Category Archives: Thing

Thing #91: Endings and Beginnings

After much thought and deliberation, we have decided that the Nebraska Learns 2.0 ongoing learning program has run its course. The program has been fun and we’ve all learned a lot, but, as the cliché goes, all good things must … Continue reading

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Thing #90: All Your Memes Are Belong to Us

This month we’re going to take a look at memes; those wonderful “viral ideas” that get passed around online every day. Let’s start by defining just what a meme is. According to Wikipedia: A meme (/ˈmiːm/ meem) is “an idea, … Continue reading

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Thing #89: QR Codes

This month’s Thing has been borrowed and modified from the ANZ 23 Mobile Things program, run by the ALIA NGAC (Australian Library and Information Association New Generation Advisory Committee) and New Professionals Network NZ. They’re popping up everywhere! Those little … Continue reading

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Thing #88: Zamzar

This month we’re going to take a look at a simple yet powerful tool. Once that you might not need every day, but will make you someone’s hero when you pull it out of your online toolbox: Zamzar Public computers, … Continue reading

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Thing #87: New Year’s Learning Resolutions

It’s a new year, and a great time to jump start your professional learning program. For this month’s Thing, we’d like you to think about your personal professional development – what would you like to accomplish this year? And since … Continue reading

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