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Down the rabbit hole with “Crafting Digital History”

This year for me was supposed to be about completing unfinished projects and definitely not jumping down any new rabbit holes. So much for that. The rabbit hole I’ve found myself down? The open version […]

Jul, 09

Digital scholarship, makerspaces and libraries

I first came across the concept of ‘digital scholarship’ around 3 years ago when I was the Faculty Librarian for Humanities at Curtin University and first learned about the wonderful but nebulous thing called ‘digital […]

Sep, 16
Digital scholarship in Research Week

Digital scholarship in Research Week

With my University’s research week coming up in a few months, I’ve been thinking that it would be interesting if the Library Makerspace facilitated a panel discussion on “digital scholarship”. A definition of digital scholarship […]

Jun, 01
Panoramas for a virtual library tour

Panoramas for a virtual library tour

I’ve been fortunate enough to have been to a few presentations at Curtin’s HIVE (Hub for Immersive Visualisation and eResearch)  that have demonstrated the variety of applications for the Dome, a four-metre diameter domed screen that […]

Aug, 15
Is there room for a maker space in the academic library?

Is there room for a maker space in the academic library?

A while back I wrote a post exploring the idea of a library-centred digital literacy scholars lab, a place of learning and collaboration between disciplines and areas of expertise or interest around new and emerging […]

Jun, 06
Connected learning and the library

Connected learning and the library

The idea of ‘connected learning’ encapsulates a lot of the current thinking around teaching and learning in libraries. Connected learning incorporates the existing learning theories that have been around for while (such as constructivism, which […]

Nov, 16
Relating to data

Relating to data

I am feeling a little bit pleased with myself, and more than a bit relieved, to have completed a 6 week MOOC through Waikato University called Data Mining with Weka, run by Prof Ian Witten.  It […]

Oct, 23

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