Friday Links – March 16, 2012

TED, Known for Idea Talks, Releases Educational Videos The nonprofit group called TED, known for streaming 18-minute video lectures about big ideas, today opened a new YouTube channel designed for teachers and professors, with videos that are even shorter.

Khan Academy – The Future of Education? (60 Minutes segment)
“With the backing of Gates and Google, Khan Academy and its free online educational videos are moving into the classroom and across the world. Their goal: to revolutionize how we teach and learn. Sanjay Gupta reports.” Note: if you have trouble viewing it in Firefox, use IE instead.

Thoughts on how patron-driven acquisitions overlaps (or doesn’t) with Interlibrary-Loan.

The end of an era.

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