OWHL librarian Beth Tompkins recently attended the New England Technical Services Librarian (NETSL) Conference. The work of these librarians is usually invisible to the average library user, but ultimately impacts, and sometimes defines, every user’s experience.
In this time of ubiquitous electronic information, it is easy to find a lot of information quickly. What is much harder is finding high quality information that supports your specific inquiry. We frequently need to remind students that not all information is freely available online, a
If you are a teacher or a learner (or both!) you will want to check out the new content that the Smithsonian Institution has placed on iTunesU. In fact, if you have never explored iTunesU you are in for a treat. As described in the Smithsonian press release, “iTunes U is a dedicated a