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October is National Information Literacy Awareness Month. According to Wesleyan University information literacy is: “Information literacy is a crucial skill in the pursuit of knowledge. It involves recognizing when information is needed and being able to efficiently locate, accurately evaluate, effectively use, and clearly communicate information in various formats.” Read more about their discussion.

Call Number: 020.285 P159b Title: Biblio Tech:Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google Author: John Palfrey

Call Number: 153.15 C273h Title: How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens Author: Benedict Carey

Call Number: 153.42 L579o Title: The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload Author: Daniel J. Levitin

Call Number: 153.8 L653c Title: Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends On It Author: Ian Leslie

Call Number: 302.23 K264i Title: The Internet is NOT the Answer Author: Andrew Keen

Call Number: 303.48 P388s Title: Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread – The Lessons from a New Science Author: Alex Pentland

Call Number: 303.483 R953p Title: Present Shock: When Everything Happens NOW Author: Douglas Rushkoff

Call Number: 343.099 M657p Title: Privacy in the New Media Age Author: Jon L. Mills

Call Number: 346.73 S924c Title: The Copyright Book: A Practical Guide (5th ed.) Author: William S. Strong

Call Number: 364.16 L665f Title: Free Ride: How Digital Parasites are Destroying The Culture Business, and How the Culture Business Can Fight Back Author: Robert Levine

Call Number: 573.86 S972b Title: Brain Architecture: Understanding the Basic Plan (2nd ed) Author: Larry W. Swanson

Call Number: 616.042 M687i Title: Inheritance: How Our Genes Change Our Lives and Our Lives Change Our Genes Author: Sharon Moalem

Call Number: 658.4 B B496m Title: A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas Author: Warren Berger

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