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Communities – Thursday’s Question

The Atlas chapter on community discusses the open source software debate and its implications for security. Proponents of open source believe the best way to test a system’s security is to make the source code freely available and let hackers … Continue reading

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Communities – Friday’s Question

Where are we headed? How are communities, libraries, and information professionals changing the world? (This question may change to reflect the week’s discussions)

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Facilitating Knowledge Creation Thread

Here is the main post to discuss the Atlas’ Facilitating Knowledge Creation Thread. Follow the links under each question to join the discussions. Ist 511 facilitation thread This thread of the book discussed facilitating knowledge creation within communities.  It broke … Continue reading

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Respond to Facilitating Knowledge Creation Question 1

1)    As a LIS student, most of us are part of the Facebook group “Syracuse Library Students.”  Most of us are also part of “2011 Syracuse University Admitted LIS Students.” Do you feel it’s a safe digital environment? Is there … Continue reading

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Respond to Facilitating Knowledge Creation Question 2

2)    In high school, one of our group members was doing research on the government.  She tried to Google “Dick Cheney.”  However, due to the filtering of the school, she was denied access.  Ultimately, she typed in “Richard Cheney” and … Continue reading

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Respond to Facilitating Knowledge Creation Question 3

3)    Tell us what type of librarian or information professional you would like to be!  We will then present you with examples of complications you will face based on the four facets of facilitating knowledge creation. Feel free to post … Continue reading

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Atlas of New Librarianship Reading Group

Hello librarians and friends! I’m Emma Montgomery, a LIS graduate student at Syracuse University, and for six weeks this summer I’ll be hosting a Twitter reading group for The Atlas of New Librarianship. Starting the week of June 20th I’ll … Continue reading

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