Not sure how I missed this (it was published 8/21), but these "tech giants" are teaming up with the non-profit Internet Archive's Open Book Alliance to stop Google from monopolizing the online book market. Meanwhile, the Justice Department is investigating whether Google's digitization project violates anti-trust laws. In addition, privacy advocates (including the American Library Association) are concerned that users' privacy might be negatively affected. Wow. So many issues:
Read the BBC article that explains all it all here.
Sunday, August 30, 2009
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Friday, August 7, 2009
I finally finished adapting the game. I'm looking forward to using it with the Freshmen when the term starts (just a few weeks away).
Many thanks to John Casey for his help with some troublesome technical issues.
Also, a big thank-you to Scott Rice (one of the co-creators of the original Information Literacy Game) for taking the time to look at our game and write a script that makes the T/F questions look much cleaner (totally unsolicited--how kind was that?).
Here it is, if you want to give it a go:
GBS Information Literacy Game
Important note: It works *way* better in Firefox. Don't know why....