Tag Archives: information literacy

LibGuides & LibAnswers: a new approach

  At the IOE Learning & Teaching Conference last week Barbara Sakarya and I introduced our new information portal consisting of LibGuides (http://libguides.ioe.ac.uk) and LibAnswers (http://libanswers.ioe.ac.uk) (both of which are currently under development).  We began our presentation asking the following … 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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“Research supervisors and information literacy”

A report commissioned by the Research Information Network (RIN) on the role of research supervisors in information literacy has just been published. I hope to highlight the findings of this report at the first research supervisors training session in mid-November.  … 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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Introducing the Research Support & Special Collections Librarian

This is my first blog post on Newsam News as Research Support and Special Collections Librarian since joining the IOE’s Newsam Library in August this year. Let me begin by introducing myself . . . . I was born in … Continue reading

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Celebrating community Celebrating learning: IOE Learning and Teaching Conference

I’ve spent part of today at the IOE’s annual learning and teaching conference and there has been lots to think about. When I go to an in-house conference I always have several things going on in my mind. First of all I’m listening for … Continue reading

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