Monthly Archives: March 2012

eResources troubleshooting – supporting library staff

Following on from my presentation on eResources problems diagnosis and troubleshooting at last week’s Mashed Library session, I have blogged on the Content Delivery Team’s proposal to create some kind of guide/flowchart/FAQs to support DMU Library staff. The new blog … Continue reading

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Greenview App

Greenview is a research group at De Montfort University, funded by JISC’s Greening ICT programme.  Today the University announced that the Greenview iPhone/iPad application is now available, and an Android version is in development. The App visualises energy use in … Continue reading

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Study on how to make your tweets more trustworthy

Mashable have blogged about a study, conducted by researchers from Microsoft and Carnegie Mellon University, which looks at  how to boost the credibility of your tweets and encourage people to take them more seriously.  One factor is whether the author … Continue reading

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New blog post on eResources admin & troubleshooting

I have written a new blog post with some personal thoughts on library eResources admin and troubleshooting. The blog post is here. I may talk about some of the issues at next week’s MashDMU session (Mar 22nd) – be good … Continue reading

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Library Mashup Meeting on 22nd March

Join us for an informal #MashDMU meeting in the Lecture Theatre, Lower Ground Floor in the Kimberlin Library, on Thursday 22nd March from 12-1pm.   Feel free to bring your own lunch.  This blog will be updated as the topics of the day … Continue reading

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Phase 2 of the Library Impact Data Project

Huddersfield University Library were awarded further JISC funding to move into phase II of the Library Impact Data Project (#LIDP) project, which runs from January 2012 to July 2012.  The team are continuing to record their progress on the LIDP … Continue reading

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Measure the impact of digital resources

JISC are developing a range of guidelines, tools and use cases to help universities measure the impact of their digital resources.  These include: the Journal Usage Statistics Portal, which DMU is already using; the Raptor system ananlysing log files to … Continue reading

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