British Library and Google

June 20, 2011 0

More news on the e-book front: Google will allow a quarter of a million out-of copyright books from the vast collections of the BL freely available on the web. (“Freely,” of course, still meaning that we don’t pay except in search data, and the BL doesn’t pay, except in giving the texts to Google…)

Geo Tagging Digital Photography for Learning, Research, and Just Plain Fun!

October 27, 2009 0

Presenter Mace W. Mentch, Ph.D. is Assessment Specialist in Instructional Technology and Academic Computing for Case Western Reserve University.  He is responsible for the design and implementation of an array of assessment, research, and evaluation projects with emphasis on documenting learning effects and evaluating the effectiveness of emerging, innovative, and existing technologies.  Mace has presented at numerous conferences around the country and will share his in-depth knowledge of educational, emerging and academic technologies. Geo Tagging Read More

Getting Results With Google

May 13, 2008 1

On May 13, we hosted Glen Horton, Technology Coordinator and Assistant Director of Southwest Ohio and Neighboring Libraries (SWON). We use Google on a daily basis:  it’s simple interface and page-ranking make it a great search engine.  However, there is much more to Google than just simple keyword searching.  In this session, Glen discussed some of the lesser-known ways to get better results from your searches, including some of the features, tricks and hacks that make Read More