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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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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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NASIG 2016: My schedule

These are the sessions I am planning to attend. (The full schedule is available here: http://nasig2016.sched.org/#!) As always, there are a couple of clashes, so I may hop between some sessions (sorry speakers, please don’t find it rude).

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On not blogging June.

This week I have been furiously trying to tie up loose ends at work as I face into a considerable stretch away from the office. My mind has been wandering to Albuquerque, New Mexico, where I will travel next week

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LAICDG Library Camp 2016

Library Camp was as excellent as ever. Although often held on a sunny Saturday in May, I never regret going. In addition to learning a great deal about the everyday challenges in libraries in an open and honest environment, it

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