literacy

Information Literacy Standards in Higher Ed – Draft and survey request

Framework draft for Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Ed: http://acrl.ala.org/ilstandards/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Framework-for-IL-for-HE-Draft-1-Part-1.pdf Survey: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/JCVY3GW It will be interesting to see how these mesh with the ACRL Visual Literacy Standards: http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/visualliteracy Time to provide some feedback and your thoughts.

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The Smartest Machine on Earth (Ai, machine learning & more)

Last night I watched Nova’s Smartest Machine on Earth program.Really fascinating stuff as it explored how machine learning happens (it is essentially a weighted relevance ranking dependent upon data and rules, but then it makes decision based upon specific bits of information including pattern seeking). It also touched on what makes us human, our peopleness and how our experiences shape our knowledge (and how do ...

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Seeking participants in Internet Privacy (Athens area)

Russell Forum, a civic engagement program of the Russell Library is still actively seeking about 5-7 additional participants to test a new National Issues Forums guide on privacy on the internet. This issue guide will be of particular interest to those who mediate internet resources and public users in library contexts. No previous experience with NIF forums is necessary to participate.We will test the guide ...

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