Author Archives: Rebecca Rose

Creative Commons Images

If you read my previous post on digital images and copyright, you realize that the absence of a copyright symbol doesn’t necessarily mean you are safe to use that image.  The key is finding reusable images with their permission information … Continue reading

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Digital Images and Copyright

Creative Commons Man, Some rights reserved by Mickipedia No one can deny that digital images are everywhere on the web.  Students (and others) often mistakenly think because an image is on the internet, that image is free of copyright restrictions.  … Continue reading

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Write about what you love

Heard the old saying, get a job doing what you love, so you’ll never again have to work a day in your life? Use the same principle when choosing a research topic. When given the option, select a topic in … Continue reading

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Fave Mystery Authors

My passion for mysteries dates back to my fifth grade teacher reading aloud daily a chapter from Nancy Drew’s “Mystery at the Oak Covered Mansion” after lunch. Since then, I have read quite a few mysteries. One of my favorite … Continue reading

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Technology Trends in Libraries, PT. 3

This the third and final post about emerging technologies as predicted by the Horizon Report. So far we’ve looked at mobiles, ebooks, augmented reality, and game based learning which are becoming mainstreamed into higher education libraries. In 4 to 5 … Continue reading

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Technology Trends in the Library, PT. 2

You may have read an earlier blog post where I talked about the Horizon Report and its predictions of emerging technologies in the college classroom. Today we’ll look at what the report says will become mainstream in the classroom within … Continue reading

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Technology Trends in the Library

If you are interested in technology trends and how they affect Higher Education, then you might be interested in reading The Horizon Report. Published annually, this report identifies emerging instructional technology trends by polling faculty around the world. Technology used … Continue reading

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Give Voice to Verse

GPC faculty has more than its share of creatively talented writers. GPC literary talent recently gave voice to their original written works while at a Regional Conference (TYCA) held in Decatur, GA. Josh Corin (Dunwoody) read a soon-to-be published and … Continue reading

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Who Needs Drama?

I ask that question in the most positive way. Every fall and spring semester students are treated to theatrical productions on most of the GPC campuses. The JAG card is all a person needs for an evening at the theater … Continue reading

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Play in GALILEO!

A new game is in town. At least the game is new to me. It is called Ninja and I learned about it recently while strolling across the Newton Campus on a beautiful fall day. A group of students were … Continue reading

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