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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Coming Soon: The Digital Public Library of America

I remember as a graduate student in an on-campus program admitting to a colleague that I had never been in the library. This confession was met with shock and dismay, and a lack of awareness of exactly how much access I had to the library collection online. Locating and retrieving articles from the comfort of […]

The STEM Jobs Everyone Wants and How to Get Them

This guide highlights some of the hottest, fastest-growing jobs in STEM and provides advice that will help students navigate the job market.

Is Your Resume Social?

It seems that we are quickly leaving the traditional resume format behind. Black and white, word-processed documents, whether printed or digital, are evolving into web-based versions that use a range of multimedia and graphics to present an applicant’s work history and education. An added feature of these formats is social, bringing conversation and interaction to […]

Don’t Call it a Course

As the popularity of online learning continues to increase, with more than 6.7 million students in higher education taking at least one online course in 2011, new opportunities are emerging everyday. Some are free to experience while others may involve tuition, registration, or assessment fees. And the offerings extend beyond colleges and universities to include […]

5 Education Resources Worth Paying For

Anyone working within a budget will tell you that “free” is preferred, especially when looking for resources to assist us with our online courses. And while I’m a proponent of free options, such as those that can be found for career exploration and with open academic journals, sometimes it’s difficult to find exactly what we […]