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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 […]

Transmedia storytelling in the academic library

Transmedia storytelling in the academic library

Transmedia storytelling is a bit of a buzzphrase at the moment in education. It is a powerful way to engage learners, particularly students of the millennial generation who are used to operating across multiple platforms, […]

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 […]

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

An illustrated guide to being a Learning Services Coordinator

Along with others in my workplace I have been preparing a short presentation for my colleagues to inform them about what is involved in my role as a Learning Services Coordinator in the academic library. […]

Jun, 11
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
Supporting students from low socio-economic status backgrounds

Supporting students from low socio-economic status backgrounds

  Last week I attended a workshop which disseminated the findings from a study on supporting the needs of low SES students.  Entitled “Effective teaching and support of students from low socio-economic status backgrounds: Resources […]

Apr, 01

Fun and Games at the Festival of Learning

Recently Curtin University held the Festival of Learning, a showcase of the innovative work happening as part of the Transforming Learning @ Curtin project.  Games-based learning and gamification featured in a number of the sessions, […]

Mar, 31

Gamifying the library with SCVNGR

SCVNGR is a location-based game app for mobile devices that is about going places, doing challenges, and earning points.  It is used in a variety of contexts, including conventions, conferences and other events, as well […]

Feb, 23

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