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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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
Planting the seeds of a digital literacy education program

Planting the seeds of a digital literacy education program

I am currently designing some short library sessions for high school students who will be visiting our campus in 2014. The sessions are part of a larger university-wide aspirational program for secondary students from low […]

Oct, 01
Thoughts about a Digital Literacy Scholar’s Lab

Thoughts about a Digital Literacy Scholar’s Lab

Inspired by recent conversations with colleagues, as well as reading around interesting subjects such as digital humanities research, curation, data management and elearning technologies (with a focus on the role of the library in all […]

Sep, 06
Do humanities researchers need a publishing strategy?

Do humanities researchers need a publishing strategy?

It seems to be an increasing necessity that researchers provide evidence of their ‘research impact’ and just how to best to create, measure and demonstrate research impact is becoming an important part of the planning […]

Aug, 19
Big questions and outrageous claims about information literacy

Big questions and outrageous claims about information literacy

I love being challenged to think about the bigger picture, to question my assumptions and respond to provocative claims made with the intention of stimulating thought and comment. This is what happened when I read […]

Jul, 28
Eulogy to someone who helped shape my life

Eulogy to someone who helped shape my life

A week ago, John McGuire, my phD supervisor, passed away.  Since the funeral, during which I found myself among old friends and many special memories, I have thought a lot about John as a person […]

Jul, 22

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