Take a look at this Library Guide for tips, tricks, and videos about how to work with all kinds of technology--- from Google docs to Blackboard to Social media, it's here!
You'll be surprised what you learn!
How can you tell if a web site is trustworthy or not? It's not always easy, but there are things that you can look for that will help you decide.
From the NBER website:
"Founded in 1920, the National Bureau of Economic Research is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. The NBER is committed to undertaking and disseminating unbiased economic research in a scientific manner, and without policy recommendations, among public policymakers, business professionals, and the academic community."
If you haven't yet caught on to the trend of listening to podcasts, then this is an extra special day!
Podcasts are radio on demand. Just audio. On your phone, tablet, iPod, pc - you can go to a website to listen or subscribe which means new content is automatically delivered to your device - for FREE! On all kinds of topics from comedy to music to crime (surely you've heard of 'Serial' - a worldwide phenom!).
In short, there are many thousands of podcasts that assist you with becoming the Educated You!
For Economists like yourself, try Freakonomics' podcast on Vampires!
ECONTALK has hundreds to choose from.
From Harvard Business Review and delivered via iTunes
Intelligence Squared debates - but no shouting
Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders series from Stanford University
Have fun discovering podcasts! you can even make your own!