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New Mexico Department of Information Technology

Training Toolkit for Digital Literacy


http://www.doit.state.nm.us/broadband/training/t3t...
5
Average: 5 (3 votes)

Toolkit for digital literacy trainers to deliver basic training. In addition to materials, includes links to accompanying videos

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TechSoup Tips For Maintaining Public Computers


Tech Soup
http://www.techsoupforlibraries.org/cookbooks
5
Average: 5 (2 votes)

Learn from the experiences of others! Download the free Cookbooks, packed with tips and techniques on maintaining public computers. Each Cookbook has valuable and practical information collected from hundreds of public libraries throughout the U.S. and Canada. From troubleshooting to setting up wireless networks or solving many technology issues, all these great ideas are captured and published here to share solutions from the field.

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Bibliobouts


University of Michigan, Institute of Museum and Library Services
http://bibliobouts.si.umich.edu/BiblioBoutsAbout.h...
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Bibliobouts project at the University of Michigan funded by IMLS that seeks to teach information literacy through gaming.

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California School Library Association


California School Library Association (CSLA), State of California
http://www.csla.net/
4.75
Average: 4.8 (4 votes)

Several free, online web 2.0 professional development tutorials for teacher librarians and classroom teachers.

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South Carolina Digital Library


Institute of Museum and Library Services
http://www.scmemory.org/index.php
3
Average: 3 (3 votes)

The South Carolina Digital Library (SCDL) is a collaborative effort that includes South Carolina’s schools, libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. SCDL’s mission is to encourage our collaborators to create, maintain, and promote digital collections that represent South Carolina's historical and cultural resources while following state-level guidelines that are based on national standards and best practices. Currently there are over 80,000 primary resources available in the database from approximately 30 cultural heritage institutions around the state.  The primary resources include photographs, books, manuscripts, maps, audio and video files.

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“Relevancy, Appropriateness, Detail, Currency, Authority and Bias”


Karen M. Christensson
http://www.radcab.com/
5
Average: 5 (2 votes)

Guide to determine evaluate information.

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Oregon School Library Information System


Oregon School Library Information System
http://www.oslis.org/
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)

OSLIS is a K-12 web portal providing access to quality licensed databases within an information literacy framework.

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Digital Preservation Education for North Carolina State Employees


State of North Carolina
http://digitalpreservation.ncdcr.gov/
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)

To provide visitors with digital preservation information and resources that are tailored to their current level of knowledge.

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Zero Divide


Zero Divide
http://zerodivide.org/
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Zero Divide provides access to an ecosystem of broadband technology, training, and education programs for workforce development, asset building, microenterprise, and small business assistance we hope to improve the economic opportunity of low-income, disadvantaged individuals.

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University of Illinois Digital Literacy resources


University of Illinois
http://www.library.illinois.edu/diglit/
5
Average: 5 (2 votes)

This portal for digital literacy includes various tutorials, guides, and digital tools created to help find, evaluate, and critically use information sources.

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Association of College and Research Libraries Information Literacy Website


American Library Association (ALA)
http://acrl.libguides.com/slilc/home
4
Average: 4 (2 votes)

Resources and tools on literacy in an online format.

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21st Century Information Fluency


21st Century Information Fluency
http://21cif.com/index.html
4.166665
Average: 4.2 (6 votes)

The 21st Century Information Fluency Project (21CIF) began in 2001 when the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy received funds from the US Department of Education to research and develop training in the largely unexplored field of online information literacy. It immediately became clear that the largest needs in this area were for professional development and resources to help educators and students improve their ability to locate, evaluate and use digital information more effectively, efficiently and ethically.

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Net Literacy Alliance Internet Safety Training Video


Net Literacy Alliance
http://ipstube.ips.k12.in.us/video/480/Net-Literac...
5
Average: 5 (7 votes)

Safety training video created by Net Literacy student volunteers that’s being used by Indianapolis Public Schools to teach each of the 12,000 high school students receiving netbooks Internet/computer safety.

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California School Library Association


California School Library Association (CSLA), State of California
http://www.csla.net/
4.75
Average: 4.8 (4 votes)

Several free, online web 2.0 professional development tutorials for teacher librarians and classroom teachers.

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Berkman Center Broadband Study


Berkman Center for Internet and Society/Harvard
http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/newsroom/broadband_re...
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Average: 4 (1 vote)

A report of international experiences with broadband and plans for next generation connectivity produced for the FCC.

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eLearningNC


State of North Carolina
http://www.elearningnc.gov/
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Average: 4 (1 vote)

eLearning is learning utilizing electronic technologies to access educational curriculum outside of a traditional classroom.  In most cases, it refers to a course, program or degree delivered completely online. This site contains a resource of links to virtual resource that can be searched and soon will be personalized to the user.

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Adult Learning Activities


California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF)
http://www.cdlponline.org/
4
Average: 4 (1 vote)

California Distance Learning Project initiative to help expand learner access to adult basic education services in California.

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Confronting the Challenges of a Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century


The MacArthur Foundation
http://digitallearning.macfound.org/atf/cf/%7B7E45...
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Average: 4 (1 vote)

This report guides the focus of the conversation about the digital divide from questions of technological access to those of opportunities to participate and to develop the cultural competencies and social skills needed for full involvement. The report argues schools and after-school programs must devote more attention to fostering new media literacies: a set of cultural competencies and social skills that young people need in the new media landscape.

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International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA)


International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA)
http://ivla.org/new/what-is-the-ivla/
4
Average: 4 (1 vote)

Information link containing visual literacy resources. Visual Literacy refers to a group of vision-competencies a human being can develop by seeing and at the same time having and integrating other sensory experiences.

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21st Century Information Fluency


21st Century Information Fluency
http://21cif.com/index.html
4.166665
Average: 4.2 (6 votes)

The 21st Century Information Fluency Project (21CIF) began in 2001 when the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy received funds from the US Department of Education to research and develop training in the largely unexplored field of online information literacy. It immediately became clear that the largest needs in this area were for professional development and resources to help educators and students improve their ability to locate, evaluate and use digital information more effectively, efficiently and ethically.

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