EasyBib Named An “Essential Electronic Resource” by School Library Journal

In a recent School Library Journal survey, librarians across the country were asked to share their favorite electronic resource.  Who was listed as one of the ten favorites? EasyBib! Woohoo!

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Let’s Celebrate National Library Week!

Wendy TwitterNational 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 how their students are using EasyBib, we’re going to donate $1 to the New York Public Library!

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Farewell to MLA 6!

MLA CitationIn 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 only have the 7th edition available on EasyBib.

Here are some of the differences between MLA 6 and MLA 7:

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Which Dewey Decimal Category Are You?

booksdudeWe 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 Michele Kirschenbaum is an information literacy librarian for EasyBib and ResearchReady. You can find her on Twitter, @Michele_EasyBib, or posting news you can use at the EasyBib Librarians Facebook page.

 

 

 

 

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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.

BuffyWe 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 awesome, innovative activities that she creates for her students. She also shares her thoughts on everything library-related including new technologies, instruction techniques, and book recommendations.

In her recent blog post, “Advances in Citation Management Technologies: How Do They Shape Inquiry and Literacies,” she shares her excitement for EasyBib and the direct citation export buttons that are now featured in numerous popular databases. Here are some highlights from her post:

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