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From Black and White to Colour; Educating and Engaging the Screen Addicts of 2011

  • Emily Allbon

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This article, by Emily Allbon, is based on a presentation given at the BIALL Conference in 2011. She explores the depth of student engagement with online resources and how to handle the information-complacent law student. She discusses the development Learnmore, Lawbore's legal skills wiki, and concludes with thoughts over future development of this resource.

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2 Future Lawyer, http://blog.lawbore.net

4 David Nicholas and Ian Rowlands, ‘Information behaviour of the researcher of the future’ A ciber briefing paper (11 January 2008) <http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/documents/programmes/reppres/gg_final_keynote_11012008.pdf> accessed 01 September 2011

5 Ethnographic Research in Illinois Academic Libraries http://www.erialproject.org/project-details/background/ noted in Liz Dwyer, ‘Just Google it: how search engines stunt college students’ research skills' (Good Magazine, August 30 2011) <http://www.good.is/post/just-google-me-why-the-search-engine-might-be-stunting-college-students-research-skills/> accessed 10 September 2011

6 Nicholas Carr, ‘The web shatters focus, rewires brains’ (Wired Magazine, 24 May 2010) <http://www.wired.com/magazine/2010/05/ff_nicholas_carr/> accessed 05 August 2011. This article appeared the month before publication of Carr's book.

7 Spence, Larry, ‘The usual doesn't work: why we need problem-based learning’ (2004) portal: Libraries and the Academy 4(4) 485493

8 Lynn C. Herndon, ‘Help you, help me: why law students need peer teaching’ (2010) UMKC L. Rev, 78, 809

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