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 …

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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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Which Dewey Decimal Category Are You?

We know you love your library! Ever wonder what it would be like to become a book? Where would you be in the library? Which Dewey Decimal number would you be given? Take this quiz to find out!   Michele Kirschenbaum is an information literacy librarian for EasyBib and ResearchReady. You can find her on …

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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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EasyBib to Support Direct Citations of JSTOR articles

JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources and has been named “Best Overall Database” by Library Journal. Looking at data collected from our users, we found that students cite articles from JSTOR more than any other database. Because of this we’ve decided to work with JSTOR to allow our users …

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