Posts Tagged ‘libraries’

Oh #APLIC18

05Aug18

I’m tired, my head is spinning. You’ve done it to me APLIC18 Quick notes courtesy of some great tweets. And by the way, how great is twitter for conferences and talks?  We even had a #APLICleftbehind hashtag. Was it only ten or so years ago that tweeting at a library conference was like being the […]


Not sure what to call this post. ‘The other night I heard and saw one of the fathers of the internet?’ We shall see [Can’t actually believe that it’s been a year since I last blogged? Lots of conversations around these days about perhaps going back to blogging, longer reads, away from Twitter…again…we shall see. […]


Deep breath, deep breath. I was very excited to be starting this MOOC (only my second as such after completing the Google Power Search MOOC last year. I also started a Social Psychology MOOC but abandoned quickly, 10000 participants, I lacked connection with anything, anybody, although the subject matter was very interesting)…and then other things […]


Once upon a (long time ago) time there was a year 12 girl who wasn’t sure what she wanted to do when she left school. Careers advice was either – become a nurse or a teacher? She loved English, did heaps of English at college (and reading was a *snack* – as people used to […]


– this is the title of an ‘Innovate’ workshop that I am running for our uni’s Learning and Teaching Centre conference on 16 July (one hour session). I’ve asked my colleagues for suggestions – and now I’m asking you…. This is in the *total-brainstorm-anything-goes-stage* at the moment 🙂


I saw the latest Harry Potter movie on the weekend. I really enjoyed it, although I think I liked it so much just watching Isabel’s face throughout it all. She was soooooo engaged. There are a few films that I am looking forward to, and the strange thing is they are all of a genre […]


Catchy title? – I enjoyed this session. * I’m in a bit of a rush to get some of this down before going camping for a week, but wanted to get down a few of my notes on another keynote from Information Online 2009 – ‘Libraries as happiness engines”. I’ve been thinking a bit about […]