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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 […]

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 […]

“Peer Review”

Yesterday I received a reviewer invitation to peer-review an article, and I was reminded of a twitter conversation I had a week or so back with colleagues about the tendency of reviewers not to provide […]

Jun, 04 · in academia,cartoons

Creating a makerspace in the Library

Note:  this is a slightly modified / updated version of a post I wrote for Curtin Makers in November 2015.  I wanted to re-post it on this blog at the time, but didn’t get around to […]

Jun, 03 · in makerspaces

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

“Correlation”

This year I am enjoying a part-time secondment from my job at the library to play at being an academic for a while.  I’m trying to make sense of my experience by making cartoons.  You […]

Jun, 02
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
Reflections on our ‘pop-up’ makerspace

Reflections on our ‘pop-up’ makerspace

Our library recently ran a week-long ‘pop-up’ makerspace which has kick-started a project to establish a more permanent makerspace in the library. Initially, we intended to make a small contribution to our institution’s annual Festival of […]

Apr, 15
Vision for a library makerspace

Vision for a library makerspace

Last year I went to an information session held on our campus that was run by staff from the First Lego League, a competition-based program where teams of students build lego robots and then program […]

Apr, 13

Playing with games in the library

There’s no doubt that games can be very powerful learning tools, and at my institution, as at most higher education institutions, there is momentum to introduce games-based learning into the curriculum. About a year ago […]

Nov, 23

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