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Women in IT: Who We Are and Why We’re Necessary

In 2013, women held 26 percent of professional computing positions in the US workforce. This is a number that should, logistically speaking, be almost double what it is currently. The amount of women in Information Technology is certainly too low, but why? Let’s start uncovering the reasons behind this gender gap and figuring out how all… Read the full article…






Want a Job Using Social Media? Work on Your Klout

Editor’s note: Some professors are using Klout scores in grades and some job posts list Klout scores as a qualification. Should students be paying attention? In this two-part series, professors and industry experts weigh in. By: Geoff Campbell Unless you don’t use Facebook or Twitter, you’ve probably heard of Klout. The analysis company measures social media influence,… Read the full article…


#NYLA12: Info Literacy for Distance Learners

This post is part of our continuing coverage of the 2012 New York Library Association conference happening this week in Saratoga Springs, NY. Mia Breitkopf’s first post on the conference can be found here.  Session: Information Literacy for Distance Learners Presenter: Dana Longley, Asstistant Director, Library Instruction & information Literacy at SUNY Empire State College… Read the full article…