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Hosting a Meme Contest for Your Library? Give It a Try!

In December 2020, I co-organized a library meme contest for the Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning (CPDWL) Section and in partnership with the New Professionals Special Interest Group (NPSIG)… read more →

DNA Evidence: A Featured Controversy from Issues & Controversies

Featured in Issues & Controversies: DNA EVIDENCE: Should There Be More Restrictions on How Law Enforcement Agents Collect, Store, and Use DNA Evidence? Should there be more restrictions on how law… read more →

Credo Social Media Posts for January

At Credo we understand the need for libraries to write interesting social media content to engage your users and raise awareness of valuable resources and services. That’s why we’ve created… read more →

Check Out Infobase’s Top Trends of 2020

As we prepare to enter a new year (2021 already?!), it’s fun to look back on the last. We discovered some interesting trends from the past year by compiling some… read more →

Holiday Movie Programming Ideas for Public Libraries

We’re full-on into the holiday season—a perfect time to cozy up to a classic holiday movie. Here are some suggestions to get you and your patrons in the spirit, all… read more →

How to Improve Teacher-Student Communication in Virtual Classrooms

With home working and remote learning on the rise, it’s an important time to consider whether you are optimizing teacher-student communication. Learning institutions, teachers, and students have all had to… read more →

Teaching the ACRL Frames Using Credo: Select Examples

Thinking of creative ways to teach the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Frames using Credo Reference? In this piece, we’ll cover three frames that can dive deeper into… read more →

Did You Decorate? December Activity Sheets from The Mailbox®

Have you decorated your house for the December holidays? I’ve noticed this year people have started decorating earlier than usual. And why not? If it brings you joy, I say… read more →

Library Journal Names Credo Reference to Its “Must-Have Databases for Academic and Public Libraries for 2020”

New  York,  NY,  December 9, 2020 – Infobase is honored to announce that Library Journal has named Credo Reference one of its Must-Have Databases for Academic and Public Libraries for… read more →

Supporting Information Literacy in the Social Sciences: An Interview with Librarian Melissa Cardenas-Dow

With more emphasis on data and numbers, the fields in social sciences are becoming more interdisciplinary-based with focuses on research methods and data collection plans. But what does that mean… read more →

Teaching Resource Highlight: Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers

If you are thinking of creative ways to prepare for your library instruction during the school year, consider checking out Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers by Mike Caulfield (2018). Caulfield… read more →

Electoral College: A Featured Controversy from Issues & Controversies

Featured in Issues & Controversies: ELECTORAL COLLEGE: Should the United States Continue to Use the Electoral College in Presidential Elections? SUPPORTERS ARGUE For more than 200 years, the Electoral College… read more →