Links of the week

Here is a round-up of news items about information literacy, e-learning and the Virtual Training Suite as picked out by @VTStutorials on Twitter.

  1. Google says that there are 130 million-ish books in the world http://bit.ly/db4XOx – bit of nerve criticising other peoples metadata though!
  2. You can now get email updates from this blog at http://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify?uri=VirtualTrainingSuite
  3. Looking for video and audio resources? Try these new online tutorials from @jiscdigital & @VTStutorialshttp://bit.ly/vtstwt
  4. RT @giustini Top 100 Ways Librarians Use Social Media (a collaborative list) http://bit.ly/aYDTee
  5. CaRILLO: Information Literacy and repurposing learning objects http://bit.ly/bVYDIa en event report #carillo #carillo10
  6. OpenScholar from @harvard http://openscholar.harvard.edu/ allows scholars to easily create their own websites
  7. RT @jiscdigital Now booking! Brand new training workshop Building Effective Screencasts 16 Sept http://bit.ly/dAkmCe
  8. “the knowledge, behaviours and attributes of effective and highly skilled researchers” http://bit.ly/cvdPLp from vitae.ac.uk
  9. RT @lawbore: Plagiarism Lines Blur for Students in Digital Age (NYTimes) http://nyti.ms/b9x9NP
  10. Some changes to the Virtual Training Suite http://bit.ly/adyXPr
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