Tag Archives: digital literacies

Digital Literacies in Higher Education – a JISC funded project at the IOE

The ‘Digital Literacies as a Postgraduate Attribute’ project was run at the IOE between 2011 and 2013 and is one of twelve recent JISC projects in the broad area of academic literacies.  A newly published IOE LibGuide:  Digital Literacies in Higher … Continue reading

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Alternatives to Google Reader

From 1st July 2013, Google Reader will no longer be available.  If you have been using Google Reader to save your RSS feeds (to keep current with research), you can export the feeds to other readers.  This post suggests a … Continue reading

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Learning and teaching with E-books

At the IOE Learning & Teaching Conference last week I presented a session with two academic colleagues: Esmé Glauert and Clare Bentall.  My part of the session was simply a reminder of the availability of ebooks and how to use … Continue reading

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How digitally literate are you?

How digitally literate are researchers and researcher development professionals? How is digital technology being used for research and to develop researchers? At what rate are higher education institutions embedding digital literacies in researcher development? In order to answer some of … Continue reading

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RSS: Keeping up with research

I am often asked by students how to keep current with new research output and my advice is to set up alerts using some of the new (RSS) and not so new (Email) technologies available to us.  Before I begin … Continue reading

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Information and digital literacies

This is the time of year when library staff have a particular focus on the information literacy needs of our students. This week the Enquiry Desk team is exploring the SCONUL seven pillars model and its “doughnut” and how that … Continue reading

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