Monthly Archives: July 2011

Ebook article

I just came across this very useful article that gives a good overview of ebooks: Linda Ashcroft, (2011) “Ebooks in libraries: an overview of the current situation”, Library Management, Vol. 32 Iss: 6/7, pp.398 – 407 DOI: 10.1108/01435121111158547 The main … Continue reading

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“Getting Europe ready for 2020: the library’s role in research, education and society.” Notes from the 40th annual Liber conference

 Programme at:  http://bibliotecnica.upc.edu/LIBER2011/content/programme . Mobile-friendly programme: http://flas.upc.edu/liber2011/ . POSTERS I presented a poster at Liber on behalf of Lisa Anderson and myself.  Subject was our project for UoB Library Services: Portable Devices – meeting the needs of the mobile generation. … Continue reading

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Report back on: Is iTunesU a successful model of OER? – presentation from OER11

Is iTunesU a successful model of OER (Open Educational Resources) distribution? Presentation by Terese Bird at OER11   I attended many talks at OER11 but this one stood out as being particularly interesting as Lisa and I have discussed the pro’s and … Continue reading

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