Category: Digital literacy

SDWG Snacks October 2022

This is our regular roundup of “snacks” that you can take a bite of when you need some inspiration, either for your well-being, development or to improve your digital skills.  Please let us know if you have something you want to share, either well-being, work or home-related. Well-being Be Kind to your Mind The NHS…Continue Reading SDWG Snacks October 2022

SDWG Snacks – July 2022

This is our monthly selection of “snacks” that you can take a bite of when you need some inspiration, either for your well-being, development or to improve your digital skills.  Please let us know if you have something you want to share, either wellbeing, work or home-related. Well-being     With holidays and summer travel in…Continue Reading SDWG Snacks – July 2022

SDWG Snacks – June 2022

This is our regular menu of “snacks” that you can take a bite of when you need some inspiration, either for your well-being, development or to improve your digital skills.  Please let us know if you have something you want to share, either wellbeing, work or home-related. Well-being     Plastic free July: Find out how…Continue Reading SDWG Snacks – June 2022

SDWG Snacks – May 2022

This is our regular roundup of “snacks” that you can take a bite of when you need some inspiration, either for your well-being, development or to improve your digital skills.  Please let us know if you have something you want to share, either well-being, work or home-related.   Well-being While Sue and the away day…Continue Reading SDWG Snacks – May 2022

SDWG Snacks

This is our regular roundup of “snacks” that you can take a bite of when you need some inspiration, either for your well-being, development or to improve your digital skills.  Please let us know if you have something you want to share, either well-being, work or home-related. Well-being The Wellbeing titles on OverDrive  – There…Continue Reading SDWG Snacks

Highlights from Bloomberg in Education Symposium – 20th July 2018

On Friday 20th of July, I visited the Bloomberg Headquarters in London for my second Bloomberg in Education symposium. The day-long event was attended mostly by academics, but there were also a few familiar faces from the Business Librarians Association. The day was filled with talks from academics who have integrated Bloomberg into teaching or…Continue Reading Highlights from Bloomberg in Education Symposium – 20th July 2018

Digifest 2018

Back in March I was lucky enough to travel to Birmingham to attend Digifest. Digifest is a large free, two day conference hosted by JISC which focuses on educational technology and is attended by a managers, academics, technologists and librarians.  I attended a range of keynotes, workshops, lightning talks which covered a range of topics…Continue Reading Digifest 2018

The Launch of the Library Journal Club

On Valentine’s Day this year staff expressed their love of learning by attending the Library Journal Club, a new monthly group founded by Arts Subject Librarian Alex Asman. The aim of the club is to read and discuss peer reviewed articles from the library and information science field, with a view to introducing new ideas…Continue Reading The Launch of the Library Journal Club

History Day 2017

On Tuesday I was lucky to be invited to History Day 2017. This annual event brings together the cream of academics, archivists and librarians specialising in history. Although aimed at a specialist audience, it was a friendly day and all the stall holders and guests were keen to promote their resources as widely as possible….Continue Reading History Day 2017

Digital History

I recently attended a seminar at Senate House which looked at the history of how computing impacted on the study of history. This seminar was led by Dr Adam Crymble of the University of Hertfordshire. It was part of the Institute of Historical Research’s Digital History seminar series.   Syllabi  The four main sets of evidence which Dr Crymble analysed were online discussion groups, blogs and social media, and syllabi. The online discussion groups, in some cases go back several years and…Continue Reading Digital History