Sunday Link Du Jour: January 27, 2008
If you’re a school librarian like I am, and work with students to help them find information, the following link might make you say “A-hah! I knew it.” If you’re not a school librarian, well, you might say the same thing, but without the exclamation point. It turns out that the youngsters, occasionally called “the Google generation” (although I have never actually heard anyone speak this phase – must be a print only thang) are not so hot at googling. Yep, Google Generation = poor googlers. It turns out that babies don’t come out of the womb as canny boolean searchers, as previously thought. Click the logo below to read all about it.
(Thanks to the blog Ars Technica)
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About Travis Jonker
Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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