Monday, July 15, 2013

Presentations from #ub13 available

Powerpoints from the Umbrella conference #ub13 held on 2-3 July have been put online. These include a number directly relevant to information literacy including the following (there are a couple more I will blog separately):
- Information to best support society strand included: Welsh Information Literacy Project (by Patricia Hebron and colleagues)
- The benefits and possible drawbacks of automating the discovery and sharing of online information resources across multiple social networks (by Gary Green, Surrey County Council Public Library Service)
- A critical approach to information literacy (by Lauren Smith, The University of Strathclyde)
- Information prescriptions: personalised information through libraries and information services (by Ruth Carlyle, Macmillan Cancer Support)
- Emergence of social learning and its impact on education (Hannah Gore, The Open University)
- Using Twitter to create an interactive information literacy lecture (Suzanne Tatham, University of Sussex)
- Are librarians delivering good practice in information literacy for postgraduates in UK Higher Education? (Charlie Inskip, Research Information Network / SCONUL)
- Systematic searching - you CAN control the internet (Emily Houghton, National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER)
Photo by Sheila Webber: Bluebells, May 2013

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