Knowledge Handler

Information Sources & Information Sifting Techniques

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Librarian at Indiana Wesleyan University's Cleveland Education Center.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Offline Reader Apps for iPhone

App Advice has a review of offline reader apps - useful if one is going
to be reading research material in an area without Internet.

-DD

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Friday, January 28, 2011

MegaReader

The new MegaReader APP offers access to almost two million public domain books, and puts the iPhone4's camera to good use for walkers.
-DD

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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Quora

Quora.com is an online community where people discuss various intellectual questions (registration required).
One thing I liked about Quora were the interactive helps that guide newcomers in making appropriate posts (see black inset, below). This type of interactive help might be useful in a course management system such as Blackboard.
Quora.com showing interactive help box - Learn about Quora questions before adding yours.


-DD

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Sunday, January 23, 2011

Predictions for 2011

Ellen Ullman at Tech and Learning has offered some predictions for 2011. Most of these predictions sound over-reaching to me.

-DD