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I’m one of three librarians at Champlain College teaching 21 sections of our CORE-210 classes. I have finished five so far and have five to go. In this session we are talking about plagiarism, and more broadly, the ethical use of information. Often sessions on plagiarism can be pretty boring and come off as preachy [...]
In Zen Buddhism a sesshin is a period of intense practice of Zen and meditation that typically last 5-7 days. This reminded me a lot of my Immersion experience this weekend. In Zen you are trying to maintain the utmost concentration on your practice, and the same is true with Immersion. Teaching librarians have the [...]
I really find citations to be annoying. Who cares if you are supposed to add a period instead of a comma? Who cares if everything gets capitalized, or only the first words? The original point of citations was so you could refer the reader to a relevant quote or an idea from someone else. Well [...]
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