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Rudaí 23 – Thing 5: Video Presentations

I have done the Thing, but I am wondering if I should have spent more time playing with the Powtoon features. It’s difficult to strike a balance between learning as much as possible, and just getting the thing done. I

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Posted in Information and Digital Literacy, Professional Development, Reflection

Rudaí 23 – Thing 4: Communicating Visually

In an attempt to get on top of things I am “live-blogging” my progress with Thing 4. I have used PhotoFunia a bit in the past, so am going to try Quik now. First hurdle: I don’t have enough room

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Posted in Professional Development

Rudaí 23 – Thing 3: Image banks

As librarians, we are all too aware of copyright limitations, which can make searching for the right image to re-use a bit harder than usual. I find it can be quite a hurdle to navigate the different creative commons licences,

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Posted in Exhibition, Professional Development

Rudaí 23 – Thing 2: Reawakening the blog

I will start as I mean to go on – by taking shortcuts! For Thing 1 of Rudaí 23 (The Irish 23 Things from the wonderful WRSLAI), we were required to set up a blogging site. As I already have

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Posted in Professional Development, Reflection

IReL: Supporting Research Everyday

Poster presented at CONUL conference 2017. Open PDF of poster

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Posted in Conference, eResources

NLPN Presentation: Prepared to Negotiate

On Saturday, I attended NLPN’s Winter event in Manchester. I presented on my experience of eResource negotiations. I am sharing the slides here, although they really only give a bare indication of the presentation content. NLPN presentation – prepared to

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NASIG: Open Access in the World of Scholarly Journals: Creation and Discovery

This conference session report was written for the September 2016 NASIG newsletter.  This excellent presentation by Sandra Cowan (University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada) and Chris Bulock (California State University Northridge) brought together issues faced when advocating for the creation of Open

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Posted in Cataloguing, Conference, eResources