In the news

I recently read a post on Audrey Watters’ Hack Education blog called: Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2013: “Zombie Ideas” (Ed-Tech Ideas That Refuse to Die Even Though We Know They’re … Continue Reading →


Critical Thinking and Active Learning

Active learning is participatory and interactive. An active instruction session involves the students in the process, forcing them to interact with the material in such a way to reinforce learning. … Continue Reading →


Learning Styles & Personality Type Profile

For this post I completed two online tests that look at personality and learning styles. The first is the Humanmetrics Jung Typology Test, a 72 question test that results in … Continue Reading →

Being information literate

Florida Gulf Coast University has an excellent information literacy tutorial called Search for the Skunk Ape. This tutorial is aimed at first year students who are just getting their footing … Continue Reading →

You’re looking at the new Head Editor, Virginia at!

I am so excited to be starting a new volunteer gig over at I Need a Library Job as the head editor for Virginia. The page hasn’t been updated yet … Continue Reading →

Review of Hack Education

Audrey Watters is an education technology writer who maintains the blog Hack Education. Her articles have appeared on Mindshift, Inside Higher Ed, The School Library Journal, The Atlantic, and more … Continue Reading →

LIS7880 Reflective Journal

For those of you new to this blog, I am an MLIS student at Wayne State University in my 5th and final semester. What started out as a blog to … Continue Reading →

State of America’s Libraries Report 2013

So, the ALA’s big State of America’s Libraries Report came out. I haven’t had a chance to read through it yet, bit I did pick up this tidbit from the … Continue Reading →

Catching up…

I’m still struggling to catch up with, well, my life after a crazy end of 2012/start of 2013. My grandmother passed away on Christmas Eve and I had to make … Continue Reading →

ILL FTW is probably my favorite site on the interwebs. Something for everyone and they all have a lot of love for libraries. Interlibrary Loan is awesome the very short tale on … Continue Reading →