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#MashDMU: informal learning in the library workplace

I mentioned, over on Eclectic E-stuff, that I was attending  Internet Librarian International 2012.  I spoke in track C202 – New skills, new learning, on the topic of Informal learning in the library workplace: the role of unconferences.   There was considerable … Continue reading

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September MashDMU meeting

The September MashDMU meeting took place on Monday 17th September when a select number of colleagues gathered. Lynne provided an overview of the CILIP Cataloguing and Indexing Group conference (CIG12) (reported in more detail on her blog). After the alphabet soup … Continue reading

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MashDMU meeting today

The July #MashDMU meeting will be in the Kimberlin Library Lecture Room (Lower Ground Floor) from 12-1 today (16 July).  Topic will include paper.li for current awareness, open source concept mapping tools and tools for usage statistics to help manage … Continue reading

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#MashDMU meeting on 19th September

Thes last MashDMU meeting before the autumn term took place on Monday 19th September.  A number of “regulars” were unable to attend but it was good to see new faces.  The topics this time were: Alison introduced ifttt (if this … Continue reading

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Next #MashDMU meeting: 1st August

The next lunchtime Mashed Library meeting will take place in the Kimberlin Library between 12-1pm on Monday 1st August in room 2.04.   We’re hoping for an update on DMU’s contribution to the JISC Library Impact Data Project and a discussion … Continue reading

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Topics for #MashDMU meeting on 17 May

The next #MashDMU meeting on Tuesday 17 May from 12-1pm in the Kimberlin Lecture Room).  Mitchell hopes to share more web 2.0 and mashup ideas gleaned from the 2011 UKSG Conference; Phil will provide an update on the data gathering … Continue reading

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May MashDMU meeting

The next #MashDMU meeting will take place on Tuesday 17 May in the Kimberlin Lecture Room. Tweet

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Topics for #MashDMU meeting on 29 March

#MashDMU meeting on Tuesday 29 March from 12-1pm (2.04, Kimberlin Library).  Discussions will include: Wallwisher our participation in  the Library Impact Data Project 25 barriers to web 2.0 implentation ..and how to avoid them (slides courtesy of Phil Bradley) Tweet

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#MashDMU – my mashed library interests

Hi folks A summary of my current Mashed Library interests (see also the link below). The Policy Pit (engaging with learners, especially at a distance); PITSTOP (HEA-funded research project investigating use of mediated discussion boards supporting 2nd year social work … Continue reading

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#MashDMU meeting on 29 March

The next DMU lunchtime MashedLibrary meeting will be held from 12-1pm (aiming to start at 12.05pm and finish at 12.50pm) on Tuesday 29 March in Kimberlin 2.04. Please bring your own lunch. If you would like to attend, please inform … Continue reading

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Mahed Library event planned for March 21st

The next DMU MashedLibrary event will take place on 21 March from 12-1PM in the Kimberlin Lecture Theatre. ‘#MashDMU’ events cover innovation in the library, so if you have something that you want to share or just want to find … Continue reading

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December meeting: Tuesday 4th

After a busy autumn term, #MashDMU returns in December!  The next meeting will be on Tuesday 4th December from 1-2pm (note later time) in the Kimberlin Lecture Theatre (KL00.11).  Further details of contributors will be posted on this blog nearer … Continue reading

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Library Mashup Meeting – Mon 13th Aug 2012

The next informal DMU Library Mashup meeting (#MashDMU) will be taking place in the Kimberlin Library Lecture Theatre (Lower Ground Floor) on Mon 13th August 2012 between 12-1. Topics will include an update on the eJournal preservation service LOCKSS, overview … Continue reading

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current awareness, concept mapping and usage statistics

This week’s #MashDMU meeting featured Phil talking about creating a current awareness newsletter using social media using Paper.li; Alison introducing a range of concept mapping apps;  and Mitchell leading an animated discussion on identifying  meaningful usage statistics for e-resources.  For further reading … Continue reading

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Mashing it up over summer 2012

Following a poll of some of the regular speakers, the following dates have been selected for informal Library Mashup meetings (#MashDMU) during the summer:  Mon 16 July 12-1pm Mon 13 Aug 12-1pm Mon 17 Sep 1-2pm  These will all take … Continue reading

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Revisiting Lanyrd

Lanyrd – the social conference directory – was introduced by Mitchell  at the very first #MashDMU meeting. I have been using it quite a lot recently, so I thought it was worth posting a reminder. Lanyrd enables you to: Identify … Continue reading

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Pan OurDMU

This blog is part of Our DMU – or the DMU Commons –  a shared place for the production of learning and research that is personally and socially transformative.  A recent enhancement has been the introduction of Pan OurDMU. This … Continue reading

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Discovery Systems Analysis

I have written a new blog on the progress of COMPI’s evaluation of Discovery Systems. This may well be something of interest to raise at a future #MashDMU lunchtime event. Tweet

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How to run an unconference

#Mashlib meetings grew from the unconference movement (even if most of our #mashdmu sessions do have a rough agenda).  There’s beginning to be some discussion, across the Twitterverse, that it is time for another #Mashlib meeting to be organised.  But where do you start? … Continue reading

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eResource troubleshooting – more discussion

Mitchell talked through his current thoughts on eResource troubleshooting – supporting library staff at the last #MashDMU meeting and blogged about it.  Since then, he has been in discussion with eLibrary team  staff at Birmingham City University; they run an active … 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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Library website user testing

Last Monday I spoke at #MashDMU on the user testing I led on the University of Leicester’s Library website, looking at its usability, navigation and use of terminology. A blog post on the studies is now up at http://uollibraryblog.wordpress.com/2012/02/15/user-testing/. Tweet

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Zite

In the January #MashDMU meeting I mentioned the news service, Zite.  Zite is discussed in more detail in a ProfHackercolumn (one of my favourite academic tech news sources).  In Meet Zite: an iOS News Reader, Erin E. Templeton provides an … Continue reading

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Libraries and Pinterest

I talked briefly about Libraries and Pinterest at today’s #MashDMU meeting.  There are links over at my Eclecltic E-stuff blog.  We all had concerns about the copyright implications, given how easy it is to share images.  Are any UK academic … Continue reading

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Library Mashup Meeting on 3th Feb 2012

Join us for an informal #MashDMU meeting in room 2.04 in the Kimberlin Library on Monday 13 February from 12-1pm.   Feel free to bring your own lunch. Topics are likely to include developing the e-learning research module at DMU and usability studies at the … Continue reading

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FOAF – Friend Of a Friend

The third presentation at this week’s #MashDMU meeting was given by @Fulup on FOAF (Friend Of a Friend).  He followed this up with a post over on his own blog: FOAF – Friend Of a Friend data and the library contacts … Continue reading

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New resources via Phil Bradley

At today’s #MashDMU meeting, I presented a selection of resources included in a presentation given by Phil Bradley at Internet Librarian International 2011. The full presentation (with links to all the resources discussed), Phil’s latest discoveries, is available on Slideshare. … Continue reading

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Library Mashup Meeting on 4th Jan 2012

Join us for an informal #MashDMU meeting in the Kimberlin Lecture Theatre on Wednesday 4th January from 12-1pm.   A number of “regulars” will be there and topics may include developing an e-learning module, FOAF, usage statistics and/or e-books.  Or something … Continue reading

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Be a publisher… daily! – with Paper.li

Back in February Phil demonstrated Paper.li at a #MashDMU meeting – his DigitalPreservation Daily is an excellent example of this tool which enables you to create a customised newspaper, which is compiled automatically using content from a range of sources you select. … Continue reading

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UKSG Links

Links you may find useful from my #MashDMU presentation yesterday: My personal UKSG 2011 Conference blog post UKSG LiveSerials blog Andy Powell’s “Open, Social & Linked” presentation Institutional Repository Search (IRS) Tool from MIMAS Eduserv eBook Finder Tool Tony Hirst’s … Continue reading

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Seth Godin on libraries and librarians

I enjoyed today’s #MashDMU meeting with contributions from @Mitchley, @Fulup, and @StJerome1st.  My main contribution, apart from tweeting throughout, was an inspirational quote from Seth Godin on The future of the library (do check the whole blog post for context): … Continue reading

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Twitter Tool: TwapperKeeper

Just created an archive of #MashDMU tweets using TwapperKeeper. TwapperKeeper allows users to archive tweets by hashtag, keywords, or person to easily share with others. Tweet

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Twitter tool: Twilert

Twilert is a Twitter application that enables you to receive regular email alerts of tweets containing your brand, product, service… or any keyword you are interested in.  I’m using it to monitor mentions of @LibraryDMU, @AlisonMcNab, and #MashDMU.  What will you use it … Continue reading

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Wallwisher Demo

The Wallwisher ‘wall’ I created for Tuesday’s (29th March) MashDMU workshop is available to view at the following URL – http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/mitchley. You do not have to have a Wallwisher account to post to the wall – you cannot move or … Continue reading

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Pancakes and Mash tomorrow!

The next UK Mashed Library event will take place at the University of Lincoln tomorrow, called Pancakes and Mash as it is being held on Shrove Tuesday.  After our lunchtime mashDMU event last month, I have been invited to speak about … Continue reading

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Hashtags and Lanyrd

At Tuesday’s Lunchtime #MashDMU‘s meeting, after introducing Analogue Twitter, I talked about the use of hashtags, particularly to follow events.  I referred to What Are Hashtags (“#” Symbols)? and http://hashtags.org/. I then logged on to the social conference directory Lanyrd, … Continue reading

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2010 UKSG/NASIG Conferences – Reflections

I made some references during MashDMU to themes & issues raised at the 2010 UKSG/NASIG Annual Conferences. If you want to read my report on my visit to both events, please check the following link – http://bit.ly/eS9prv. Tweet

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Analogue tweets

And here are the analogue tweets from our analogue Twitter session: 12.00 Thank goodness I am going to learn about hash tags! 12.15 One hashtag to follow #savelibraries 12.20 Gosh, Lanyrd, something I know about already! 12.23 So that’s how … Continue reading

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Analogue Twitter

At yesterday’s Lunchtime #mashDMU, I introduced colleagues to analogue (or paper) tweets.  This is a concept I saw demonstrated at a conference last year by Timothy Collinson of the University of Portsmouth Library.  Using his template, I distributed  strips of … Continue reading

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