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Cambridge Libraries Conference 2017

Yesterday, I spent the day over at the Engineering Faculty enjoying the excellent keynote speeches, panel presentations, and lightning talks, as well as meeting up with colleagues from within Cambridge libraries and from further afield, at the annual Cambridge Libraries … Continue reading

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Helping Researchers Publish workshop

Today I attended a fascinating session on publication resources, tools and platforms, organised by the Scholarly Communication team of the University of Cambridge. The session was a combination of presentations and small-group ‘speed dating’, in which attendees could ask questions … Continue reading

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University Teaching Forum

I was fortunate to be able to attend the inaugural Teaching Forum, organised by the Centre for Teaching and Learning. This was a day conference focusing on excellence, innovation in, and the exchange of ideas on, teaching. Attendees ranged from … Continue reading

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Research Ambassador project: some reflections

This week’s Camtasia training marked the final stage of my participation in the University of Cambridge’s ‘Research Ambassador’ pilot project. The project, run by the Office of Scholarly Communication, was intended to bring together library staff from across the University … Continue reading

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Camtasia training

Yesterday I trekked over to the Law Faculty to learn all about Camtasia, recording and editing software that allows users to record both images from their computer screens, and accompanying audio. I was keen to get a feel for Camtasia, … Continue reading

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Teaching through Twitter

Over the past two weeks, I’ve been participating in GSLSDoT, a ‘ten days of Twitter’ activity designed for students and researchers at the Graduate School of Life Sciences at the University of Cambridge. The aim is to get people up … Continue reading

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New year, new job

My life has become somewhat simpler, in that I have gone from three part-time jobs to one full-time and one part-time job. So now I’m working in two libraries instead of three. My new full-time job is in a science … Continue reading

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