Monthly Archives: February 2012

New book: The Cybrarian’s Web

This looks like a good read! The Cybrarian’s Web: An A-Z guide to 101 free Web 2.0 tools and other resources Cheryl Ann Peltier-Davis ‘This book belongs on every library innovator’s bookshelf. This isn’t just for the techies and, indeed, … Continue reading

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“Getting Started with ebooks” JISC Digital Media online surgery, held on Wednesday 22nd February 1.00 – 2.00 pm.

Speakers Andy Ramsden, e-learning development manager, University Campus Suffolk Anna Vernon, E-Books for FE Project Manager Sue Burnett, Facilitation and Publishing, Blended Learning and iTunes U, University of Glamorgan Information about the session and links can be found at http://www.jiscdigitalmedia.ac.uk/surgery/session/getting-started-with-ebooksContinue reading

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JISC Innovating eLearning conference – screencasting & digital literacy

This is rather belated, but in November I signed up for the JISC Innovating eLearning eConference.  Recordings of all of the sessions are available here: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/elearningpedagogy/elpconference11.aspx. A couple of the most interesting sessions – for me, anyway – were Phil … Continue reading

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Lancet App now available at App store

Taken from the Inspire eNewsletter, Feb 2012: “The Lancet, has announced that its first app for iPad is now available on the App Store. The Lancet App gives subscribers access to the latest articles published in The Lancet, The Lancet … Continue reading

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Apple’s new breakthroughs in textbook presentation and authoring – iBooks or no Books?

Two new developments have been in the news over the last week, which may or may not be a major breakthrough in the world of textbooks for the school or university student. First, Apple have developed an authoring tool – … Continue reading

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