Category Archives: student experience

From Ivory Tower to People Power

Here is a presentation I gave at ELAG 2015 to introduce our innovation project, Exploring British Design. The presentation is entitled ‘From Ivory Tower to People Power‘ (You Tube link) and emphasises the collaborative nature of the project and the … Continue reading

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Exploring British Design: Research Paths II

We recently ran a second workshop as part of our Exploring British Design project. The workshops aimĀ  to understand more aboutĀ  approaches to research, and researchers’ understanding and use of archives. The second workshop was run largely on the same … Continue reading

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Exploring British Design: Research Paths

Introduction As part of our Exploring British Design project we are organising workshops for researchers, aiming to understand more about their approaches to research, and their understanding and use of archives. Our intention is to create an interface that reflects … Continue reading

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Facing the Music: are researchers and information professionals dancing to different tunes?

At ELAG 2013 I gave a presentation with a colleague from The University of Amsterdam, Lukas Koster. We wanted to do something entertaining, but with a worthwhile message that we both feel strongly about. We believe that more needs to … Continue reading

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ICT and the Student Experience

A HEFCE study from 2010 states that “96% of students use the internet as a source of information” (1). This makes me wonder about the 4% that don’t; it’s not an insignificant number. The same study found that “69% of … Continue reading

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