Everyone has heard of fake news by now. It’s seemingly everywhere, and in all types of media. How do we wade through all this incorrect information and find out what the real story is?
Last week, Library Information Literacy Director Sara Tabaei and I attended a METRO symposium entitled “(Mis)informed: Propaganda, Disinformation, Misinformation, and Our Culture.” The aim of this one-day meeting was to discuss the underlying issues and ways to teach about all of this incorrect information. It was also an opportunity to see METRO’s new location (which happens to be right by the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum!).
iPads have officially landed at Touro College Libraries! And the best part? You can use your Touro ID card to check out an iPad just as you would a book, from the collections at the Bay Shore, Midtown, and Midwood locations. Continue reading
Have you ever listened to an audio book? A key advantage is that they are hands-free, allowing you to listen to a book while doing something else. There are opportunities to listen while sitting on the bus, train or plane, traveling by car, standing on line, working out, sunbathing, knitting, fishing, gardening, sitting in a waiting room, cooking or walking. The possibilities are endless! Continue reading
As we’ve seen in previous posts, Touro’s first library at 30 West 44th street in Manhattan’s Clubhouse District mirrored the growth of the school itself, starting out small but quickly picking up steam and showing signs of bigger and better things to come. Continue reading
TCL has put together a list of Apps on one of our LibGuides called App Corner. The apps listed here will help you become a better, more efficient and organized student. They are also applicable to your professional career in many disciplines including the field of Health Sciences.
If there are apps that you find helpful in your studies or in your career, please send suggestions to your librarian!