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  • This Week in LIS - 1 March 2013

    March 1, 2013

    Headline of the Week: Signal and NoiseWhen Ann Hill Duin was interviewing on campus she referenced and suggested a new book she had recently read entitled, “The Signal and the Noise: W  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 22 February 2013

    February 22, 2013

    Headline of the Week: University of Minnesota to Offer MOOCsThe MOOC phenomena feels like the rush for Internet eyeballs back in the late 90’s. I just hope it will not lead to mill  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 15 February 2013

    February 15, 2013

    Headline of the Week: No Class Time Is Just the Beginning of What Is MissingMany have been following the developments of MOOCs (massive open online courses) and the firms that provide the  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 8 February 2013

    February 8, 2013

    Headline of the Week: Alone in PublicArticles on the future of libraries and the future of the residential college are very interesting to me. The steady stream of insights and ideas in  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 1 February 2013

    February 1, 2013

    Headline of the Week: A Story of InnovationThis week I came across an interesting story. It started with a posting on the Luther College and Friends LinkedIn site. It turned out to be a  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 25 January 2013

    January 25, 2013

    Headline of the Week: Copyright: YouTube AudioID and YouTube VideoIDAt the library services this meeting this week we got into a conversation about copyright and copyright education for  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 18 January 2013

    January 18, 2013

    Headline of the Week: Tribute to Jean DickmanForty-four years, five months of service to Luther College. Today Jean Dickman, Acquisitions Assistant in Preus Library, retires. She joined  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 11 January 2013

    January 11, 2013

    Headline of the Week: Value of Walking the StacksI am glad that in Preus Library at Luther College the stacks are open to the community. I like it for many reasons. One that I was remin  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 4 January 2013

    January 4, 2013

    Headline of the Week: Exploring e-ReadingI want to encourage you to explore e-reading during J-Term. Our Innovative Services Librarian, Jennifer Rian, with help from other LIS collegues  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 21 December 2012

    December 21, 2012

    Headline of the Week: Watson for LibrariesThis week I came across another interesting piece on IBM’s Watson (Jeopardy playing fame). It was written by a colleague I’ve I had the  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 14 December 2012

    December 14, 2012

    Headline of the Week: Introductory Textbooks Nearly Free?The Management Information Systems text available through Flat World Knowledge (FWK) is great in my opinion. When I used it in my  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 7 December 2012

    December 7, 2012

    Headline of the Week: Business Model for MOOCsUdacity and Coursera are startup firms that provide means/services to deliver MOOCs – Massive Open Online Courses. Udacity works with indiv  Read more...