In an attempt to blog more regularly, I've signed up for a challenge - so these posts will be in amongst all the other stuff I may be blogging. #FutureReadyLibs 10-Week #BlogChallenge Challenge #1: How did you get involved in the Future Ready Schools/Future Ready Librarians initiative? Are you involved in the district strategic planning … Continue reading #1 Digital resources
As I go through this list I'm realising that not a lot of it is relevant to where I am in the librarianship process or what I do (or sometimes even what I'm thinking about and consumed with). I looked at this and I was thinking book talk. What a quaint term. I'm wondering if … Continue reading Day 5: Book Talk
I'd say that it's thanks to technology that I have a role in the library. Just before doing my work placement I got involved with creating a pathfinder for my course in information services, which was quite well received. On the back of that, during my work placement I had the wonderful task of creating … Continue reading Day 4: Technology in the library – how has it affected your role
That's a hard question, as there is no particular website I can't live without - i.e. most have substitutes in one form or another. However I don't think I could live without the web. Possibly google search along with google scholar and google images are the sites I use ALL the time. I've book-marked duckduckgo … Continue reading Day 3: Website I can’t live without
This is a tough one. The library I'm with at school hasn't jumped on board. And all for very good reasons. Personally though, in my home library I've been embracing audio books ever since my kids were very small - (about 10 years ago) when we were living in Spain and I had a long … Continue reading Day 2: ebooks & audiobooks
The first on the challenge was to share a Tech tip. Mine would be incorporating a library with a federated search into your google scholar through library links. This was a tip shared by the NLB while I was on the study tour last year. Here is a step by step guide: 1. Go to … Continue reading Day 1: Tech tip
Going to try and rise to the occasion and blog every day for 20 days (may be easier than any fitness or diet resolutions ...) following the lead of "Where Books and Technology meet" where Jennifer Brower has set out a nice little scheme to follow. So here goes ...