infoliterati

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Monthly Archives: June, 2013

An open letter to #blogjune participants

Dear all I participated in the #blogjune challenge because I wanted to kickstart a writing habit and bring a long-held but hitherto unfulfilled desire (namely, to write a blog) to … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

My favourite video-creating apps

I enjoy trying out the various video-making apps for ipad that I read about in education-focussed blogs, or discover via my children, Ms’ 11 and 13. I like thinking about … Continue reading

June 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

3 ways that social media can benefit researchers

As the Geocaching Librarian Andrew Spencer pointed out  in his post Can you hear us?, most Australian university libraries are looking to expand their services to support researchers, including assisting them … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Social learning and the workplace

A library is no different to any other organization having to face changes in the workplace brought about by technology (among other things). One such change at our library, for … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bringing virtues to information literacy

Ever since I became interested in information literacy, I’ve felt that there needs to be more to it than merely teaching students the skills to be able to locate and … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

after #blogjune: to blog daily or not to blog daily?

As those of us who are a part of #blogjune enter the final week of the challenge to publish a daily blog post every day of June, I have been … Continue reading

June 22, 2013 · 2 Comments

my foray into Academia.edu

The other day I was trying to download a pdf which was stored at Academia.edu, the academic research-sharing platform. I didn’t mind signing up as required to access the pdf, … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · 4 Comments