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White Hats, Black Hats

Received an e-mail blast from EBSCO today that passive-aggressively directs readers to a recent American Libraries article by Marshall Breeding. It describes,

“…a new open source project introducing a new chapter in library technology: a first-ever community collaboration to develop a modern open source library services platform with full ILS functionality. 261 more words

eTekkatho - delivering educational resources to Myanmar

The eTekkatho project, a collaboration between the Tekkatho Foundation, JISC, the Co-op, and the University of Manchester, is an ongoing service to deliver educational resources to the people of Myanmar. 238 more words

FELTAG, an objective or a bit too difficult for the SFA?

As many will know to their cost, I have often had plenty to say about the FELTAG recommendations right from the publication  in 2014, when it was the main topic of an RSC Northwest ( 1,005 more words


Report from the Knowledge Exchange event: Pathways to #OpenScholarship

Knowledge Exchange is a collaboration between five national organisations, DFG – the German Research Foundation, Jisc – the UK’s champion for digital technologies in education and research, DEff – Denmark’s Electronic Research Library, SURF – the ICT organisation for Dutch higher education and research and CSC – the IT Centre for Science in Finland.

Full Report


Jisc Digital Student Event

So this post is the first attempt at video blogging…After attending an event in Leicester yesterday I came back so excited and enthusiastic to talk about this topic, but completely shattered from train delays; so I thought I’d Vlog – as a digital student *enthusiastic wink*. 198 more words


keep digital storytelling personal

Digital storytelling is like blended learning. It fuses the traditional oral craft of story telling with 21st century technology. As TEL Teams support staff to bring VLE into their traditional f2f forms of teaching practice, so digital stories merge past and present. 374 more words

Digital Capabilities

Jisc Summer of Student Innovation

Jisc’s Summer of Student Innovation programme awards money and mentoring opportunities to students with either an idea about how technology could improve study or general student life, or a completed product that they would like to pilot within an educational setting. 86 more words