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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 … Continue reading

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Supporting the curriculum through ‘making’

Note: I first wrote this post for the Curtin Makers blog in April 2016, and am republishing here as part of #blogjune  Much of what we aim to do in the Library Makerspace … Continue reading

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“Virtual Reality”

I love Virtual Reality, and try it out at every opportunity.  I have a Google Cardboard (which we also use in our Library Makerspace).  I’ve also tried out the Occulus Rift,  HTC … Continue reading

June 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

“Flipped classroom”

In the first semester this year I tried out the flipped classroom model in the library studies unit I was teaching. Instead of boring the students each week while I … Continue reading

June 8, 2016 · 3 Comments

“Imposter Syndrome”

I remember the first time I experienced imposter syndrome, after finishing my honours degree and embarking on the next step of post-graduate study.  At the time I didn’t know it … Continue reading

June 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Researching the Makerspace

  This weekend I have been reading a bit about research in the information profession.  The majority of studies have a practical basis, often being done in libraries and other organisations, … Continue reading

June 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

“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 … Continue reading

June 4, 2016 · 5 Comments