An exercise in evaluating web page bias

The screenshot below was taken from this article about Floyd Landis on 5/20/10.   In the article, Landis admits to illegal use of steroids and blood doping, after denying it for the past 4 years.   In the article, Landis also states that Lance Armstrong and other teammates were guilty of cheating as well.  ... Continue Reading →

The importance of visual literacy

Over the past couple of months I have received numerous calls about the Biz Wiki.   The callers,   emailers, and IMers all have something in common:   they all own a business or work at a business whose name or contact information is incorrect on the Biz Wiki.   I even got a call... Continue Reading →

It’s a small world after all

Last night I got an IM question from a student while staffing our IM reference service.   She was in the stacks, but "was totally overwhelmed" with how many books we had and was very confused about how to actually find a book.   Since four floors separated us, I decided to send her my... Continue Reading →

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