RadioLovers has archived old radio shows from the pre-television days. Bob Hope, Groucho Marx, and Laurel and Hardy are just a few among the classic voices kept alive at this site, which features free downloads of the files in MP3 format.
Tag: information literacy
20 Things I Learned about Browsers and the Web is a helpful primer designed to fill in our knowledge gaps about how the web works and how it is constructed.
This article examines the differences between reading in print and reading online, and proposes some tools and strategies to help aid students’ reading comprehension and information literacy in online environments.
BY BILL FERRIS I don’t know what I did to get on the Federal Trade Commission’s radar, but I’ve gotten a bunch of email from them lately. So far, it’s all been good — the first email was for YouAreHere, … Continued
BY THOMAS RHEINECKER Searching the internet for information is a tricky business. There are countless resources out there but there is not a lot to govern the quality or accuracy of the information that you find. A web site may … Continued
Google does it again. This time it’s a new layer for Google Earth that uses NASA-funded maps to show carbon dioxide emissions from various sources. Of course, you can download Google Earth 5 and get the information so you can … Continued
Welcome to the first Random Roundup, in which we spotlight otherwise-unrelated articles that all happen to share some arbitrary criterion — in this case, Jurassic Park, which we apparently reference pretty often. In addition to realizing that my pop culture … Continued
“Yeah, but your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.” This warning by Jeff Goldblum in the cinematic classic Jurassic Park is as true for discussing the hazards of … Continued
There’s a lively discussion in the comments over at the Reference Extract planning site: some visitors are skeptical (to say the least) about the need for a search engine that gives results “weighted towards sites most often referred to by … Continued
Many teachers worry about their students’ reliance on Google as a way of finding information. If you can’t get them to become library junkies, you can at least prove to them that how they do research affects what information they … Continued