Rumours, Innuendos, and Comic Book Sites

Whenever I berate myself about not publishing very much, I remind myself anything I do publish usually has truth behind it.  If I write about a movie, an actor, or anything else it's fact checked.  If I make a mistake I own it, correct it, and move on. As a self-confessed geek, I have to … Continue reading Rumours, Innuendos, and Comic Book Sites

An Every-Day Exercise in Information Literacy

It began with an interesting tidbit from Google news regarding The Hobbit films.  Two sites-Superman Homepage and Comic Book Movie-claimed The Hobbit and Man of Steel will swap release dates.  Both pointed to another website called Think McFlyThink claiming The Hobbit fell behind and Peter Jackson wants a new release date to insure the high … Continue reading An Every-Day Exercise in Information Literacy

The Thrill of the Search and the Agony of No Hits

I work in post-secondary setting with access to some form of training on EBSCOhost.  For those with a DIY streak either by necessity or choice, the database offers a variety of ways to learn how to search.  I noticed power point presentations, adobe flash videos, and even YouTube.  In fact EBSCOhost has its own channel … Continue reading The Thrill of the Search and the Agony of No Hits