Three Google Docs Hacks to Boost Your Students’ Ethical Writing

*+-I think it’s important to familiarize students with tools they can use to simplify the research and citation process while teaching them to write with quality and integrity. To do that, I created a research/citation workflow that not only helped my students become better writers, but also simplified the process to the point where they never had to leave Google Docs.

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The 11 Newest and Hottest EdTech Tools for 2014-2015

*+-It’s almost time to start the school year! Here’s a look at some of the newest and hottest edtech tools!   Brookstone Pocket Projector Mobile 85-Lumen This pocket sized, portable projector allows you to quickly project from your mobile phone, ipad, or other device. Now that classrooms and libraries are shifting their furniture to reflect …

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The Lively Librarians, Episode 1: Makerspaces!

*+-Buzzword of the month: makerspaces! We’re seeing TONS of articles, blog posts, and tweets on makerspaces, and for many of you, this is a new concept. Want to learn more about this exciting addition to your school? Check out the first vlog by “The Lively Librarians,” Emily Gover and Michele Kirschenbaum! In this video, you’ll …

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Create the Perfect Title Page with EasyBib

*+-Do you struggle when creating a title page for your research paper? There are so many options to consider—where does the class name go? What the heck is a “running head”? Do you align the text to the center or left? Now you don’t have to worry, EasyBib does it all for you! With EasyBib’s new …

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Let’s Celebrate National Library Week!

*+-National Library Week is around the corner and we’re pumped! To help celebrate, we’re inviting teachers and librarians across the country to post photos of your students using EasyBib! Choose one of your photos to share on Twitter with a caption and the hashtag #EasyBibNLW14.  For every school that posts a photo and tells us …

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Farewell to MLA 6!

*+-In March of 2009, the Modern Language Association, better known as the MLA, released the 7th edition of their handbook.  Even though the 7th edition was released five years ago, several schools were still using the 6th edition (which is why we kept it around). In June, we will phase out MLA 6 and will …

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The Unquiet Librarian: Citation Generators Benefit Everyone!

*+-We love receiving feedback on our products. Whether it’s through emails, tweets, phone calls, or Facebook posts, every single EasyBib suggestion is read by our team. We came across a fabulous blog post the other day, created by Buffy Hamilton, a rockstar librarian from Norcross High School in Georgia. Her blog, The Unquiet Librarian, highlights …

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