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Data Detox Week 6: Who Do They Think You Are?

Fri., Apr. 19
In May, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host The Glass Room, an interactive exhibit examining the ramifications of always-on, always-connected technology on personal privacy. As a lead up to this process, the Library is offering an abridged version of Data Detox, an 8-week series devoted to regaining control over your digital footprint. This is the first post in that series. The Glass Room and Data Detox were…
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Data Detox Week 5: Should There be an App for That?

Fri., Apr. 12
In May, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host The Glass Room, an interactive exhibit examining the ramifications of always-on, always-connected technology on personal privacy. As a lead up to this process, the Library is offering an abridged version of Data Detox, an 8-week series devoted to regaining control over your digital footprint. This is the first post in that series. The Glass Room and Data Detox were…
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Data Detox Week 4: What's On Your Phone?

Fri., Apr. 5
In May, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host The Glass Room, an interactive exhibit examining the ramifications of always-on, always-connected technology on personal privacy. As a lead up to this process, the Library is offering an abridged version of Data Detox, an 8-week series devoted to regaining control over your digital footprint. This is the second post in that series. The Glass Room and Data Detox…
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Introducing Creativebug Online Craft Tutorials

Mon., Apr. 1
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Communications and Creative Services Intern, Corinne Hebestreit, got crafty with Creativebug, the latest addition to our eResources collection. Creativebug, a service offering online video tutorials for arts and crafts, was just added to CLP’s eResources lineup, and I was eager to begin using it. When I first logged on I was overwhelmed by the amount of tutorials available to choose from.…
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Data Detox Week 3: Clean Browsing

Mon., Apr. 1
  In May, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host The Glass Room, an interactive exhibit examining the ramifications of always-on, always-connected technology on personal privacy. As a lead up to this process, the Library is offering an abridged version of Data Detox, an 8-week series devoted to regaining control over your digital footprint. This is the second post in that series. The Glass Room and Data…
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Data Detox Week 2: Being Social

Wed., Mar. 20
In May, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host The Glass Room, an interactive exhibit examining the ramifications of always-on, always-connected technology on personal privacy. As a lead up to this process, the Library is offering an abridged version of Data Detox, an 8-week series devoted to regaining control over your digital footprint. This is the second post in that series. The Glass Room and Data…
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Introduction to Data Detox

Fri., Mar. 8
In May, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host The Glass Room, an interactive exhibit examining the ramifications of always-on, always-connected technology on personal privacy. As a lead up to this process, the Library is offering an abridged version of Data Detox, an 8-week series devoted to regaining control over your digital footprint. This is the first post in that series. The Glass Room and Data…
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Your Journey to Digital Literacy - February 2019 Workshops

Thu., Jan. 31
Digital literacy is extremely important in any job field, but it is also necessary for those who wish to join the rest of the tightly-networked online world. At Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, we want all patrons seeking to improve their digital literacy to have the opportunity to do so. Beyond our free Internet and computer usage, we provide resources to achieve our goal of having…
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Empowered by Creative Learning

Thu., Jan. 24
Enter Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Allegheny on a Tuesday afternoon and patrons — right in the center of the room — could be learning to sew or recording their own music. Even better, they’re smiling, they’re connecting, and they’re learning. “They love it,” says Barb Lawler, senior librarian. “It opens up more possibilities for them — things they never dreamed of or knew that…

Ten Skills for Digital Literacy

Thu., Jan. 24
Did you ever find yourself trying to apply for a job, yet all you had was a paper resume from 10 years ago and no way to get it online to complete the application process? Or, maybe you look at the computer screen and don’t know what to click -- or even how to click -- to find your next apartment. In 2019, Carnegie Library…