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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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Librarians and Online Privacy, A&SL event, 7th August 2015

On Thursday 7th August I attended a talk about Online Privacy by Alison Macrina and Eoin O’Dell, organised by the Academic and Special Libraries Section of the LAI. I don’t currently work directly with library patrons, but I went along as an

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The Academic Library’s Role in Supporting New Students

Brief notes from The Academic Library’s Role in Supporting New Students, University of Limerick 30th April 2015 Fiona Farr What we think we know vs reality. Changes on both sides of the transition. Macro and micro factors must be considered. Liz Thomas:

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HEAnet LIRgroup Annual Seminar 30th March 2015

My notes from the LIR Annual Seminar, I also tweeted on the day from my own and the NPD Ireland account. WHELF Shared library management system. Engine to provide further collaborative opportunities. Shared the procurement prices – managed by Cardiff

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Notes from “Camara: Education is broken; it’s technology to blame” at Web Summit

Very brief notes from talk by John Fitzsimons of Camara Education. Knowledge based education is no longer fit for purpose. We can get the answers in seconds thanks to technology – shouldn’t learn by heart anymore Frustration of students –

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Changing definitions of information literacy

There were many informative and inspiring presentations and workshops at last month’s IFLA Satellite Meeting on Information Literacy, but it was a round table discussion that probed the traditional definitions of IL that really sparked my curiosity and made me

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Presentation: Knowledge Management and Information Literacy

I recorded a version of my presentation from the IFLA Satellite Meeting on Information Literacy and uploaded it to Vimeo – learning a few new things about PowerPoint and converting audio files along the way. I didn’t keep this recording

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