Information Literacy in the Facebook News Era

Posted by duncan on 11/17/16 12:36 PM

A growing number of Americans are getting their news from social media sites like Facebook and Twitter according to a recent poll from Pew Research. At the same time, NPR and others are reporting this month that a proliferation of fake news sites have to come into being that use the viral nature of social media to drive ad revenue.

Current Events, Information Literacy, Uncategorized

Credo and Arkansas State University team up to boost college readiness

Posted by Credo on 11/10/16 10:17 AM

According to a report form the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, "nearly 60% of first-year college students discover that, despite being fully eligible to attend college, they are not ready for postsecondary studies."

Current Events, Information Literacy, Credo in Action

November Social Media Content for Libraries

Posted by Credo on 10/31/16 10:19 AM

We  understand your library wants to post fun content to social media but that you might not have the time to dedicate to writing it, so we’d like to help!

Customer Success, Social Media, Uncategorized

Introducing ‘Issue Briefs’

Posted by Credo on 10/27/16 1:43 PM

Topical world subjects examined objectively – ideal for students, librarians

Credo Products and Services, Information Literacy, Uncategorized

Global Warming tops list of most-searched terms in Credo this month

Posted by Credo on 10/13/16 12:07 PM

Ever wonder what your users are searching for when they use Credo Online Reference Service and Literati? Well, here are the top ten terms searched in the past month:

Credo Online Reference Service, Literati, Trends in Reference, Uncategorized

The Evolving Librarian: Webinar Recap

Posted by Credo on 10/13/16 8:56 AM

Harvard librarian Cheryl LaGuardia recently stopped by to drop some knowledge on the evolving nature of librarianship in the 21st century. No slides, no frills, just two amazing librarians talking about the nature of change, competition from the resources that deliver easy (if not always reliable) information, and what librarians should be doing to stay relevant in the 21st century. Rosemary Meszaros of Western Kentucky University moderates, adding some of her own pithy observations along the way. Some of their discussion touches on:

Current Events, Events, Trends in Reference, Uncategorized, Webinars

Primary Sources & Today's Libraries: Credo Survey

Posted by Credo on 10/12/16 10:53 AM

We recently surveyed our newsletter recipients on the topic of primary sources and their importance to libraries.

Trends in Reference, Uncategorized

Study Finds Reference the Most Popular Ebook Category Used by Students Today

Posted by Credo on 10/3/16 10:10 AM

According to a new survey on Academic Ebook usage conducted by Library Journal, reference is the only category of ebooks students prefer to their print counterparts. In fact, only 16% of students prefer print reference materials.

Uncategorized

Sample - How To Post

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on 9/29/16 2:22 PM


INTRODUCTION:

Your “how to” blog post should teach the reader how to do something by breaking it down into a series of steps.

Begin your blog post by explaining what problem you are going to solve through your explanation and be sure to include any relevant keywords. Add in a personal story to establish your credibility on this topic. And make sure to end your blog post with a summary of what your reader will gain by following your lead.

Need some inspiration? Check out these "How-To" examples from the HubSpot blog:

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October Social Media Content for Libraries

Posted by Credo on 9/29/16 2:08 PM

We understand your library wants to post fun content to social media but that you might not have the time to dedicate to writing it, so we’d like to help!

Customer Success, Social Media, Uncategorized