All Blog Posts Tagged 'information' (5)

It's a Good Time to Have an MLIS

Dr. Sandra Hirsh, director of the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at San Jose State University, was recently interviewed for a post on the Next Libraries blog. During the interview, Hirsh discussed what it means to earn a Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree in a field that is rapidly changing.

“There’s a huge range of opportunities for someone with a…


Added by Nicole Purviance on January 22, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Information services for International Student of Islamic Studies ( An Information Need Assessment)

Knowing the information needs of a specific community is essential for librarians and other information service providers. It can help them in providing more effective and efficient services that meet the specific needs of their  users. This paper evaluates the variety of library programs and information services designed specifically for the International student of Islamic Studies community. This evaluation will be based on an information services literature review

The International…


Added by Nazaruddin Musa on April 23, 2013 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Education And Games = Unfun Games

I attended an event organised by Digital Surrey last night. The speaker was one of the original programmers behind the game M.U.D., Richard Bartle. His focus this evening was trying to predict what virtual massively multiplayer online (M.M.O.) game worlds might be like in 2022. He gave us various scenarios, some positive and others negative and it was all very interesting seeing how things might turn out,…


Added by Gary Green on March 23, 2012 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

An information dashboard for your library service points (II) - Using Netvibes and FriendFeed

First, a look at the final product.

Recently, I have being thinking about how information flows in a large organization, including libraries.

In my last post, I talked about two methods in which one could… Continue

Added by Aaron Tay on June 27, 2009 at 11:40am — No Comments

Info Literacy slideshow in contest

In the "Tell Your Story" contest at, I have posted "Joey's Research Paper: The story of one student's quest to refine his topic." Joey goes to the library to start his paper and gets help from the librarian and a short lesson on the research process. PLEASE VOTE!

Added by Jenna Kammer on May 29, 2009 at 3:02pm — No Comments

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