog

02.22.2010 · Posted in Digital Literacy, Transliteracy

I am excited to announce the kick-off of a new project, the Libraries and Transliteracies blog!  The blog is a group effort from me, Buffy Hamilton and Tom Ipri.  Due to the amount of interest in transliteracy and the role libraries play, we have created one place to share information and resources.  The blog will contain information, resources and  links to ...

Librarians Play a Vital Role in 21st Century Literacies

We know it, but no one else seems to. Many organizations are looking at the definition of literacy and expanding it to include the knowledge and skills it takes to be an active participant in today's society. What baffles me as I read through reports and recommendations from so many organizations is the lack of mention of ...

Transliteracy is 3D

02.04.2010 · Posted in Digital Literacy, Transliteracy

Since posting the Libraries and Transliteracy slideshow I've been asked many times to define transliteracy. Its a slippery term, people often confuse it with digital literacy or technology literacy. Sometimes I'm not sure I even have a good grasp on the concept. So a colleague and I sat out to hash out the details, here ...