Tag Archives: Students

The Non-Traditional Library Practicum Experience

This post was written by Norm Barry, a second year library technician student studying at Langara College about a practicum placement outside of the library field. An opportunity arose through the Library Tech Practicum program for me to work part-time … Continue reading

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Items of Interest

Library of Congress aims to implement RDA by March 31, 2013, giving time to train their staff.  Allied national libraries, including Library & Archives Canada, also plan to implement RDA in the first quarter of 2013.  Read more here. Ammunition … Continue reading

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Phil the Web Crawler – E-textbooks save students little

Besides little or no cost savings this survey found there were also some technical hurdles.

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How to be Fresh on the Social Café

Help! The beginning of a semester brings new classes, likely with previous instructors, and mostly with the same students. There is, of course, an obligatory brief introduction of yourself to the class, this is done by posting in the Discussion … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Lib Tech Student

Alright, I admit it, I am not a good student. I mean, I’m not horrible, I do get decent grades. But I feel like I am just “not applying myself” as well as I should. Like a few of my … Continue reading

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Facebook your study group

Faceboook your study group.  More and more students are.

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Plagiarism and the web

New study of 24 million US college papers by Turnitin, which makes plagiarism-detection software, finds that college students are most likely to lift copy from Wikipedia, Yahoo Answers, and Slideshare.

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