News: fake, real, and everything in between. A roadmap for the rest of us.

In November 2016, The Stanford History Education Group published the results of their one and a half year study to determine the civic online reasoning skills (ability to reason about the information on the Internet) of 7,804 students across 12 Continue reading News: fake, real, and everything in between. A roadmap for the rest of us.

Beneficial Bits ‘n Bytes: Our amazing world and universe.

Hi everybody, Maggie here with the latest installment of free websites to improve your life. Recently with so many affected by Hurricane Matthew, I was looking for worldwide and up to the minute weather views.  I stumbled upon Ventusky.com, the Continue reading Beneficial Bits ‘n Bytes: Our amazing world and universe.

Beneficial Bits ‘n Bytes – Printing a new Barcode for your Library Card

Is the barcode on your library card or library card key tag so faded that our barcode scanner cannot read it? I have recently discovered an easy way to print and tape a barcode to a library card or key Continue reading Beneficial Bits ‘n Bytes – Printing a new Barcode for your Library Card

Beneficial Bits ‘n Bytes: Free Digital Magazines

Zinio for Libraries offers our library members access to over 180 popular magazine titles, and many back issues as well. Browse or search the collection and view magazines in full-color. There are no holds, no loan period, and no limits Continue reading Beneficial Bits ‘n Bytes: Free Digital Magazines

Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – Reference Sites

Listed below are a small sampling of freely accessible reference sites that provide information about very popular topics. As you scroll to the bottom of the page, you will find important links that can assist you on which presidential candidate Continue reading Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – Reference Sites

Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – BookMyne

Have you ever had a conversation about books or movies and thought to yourself ‘When I get home I will search on my computer to see if I can borrow the book or movie from the library’, then when you Continue reading Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – BookMyne

Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – Unbiased App Reviews

So often we rely on users’ opinions and our friends’ suggestions on what apps we download to our smartphones and tablets. Sometimes our friends and other reviewers are wrong. Luckily there are other sources to find unbiased reviews of apps.  Continue reading Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – Unbiased App Reviews

Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – Newspapers Online

Researching newspaper articles is a great way to get primary source information on a topic of interest.  They’ve never been more accessible to everyone, either, all you need is an Internet connection and some trusty sites to search.  Here are Continue reading Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – Newspapers Online