Free PD: Being Prepared and Connected at Conferences!

Attending a conference is an exciting experience. Learning about new topics and trends, meeting influential individuals and checking out innovative products are just part of the fun. During this 30-minute session, Emily Gover and Michele Kirschenbaum, EasyBib in-house librarians, will provide helpful suggestions to prep for this summer’s conferences, and discuss ways to stay connected …

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Understanding Struggles between High School and Higher Ed

Research shows that college freshmen face a real challenge when they first conduct research at the college level. Despite their high levels of confidence, the reality is that many of them lack information literacy skills to find and access academic resources and scholarly information, in turn hindering their academic careers. Where are students struggling with …

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Security Updates for ‘Heartbleed Bug.’

On Monday, April 7th news broke out that a major vulnerability in the OpenSSL cryptographic library was discovered. OpenSSL is a popular encryption service used by almost two-thirds of the internet for data encryption. Known as the Heartbleed Bug, this vulnerability gave attackers access to normally encrypted passwords and other highly sensitive data. While we …

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A Look Into Flipped Classrooms

Educators are always looking for new, innovative ways to improve student learning and make it fun. With the increase of technology and educational resources becoming available every day, educators are leaning towards flipped instruction for their classroom, library and even school! What is flipped instruction? Educators invert the traditional classroom approach by having students watch educational …

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EasyBib Rose to the Challenge at AASL13

Last week thousands of school librarians, authors and exhibitors arrived in Hartford, CT for the AASL 2013 Conference. This year’s theme was “Rising to the Challenge” and the 4-day event afforded school librarians the opportunity to share successes and challenges as well as examine their role in helping prepare 21st-century learners for college and career …

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The Cost of Plagiarism

Guest Post by Allison VanNest, Grammarly.com. Citations, whether in MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian or other formats, provide a trail of breadcrumbs that allow readers to follow research back to the original source. Without citations, the veracity of that research is called into question; after all, if a reader can’t verify a claim or find the origin …

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Important Announcement: Suspending Research Beta

At EasyBib, we’re focused on providing high quality products and exceptional services to all of our users. With this ideal in mind, we’ll be working with a renewed sense of focus to improve our users’ experience with our products. In 2011, we launched Research Beta with the goal of providing a place where students could …

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