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News From the Open Web

Posted by Duncan Whitmire on 6/18/18 11:53 AM

This blog series provides easy, free access to open web resources published by government entities, think tanks, and more to support affordable learning opportunities. Curated to demonstrate a wide variety of resources that may be relatively unknown or difficult to find on the open web for librarians, students, and all audiences, we aim to elevate background information on issues happening today in near real-time.

Affordable Learning Solutions

June Social Media Content for Libraries

Posted by Duncan Whitmire on 5/31/18 2:30 PM

Looking to up your library's social media game? One of the best ways to engage followers to is to provide a consistent stream of fun/useful content. Understanding that libraries don't always have the time to generate all of the content they'd like, we're here to help! 

Customer Success, Social Media for Libraries

News from the Open Web

Posted by Duncan Whitmire on 5/29/18 1:42 PM

Credo supports affordable learning with thoughtfully curated open educational resources. This blog provides easy, free access to open web resources published by government entities, think tanks, and more. Our goal is to provide a wide variety of resources that may be relatively unknown or difficult to find on the open web for librarians, students, and all audiences to elevate background information on issues happening today in near real-time. Curate, collect, distribute, save time and energy for enhancing information awareness in libraries around the world. We encourage you to share.

Affordable Learning Solutions

Librarians, Faculty, and Credo: The Affordable Learning Trifecta (Webinar Recap)

Posted by Duncan Whitmire on 5/24/18 10:56 AM

It’s impossible to have any discussion of higher education today without talking about the cost. The Chronicle published this disturbing article about students choosing between food and textbooks, underscoring the need to find affordable learning solutions. Our recent webinar with Jodi Ondich and Bridget Reistad of Lake Superior College explored innovative steps they’ve taken to do just this by replacing expensive textbooks with existing library resources. Not only did students appreciate the savings, they became more well-versed in using the library’s digital reference collection. Download the full webinar recording here (plus slides).

Affordable Learning Solutions

May Social Media Content for Libraries

Posted by Duncan Whitmire on 4/30/18 10:20 AM

Looking to up your library's social media game? One of the best ways to engage followers to is to provide a consistent stream of fun/useful content. Understanding that libraries don't always have the time to generate all of the content they'd like, we're here to help! 

Customer Success, Social Media for Libraries

April Social Media Content for Libraries

Posted by Duncan Whitmire on 3/30/18 11:54 AM

Looking to up your library's social media game? One of the best ways to engage followers to is to provide a consistent stream of fun/useful content. Understanding that libraries don't always have the time to generate all of the content they'd like, we're here to help! 

Customer Success, Social Media for Libraries

March Social Media Content for Libraries

Posted by Duncan Whitmire on 3/1/18 9:25 AM

Is leveling up your library's social media game one of your New Year's resolutions? One of the best ways to engage followers to is to provide a consistent stream of fun/useful content. Understanding that libraries don't always have the time to generate all of the content they'd like, we're here to help! 

Customer Success, Social Media for Libraries

February Social Media Content for Libraries

Posted by Duncan Whitmire on 2/1/18 1:35 PM

Is leveling up your library's social media game one of your New Year's resolutions? One of the best ways to engage followers to is to provide a consistent stream of fun/useful content. Understanding that libraries don't always have the time to generate all of the content they'd like, we're here to help! 

Customer Success, Social Media for Libraries

4 Library Trends to Watch Out for in 2018

Posted by Duncan Whitmire on 1/2/18 9:42 AM

2018 is barely a day old and already shaping up to be a pivotal year for libraries. Funding for academic and public libraries has never been more precarious, but support and patronship of libraries, by Millennials in particular, is robust and growing. The promise of the Information Age has hit a rough patch in the form of weaponized fake news, but librarians are finding new and innovative ways to provide information literacy skills to their users. Here are a few of the things we’ll be keeping an eye on in 2018:

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January Social Media Content for Libraries

Posted by Duncan Whitmire on 1/1/18 4:14 PM

Is leveling up your library's social media game one of your New Year's resolutions? One of the best ways to engage followers to is to provide a consistent stream of fun/useful content. Understanding that libraries don't always have the time to generate all of the content they'd like, we're here to help! 

Customer Success, Social Media for Libraries

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