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Down the rabbit hole with “Crafting Digital History”

This year for me was supposed to be about completing unfinished projects and definitely not jumping down any new rabbit holes. So much for that. The rabbit hole I’ve found … Continue reading

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Digital scholarship, makerspaces and libraries

I first came across the concept of ‘digital scholarship’ around 3 years ago when I was the Faculty Librarian for Humanities at Curtin University and first learned about the wonderful … Continue reading

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“Virtual Reality”

I love Virtual Reality, and try it out at every opportunity.  I have a Google Cardboard (which we also use in our Library Makerspace).  I’ve also tried out the Occulus Rift,  HTC … Continue reading

June 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

“Flipped classroom”

In the first semester this year I tried out the flipped classroom model in the library studies unit I was teaching. Instead of boring the students each week while I … Continue reading

June 8, 2016 · 3 Comments

Supporting the curriculum through ‘making’

Note: I first wrote this post for the Curtin Makers blog in April 2016, and am republishing here as part of #blogjune  Much of what we aim to do in the Library Makerspace … Continue reading

June 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

“Imposter Syndrome”

I remember the first time I experienced imposter syndrome, after finishing my honours degree and embarking on the next step of post-graduate study.  At the time I didn’t know it … Continue reading

June 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Researching the Makerspace

  This weekend I have been reading a bit about research in the information profession.  The majority of studies have a practical basis, often being done in libraries and other organisations, … Continue reading

June 5, 2016 · 1 Comment