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Early maps and charts of Ireland

Early maps and sea charts offer a great deal of insight into the past. Prior to the 16th century, mapped depictions of Ireland were part of the culture of other nations. 540 more words

Research Skills

Sex Ed: Guess and Check

ARE there more teen pregnancies now than ever before? Are “kids these days…” more out of control, engaging in more risk behaviors and more likely to get pregnant in their teen years? 936 more words

7th Grade Science

Evaluating information

The development of the web has resulted in a plethora of information, some might say information overload. This has brought with it an increasing need to evaluate the information we are receiving. 337 more words

Information Skills

RM - Research Problem Formulation

Notes taken during sessions attended at the VGEC under the course of Research Methodology. These notes are not modified, and just as it was recorded. 1,646 more words

Learn By Doing

How to Combat Fake News and Other Scary Internet Perils

Fake news isn’t new. Neither are content farms, misleading websites, fake sites, filter bubbles and all sorts of other internet traps. Seriously, librarians haveĀ been telling you for years to evaluate internet sources. 147 more words


Dan Silver, Taking Research Beyond the University

Dan Silver is a PhD candidate at the University of Manchester. He spoke at our 2016 Autumn event #Visual16 about communicating academic research in new and innovative ways. 661 more words

Blog Topics

DIY your health, pt. 3

For a couple of weeks I’ve been talking about my personal journey finding health. I hope I can help my readers draw some wisdom for my story, Let’s start with how I address health issues with my friends. 390 more words