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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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Mashing up Olympic data

Slightly surprised that there have been no Olympics-related posts yet, given so many Library colleagues are following the Olympics at home and at breaktime; Mitchell even booked annual leave to watch them!  The Guardian notes Lessons to be learned from … 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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Managing Research Data Hack Day

DevCSI, together with the JISC Managing Research Data Programme and the JISC Orbital Project, organised a Managing Research Data hack event in Manchester in early May 2012.  The event was designed to bring together software developers, project managers, data librarians … Continue reading

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Tiki-Toki: web-based timeline software

At yesterday’s mobile libraries information sharing event, Gary Green mentioned Tiki-Toki: web-based timeline software.  Although Gary discussed its use in a public library context, I felt that there might be potential for using it in higher education in displays, student … Continue reading

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The UKSG 2012 conference

I attended this year’s UKSG conference in Glasgow to run a breakout on Mobilising your e-content for maximum impact with Ruth Jenkins from Loughborough University. It was a very stimulating three days – the commitment of the delegates was demonstrated … Continue reading

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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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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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Merry #ChrisMash

#ChrisMash was a half-day Mashed Libraries event held in London on Saturday 3rd December, organised by Gary Green & Richard Hawkins.  Although no DMU Library collegues were able to attend, the #ChrisMash blog documents what happened before, during and after … Continue reading

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Linking library catalogue metadata to theatre production/performance metadata and objects

Lorcan Dempsey re-tweeted a link (via @lukask) to a presentation on Linked data across library/theatre domains from the ELAG2011 conference:  Linking libraries to the real world. Tweet

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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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Report from Pancakes and Mash

I was thinking about posting a blog report on the Pancakes and Mash meeting, but our former colleague Katie Fraser got there before me!  She has blogged about the event at: Pancakes and Mash: Exposing your data, institutional mashing and local … 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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