Bridget Fitzsimons

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How Evolution Works, Animated in Minimalist Motion Graphics

<i>“Creationism is a small, dogmatic minority,</i> legendary science writer and evolution-illuminator Stephen Jay Gould proclaimed, <i>“and they make more noise than their numbers.”</i> But despite Gould’s confident optimism, we live in an age when creationism is still taught in classrooms and mythology requires …

Missouri Anti-Evolution Bill 'Would Eviscerate The Teaching Of Biology': Advocate

KCTV5<p>A bill being considered in the Missouri General Assembly could have disastrous effects on science education in the state, according to some science education advocates.<p>House Bill 1472, which was introduced in late January and had its first public hearing last week, would require school …

The Real Evolution Debate: Is It All Just Natural Selection?

With all the recent attention given to the debate over evolution and creationism, you’d never know that a much more interesting debate has been going on for decades amongst evolutionary biologists.<p>But it’s not about whether there’s a major crisis with evolutionary theory.<p>It’s about the mechanisms …

The Entire Bill Nye/Ken Ham Evolution/Creation Debate

This is a 2-hour 45-minute Youtube video (watch the whole thing and it'll almost be time to leave for the day!) of the Bill Nye/Ken Ham debate on …

Oklahoma Biology Teachers Don't Understand Evolution

Much of the debate about evolution in public schools concerns the content of textbooks. But a new study points to another worrisome trend: teachers …

Biology

10 ideas that will change the way you think about human evolution

I LEARNED A lot about human evolution while studying anthropology in college. It sucked to enter a jobless market with such an interesting degree, …

What College Will Be Like in 2023

Imagine a university without textbooks and classes without calendars. But still costing a lot of money.<p>Ten years from now college might not look too different from the outside—the manicured quads, the football games, the parties—but the learning experience students receive will probably be …

College & University

What Every New Media Specialist Needs to Know

These 10 tips can help your career get off to a great start<p>Illustration by Steve Wacksman<p>It’s not easy being a media specialist, especially if you’re …

Today's Media and Knowledge Specialists

Meet Your New School Library Media Specialist<p>A New Breed of Librarian<p>Not your grandma's librarian...<p>As workstations replace dust-covered shelves in …

Libraries matter: 18 fantastic library infographics and charts

Updated on Jan 23, 2018<p>5,169<p><b>Library infographics presented below clearly show that being a librarian today is not about surviving any longer.</b><p>It’s …

Articles

By Scott Taylor, The University of Manchester Library | Jan 31, 2018<p>Learn more about the library research services fueled by rich data at the …

What's New With Libraries And Ebooks? In Conversation With The American Library Association

A little over a year ago, when I started blogging for Forbes about digital publishing, librarians were up in arms over the issue of ebooks*. Several of the largest U.S. publishers weren’t selling ebooks to libraries at the time; some of the others were doing so but with terms librarians hated.<p>So …