NeverEnding Search: Fake News or Free Speech: Is There a Right to be Misinformed? . “I am delighted to participate in a free webinar next week that reaches across libraryland. Fake News or Free Speech: Is There a Right to be Misinformed? will be a live session at ALA Annual this summer, but we’re presenting a preview on Wednesday, April 25 courtesy of the Freedom to Read Foundation and the Office of Intellectual Freedom.”
Larry Ferlazzo: National Geographic’s “Open Explorer” Lets Anyone Create Their Own Expedition. “National Geographic has just unveiled Open Explorer. They call it a ‘digital field journal’ where anyone can document their exploration of anything (they use ‘your backyard’ as one simple example), as well as follow the explorations of others (many are much more involved than a backyard).”
Creative Commons: Announcing Open Registration for CC Certificates. “In response to the growing use of CC licenses globally, and the corresponding need for open licensing expertise, Creative Commons is officially launching the CC Certificate program today. Registration for the Certificate program is now open and details are available on the Certificates website. The CC Certificate provides an-in depth study of Creative Commons licenses and open practices – helping you become an expert in open licensing and the Commons. The program is offered both as a 10-week online course starting in July 2018 as well as a week-long, in-person bootcamp in 2019.”
MakeUseOf: Cooking for Beginners: 5 Essential Sites for Newbies in the Kitchen. “Most recipe sites assume you have a basic level of understanding how to cook. But for the absolute beginner, things need to be even simpler, like what these five sites offer. This is a mix of learning the techniques needed to cook, as well as some quick-meal recipes for anyone without cooking knowledge. Start with the guides, and move on to the recipe outlets. And the free cookbook is the best.” Nice, well-annotated roundup. And now I’m hungry.
JD Supra: Need An OSHA-Authorized Trainer? Check Out OSHA’s New Online Database.. “Need an authorized instructor to train your team? OSHA has launched a new online database of trainers who provide 10-hour and 30-hour OSHA outreach training courses. The site…is searchable by location and provides contact information to email or call each trainer.”
Rogers State University: Cherokee Nation, RSU offering Cherokee Language Classes through New Online Platform. “The Cherokee Nation and Rogers State University are teaming up to connect more Cherokee Nation citizens to the Cherokee language through a new, online learning platform.” I looked at the Rogers State University class listing and I didn’t see any requirement that you had to be a member of the Nation to take the classes.